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.
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.
Cloud email security and archiving vendor Mimecast will shortly open two data centres in New South Wales to support its Australian operations.
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.
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 organisations are increasing their spending on data centres, but the absolute number of facilities in use is decreasing.
Equinix has revealed plans to construct its fourth IBX data centre in Sydney - and fifth in Australia - the 3000-cabinet SY4.