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Amazon eyeing Retelit's Italian data centres – report

Tuesday 30 May 2017 | 08:36 CET | News

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Amazon has set its sights on the data centres of telecommunications infrastructure provider Retelit as a way of expanding its Amazon Web Services (AWS) unit in Italy, reports Corriere delle Comunicazioni. Retelit currently has a total of 15 data centres throughout Italy and recently joined the Open Hub Med (OHM) consortium, described as the first neutral data exchange hub in Italy, via a 9.5 percent stake. It's not clear whether Amazon would be interested in acquiring Retelit or simply reaching a strategic partnership, said the report, but Amazon is very keen to expand its Italian business

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Companies: Amazon / Amazon Web Services / Retelit
Countries: Italy
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