Data centres

Downtime can be disastrous

03 April, 2018 by Alexander Hanoumis, Large Systems Product Marketing & Support Manager, Eaton | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

An ounce of prevention is better than millions of dollars of recovery, so make sure your UPS is ready to respond when needed.


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.


Advantech ASMB scalable platform server boards

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech's ASMB server boards powered by Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 28 cores provide at least a 1.5-fold increase in computing power compared to previous Xeon processor generations.


Schneider Electric HyperPod rack ready system

26 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric HyperPod rack ready system is designed to deploy IT in increments of 8–12 racks.


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.


Is your data driving climate change?

18 December, 2017 by Glenn McPherson, NetApp | Supplied by: NetApp

Green, efficient and clean storage will build our partnership with the planet, not ruin it.


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.


The missing link in your disaster recovery plan

04 December, 2017 by John Atherton, General Manager, Power Quality ANZ, Eaton | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Even a momentary electrical interruption can spell disaster for your business, so it pays to not overlook the importance of power supply continuity.


SATEC EM133-AR Smart Energy Meters

01 December, 2017 | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

SATEC's EM133-AR with four-quadrant measurement and interval data logs meters record energy or other electrical measurements at 15, 30 or 60 min intervals, or other defined intervals of time, providing date/time stamp of recorded data.


MFB Sentinel IP-addressable, rack-mountable power boards

01 December, 2017 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB Sentinel IP-addressable, rack-mountable power boards have received upgraded software and hardware components to ensure faster and smarter performance.


Raijin supercomputer receives IBM Power Systems

30 October, 2017

IBM's latest Power Systems have been integrated with National Computational Infrastructure's (NCI) supercomputer, Raijin.


Managing energy through measurement

10 October, 2017 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

The old adage that you can't manage what you can't measure is nowhere more apt than in data centre energy consumption.


Interworld Electronics CPM-1600 Series New Generation Hybrid Console Manager and Remote Network Power Switch

01 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The CPM-1600 Series provides secure remote access to RS232 console ports as well as the ability to power cycle remote IT equipment.


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.


The downsides of extending the life of your servers

17 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Sundata Pty Ltd

Looking to delay a decision on cloud, or to simply save a buck, organisations are holding onto their old servers for longer and longer. But this can open your organisation up to a variety of risks and end up costing more than it saves.


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