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The $220 million Polaris datacentre in Springfield, Queensland, will house enterprise organisations including Suncorp, NEC and Fujitsu together with Queensland government departments and councils, including its service provider CITEC. It has 6,999 square metres of raised floor space.
Standing before the building is Mike Andrea, datacentre design specialist and director of Strategic Directions, which carried out the City of Springfields master ICT plan.
The generators, which spring into action in the case of mains failure, were lifted in to the fifth floor. Raising four took three and a half hours.
(Credit: Paul Riley)