Sydney, Australia Data Center
Data Center Details
As a major business and financial hub in the Asia-Pacific region, Sydney, Australia is a strategic location for providers that need to reach both local and international clients, especially those in Asia. It provides a central point for businesses looking to connect with the growing digital economies in Asia.
NetActuate’s Sydney data center features direct links to submarine cable landing stations, and as well as access IX Australia, to the continent’s largest peering exchange. Customers in NetActuate’s Sydney data center can also benefit from direct connectivity to AWS and Azure.
Deploying in Sydney can help organizations ensure compliance with Australia’s strict data privacy regulations by keeping data in-region.
- 74,000+ Sq. ft (18,000+ sq. m)
- Raised floors
- Floor load: 30.98 kN/m2 (647 psf)
- 2-story, pre-cast reinforced concrete
- ISO 27001
- PCI DSS
- SOC 1 Type II
- SOC 2 Type II
- Man trap entry
- 24×7 security officers
- Biometric readers
- Fiber vault
- CCTV and recorders
- Motion detection
- Carrier neutral
- 150 network providers
- Fiber, copper, coax cross-connects
- Direct connections to IX Australia
- Southern Cross Cable access
- PIPE Pacific Cable access
- 3.0 – 5.0 kVA per cabinet
- 2 utility feeders
- N+1 UPS redundancy
- Block redundant UPS
- 10 x 2,250 kVA diesel generators
- N+1 standby power redundancy
- N+1 chiller redundancy
- N+25% CRAC redundancy
- CRAC units and water-cooled centrifugal chillers
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is Sydney, Australia an ideal location for colocation or bare metal?
Sydney is both the largest city in Australia, and a major business hub in the Asia-Pacific region. This makes Sydney a strategic choice for companies looking to reach end users and customers in this region, and benefit from fast access to the growing markets in Asia. Several undersea fiber-optic cables land in Sydney, providing low latency connectivity cross-contintent, to New Zealand, as well as Malaysia and other Asian markets. If you have a need to meet Australia’s strict data privacy requirements and keep data in-country, getting colocation services from a provider in Sydney is a good choice.
Does Sydney have a good climate for data center colocation?
Sydney data centers benefit from climate that is less prone to natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes than many other global markets. If your business requires high (24-hour) availability and robust disaster recovery planning, such as cloud services providers, this makes Sydney a good choice. In both Sydney and throughout Australia, there is a growing emphasis on sustainability and powering data centers with green energy sources.
Are there data centers in Australia?
According to Data Center Map there are over 135 data centers throughout Australia. The most popular locations are Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth, where multiple submarine cables land, which providers high speed access throughout Australia and to multiple global markets, including Asia, New Zealand, and more.
What is the New South Wales IX (NSW-IX) and what are the benefits of peering?
The New South Wales IX (NSW-IX) provides a platform for ISPs and other network operators to exchange internet traffic between. It is one of many Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) thoughout Australia operated by the Internet Association of Australia. As your business grows its global presence, peering at an exchange point like NSW-IX can reduce latency and improve the performance of your network, especially to local markets. Sydney’s extensive undersea fiber-optic cable infrastructure, connecting directly to markets in the Asia-Pacific regions, will give your network greater reach by peering. To affordably establish a physical presence in Sydney without colocating equipment, schedule a call with NetActuate today, or reach out to email@example.com.
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