Data centres

The elephant in the data centre: what is dark data and why does it matter?

06 December, 2023 by Garry Valenzisi, Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific, Global Industries, Iron Mountain | Supplied by: Iron Mountain

Whatever dark data means to you or your business, it is an 'elephant in the room' for data centres.

NEXTDC breaks ground on $80m Darwin data centre

24 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: NEXTDC Limited

Data centre operator NEXTDC has revealed plans to launch an 8 MW data centre in Darwin to support the NT's Digital Territory Action Plan.

How data centres will quickly and economically harness AI

16 October, 2023 by Matias Peluffo, VP, Building and Data Centre Connectivity, APAC, CommScope | Supplied by: CommScope Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Creating a useful AI algorithm requires vast amounts of data for training purposes, and this is a very expensive and power-intensive process.

Data centre energy impact, defined by AI

12 October, 2023 by Ben Crowe, Associate Director for Colocation and Cloud ANZ, Vertiv | Supplied by: Vertiv Australia Pty Ltd

While the industry has built resilience and scalability into data centre infrastructure, there is work ahead to support energy efficiency in the age of AI.

Workato launches local data centre

11 October, 2023

Enterprise automation platform Workato has launched its first Australian data centre, offering local data storage and processing isolation.

Equinix explores viability of hydrogen-powered DCs

10 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Equinix has collaborated with the National University of Singapore on a research project exploring the viability of backup hydrogen fuel cells for data centres.

Understanding software-defined storage

09 October, 2023 by Michael Cole, Director, Storage Platform Solutions, Dell Technologies, Australia and New Zealand | Supplied by: Dell Technologies

Addressing cost and flexibility challenges means embracing a modern, future-facing digital infrastructure such as software-defined storage (SDS).

Partnership delivering sustainable data centres

25 September, 2023

GreenSquareDC and Schneider Electric will partner to deliver a highly sustainable 96 MW data centre in Perth.

OVHcloud launches carbon calculator

18 September, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud specialist OVHcloud has developed a new carbon calculator aimed at helping customers track their cloud-related carbon emissions.

AI demand drives data centre capacity expansion

28 August, 2023

A major expansion to Macquarie Data Centres' IC3 Super West facility in Sydney will increase its total IT load to 45 megawatts.

Arctic Wolf launches local data centre

11 August, 2023

Arctic Wolf has opened a new local data centre in Australia, following the company's regional launch in October last year.

Digital Realty makes DC sustainability breakthrough

10 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Realty has improved water usage efficiency at one of its Singapore data centres by 15% using a new cooling tower sustainability technique.

Second Australian location for VMware Cloud on AWS

04 August, 2023

VMware Cloud on AWS is now available in the AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region, bringing the total number of regions in Australia to two including Sydney.

Global data centre survey shows wide range of challenges

26 July, 2023

Stricter regulations, pressure to reduce energy, persistent staffing issues and supply chain problems are some of the challenges faced by data centre operators. launches on AWS Sydney Region

12 July, 2023 has announced its launch on the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region, the company's first data centre presence in APAC.

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