NextDC's Sydney datacentre at 27% capacity

NextDC's Sydney datacentre at 27% capacity

Summary: At the launch of NextDC's S1 Tier III Sydney datacentre last night, CEO Craig Scroggie confirmed uptake was already at 27 percent.


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    The facility has a multi-layered security identity system using fingerprint recognition and scales to weigh people entering and exiting the datacentre. There are also 135 security cameras installed across the site.

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    Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull cuts the ribbon on the facility with NextDC CEO Craig Scroggie and NextDC Chairman Ted Pretty

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    Malcolm Turnbull chairs what ZDNet suspects is the first board meeting of the new NBN Co.

    On a more serious note, the boardroom is made available with teleconferencing equipment for NextDC customers inside the datacentre

Topics: Data Centers, Australia


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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