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Deakin Uni and ABS sign data transformation deal

07 July, 2017

Deakin University and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to improve data collection processes.


Intelligent PDUs — the key component to a greener, more secure datacenter

22 June, 2017 by Jerry Chang, the Assistant Manager of Green Energy Business Development Department of ATEN

The energy needs of server rooms, the heart of an enterprise, are escalating dramatically year by year. In 2015, the total power consumption of server rooms worldwide came to 416.2 terawatts per hour, greatly exceeding the total power usage of advanced countries such as the United Kingdom. Add on to that the fact that power consumption resulting from the cloud will increase 63% by 2020, according to a Smarter 2020 report, and the magnitude of the issue becomes clear.


Data centre decisions for government

03 April, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

While governments share many of the same sort of data centre concerns with the private sector, there are some public sector challenges that need addressing, said Zerto's Matthew Kates.


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.


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