Intelligent Data Centres Issue 51 | Page 10


InMotion Hosting launches first international data centre in Europe


I nMotion Hosting , an industry leader in premium web hosting , has announced the opening of its first international data centre in Europe .

This significant milestone marks the company ’ s expansion of its Shared Hosting plans to new European customers and those looking for a European presence .
All of InMotion Hosting ’ s product lines will be available in the new European data centre in the coming months . This expansion into the European market presents a unique opportunity for clients who require fast and reliable web hosting services .
The purpose-built , three-storey data centre is located in Amsterdam , Netherlands , and is renowned for its connectivity , reliability and multi-tier security measures . As home to three of the world ’ s largest Internet Exchanges , the new data centre offers InMotion Hosting customers faster website speeds and better performance .
“ Our goal is to provide our clients with the best possible hosting experience . This expansion will allow us to do that ,” said John Joseph , Director of Customer Success .
InMotion Hosting takes pride in its fast and reliable hosting services and its expansion into the European Union ( EU ) offers a new market of clients access to the same . The company is fully compliant with GDPR regulations , ensuring optimal data protection and security for its clients .

KIO expands Latin America footprint with first Colombian acquisition

IO , I Squared Capital ’ s data centre and digital infrastructure platform for Latin America , has announced

K the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of a new data centre campus in Colombia .

With the new KIO BOG1 , located in Bogota , Colombia becomes KIO ’ s sixth country of operations , fifth in the Americas and first in South America .
The facility has 5,000 sqm of construction and two data halls with more than 2,000 sqm of white space and a power capacity of 6 MW for colocation services . The project has additional land to build a second data centre with similar characteristics , resulting in a potential capacity of up to 12 MW for the campus . This data centre campus has a high availability design and construction , certified by the Uptime Institute at TIER III level .
“ For KIO it is highly strategic to continue expanding in LATAM and we have chosen Colombia because we are convinced of the economic potential and the growing demand for our services in this great country . We are working very well with our investment partners , I Squared Capital , in the execution of our expansion plans ,” said Santiago Suinaga , KIO CEO .
The new facility , KIO BOG1 , is located in one of most interconnected industrial complexes in the country with more than 14 network operators .
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