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5 New European Data Centres Set To Rise in 2015

15 December, 2014

The demand for data centre storage is booming and 2015 will see some exciting new developments rolled out across the European region. If you love to stay on top of tech news read on for a glimpse at what some of the world’s biggest companies have planned for the New Year.

NetSuiteNetSuite

As one of the world’s leading software companies NetSuite is no stranger to data centres. In 2015 NetSuite Chief Executive Zack Nelson has confirmed that the mega-corporation will open two new European data centres in a bid to expand its regional presence. The locations have not yet been revealed however the facilities will primarily be used to provide cloud services to the public sector. "We are very close to signing contracts with suppliers for the NetSuite data centres. We will have two data centres in Europe in the next 12 months," reveals Nelson. 

SalesforceSalesforce

After unveiling plans to expand its Japanese presence this prominent cloud-based software vendor has confirmed that 2015 will see the construction of two new data centres in France and Germany. The facilities are intended to increase the company’s European influence and provide users with unrivalled support. According to Salesforce spokespeople both data centres will be exclusively powered by renewable energy sources.

DocuSignDocuSign

In 2015 this internationally used e-signature and transaction management software company has revealed that it will throw open the doors of three purpose built European data centres. The group provides services to over 130,000 companies and 48 million users across the globe. Germany and the Netherlands have been confirmed as definite build sites while the location of the final facility will be announced in 2015. Grant Peterson, Chief Technology Officer at DocuSign said, "We're pleased to replicate our industry-leading carrier grade availability and bank grade security to our new data centres in Europe to empower anyone to transact anything, anytime, anywhere, on any device securely on the DocuSign Global Trust Network."

The Melita GroupThe Melita Group

Based in Malta, Melita is a diversified telecommunications provider servicing homes and businesses across the nation. In 2015 the company will commence construction on a €60 million facility which will double Malta’s data centre capacity and boost the company’s data storage space tenfold. CEO Andrei Torriani explains, "Our investments are enabling Malta to attract more foreign direct investment into the country, to create new smart jobs and to present itself as an ideal location for global businesses to prosper."

The European data centre market is booming and as the continent continues to move online demand for the digital hubs will only continue to grow. NetSuite, Salesforce and DocuSign are just some of the companies that are embracing the technology and ensuring that their European presence grows with the region’s increasing reliance on the internet.   

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