Leighton Contractors' data centre operator subsidiary, Metronode's new Victorian data centre has become the second in Australia to be awarded tier III accreditation by the Uptime Institute.Metronode's general manager, Malcolm Roe, said: "This accreditation provides our customers with real certainty of the reliability and uninterruptible availability - uptime - of our facilities and supports our commitment to providing world-leading environmentally friendly data centres."
Macquarie Telecom's new data centre in North Ryde, Sydney became the first data centre in Australia to receive Tier III design certification from the Uptime Institute in February this year. Digital Realty Trust has also indicated that it plans to obtain tier III accreditation for its new Sydney and Melbourne data centres.
Source: IT Wire
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