Nextgen fits out data centres for high density

By on
Nextgen fits out data centres for high density
Nextgen brings power monitoring of co-lo racks to iOS devices.

Introduces power monitoring by iPad.

Nextgen Networks is fitting out three co-location data centres nationwide to accept high-density customer environments of up to 24kW per rack.

The company has started taking orders for the high-density service in Melbourne and plans to expand it to facilities in Perth and Sydney.

Nextgen sells co-location space in Metronode data centres nationwide. Both firms are owned by Leighton Contractors.

"We have done a fair degree of fit out necessary to support this," Nextgen managing director Phil Sykes told iTnews.

"We've modularised it so it's quite cost effective and quick to do. We're now in a position where we're taking orders for people that have got high rack densities and high power densities per rack, and we're moving to cut [the first] customers over."

Sykes said the facilities are being structured to "cope with multiple 24kW racks".

"We'll get space efficiency as well as power efficiency," he said.

Although Nextgen's own requirements for compute power are increasing, Sykes said the decision to offer a high-density service was predominately driven by external customer requirements.

He expected a mix of new and existing co-location customers to take on the service.

Sykes said the product also included "in-rack monitoring and control" over power consumption.

Remote access is available through a web portal or iOS application. The capability appears to be similar to NextDC's planned OneDC service.

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.
Tags:

Most Read Articles

You must be a registered member of iTnews to post a comment.
| Register

Poll

How should the costs of Australia's piracy scheme be split?
Rights holders should foot the whole bill
50/50
ISPs should foot the whole bill
Government should chip in a bit
Other
Flash is heading towards its grave, and that's...
Great! Good riddance
Sad! Flash had some good qualities
Irrelevant. I don't care
What's Flash?
View poll archive

Whitepapers from our sponsors

What will the stadium of the future look like?
What will the stadium of the future look like?
New technology adoption is pushing enterprise networks to breaking point
New technology adoption is pushing enterprise networks to breaking point
Gartner names IBM a 'Leader' for Disaster Recovery as a Service
Gartner names IBM a 'Leader' for Disaster Recovery as a Service
The next era of business continuity: Are you ready for an always-on world?
The next era of business continuity: Are you ready for an always-on world?

Log In

Username:
Password:
|  Forgot your password?