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  • Equinix opens largest Australian data centre, SY5

    Equinix has officially opened its largest data centre in Australia to date, SY5 located in Alexandria across from SY4. The facility currently offers 1825 cabinets and has capacity for 9,225 cabinets. The data centre cost $224 million and is part of a $2.7 billion investment across the world.

    Written by CIO Staff13 Nov. 19 16:46
  • ​BT Global Services in cybersecurity, AI push

    BT Global Services is putting the final touches on a new purpose-built cyber security operations centre in Sydney as the organisation looks to triple worldwide revenue from its security business over the next three years.

    Written by Byron Connolly10 Feb. 17 13:55
  • In pictures: Equinix Cloud Forum 2015

    IT leaders got together at Sydney's Ivy Sunroom on November 12 for a half day event to gain the best practical insights around how to embark on a journey to hybrid and multi-cloud. The Equinix Cloud Forum 2015 was presented by Equinix, CIO, and Computerworld.

    Written by Byron Connolly18 Nov. 15 10:49
  • Melbourne joins international business exchange

    Global data centre operator, Equinix, is expanding its footprint into Victoria with the soon to be opened ME1data centre that connects local businesses to international hubs such as New York, Singapore, London and Toronto.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney05 March 15 11:48
  • Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon's cloud

    Until further notice, Amazon Web Services is the reigning public IaaS cloud leader. But deep-pocketed companies Microsoft and IBM are keeping the pressure on AWS with a flurry of announcements beefing up their clouds to close out the year.

    Written by Brandon Butler18 Dec. 14 08:05
  • Being a CIO in a business built on innovation

    Not so long ago, Brian Lillie wanted to become a CEO. Instead, on the advice of a recruiter, he decided that being a CIO was perhaps a better fit.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 July 14 10:31
  • Microsoft offers Equinix customers private Azure access

    Microsoft will soon allow customers of Internet business exchange (IBX) provider Equinix to directly connect servers into the Windows Azure network, which could speed throughput of hybrid cloud applications.

    Written by Joab Jackson08 Oct. 13 08:17
  • Equinix, NetApp, Amazon team to enable hybrid clouds

    A new partnership will allow customers to host dedicated NetApp storage infrastructure in Equinix datacenters to provide fast connections up into Amazon Web Service's Cloud.

    Written by Brandon Butler27 March 13 15:12
  • IT Service Management Moves to the Cloud

    As organizations become decreasingly skeptical about the cloud, they are increasingly willing to outsource ITSM to a SaaS provider. Doing so lowers costs, improves flexibility and easily accommodates ITIL framework principles.

    Written by John Moore05 Feb. 13 14:42
  • Sydney data centres withstand heat wave

    Despite temperatures in Sydney hitting 45.8 degrees Celsius on 18 January, data centres in the area did not encounter any power failures or heavy demands on cooling infrastructure, say operators.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Jan. 13 15:32