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GovDC program sees update of Unanderra Data Centre

30 November, 2017

The Unanderra Data Centre has just been expanded due to growing demand.

Next-generation citizen services: Is there an availability gap? If so, how do we close it?

22 September, 2017 by Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ, Veeam Software

Communications and citizen experience within the government sector is being redefined.

How data can help government make faster decisions

19 September, 2017

More informed, higher quality and faster decisions can be made when data is presented properly at every level of an organisation, and according to data titan Pete Williams, there's no area of business that hasn't been affected by the data-related opportunities now widely available.

Metro North adopts Nutanix cloud platform

13 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's Metro North Hospital and Health Service has achieved cost savings and IT capacity improvements through the adoption of the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform.

US agencies failing data centre targets

11 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Most US agencies are not even attempting to meet legislated requirements for consolidating and optimising inefficient data centres, according to a new audit.

CDC creates fifth ACT data centre

28 August, 2017

A new data centre will be developed in Fyshwick by Canberra Data Centres.

Deakin Uni and ABS sign data transformation deal

07 July, 2017

Deakin University and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to improve data collection processes.

Intelligent PDUs — the key component to a greener, more secure datacenter

22 June, 2017 by Jerry Chang, the Assistant Manager of Green Energy Business Development Department of ATEN

The energy needs of server rooms, the heart of an enterprise, are escalating dramatically year by year. In 2015, the total power consumption of server rooms worldwide came to 416.2 terawatts per hour, greatly exceeding the total power usage of advanced countries such as the United Kingdom. Add on to that the fact that power consumption resulting from the cloud will increase 63% by 2020, according to a Smarter 2020 report, and the magnitude of the issue becomes clear.

Data centre decisions for government

03 April, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

While governments share many of the same sort of data centre concerns with the private sector, there are some public sector challenges that need addressing, said Zerto's Matthew Kates.

2017 set to be the year of the data centre

16 March, 2017 by Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ at Veeam Software

As we start the new year, it's clear that 2016 was a watershed in highlighting the importance of availability around the globe, but it is only gaining momentum as customers and partners demand availability.

GovDC Marketplace conference in September

14 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government will hold its GovDC Marketplace Event 2017 in Waverley on 14 September and is taking registrations of interest from potential delegates and sponsors.

NSW taps Metronode to expand DC capacity

12 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has engaged Metronode to expand the capacity at its Silverwater and Unanderra data centres, the facilities used for the state government's GovDC data centre consolidation program.

Server outage disrupted Hobart traffic system

20 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A power outage at a data centre housing a number of Tasmanian government servers led to a disruption in a number of health department systems and the central traffic signals control system in Hobart.

GovDC architect leaving NSW Government

19 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The leader of the GovDC project to consolidate the NSW Government's data centres into two central facilities, Pedro Harris, will resign from his role at the end of next month.

The advanced hybrid solution for power management

12 August, 2016

Data centre transfer switches normally fall into one of two categories: relay-based Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) or Static Transfer Switches (STS). Both have inherent design flaws that hinder performance and reliability — two areas where a hybrid transfer rack switch really excels.

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