The founding principles for data centre design are to select the right infrastructure architecture, choose the most thermally efficient layout and equipment, and monitor and dynamically manage the operation.
The federal government has opened a new data centre in Fyshwick in a move that it says will save taxpayers millions in operating costs and provide vital stability for numerous government departments.
Australian organisations are increasing their spending on data centres, but the absolute number of facilities in use is decreasing.
Equinix has revealed plans to construct its fourth IBX data centre in Sydney - and fifth in Australia - the 3000-cabinet SY4.
Equinix's ME1 International Business Exchange data centre has gone live with an initial 375 cabinets and around 40 customers.
In our new Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views of what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with Francois Vazille, Vice President, IT Business, Schneider Electric.
Backup and business continuity services provider Plan B chose Schneider Electric to build its SXDC Tier 2+ Data Centre in Tawa in New Zealand, enabling niche data centre network solutions to safeguard business data.
More than 30 new cloud, IT and network service providers have arranged to deploy in ME1, Equinix's first Melbourne data centre.