NextDC's Melbourne M1 datacentre: photos

NextDC's Melbourne M1 datacentre: photos

Summary: NextDC opened the doors to its shiny new datacentre in Melbourne this week with the help of Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.

TOPICS: Data Centers

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    ​Slattery showed off under-floor cabling in Data Hall 2.

    NextDC has invested AU$80 million in the M1 datacentre to date, including AU$1.2 million in a 400kW solar array that, when installed, will be fitted to the roof of the datacentre to offset carbon emissions.

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    Diesel-rotary uninterruptible power supplies (DRUPS) have been installed to provide uninterupped power to the datacentre in the event of a power failure from the main electricity source.

    Companies such as iiNet, M2 and NTT have already expressed interest in moving into the M1 datacentre.

Topic: Data Centers


Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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