HP builds $119m datacentre: photos

HP builds $119m datacentre: photos

Summary: HP has officially launched a $119 million project to build a massive datacentre out in Sydney's west. Work has begun on the site, but there's a lot yet to go.


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    HP is planning an initial build of 2320 square metres, roughly the equivalent of nine tennis courts of usable space.

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    Caspari said that the site itself has room for an additional 45 tennis courts worth of usable space, and plans to construct the extra space based on customer interest.

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    The site is situated in Eastern Creek in Sydney's western suburbs. Caspari said the site is being built with the aim of achieving a 30- to 50-year shelf life for the centre.

Topics: Hewlett-Packard, Data Centers, Hardware, Servers, Tech Industry

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  • HP Enterprise Services can't find any money to train their staff but they can scrape together 119 million dollars to build a data centre.