Company adds 350 racks and 3MW of power in the second phase of build-out
SYDNEY, 3 June 2013 – Pacnet today announced the completion of the expansion of its Sydney data centre to meet increasing enterprise demand for high-density co-location and cloud services in Australia.
“As the pulse of the Australian economy, Sydney is a key part of our expansion plans,” said Jim Fagan, President of Managed Services, Pacnet. “Through this expanded facility, Pacnet continues to strategically invest and grow its data centre footprint in Asia Pacific to address the high-power, high-performance and high-efficiency needs of global enterprises looking to deploy cloud applications and multi-site projects.”
Located in the central business district of Sydney at Liverpool Street, the second phase of the Pacnet Sydney Data Centre delivers 13,950 square feet (1,295 square metres) of gross Tier III data centre space, and adds an additional 350 racks and 3 MW of total power to the facility.
“Built to exacting standards to offer a high-availability environment for mission-critical equipment, the enhanced Sydney Data Centre is a great alternative for any organisation expanding their collocation environment or taking the first steps out of a data-centre-in-the-office environment. Combined with its location in the Sydney Central-Business-District it is an ideal choice for organisations making a technology move into using services through a Cloud platform,” said Nigel Stitt, Vice President and CEO of Pacnet Australia & New Zealand. “For those companies viewing Asia as an opportunity for business expansion, our Sydney Data Centre offers a gateway for data and cloud computing resources through our ability to interlink our clients though to our other 27 centres in the region, including China.”
Pacnet is also an approved supplier on the Datacentre-as-a-Service (DCaaS) Multi-Use List (MUL), which allows government agencies like the Department of Finance and Treasury to procure cloud and cloud-like services more easily.
Pacnet is Asia Pacific’s leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions for enterprise, service provider, and carrier customers. Ownership of the region’s most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to data centers across 16 cities in Asia Pacific gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers throughout the region including Japan, China, India, and the United States. Combined with a complete set of services for managed data, private line, hosting, co-location, and content delivery, its assets and experience in the region have helped Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including many of the Fortune 1000. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in Asia and North America. For more information, please visit: www.pacnet.com.
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