Pacnet datacentre launch: photos

Pacnet datacentre launch: photos

Summary: Asian telecommunications company Pacnet yesterday launched its new $40 million, 5900-square-foot datacentre located in the heart of the Sydney central business district.

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  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    The Tier III datacentre has 200 IT server racks with a high power density of up to 6kVA per cabinet.

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    AC and DC power is provided to the datacentre, and it also has 72 hours worth of fuel available in the event of a power outage.

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    The power usage effectiveness (PUE) of the centre is currently 1.8 but is expected to go down to 1.7. Pacnet said it was unlikely to go down further because the datacentre was built in an existing building.

Topic: Data Centers

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