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AI
ASUS Servers announce AI developments at NVIDIA GTC
Last month
The Taiwanese multinational now offers NVIDIA-certified servers with H100 Tensor Core GPU and AI enterprise software suite.
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Sustainable IT
Equinix partners NUS to use hydrogen tech in data centres
Last month
The partners will develop hydrogen fuel technologies for green data centres in tropical climates, and for use in Equinix’s global network.
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Digital Transformation
NEXTDC opens $1b+ next gen sovereign data centre in Sydney
Last month
Australian data centre as a service provider has officially opened S3, its largest Sydney development to date. 
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IT Automation
Juniper Networks announces expansion of Apstra Software with Apstra Freeform
Last month
The newly announced Apstra Freeform technology will give customers the ability to manage and automate operations for data centers regardless of the architecture.
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Sustainable IT
New report calls for tighter guidelines on data centre sustainability
Last month
A new Cushman & Wakefield report is calling for water consumption and carbon emissions to be measured in addition to power usage.
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Data Protection
iseek secures Queensland Government data centre contract
Last month
iseek secures the Queensland Government's core network data centre as-a-service contract after a competitive procurement process undertaken by the CITEC.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Schneider Electric backs new Leading Edge data centre in Australia
Last month
As a result of the new project, regional Australian businesses and communities will likely have greater access to distributed cloud networks.
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Hyperscale
Growth in hyperscale data centres to increase shortage of IT workers
Last month
New Zealand's tech worker capacity is set to come under increasing pressure as the number of hyperscale data centres grows.
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Digital Transformation
NTT launches its Cyberjaya 6 data center in Malaysia
Last month
NTT expands its hyperscaler footprint in Malaysia with its sixth data center facility, supporting the growing digital economy.
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Melbourne
Equinix invests $23m to expand ME2 data centre in Melbourne
Last month
Equinix has completed the second phase expansion of its ME2 International Business Exchange data centre, located in Port Melbourne.
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DC
Australia’s data centre pioneer still leading after 22 years
August 2022
We look at the fascinating success of Macquarie data centre's over its 22 year life span and how they continue to innovate in a highly contested sector.
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DC
What happened at the Sydney Cloud and Datacenter Convention
August 2022
We attended the industry event at Luna Park in Sydney, with updates from the NSW state government and key vendors.
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Managed Services
Exclusive: Park Place Technologies on the importance of good managed services
August 2022
It is essential in today's organisational climate to have managed services that meet the needs of constantly changing demands.
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Cloud
Microsoft accelerating NZ tech sector with new data centres
August 2022
Microsoft’s forthcoming New Zealand data centres are introducing hyperscale public cloud capabilities on a scale previously unseen in the country.
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Sustainable IT
Empyrion DC announces 40MW green data center in South Korea
August 2022
Empyrion DC has announced it is developing a 40MW green data center in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea (GDC).
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Storage
DCI Data Centers breaks ground on AKL02 center
August 2022
DCI Data Centers has commenced construction on Auckland's largest data center.
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Firewall
Fortinet unveils compact firewall for hyperscale data centres, 5G networks
August 2022
"Fortinet’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in security performance has yielded the most powerful compact firewall yet."
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DC
Macquarie Asset Management acquires stake in ST Telemedias VIRTUS Data Centres
August 2022
"We will further strengthen VIRTUS' focus on sustainability by backing investment in its technology and enhancing the lifecycle management of its equipment."
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty joins forces with CypressTel to deliver enhanced interconnectivity
July 2022
The collaboration expands access across the Greater China region with Digital Realty's PlatformDIGITAL and CypressTel's hybrid WAN capabilities.
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DC
Schneider Electric launches education platform to address data center talent shortage
July 2022
Schneider Electric has announced a series of updates to its vendor-agnostic and CPD-accredited digital education platform.
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DC
Keppel deepens inroads into China’s data centre market
July 2022
This latest development marks Keppel’s sixth project since entering mainland China’s data centre market in 2020. 
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Sustainable IT
ST Engineering launches cooling system for greener data centers
July 2022
ST Engineering says its Airbitat DC Cooling System cools down data centers and achieves annual net energy savings of more than 20% over conventional chiller systems alone. 
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Cybersecurity
Cloudflare expands A/NZ footprint with four new data centres
July 2022
New data centres in Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, and Christchurch will bring faster, more reliable, and more secure internet to A/NZ.
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Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric University adds new courses to lineup
July 2022
The new updates include fundamentals of power, cooling, racks and physical security, and guidance on how to optimise data centre designs.