Deal adds four new capital city markets, including 20,000 square metres of gross co-location space.
Australia's first Tier III regional data centre is open for business in Toowoomba, 120 kilometres inland from Brisbane.
Three new commercial property sites will be purchased by NEXTDC for its future data centre developments.
Equinix is vastly expanding its International Business Exchange data centres in Melbourne and Sydney.
Company says the new DC will improve security for Australian customers by enabling them to store their data onshore.
Equinix has arranged to acquire Australian data centre operator Metronode for $1.03bn, while Oracle has submitted a $1.56bn buyout offer for cloud collaboration software company Aconex.
NetApp's Data Fabric approach enables IT organisations to safely span data centres and clouds, while retaining ownership and control of the data.
Data centre operator Metronode is building expansions for its GovDC data centres in Unanderra and Silverwater and its facility in Derrimut, Melbourne.
Data centre operator Equinix will spend $54.3m to double the rack capacity of the SY4, the company's fourth and newest facility in Sydney.
A new data centre project has been launched by Lenovo in Australia and New Zealand.
Hardware choice is becoming less important as software-defined solutions give IT departments the power to manage service levels rather than machines.
Uptime Institute Tier IV Design Certification has been awarded to Micron21for its data centre.
A new data centre has been opened by Alibaba in Sydney as part of its efforts to expand global network coverage.
The NEXTDC M1 Melbourne data centre now hosts a location for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect, providing low-latency, secure access directly to the AWS cloud.
European cloud infrastructure provider OVH has established a presence in Australia with the launch of a new data centre in Sydney.