Metronode signs deal with Federal Government Agency in Canberra

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On the heels of a new deal earlier this month with the NSW Government for additional capacity in its Unanderra and Silverwater facilities, Metronode today announced a deal to supply up to 200kw to a Federal Government agency in its Mitchell ACT data centre.

A key driver for the decision was the high-level security offered in the Canberra facility, including ISO27001 certification.

With industry-leading PUE of 1.3-1.4, the Canberra facility is the most energy-efficient data centre in the ACT, another key factor in the decision by the undisclosed agency.

Built to achieve Uptime Institute certification for Design and Constructed Facility, Metronode is working towards gaining the Uptime Institute’s Gold certification for Operational Sustainability in Canberra. The company will also work with NABERS to achieve at 4.5 data centre rating for energy efficiency.

Metronode was the first data centre company in the region to achieve Uptime Institute certification for Operational Sustainability for its Silverwater facility. In another first, three of its facilities – Silverwater, Unanderra and Melbourne – have already achieved the NABERS 4.5 data centre rating for energy efficiency.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Louise Di Francesco
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ABOUT METRONODE:

Metronode has engineered Australia’s most adaptive data centre designs with 10 facilities operating
across Australia.

We design, build and operate the most secure and energy-efficient, low PUE facilities in the country,
providing our customers with high-density data centres to meet their needs, both now and in the
future.

Recognised by NABERS for data centre energy efficiency with the highest rating of 4.5, we are also
the only Australian provider to have achieved Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification for
Operational Sustainability.

Since 2002, Metronode has helped enterprise, government and service providers connect, protect
and store their data in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and
Wollongong. www.metronode.com.au

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