Equinix to Extend Market Leadership in Australia through Acquisition of Metronode

Expands national footprint, adding 10 data centers with four new metros helping customers capitalize on interconnection opportunities and move IT infrastructure closer to the edge REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – December 17, 2017 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Ontario Teachers’ [...]

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Ontario Teachers’ Agrees to Sell Metronode to Equinix Inc.

TORONTO, ON – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) has entered an agreement to sell leading Australian data center provider Metronode to Equinix Inc. in an A$1.035 billion all-cash transaction. Equinix is a global interconnection and data center company that operates in 48 markets across five continents. The transaction is expected to close in the [...]

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The Year that was…

As the curtain draws closed on 2017, Metronode is celebrating its most successful year ever, having grown to have more than 60MW of site capacity now available. With two major awards confirming its marketplace position as Australia’s leading data centre provider, the completion of a $150m construction program in two States, land expansion in Perth, […]

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Metronode MD Josh Griggs puts “sizzle” back into selling data centre services

Attendees at The Future of Financial Services event held in Sydney last week heard the facts about the importance of energy efficiency, security, flexibility and adaptability in the choice of data centre, as more and more institutions face ever-increasing major digital disruption. In his presentation, Metronode MD Josh Griggs reminded the audience that not all […]

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Just How Secure Is Your Data?

While every industry has experienced massive disruption with the introduction of new technologies, the financial services sector is a completely different beast to what it was just a few years ago. Digital transformation has forever changed the interaction with personal and business customers and local and international financial markets. There is little within the sector […]

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Together with Telstra, Metronode can provide major opportunities for Business

What do you get when you combine Australia’s Best Data Centre Operator* with the might and power of the country’s premium telecommunications provider? You get a data centre colocation capability unlike no other. Metronode has worked with Telstra for a number of years providing customers with world-class colocation data centre facilities allowing them to better […]

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Metronode plays a vital part in NSW Government Digital Transformation Strategy

The NSW Government GovDC digital transformation program is the poster-child for ICT adoption across the country, with other States looking on in envy as more and more public services keep rolling out online, providing easy access to various agencies with speed and efficiency. So successful has the transition been during the past nine years that […]

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Metronode ticks the boxes of AIIA blueprint for WA Government Digital Transformation

An AIIA position paper entitled Future State – How ICT & digital technology can improve our WA economy, recently released at a lunch in Perth to an audience of 220 industry leaders, has given the State Government a number of recommendations to accelerate its digital transformation. The event, sponsored by Metronode as a platinum partner, […]

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Metronode: Adaptive Australian Data Centres

Welcome to a new era for Australia enterprises. The explosion of data, the internet of things and rising energy costs are changing how organisations operate and what customers expect. Do you know what the future holds? Can you scale and adapt as technology evolves? With Metronode, you can.  We believe every high-performance business deserves a […]

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Metronode leads the Australian Market in the speed of its data centre build

RELEASE KEY POINTS Metronode, Australia’s Best Data Centre Operator*, will spend more than $150M in infrastructure projects in 2017 with the construction of new facilities in Derrimut Melbourne, Silverwater Sydney and Unanderra Wollongong Construction is underway for an expansion at its world-class facility at Unanderra, Wollongong The entire Unanderra project will be completed in [...]

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Managing the demands of core infrastructure

A decade ago, the management and maintenance of a company’s core infrastructure was largely ensuring it did what it was supposed to do – provide the backbone for the organisation’s IT systems. In 2017, core infrastructure has a much higher workload, called on to support constantly changing new technologies and frequently updated systems and processes. […]

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REPORT: Delivering Energy Efficiency for Australian Data Centres

This in-depth Advisory Report from Current Analysis is based on research with Australian CIOs. It explains how emerging technology platforms and increased focus on security are changing the way data centres are being designed, built and maintained. Outlining the changing trends in data centre infrastructure, scaling and networking, it reveals: Why energy efficiency is firmly […]

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Metronode InfiniPort, powered by Intellipath

If you’re looking for a data centre neutral connectivity option, Metronode InfiniPort, powered by Intellipath, could be what you need. Lucas Lambous, Metronode’s Technical Sales Executive, explains the benefits to having such a portal in your armoury. InfiniPort, powered by Intellipath, is a flexible connectivity option. Like Cloud, InfiniPort offers customers the flexibility to [...]

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Energy-efficient technologies and high-level security key factors in Government decisions

Metronode has had a great start to 2017 with the announcement of two major Government deals – one for additional capacity for the NSW Government in our Silverwater and Unanderra facilities and a Federal Government agency has also signed an agreement with our ACT data centre. Metronode’s superior energy-efficient technologies and high-level security were key […]

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2017 – it’s all about flexibility, scalability, security and energy efficiency

As more and more companies make the shift from costly on-premise data storage to off-site data centres, the demands for flexibility, scalability, security and energy-efficient technologies will drive their decision making. While in relative terms, only 6-7% of the world’s workloads are in the cloud today, that figure is expected to increase to more than […]

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Metronode has a great start to 2017 as NSW Government signs to expand its data centre capacity

The new year has started with a bang for Australia’s leading data centre company, Metronode, with the announcement today that the NSW Government will considerably expand its capacity in two of its facilities in 2017. Managing Director Josh Griggs said Metronode had signed to provide additional data halls for the GovDC program at its Silverwater and […]

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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan completes full acquisition of Australia’s leading data centre provider, Metronode

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) today announced it had completed the acquisition of an additional 29% stake in Metronode from CIMIC Group Limited, giving OTPP full ownership of the market-leading data centre provider. Metronode CEO David Yuile welcomed the finalisation of the sale, stating that the company was well positioned to capture the strong market […]

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Metronode sets a new industry benchmark with three NABERS 4.5-Star Rated facilities

Metronode started 2016 with a bang announcing that one of its data centres was the first Australian facility to achieve a NABERS 4.5-star rating. And in a significant end-of-year boost, two additional Metronode data centres have this week been awarded NABERS 4.5-star ratings. A first for Australia, the three Metronode NABERS 4.5-star rated facilities – […]

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