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The new datacentre, located 5km south west of Melbourne, was officially opened on Wednesday night by Next DC founder and deputy chairman Bevan Slattery, Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and new Next DC CEO Craig Scroggie.
Computer-room air conditioners in one of M1's service corridors.
The facility is 17,500 square metres, delivering a 12MW ICT load. The facility has six data halls within a large concrete bunker. The datacentre boasts bullet-proof security, and dual- and triple-factor encrypted challenge and authentication systems.