Ten sites are to be opened in the next two years, focused on enabling edge services across Spain. Telefonica’s data centre partners may be waiting in wings to fuel further investment.
Kenyan operator to expand Vodafone’s Africa test-ground for open solutions. Project gearing is more towards core and backhaul than RAN. Scale and efficiency gains highlighted.
Madrid data centre is data sovereignty key to partnership with SAP Spain. Agreement bolsters Telefónica Empresas multicloud strategy.
Telefónica reportedly eyeing up €150m sale of twelve more DCs to Asterion. Also said to be angling for a stake in interrelated DC manager Nabiax. Same VC fund bought eleven Telefónica DCs in 2019, aiding Group efforts to alleviate debt and monetise assets.
BT signs TM Forum’s Open API and Open Digital Architecture Manifesto.
T‑Systems intends to open a second European Open Telekom Cloud location in Amsterdam, extending beyond its original regional hub in Biere, Germany.
Telxius opens new facility in Virginia to boost commercial presence in the US.
Vodafone nearly half-way through migrating its Hadoop‑based big data analytics platform, serving eleven countries, onto Google Cloud Platform. “Cloud-native” Neuron systems leans on Google’s expertise in AI and ML. Full migration from Hadoop to Neuron slated before 31 March 2020.
Telefónica continues trimming its asset base to bolster efficiency and return-on-capital through the sale of physical data sites. Long-term tenancy agreements in place, and Telefónica promises business-as-usual for its cloud services.