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Macquarie Data Centres completes major upgrades

14 June, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Data Centres has expanded its Sydney and Melbourne data centre campuses with new secure zones and more rack capacity.

New work group aims to shore up data centre security

17 March, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Trusted Computing Group's new Data Centre Work Group will devise ways to protect data centres worldwide against boot code injection and other attacks.

Report: Aussies put onus on governments to protect data

13 August, 2020

The Curve of Convenience 2020 report from F5 has revealed that while Australians prioritise the security of their apps, the focus on convenience is on the rise.

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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