With Australia becoming a significant hub requiring IT services, the demand for Local based Data Centres have increased.
Many local Businesses and government are more comfortable in a local provider who is under the Australian government laws, handling their data traffic and internet services rather than a company that is somewhere in the US, with the data being able to be investigated by the US authorities at their will.
Multi-million data centre to open in Sydney
Cloud hosting provider Rackspace is opening a multimillion-dollar data centre in Erskine Park in Sydney’s west. The company is said to fulfil existing high demand for onshore cloud computing services.
Demand is high for cloud computing and data centres from small businesses to corporate and financial institutions and government agencies.
US-based Rackspace has had a sales and technical support operation in Australia for 3½ years.
Rackspaces top clients
AMAZON , HP, FUJITSU DATA CENTRES EXPAND IN AUSTRALIA
With the expansion of this data centre there will be some more jobs with the company expanding to a total of 50 employees within three years. Most big companies like Google and other Big US providers are subject to the US Patriot Act, whereby the US government can access your stored records if they think it necessary, while any company operating under Australian soil will still have to disclose any information in compliance with Australian law.
Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing arm of Amazon.com, recently announced an Edge location in Sydney australia for some of its data and online services. HP has opened a $200 million data centre in Western Sydney, while Fujitsu has done a multimillion dollar upgrade to its Melbourne data centre.
Fujitsu has done a $60 million investment on its data centre to provide its 2,000 Australian enterprise and government customers with increased access to secure hosting services
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