Location: Unanderra (Wollongong)

Lettable IT Floor Area: 4,628m2

Total Site Racks: 708

Average PUE: 1.3-1.4

Lettable Non-IT Floor area: 540m2

Certification: Uptime Institute Tier III Design, Facility and Operational Sustainability (Gold)

Data Centre Connectivity

  • Carrier neutral with excellent connectivity services available
  • Diverse carrier rooms and cable pathways


  • 24 x 7 x 365 on-site security personnel
  • Dual authentication access with iris scanning and proximity card access control
  • 24 x 7 security camera recording and digital archiving
  • Upgrade to meet SCEC, ASIO and other security classifications

Utility Power

  • N+1 block redundant plant room design
  • Busway power distribution throughout data halls
  • 2 x LV ring mains

Backup Generator

  • 2500kVA continuously rated generators
  • Onsite fuel storage for over 12 hours at full load with constant refill capability

Fit Out

  • Private 26 rack IT rooms
  • Kitchen area
  • Secure loading dock
  • Build rooms
  • Bike rack


  • Primary direct free air cooling
  • Secondary N+1 DX cooling system
  • Above floor air distribution
  • Hot and cold aisle containment


  • 21 on-grade parking spaces

The Illawarra 1 Facility (I1), based on the BladeRoom™ data centre design, was initially commissioned in August 2013 and expanded in 2015 and again in 2017 represents the state of the art for secure, high-density, high-efficiency colocation services.


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