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  • ASG Group, Vocus confirm customers will take carbon tax hit

    Data centre operators ASG Group and Vocus have confirmed that they will pass on some increases in energy costs associated with the Gillard Government's carbon tax to customers after 1 July next year.

    Written by Hamish Barwick13 July 11 12:29
  • AGIMO wraps up data centre panels for now

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has all but finalised vendors for its data centre migration and facilities panels following an extensive selection process which began in November 2010.

    Written by Hamish Barwick06 July 11 15:21
  • NextDC unveils more Melbourne M1 details

    Melbourne-based data centre provider, NextDC's (ASX:NXT) strategy to be the country's largest operator has come one step closer with the unveiling of more details about its tier three M1 facility set to be completed in November 2011.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 June 11 10:49
  • Seven fibre carriers confirmed for NextDC's B1 centre

    Melbourne-based data centre provider, NextDC (ASX:NXT), has signed up seven fibre carriers for its Brisbane co-location data centre, B1, in a bid to offer its customers more services including internet transit and interstate capacity.

    Written by Hamish Barwick20 June 11 15:45
  • Video: Google flaunts Cloud data security

    Google has sought to reassure its three million global Cloud customers with the release of a video tour of its Hamina data centre facility in Finland.

    Written by Computerworld Staff28 April 11 12:01
  • Komatsu tests Telstra Cloud in disaster simulation

    With a storage environment ripe for replacement and nearing the end of its lease, the CIO of Aussie earth moving giant, Komatsu, took the opportunity to step back and review the organisation’s IT infrastructure.

    Written by Chloe Herrick10 June 11 07:16
  • Government data centre migration panel named

    From an initial short list, the Australian Government has announced the six vendors who have made the data centre migration panel.

    Written by Hamish Barwick05 May 11 14:46
  • University of Melbourne expands data centre capacity

    The University of Melbourne has expanded one of its two on-site data centres in an attempt to keep on par with increasing demands for research and Cloud initiatives.

    Written by Lisa Banks21 April 11 08:49
  • Company size no indicator of Green IT readiness: Survey

    Company size is not necessarily an indication of an enterprise’s ability to deploy Green IT initiatives, according to findings from Fujitsu’s Green IT benchmark research for the financial services industry. In the fourth report undertaken with research partner, Connection Research, Fujitsu surveyed 638 organisations in four countries — the US, UK, Australia and India — looking at areas such as Green IT lifecycle, end-user efficiencies, enteprise and data centre efficiencies, the use of IT in carbon reduction and measurement and monitoring.

    Written by Georgina Swan07 April 11 10:24