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  • Data-centre-in-a-box: Building a portable DC

    Data centre migrations can involve a lot of pain. And a transnational migration – let alone several – in order to comply with data sovereignty regulations is almost an unthinkable nightmare. But for Jean-Manuel Becker, the director of IT services at Melbourne-based educational services company Pearson Research and Assessment, it's becoming a routine part of his job.

    Written by Rohan Pearce06 June 13 12:07
  • NextDC completes S1 base building

    Data centre provider NextDC (ASX: NXT) has received the thumbs up that its Sydney (S1) facility achieved practical completion.

    Written by Hamish Barwick16 May 13 10:48
  • AGIMO responds to concerns about data centre sourcing arrangements

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released its response to concerns raised about its data-centre-as-a-service multi-user list (DCaaS MUL) and Data Centre Facilities Panel as part of a refresh of its data centre sourcing arrangements.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett26 April 13 12:52
  • ASE IT moves into iseek’s Sydney data centre

    Cloud services provider ASE IT has signed a contract with iseek Communications to move into the vendor’s data centre in Gore Hill, Sydney.

    Written by Hamish Barwick18 April 13 15:39
  • In pictures: ASX Liquidity Centre

    The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) took the media on a tour of its Australian Liquidity Centre data centre in Gore Hill, Sydney.

    Written by Hamish Barwick15 April 13 10:20
  • Macquarie Telecom to host Intersect supercomputer

    Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ) has signed a deal to host Intersect’s high performance computing (HPC) system called Orange in its Intellicentre 2 (IC2) data centre in Sydney.

    Written by Hamish Barwick09 April 13 13:34
  • Data centre expansions on the cards for 2013: survey

    Increased security and disaster recovery have been cited as the top reasons for data centre expansion in 2013, according to a Campos Research & Analysis survey commissioned by Digital Realty.

    Written by Hamish Barwick03 April 13 10:52
  • Managing power and cooling costs in the data centre

    Rising energy costs and increased spending on server hardware could mean more power and cooling strains put on data centre facilities over the next four years, according to an analyst from Gartner.

    Written by Hamish Barwick22 March 13 12:10
  • Vocus Communications reports 40 per cent revenue jump

    Telecommunications and data centre provider Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has posted half year revenue of $30.6 million, driven largely by sales of its fibre network and data centre services.

    Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 13 15:34
  • Pacnet selects NextDC Melbourne to host data

    Telecommunications provider Pacnet is consolidating three data centres in Melbourne into a caged suite at NextDC’s (ASX:NXT) Melbourne 1 (M1) facility.

    Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 13 11:22