Covid 19. Digital Infra Partners Update.The spread of Covid 19 has escalated and many cities/nations are now taking preventative action to reduce the spread of this virus which includes curtailing and in some cases cancelling large gatherings altogether. The well being of our Partners and Attendees is of paramount importance to everyone, as a result of this, we have been in discussion with our venues for the upcoming events view to rescheduling and will announce new dates as they become available. We are monitoring the situation very closely to establish the optimum time to deliver these events and fulfil our obligations, this is, of course, dependant on how things develop over the coming weeks and months.
Climate change is heating Russia at a faster rate than the rest of the world, the country’s environment ministry has said in a draft report of environmental data. This combined With Russia’s data centre market seeing a 27% year-on-year growth, reaching a total of US$561 million, the data centre and cloud services market is in good health showing a 25% growth rate for cloud services and 10% for colocation services. The Russian Government is allocating at least US$300 million per year for digital economy projects over the next five years, meanwhile, the number of racks in Russia is expected to reach 43,500 – an 11% year-on-year increase. Join us in St Petersburg to find out more.