Algorithms designed by an Australian student researcher could help reduce the electricity consumption of power-hungry data centres and cloud facilities, as well as deliver information faster.
Equinix has announced plans to open its fourth Sydney data centre as part of a global expansion of its International Business Exchange data centre footprint.
Global Switch has commenced construction of the final stages of its Sydney East data centre, while Akamai has opened a data centre in Sydney to help Australian companies mitigate DDoS threats.
The NSW Government's GovDC Silverwater has become the first data centre in Australia to secure a 4.5 star energy-efficiency rating from the national environment rating standard NABERS.
Microsoft's Project Natick involves creating capsules designed to host data centre equipment that can be submerged underwater, run on renewable energy and have long life spans.
Dell has added four entry-level rack and tower servers to its 13th generation PowerEdge portfolio, allowing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to prepare for future growth, adapt to changing application demands and attain greater operational efficiency.
Deployment of prefabricated data centre modules is substantially different to that of traditional data centre builds, so it's important for firms to understand how to implement them effectively.
The Australian data centre outsourcing market will grow 18.2% this year, but has reached its peak growth phase and will slow down from 2016, Frost & Sullivan has predicted.
There are four important reasons to consider flash storage over the traditional disk-based approach, and they are cost, capacity, simplification and flexibility, writes EMC's Darren McCullum.
The Sungard Data Centre at Kidman Park facility in Adelaide, South Australia, has expanded to 1750 square metres, making it South Australia's largest data centre facility.
Fujitsu will spend $12.2 million upgrading its Western Sydney Data Centre, including a $7 million power infrastructure upgrade and a $5.2 million upgrade of internal infrastructure capacity.
The Australian data centre sector is on track to grow 9.9% to $663.1 million next financial year, driven by surging cloud adoption and data consumption.