Data centres > DC services

Equinix completes Metronode acquisition

19 April, 2018

Deal adds four new capital city markets, including 20,000 square metres of gross co-location space.


Toowoomba gets first regional Tier III DC

19 April, 2018

Australia's first Tier III regional data centre is open for business in Toowoomba, 120 kilometres inland from Brisbane.


NEXTDC to buy new data centre sites

17 April, 2018

Three new commercial property sites will be purchased by NEXTDC for its future data centre developments.


Equinix expands ME1 and SY4 data centres

14 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Equinix is vastly expanding its International Business Exchange data centres in Melbourne and Sydney.


Freshworks opens Sydney data centre

23 January, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Company says the new DC will improve security for Australian customers by enabling them to store their data onshore.


Equinix to buy Metronode for $1.03bn

18 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Weaving the right data solution

29 September, 2017

NetApp's Data Fabric approach enables IT organisations to safely span data centres and clouds, while retaining ownership and control of the data.


Metronode spending $150m on DC projects in 2017

19 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Data centre operator Metronode is building expansions for its GovDC data centres in Unanderra and Silverwater and its facility in Derrimut, Melbourne.


Equinix to spend $54m to expand SY4 data centre

14 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Data centre program launched by Lenovo

06 April, 2017

A new data centre project has been launched by Lenovo in Australia and New Zealand.


What 'software defined' means for hardware

01 April, 2017 by Matthew Kates, ANZ Country Manager, Zerto

Hardware choice is becoming less important as software-defined solutions give IT departments the power to manage service levels rather than machines.


Micron21 data centre awarded

15 March, 2017

Uptime Institute Tier IV Design Certification has been awarded to Micron21for its data centre.


Alibaba expands cloud into Sydney

29 November, 2016

A new data centre has been opened by Alibaba in Sydney as part of its efforts to expand global network coverage.


NEXTDC M1 Melbourne provides AWS Direct Connect

07 November, 2016

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.


Cloud provider OVH opens Sydney data centre

13 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

European cloud infrastructure provider OVH has established a presence in Australia with the launch of a new data centre in Sydney.


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