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Digital Realty officially launches Western Sydney datacentre

The datacentre provider showed off the new facility with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attending the launch ceremony.
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By Spandas Lui, Journalist on
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Erskine Park datacentre launched

Digital Realty has officially opened the doors to its Erskine Park datacentre in Western Sydney. The facility was revealed last year to be the home of Rackspace's first Australian datacentre operation, which went live in August.

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NSW premier participates in launch

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attended the launch event, planting a tree with Digital Reality Asia-Pacific president Kris Kumar.

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Way up high

On the roof of the Erskine Park datacentre.

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Australian investment

Digital Realty estimates that around 250 jobs will be created by the opening of the datacentre. The company also recently bought an existing datacentre at Macquarie Park.

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Modular datacentre approach

The 8,020-square metre facility contains four 1440kW Digital Realty Turn-Key Flex pods, a modular product to provide flexibility for customers to scale their capacity.

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Energy efficiency

The built-in cooling infrastructure can support both hot and cold aisle cooling using external air. This is good for energy efficiency.

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NSW premier

Barry O'Farrell speaking at the Erskine Park datacentre launch.

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Digital Realty Asia-Pacific president

Kris Kumar speaking at the Erskine Park datacentre launch.

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