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DXN acquires Darwin-based secure data centre for $4.6 million AU

DXN Limited, a leading provider of innovative modular data centre solutions, has entered an agreement to acquire a data centre in Darwin in the Northern Territory in Australia. Secure Data Centre (SDC) provides data centre services to local, regional and federal governments, as well as customers in telecommunications and managed services providers. 


Datapod wins $20M AU contract with Australian Government

Datapod, a leading provider of modular data centre infrastructure solutions, has secured a contract with the Australian Department of Defense. Under this contract, Datapod will supply portable data centre systems to the Australian military. The Datapod components can be shipped by air and deployed in a variety of environments. Prefabricated modules can be constructed quickly… Read More


‘Cyclone-proof’ data centre opens in Australia

A data centre designed to withstand extreme weather events, including category 5 cyclones with winds of up to 280 kilometres per hour, has opened in Queensland, Australia.

The Tier 3 facility, located in Townsville, North Queensland, is owned by Australian provider iSeek, and was developed in partnership with telco Optus and power-specialist Schneider Electric to initially serve James Cook University and Townsville City Council.


China suspected in cyber attack on Australian political parties

The IT systems of the Australian government have been targeted by a “sophisticated” state-sponsored cyber attack, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed The networks of all three of Australia’s major political parties – the Liberals, Labor and Nationals – were hit in an attack that forced the password reset of all users of the… Read More


HAZMAT teams called to data centre in Canberra

A data centre in Canberra, Australia had to be temporarily quarantined after an unknown substance was detected onsite Australian Capital Territory (ACT) fire and rescue were called to a data centre room at 51 Allara Street in Civic, Canberra at approximately 4.15pm AEDT, following reports of an unknown substance. Workers in the data room, located… Read More