Data centres > DC security

YourDC receives Australia-first certification

01 November, 2016

The YourDC data centre at Edinburgh Parks has become the first in Australia to receive a TIA-942 Rated-3 certification from Enterprise Product Integration (EPI).


No smoke without fire — protecting data centres

05 October, 2015

More than 250 racks at Vocus's flagship Melbourne data centre are protected by an Xtralis VESDA smoke detection system, providing peace of mind for the company and its clients.


Rittal modular safe with direct free cooling

12 February, 2012

Rittal has launched the Extend modular safe with direct free cooling to provide users with economical and energy-efficient cooling, using outside air. The modular safe offers sensitive IT hardware system-tested protection against fire, smoke gases, fire extinguisher water, dust and unauthorised access. Alongside the servers and storage solutions, other components such as system controls, fire alarm and extinguisher system and busbars supplement the security safe and make up a fully equipped compact data centre.


Unified infrastructure in a box: How does security fit in?

17 August, 2010 by Andrew Collins*

In July's feature we looked at the recent trend of vendors offering pre-integrated packages of infrastructure, combining servers, storage and networking in the one physical box. This month Andrew Collins wonders how these integrated boxes fit into a security strategy.


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