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  • Outsourcing — the right decision for Elders CIO

    When rural services company, Elders, made the decision to overhaul its IT infrastructure, Adelaide-based CIO, Shaun Hughes, was faced with the difficult task of cutting his IT department staff.

    Written by Hamish Barwick09 Dec. 11 10:49
  • Revera, Datacom awarded NZ government data centre contracts

    New Zealand data centre providers Revera and Datacom are set to build new tier-three facilities after being awarded infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) contracts by the NZ government as part of a bid to reduce IT costs.

    Written by Hamish Barwick27 Oct. 11 12:21
  • Emerson Network Power signs $100 million NBN Co deal

    Emerson Network Power has been awarded a one year, $100 million contract to design, supply, install and commission 10 network facility centres for the NBN Co.

    Written by Hamish Barwick10 Oct. 11 01:00
  • Fujitsu, Maquarie Telecom onboard AGIMO data panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has added a number of Greenfield facilities to its data centre facilities panel, including Fujitsu and Macquarie Telecom.

    Written by Chloe Herrick12 Sept. 11 16:27
  • How to: Choosing the right colocation provider

    With a plethora of private data centres available and a remarkable number currently being built, it is an opportune time for businesses needing to expand their data capacity to take a closer look at what is on offer.

    Written by Kate McDonald09 Sept. 11 11:11
  • Harbour IT to offer Brisbane data centre services

    Brisbane customers of Melbourne-based IT services provider, Harbour IT, will have their own dedicated rack space by the end of 2011 following talks by the company with data centre providers.

    Written by Hamish Barwick30 Aug. 11 12:07
  • NextDC posts $1.67m net loss

    Melbourne-based data centre operator, NextDC (ASX:NXT) has reported a net loss of $1.67 million, which it expected due to the start-up nature of the business, according to a full-year results statement released to the ASX.

    Written by Hamish Barwick30 Aug. 11 10:23
  • Vocus acqusitions lead to 77% revenue growth

    Following numerous acquisitions over the last 12 months, fibre wholesaler Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC) has posted a 77 per cent increase in revenue to $33.98 million for the year ending 30 June 2011.

    Written by Chloe Herrick24 Aug. 11 11:19
  • Equinix mulls Melbourne data centre

    Data centre provider Equinix is mulling construction of a Melbourne facility in response to growing demand from customers at its Sydney 1 (SY1) and Sydney 2 (SY2) facilities.

    Written by Tim Lohman11 Aug. 11 15:39
  • NextDC to add new Melbourne data hall

    Melbourne-based data centre provider, NextDC (ASX:NXT), has added another data hall to its tier three M1 facility construction plans to provide six mega watts of additional IT load for customers upon completion in November this year.

    Written by Hamish Barwick27 July 11 11:45
  • Digital Realty Trust eyes up data centre acquisitions

    US data centre provider, Digital Realty Trust, has announced plans to launch in the Australian market with construction to shortly begin on a Sydney data centre -- the first of potentially many to come in the Asia Pacific region, according to its regional head.

    Written by Hamish Barwick26 July 11 14:05
  • ANZ outlines Toward 2017 strategy

    ANZ Bank has announced its technology roadmap designed to facilitate two decades of continued growth through the integration of Australia and New Zealand with the Asia Pacific to form a super-regional business.

    Written by Tim Lohman15 July 11 11:51
  • TPG to acquire IntraPower

    TPG (ASX: TPM) has announced it is to acquire IntraPower (ASX:IPX) in an off market takeover deal worth some $12.8 million.

    Written by Tim Lohman14 July 11 12:14