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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DATA CENTRES BUILT FOR TOMORROW

Metronode’s Managing Director, Josh Griggs, discusses the trends we’re seeing in the data centre market today – with more organisations seeing the business sense of moving from their captive data centres to world-class, purpose-built facilities. Given the digital and social revolutions, hyper-scale cloud and the need for greater connectivity, resilience and security, Metronode is [...]

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Operational Sustainability: Can your data centre go the long haul?

Glenn Aspland, Senior Facility Manager for Metronode explains the Uptime Institute’s least-known (and least-achieved) certification category – and argues that it is, in the end, the most important. We’re often asked about the difference between ‘tiers’ in data centre ratings. Tier ratings are awarded by the world’s leading data centre certification authority, the Uptime Institute. [...]

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Optimise your IT with…

Every CIO wants to optimise their organisation’s IT function; it’s embedded in their KPIs. ‘Keeping the lights on’ is another critical KPI – but in the race to digital transformation, it’s becoming ever harder to deliver the availability, resilience and scalability fast-moving enterprises need. Add in new demands for data security compliance and the increased […]

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OPERATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY COMES FROM CONCURRENT MAINTAINABILITY

Senior Facilities Manager, Glenn Aspland, explains why Metronode was the first data centre provider in Asia Pacific to achieve Uptime Institute’s Tier III Gold Certificate for Operational Sustainability. He reveals why it’s so critical to reliable and consistent operations – reducing risk for Metronode’s customers. Extremely comprehensive, Uptime Institute’s Operational [...]

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Metronode signs 8MW data centre deal with major international customer

Sydney 30 August 2016 – Australia’s leading data centre company, Metronode, today announced a deal with an undisclosed leading corporation for 8MW at its M2 Melbourne site, with future options to supply significantly more capacity. The Customer cannot be named due to confidentiality obligations. Group CEO David Yuile said Metronode had won the contract because […]

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BUILDING AUSTRALIA’S MOST SUSTAINABLE DATA CENTRES

Energy efficiency is built into our new generation facilities, which is why they’re fundamentally different from traditional data centres in their design and technology. Michael Kalny, Metronode’s Head of Engineering talks about the three types of cooling and other measures we continually innovate to improve energy efficiency – enabling us to achieve low PUE and […]

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It’s not paranoia, data and information security is a big threat for us all

By locating your business-critical ICT equipment in a Metronode facility, you not only keep risks at a minimum, you also keep your costs down by leaving it to the experts who invest in strong process and globally recognised certifications. And from an overall business standpoint, the peace of mind we give you empowers you to focus on your core strategies and, ultimately, [...]

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WHY CHOOSE METRONODE AS YOUR DATA CENTRE SERVICES PROVIDER?

Metronode’s Managing Director, Josh Griggs, explains just why our customers are choosing to place their critical ICT systems in our national network of 10 Australian data centres. Apart from world-class security and reliability (with 100% uptime since 2002), their adaptability and scalability have become increasingly important. The ability to increase capacity, compute density and [...]

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How to scale your operations up (or down) with ease

In 2013 a significant statistic came to light revealing 90% of the data in the world had been created in the last two years. Three years on from that revelation, the growth of data has only continued and it’s estimated by 2020 the data created annually will reach 44 zettabytes or 44 trillion gigabytes. For enterprises, this ever-increasing data reality represents a significant [...]

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