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  • In brief: Countdown to Equinix ME1's official launch

    The countdown to the official launch of Equinix's new Melbourne data centre is on, with ME1, along with NY6 in New York, SG3 in Singapore, LD6 in London, and TR2 Toronto, going online "in the coming weeks" the company said in a statement this morning.

  • NEXTDC achieves EBITDA of $3m

    NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has recorded its first positive earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $3 million for the half year ended 31 December 2014.

  • NEXTDC hooks customers up to Azure cloud

    NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) customers will be able to connect to Microsoft's Azure cloud from NEXTDC data centres in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth during the second quarter of 2015.

  • Vocus boosts revenue, profits in H1 2015

    The expanding Vocus Communications sharply increased revenue and profits in the first half of 2015, according to financial results released today.

  • Security, local presence important when choosing a cloud provider: survey

    Cyber security, product knowledge and having data hosted within an Australian data centre were cited as critical factors when selecting a cloud services provider, according to the results of a new survey.

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  • The future of data centre cooling

    As Westpac Bank recently discovered, keeping a data centre running smoothly can be complicated if you don’t look at alternative cooling methods for when the air conditioning fails.

  • Slideshow: Verb IT first with HP Performance Optimised Datacentre (POD)

    Sydney-based Verb IT is the first company in the Asia Pacific region to provision an HP Performance Optimised Datacentre (POD) next-generation data centre in a shipping container. The new Verb DC site where the POD is located is a standard industrial warehouse in Wyong on the NSW Central Coast (one hour north of Sydney). Verb DC is schedueld to go live in September after a 14-week project, including the POD delivery time. In what is being painted as a big win for the Central Coast IT industry, the new POD will provide computing services to local businesses and the world.

  • Data centers go underground

    As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines' flight operations center, located on the 14th floor of a glass-sided downtown high rise, suddenly went dark. For the airline's pilots and flight crews, however, business proceeded as usual.

  • Researchers speed up the chase for cooler data centers

    With energy costs rising and data centers at the core of IT strategy for many companies, cooling the growing number of computers jammed into data centers is an issue that has taken center stage.

  • Inside Internode's data centre

    Computerworld gets an exclusive behind the scenes look inside Internode's Adelaide data centre with network guru Mark Newton

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