HP has unveiled plans to build out up to 12,500 sq m of technical floorspace at its new Sydney data centre site to state government and private sector interest in cloud and managed services. The computing giant officially launched the first phase of the facility, based in Sydney's west, this week, offering 2500 sq m of technical floorspace to tenants including Origin Energy, Downer and Elders Australia.
It is HP's second core facility for Australia. HP plans to consolidate disparate facilities around the country.The first phase of the facility, dubbed 'Aurora', was completed on time, with first active services rolling into the facility on December 1. Though the initial stage was initially slated to cost A$119 million, the company said this week that it had spent a total A$200 million to date on the site.
Source: IT News