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Cloud data centre finds a home in disused bomb shelter

Data centres are being built across the world by tech firms eager to gain a bigger slice of the fast moving cloud market, often cropping up in isolated areas, from American deserts to frozen wastelands in northern Europe. But a new facility set up in the French capital of Paris has hit the headlines this month because it uses an abandoned nuclear fallout shelter to house its hardware, according to the Register.

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Data centre energy savings made possible through AI

Data centres are relied upon by all modern businesses in one form or another, either as a result of using cloud computing services offered by third party providers or by organisations which have the resources to operate their own powerful IT facilities. But for all the benefits that modern solutions can offer, there is a marked cost in terms of the environmental impact.
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Government hosting deal will boost economy of North East England

This month it was revealed that the British government is intending to spend up to £700 million on the procurement of new data centre resources, which will allow it to better serve the IT needs of various departments. And now it looks like this money will mostly benefit the North East of England, according to a report from ComputerWeekly.

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