Data centres

Australian data centre services market peaking

02 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

What you need to know about flash storage

27 August, 2015 by Darren McCullum, Regional Sales Manager, XtremIO at EMC

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.

Sungard DC expands to become SA's largest

18 August, 2015

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's $12.2m western Sydney DC upgrade

03 August, 2015 by Technology Decisions staff | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

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.

Dell PowerEdge C6320 rack server

15 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Dell EMC

Dell has added the PowerEdge C6320 rack server to its 13th-generation Dell PowerEdge server portfolio.

Australian data centre sector to hit $663m in FY16

01 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Case study: Centralised DC network optimisation

15 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Extreme Networks

Financial services SaaS provider NextGen.Net needed a solution that would improve analytical abilities and enhance reporting capabilities for its data centre.

Data centre experts to converge on Sydney

09 June, 2015

The DCD Converged Australia conference is returning for its 6th year at the Australian Tech Park on 3-4 August 2015, featuring five industry-focused tracks of cutting-edge content from renowned speakers.

Mimecast to open two Australian data centres

02 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud email security and archiving vendor Mimecast will shortly open two data centres in New South Wales to support its Australian operations.

Dell PowerEdge R930 server

29 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Dell EMC

The Dell PowerEdge R930 is intended for demanding enterprise applications such as in-memory databases, customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning.

Dept of Human Services opens new DC

25 May, 2015

The federal government has opened a new data centre in Fyshwick in a move that it says will save taxpayers millions in operating costs and provide vital stability for numerous government departments.

Building energy efficiency into data centres

25 May, 2015 by Alberto Zucchinali, Data Centre Solutions and Services Manager, EMEA, Siemon | Supplied by: Siemon Australia

The founding principles for data centre design are to select the right infrastructure architecture, choose the most thermally efficient layout and equipment, and monitor and dynamically manage the operation.

Australian DC spend set to hit $2.5bn in 2015

20 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations are increasing their spending on data centres, but the absolute number of facilities in use is decreasing.

Equinix to spend $120m on fifth Australian DC

04 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Equinix has revealed plans to construct its fourth IBX data centre in Sydney - and fifth in Australia - the 3000-cabinet SY4.

University moves entire DC to the cloud

07 April, 2015 | Supplied by: Atos

Perth's Edith Cowan University (ECU) has become the first Australian university to move its entire data centre infrastructure to the cloud, under a five-year contract with Atos.

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