Data centres

Making the move to hyperconvergence

17 August, 2016 by Alan Hyde, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Group, HPE South Pacific | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hyper-converged appliances bring faster deployment, simpler operation and lower operating costs. What's not to like? But while it's good for some, it's not for everybody.

Western Digital Corporation 10 TB WD Gold data centre hard drive

16 August, 2016

Western Digital Corporation has announced Australian availability of 10 TB WD Gold data centre hard drives.

Equinix ME1 expansion complete

08 August, 2016 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Equinix Australia Pty Ltd

Equinix has completed a $37 million expansion of its Melbourne International Business Exchange, bringing capacity to 1125 cabinets with a co-location area of 3300 square metres.

Spookfish to co-locate on NEXTDC's P1 data centre

03 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian geospatial imaging provider Spookfish has selected NEXTDC to host the data for its geospatial data-as-a-service offering.

The power of hyperconvergence

01 August, 2016 by Ian Bailey | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

To make the most of the promise of hyperconverged infrastructure, it is imperative that a comprehensive power management design be implemented.

New WA-Asia subsea cable coming in 2018

28 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Trident Subsea Cable has selected Equinix data centres in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and Jakarta to serve as the PoPs for a new cable route between WA and Asia planned for completion in mid-2018.

Schneider Electric InRow DX 600 mm cooling system

25 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has introduced the second generation of the InRow DX (direct expansion) 600 mm, expanding the company's cooling portfolio to meet the evolving cooling needs of an ever-changing data centre environment.

Eaton 93PS hot-swappable UPS

21 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

The virtualisation- and cloud-ready Eaton 93PS hot-swappable UPS achieves up to 99% efficiency and features Eaton's Intelligent Power Manager and Intelligent Power Protector software, which integrate with leading virtualisation and storage platforms.

Drivers and benefits of Edge Computing

11 July, 2016 by Andrew Kirker, General Manager, Data Centre, Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Schneider Electric IT Australia

Edge Computing — moving data closer to the end user — can result in a better end-user computing experience and reduced data costs.

Schneider engaged for Toowoomba data centre

07 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

FKG Group has selected Schneider Electric to help the company design its new, energy-efficient Tier 3 Pulse Data Centre in Toowoomba.

Hyper-scale technology the focus of DC roadshow

09 June, 2016 | Supplied by: CommScope

An IT roadshow, focusing on hyper-scale technology as it takes over the enterprise data centre, will be coming to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from 21–23 June.

Beating the downtime blues

08 June, 2016 by Don Williams, Vice President, ANZ, Veeam | Supplied by: Veeam Pty Ltd

Organisations need to do better at bridging the availability gap — the difference between what users demand and what IT departments can deliver.

DCX3000 Digital Matrix KVM Switch

02 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Black Box Network Services Australia

The small-sized DCX3000 Digital KVM Matrix Switch is suitable for use in KVM switching applications for control rooms or workgroups where multiple users need to access shared PC or server resources.

HPE ProLiant Gen9 portfolio server options

31 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced new offerings for its HPE ProLiant Gen9 portfolio of servers to help customers modernise their data centres. It includes a range of compute technology options designed for optimised performance in a hybrid infrastructure environment.

NEXTDC finds site for new Melbourne data centre

19 May, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NEXTDC has selected a site for its second data centre in Melbourne, one day after announcing the location for its second Brisbane facility.

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