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Digital Realty starting construction on new Sydney facility

Data centre and colocation leader Digital Realty is starting construction on a new data centre development in Sydney. The move is part of a program of investment in Australia by the company, which it sees as a crucial market for its business, both in the APAC region and worldwide. Once complete, the new site, named… Read More


Equinix Australian data centres to be used for new Australia to Asia cable system

U.S. data centre giant Equinix has announced that its international business exchange (IBX) data centres in Melbourne and Sydney will be used for Vocus Communications’ Australian-Singapore Cable (ASC) submarine cable system. The addition of the ASC means that connections between Australia and Southeast Asia will be improved. Equinix has stated that the ASC will use… Read More


Fujitsu Australia data centre suffers outage, loses bank data

A Fujitsu Australia data centre has suffered an outage causing downtime and data loss at an Australian bank. The data centre in Homebush, near Sydney, went down between 9.24pm on Saturday night and 3am on Sunday. It has been reported that the downtime caused unrecoverable data loss of testing and development data that had been… Read More


NextDC receives AU$30mn from Australia National Bank

National Australia Bank has invested in Australian data centre provider NextDC with debt financing funds amounting to an estimated AU$300 million (approx. £182 million). According to the organisation, the three-year capital investment will allow the provider to fund future capital expenditure, including expanding its data centre portfolio. ‘When combined with the recent AU$300 million Notes… Read More


NextDC boosts offer for APDC in bidding war

NextDC has once again increased its offer to buy a controlling stake in Asia Pacific Data Centre (APDC), as part of an ongoing battle for the data centre real estate specialist. The new bid from NextDC stipulates an increased price per share of AU$1.87 (approx. £1.14), and an unconditional offer, which the company says will… Read More



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