Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit 2014

The Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit 2014

If February's first Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit was called "One of the best events in recent times" by the DoD, "The best Data Centre conference in the AP Region" by NDY, and "the best event I've been to in 15 years" by Amazon's Glenn Gore - then get ready for the sequel!

The 2nd Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit
March 18th-20th @ Marriott Resort, Gold Coast.

Date: March 18th - 20th 2014
Location: Marriott Resort, Gold Coast
Agenda: Managing Increasingly Complex and Dynamic Architectures
Contact: Jim.Berry@SE-Corp.com.au | (02) 94353535
Website: www.DataCentreStrategy.com.au
Twitter: #DCSummit

Created and delivered by SE-Corp in association with event partner iTnews.com.au

Below is a small sample of some of the great content from the 2013 event. Scroll below for stories from 2014.

IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
 
NSW Transport reveals infrastructure outsourcing timeline 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Two mega-deals due before the end of the year.
 
Govt appoints first partners to new data centre panel 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
New arrangements focus on services over leases.
 
Your Say: NSW responds to IT skeptics 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Insiders cast doubt on the state's veneer of success.
 
Facebook works to secure data centre links 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden proved "we were wearing our tin foil hats correctly".
 
Defence picks Lockheed Martin for mammoth compute deal 
By Paris Cowan | May 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
IBM misses out on key contract.
 
ING Direct transforms backend in major overhaul 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bank-in-a-box moves into primary data centre.
 
Energy rating stickers proposed for servers, storage 
By Brett Winterford | Apr 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Report recommends NABERS for data centres be mandated.
 
Photos: Facebook's wind-powered data centre 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sneak peek inside the Altoona facility, currently under construction.
 
SAP to open Sydney data centre this week 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second facility to be announced before end of 2014.
 
Hills pegs future with Windows, Azure  
By Andrew Colley | Mar 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Android, iPhone users hung out to dry.
 
Four data centres pledge to conduct NABERS audit 
 
Defence to decide compute deal within weeks 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT technicians required across Australia for ambitious body of work.
 
iSeek launches cloud services 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Independent data centre operator expands in Sydney and Brisbane.
 
Big-name websites downed by massive Hostworks outage 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Power upgrade goes catastrophically wrong.
 
Equinix boss departs to join Avaya 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Returns to vendor community.
 
ServiceNow speaks out on government cloud policy 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
A second SaaS vendor claims that blanket security stifles uptake.
 
Preview: NextDC's Perth data centre 
Feb 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Launches next week.
 
How do we serve three billion new internet users? 
By Brett Winterford | Feb 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sustainability a key issue as activity shifts to the developing world.
 
Meet Defence's new go-to guy 
Feb 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Craig Magee to help drive department’s tech transformation.
 
Kordia offers direct connect to Amazon cloud 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Low latency promised to NZ customers.
 
Equinix commits US$60m to Melbourne data centre 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
First Australian presence outside Sydney.
 
Megaport pumps $18m into Singapore dark fibre 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Permission to set up in city-state.
 
Announcing: The iTnews Fibre breakfast 
By Brett Winterford | Jan 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bevan Slattery, James Spenceley and Skeeve Stevens face off.
 
Immigration CIO maps out 'huge' year ahead 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Yannopoulos studies apps, infrastructure, outsourcing and cloud.
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