DCI Data Centers to build AU$400 million data center in Sydney

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DCI Data Centers announces its plan to build its 3rd data center in Australia. The data center operator said that it has secured the Blacktown City Council’s development approval for the AU$400 million facility. The 36 Megawatt is expected to go live in Q4 2022 and will be located 35 kilometers west of Sydney CBD, next to DCI’s first Australian data center. The new data center facility will be called SYD02. The facility already built on the site is called SYD01 and has a capacity of 11MW. DCI’s 3rd data center is in Adelaide. 

DCI Data Centers on getting approval for SYD02

DCI Data Centers said that SYD02 will be ready to host equipment by the last quarter of 2022,  will use new cooling technologies and have floor space capable of higher average power densities.

The operator hopes to secure a mix of hyperscale content, cloud and managed services providers as tenants. Chief Executive Officer of DCI said in a statement that the team is delighted to have secured the approval for SYD02 which is a crucial part of their 3-stage strategy for this key site.

The company is also excited to be leading the industry in delivering new and groundbreaking cooling technologies to significantly enhance their power utilisation effectiveness in addition to minimise impact on the environment.

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About DCI Data Centers 

A seasoned wholesale data center provider, DCI served carriers, cloud service providers, enterprises and governments. The data center operator provides highly secure data center facilities that are certified with world renowned certification programs.

DCI’s aim is to meet and exceed expectations of its customers for timely provision of secure, purpose-built and reliable data centres. As an industry leading specialist wholesale provider, its facilities are ICT and cloud service provider neutral. It is a Brookfield portfolio firm which is operated by experienced management teams from Australia, Singapore and the USA. 

The company has great experience in design, development, operation and managing data centers and technology real estate and has in-depth understanding of retail, hyperscale and enterprise data center markets.

SYD01 by DCI has 11MW of power installed and its Adelaide facility leases 1.2MW currently. The data center operator is working presently on the development of a 6.75MW expansion for its Kidman Park campus.

SEE ALSO: Macquarie Telecom Group announces a new data centre in Canberra

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