data centres

Microsoft has just launched a virtual data centre tour, showcasing the company’s approach to sustainable operations. The virtual tour allows users to navigate through various rooms in the data centre, with click-throughs to educational tools such as infographics and 3D models. Learn more: Discover the Fastest Route to Carbon Neutral IT

Even as digital transformation contributes to intensifying climate change due to burgeoning energy consumption, Australian CIOs are missing in action.  Hyperscalers and data centre operators are hoping they can change that, but at least initially it looks like they have a hard row to hoe just to engage IT executives,

Qantas Future Planet has revealed sustainability partnerships with two leading Australian data centre providers designed to help IT departments offset carbon emissions by reducing their electricity consumption. NextDC and Fujitsu both revealed their new sustainability initiatives today in partnership with QFP. Data centres are generating an ever-growing share of carbon

“Data and the cloud” would be recognised as critical infrastructure in Australia under changes to legislation introduced by the government last week. The proposed amendments would also hand the government coercive powers during a cyber-attack. On Thursday Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton revealed his planned legislation changes that would upgrade

Google will open a new cloud region in Melbourne which is expected to come online in 2021 to cater for the growing demand for cloud services across Australia.  Google Australia opened its first cloud region in Sydney in July 2017 and says it wants to build the “most secure, high

Amazon Web Services has announced it has committed to purchasing 60 megawatts of power from the Gunnedah Solar Farm in NSW, the first such investment for the company outside of the US and Europe. That project, which is due to be operational next year will ultimately provide AWS with 142,000

Amazon Web Services has announced it has committed to purchasing 60 megawatts of power from the Gunnedah Solar Farm in NSW, the first such investment for the company outside of the US and Europe. That project, which is due to be operational next year will ultimately provide AWS with 142,000