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2017 set to be the year of the data centre

16 March, 2017 by Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ at Veeam Software

As we start the new year, it's clear that 2016 was a watershed in highlighting the importance of availability around the globe, but it is only gaining momentum as customers and partners demand availability.


GovDC Marketplace conference in September

14 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government will hold its GovDC Marketplace Event 2017 in Waverley on 14 September and is taking registrations of interest from potential delegates and sponsors.


NSW taps Metronode to expand DC capacity

12 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has engaged Metronode to expand the capacity at its Silverwater and Unanderra data centres, the facilities used for the state government's GovDC data centre consolidation program.


Server outage disrupted Hobart traffic system

20 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A power outage at a data centre housing a number of Tasmanian government servers led to a disruption in a number of health department systems and the central traffic signals control system in Hobart.


GovDC architect leaving NSW Government

19 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The leader of the GovDC project to consolidate the NSW Government's data centres into two central facilities, Pedro Harris, will resign from his role at the end of next month.


The advanced hybrid solution for power management

12 August, 2016

Data centre transfer switches normally fall into one of two categories: relay-based Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) or Static Transfer Switches (STS). Both have inherent design flaws that hinder performance and reliability — two areas where a hybrid transfer rack switch really excels.


NSW picks ServiceNow, UXC for GovDC Marketplace

01 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ServiceNow and UXC Keystone have been selected to provide the core platform for GovDC Marketplace, a one-stop shop for NSW government agencies to procure approved ICT services.


NSW appoints Data Analytics Centre advisory board

13 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ASX CIO Tim Thurman has been appointed chair of a 10-member advisory board for the NSW Government's Data Analytics Centre.


'Edge' of the centre

01 April, 2016 by Mark Roberts, IT Business Unit Manager – Rittal

Can Micro Data Centres play a role in decreasing the burdens placed upon IT infrastructure, in particular those located at the 'Edge'?


NSW updates data centre reform policy

19 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has refreshed its data centre reform strategy document to give agencies with specialist infrastructure requirements more time to migrate to the new centralised government data centres.


Taking steps towards a data-driven citizenry

30 November, 2015 by Nigel Mendonca, Country Manager, ANZ, Tableau Software

The NSW Government's Data Analytics Centre signals a step towards a data-driven citizenry, greater government accountability and the chance to discover new opportunities.


NSW Innovation Minister pledges data sharing laws

07 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New South Wales Minister for Innovation Victor Dominello used a keynote at the IFIP World Computer Congress to detail plans for the state's new whole-of-government Data Analytics Centre.


The virtualised data centre of the future

10 January, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

The growth of virtual server and storage techniques in enterprise data centres requires a rethink of network topography and congestion management. Opinion.


City of Boroondara boosts services with APC data centre infrastructure

11 December, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

IT staff at Melbourne's City of Boroondara have boosted data-centre reliability and scalability with an APC data centre solution.


Roundtable: Data centres (part 2)

04 September, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Part 2 of GTR's roundtable on data centres brings together several industry experts to weigh up the latest industry developments.


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