Data centres

Equinix to buy Metronode for $1.03bn

18 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Equinix has arranged to acquire Australian data centre operator Metronode for $1.03bn, while Oracle has submitted a $1.56bn buyout offer for cloud collaboration software company Aconex.


Is your data driving climate change?

18 December, 2017 by Glenn McPherson, NetApp | Supplied by: NetApp

Green, efficient and clean storage will build our partnership with the planet, not ruin it.


The missing link in your disaster recovery plan

04 December, 2017 by John Atherton, General Manager, Power Quality ANZ, Eaton | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Even a momentary electrical interruption can spell disaster for your business, so it pays to not overlook the importance of power supply continuity.


MFB Sentinel IP-addressable, rack-mountable power boards

01 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB Sentinel IP-addressable, rack-mountable power boards have received upgraded software and hardware components to ensure faster and smarter performance.


SATEC EM133-AR Smart Energy Meters

01 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

SATEC's EM133-AR with four-quadrant measurement and interval data logs meters record energy or other electrical measurements at 15, 30 or 60 min intervals, or other defined intervals of time, providing date/time stamp of recorded data.


Raijin supercomputer receives IBM Power Systems

30 October, 2017 by

IBM's latest Power Systems have been integrated with National Computational Infrastructure's (NCI) supercomputer, Raijin.


Managing energy through measurement

10 October, 2017 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

The old adage that you can't manage what you can't measure is nowhere more apt than in data centre energy consumption.


Interworld Electronics CPM-1600 Series New Generation Hybrid Console Manager and Remote Network Power Switch

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The CPM-1600 Series provides secure remote access to RS232 console ports as well as the ability to power cycle remote IT equipment.


Metronode spending $150m on DC projects in 2017

19 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Data centre operator Metronode is building expansions for its GovDC data centres in Unanderra and Silverwater and its facility in Derrimut, Melbourne.


The downsides of extending the life of your servers

17 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Sundata Pty Ltd

Looking to delay a decision on cloud, or to simply save a buck, organisations are holding onto their old servers for longer and longer. But this can open your organisation up to a variety of risks and end up costing more than it saves.


Equinix to spend $54m to expand SY4 data centre

14 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Data centre operator Equinix will spend $54.3m to double the rack capacity of the SY4, the company's fourth and newest facility in Sydney.


Cool computing brings astronomical results

28 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pentair Schroff

A supercomputer that handles a thousand trillion floating-point operations per second requires some serious cooling power.


Schneider Electric Ecoflair Indirect Air Economiser data centre cooling system

21 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric Ecoflair Indirect Air Economiser cooling system uses a proprietary polymer heat exchanger technology to provide a cost-effective, energy-efficient approach to data centre cooling.


Data centre program launched by Lenovo

06 April, 2017 by

A new data centre project has been launched by Lenovo in Australia and New Zealand.


Data centres — riding the heatwave

03 April, 2017 by Andrew Kirker, General Manager–Datacentres, Schneider Electric Pacific

With the summer heatwaves still burned in our memories, now is the time to set up a preventive maintenance strategy for your data centre.


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