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Metronode opens second Wollongong data centre

Australian data centre builder and operator Metronode has opened its second Wollongong facility just six months after breaking ground. The facility has hit the requirements for both the Uptime Institute Tier III certification, as well as a 4.5 rating under the Australian government environmental rating agency, NABERS. The firm is the only operator in the… Read More


AirTrunk opens second Australian hyperscale data centre

Hyperscale data centre specialist AirTrunk has opened its second Asia Pacific facility, in West Melbourne. The facility is the Australian firm’s second data centre, with another in Sydney. Like its sister facility, the site is designed for large cloud, content and enterprise customers, particularly those looking for a ‘secure and reliable solution for housing high… Read More


NextDC announces launch of Vodafone point of presence at Perth site

Australian data centre and colocation firm NextDC has announced that Vodafone is launching a point of presence at its Perth data centre. The point of presence, once linked to Vodafone’s ‘super hub’, will give extra resilience to local mobile service, increase access to complementary networks, and help deliver 4G services to Western Australia. As well… Read More


AirTrunk opens $200mn Sydney data centre

Singapore-based AirTrunk has launched its flagship data center in Western Sydney, Australia. The hyperscale data center is the company’s first in Australia, although a facility in Melbourne is currently under construction and expected to open in the coming weeks. The Sydney data center represents the first step in the company’s aggressive growth plan for the… Read More


Researchers achieve phononic data storage breakthrough

A team of researchers from the University of Sydney has discovered a method for converting optical data to soundwaves that can be stored on a computer chip. This breakthrough could be used to help create a new type of superfast, light-based computer. The researchers were able to take data stored on optical cables, as light, and… Read More



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