HP opens Sydney datacentre: photos

HP opens Sydney datacentre: photos

Summary: Hewlett-Packard (HP) has opened its new $200 million datacentre out at Eastern Creek, Sydney, and provided ZDNet with a tour of the new facility.

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    Due to the slab floor, all cabling is stored above the racks. Customers tap into the UPS via industrial grade bus bars.

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    Cell 1 reached practical completion on 1 December, last year, and while HP wasn't able to divulge utilisation rates, it said that the datacentre was meeting its targets for growth. So far, HP has invested $200 million into the datacentre.

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    Energy efficiency has been a large consideration in the design of the centre. HP has been able to reduce its power usage effectiveness (PUE) down to 1.3. It claims that the average datacentre runs at a PUE of between 2 and 3.

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Topics: Outsourcing, Hewlett-Packard

Michael Lee

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A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

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