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  • How to green your data centres and save money

    SAP’s global CIO, Björn Goerke, talks about different tools and techniques he is using to green the cloud provider’s data centres worldwide and drive down power costs. The large enterprise software company wants to run its 16 data centres worldwide on 100 per cent renewable energy.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett04 April 14 14:58
  • SAP’s global data centres to be 100 per cent green

    SAP has announced it will power all of its data centres around the world with 100 per cent renewable energy starting 2014, following a report on its carbon footprint that showed an increase in emissions.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett25 March 14 13:46
  • NAB continues private cloud migration

    National Australia Bank (NAB)’s move to a private cloud infrastructure will continue well into 2015, the bank said this week.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Dec. 13 10:48
  • Data centre technology spending to hit $1.77b: report

    Australian organisations are forecast to spend $1.77 billion on data centre technology in 2013 as companies look to upgrade old facilities or invest in new data centres, according to Gartner research.

    Written by Hamish Barwick30 Sept. 13 11:46
  • Austrade, TransACT sign $1.7M data centre contract

    Trade development agency Austrade has signed a five-year, $1.7 million data centre services contract with iiNet Group subsidiary, TransACT, in Canberra.

    Written by Hamish Barwick06 Aug. 13 12:00
  • Dimension Data, NextDC to offer data centre services

    NextDC (ASX:NXT) and Dimension Data have signed a national agreement which will allow the system integrator’s customers access to data centre space around Australia.

    Written by Hamish Barwick18 July 13 10:56
  • Cloud requires data protection rethink: ACMA

    The growth of cloud computing may mean an update to regulations protecting Australians’ personal data is required, according to Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) chairman, Chris Chapman.

    Written by Adam Bender02 July 13 14:49
  • PRISM revives data sovereignty arguments in Australia

    Revelations about surveillance activities by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the US may fuel fears among Australian businesses about offshoring data, according to privacy advocates.

    Written by Adam Bender12 June 13 15:02
  • NextDC signs new customer for five years

    NextDC (ASX:NXT) has entered into a new contract with an unnamed company for the provision of data centre services.

    Written by Hamish Barwick07 June 13 11:37