Data centres

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.

Downtime can be disastrous

03 April, 2018 by Alexander Hanoumis, Large Systems Product Marketing & Support Manager, Eaton | Supplied by: Eaton Electrical (Australia) 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: Clipsal - 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.

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.

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.

The missing link in your disaster recovery plan

04 December, 2017 by John Atherton, General Manager, Power Quality ANZ, Eaton | Supplied by: Eaton Electrical (Australia) 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.

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.

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.

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.

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