The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
There’s no doubt cloud computing is a very real trend. While many organisations keep their core IT assets in-house and under direct control, nowadays you would struggle to find an enterprise that didn’t make use of any third-party cloud service.
By Rodney Gedda | 21 May, 2013 08:50
NextDC (ASX: NXT) has received a quality management system certification from the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
By Hamish Barwick | 20 May, 2013 10:59
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) took the media on a tour of its Australian Liquidity Centre data centre in Gore Hill, Sydney. The ALC provides co-location services and data centre space to customers, allowing them to place trading equipment in cabinets within the same facility as the ASX and the ASX 24 primary matching engines.
By Hamish Barwick | 15 April, 2013 10:20
Sydney-based Verb IT is the first company in the Asia Pacific region to provision an HP Performance Optimised Datacentre (POD) next-generation data centre in a shipping container. The new Verb DC site where the POD is located is a standard industrial warehouse in Wyong on the NSW Central Coast (one hour north of Sydney). Verb DC is schedueld to go live in September after a 14-week project, including the POD delivery time. In what is being painted as a big win for the Central Coast IT industry, the new POD will provide computing services to local businesses and the world.
By Rodney Gedda | 20 August, 2010 08:57
As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines' flight operations center, located on the 14th floor of a glass-sided downtown high rise, suddenly went dark. For the airline's pilots and flight crews, however, business proceeded as usual.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 29 July, 2009 08:20
With energy costs rising and data centers at the core of IT strategy for many companies, cooling the growing number of computers jammed into data centers is an issue that has taken center stage.
By Robert Lemos | 11 June, 2009 00:36
Just off the North Sea coast in the United Kingdom, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s EDS unit has built a data center that largely relies on cold sea air to keep servers chilled and -- by doing so -- cut the center's cooling power needs in half.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 03 June, 2009 03:44
This paper provides 10 approaches for increasing cooling eficiency, cooling capacity, and power density in existing data centres.