Newcastle Colocation

Newcastle Connect’s colocation service allows you to install servers, storage and network hardware within Newcastle’s newest and most reliable data centre facility backed by Newcastle Connect engineers.

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Newcastle Colocation Benefits

    • Control your own data and hardware, know where your data is stored.
    • Improve the up-time and reliability of your applications (vs on-premise).
    • Reduce costs – add storage, RAM and CPU capacity to your server without increasing your monthly spend.
    • Reduce downtime by locating your equipment in a climate controlled, battery and generator backed up environment.
    • Support available from Newcastle Connect engineers.
    • Relocate your Sydney servers to Newcastle and regain control.
    • Newcastle’s newest and most reliable data centre.
    • Supports emerging technologies which require reduced latency between applications and the end user.


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Data Centre Technical Features

    • 24×7 access to your equipment
    • Biometric access to the data centre and your rack (facial recognition & 2FA, no keys or pass needed).
    • Dual power feed (A + B) direct to servers.
    • Redundant UPS backup (A + B)
    • Redundant Generator backup (A + B)
    • Dual substation kiosks feeding data centre.
    • Dual power fed direct from the Ausgrid network.
    • Redundant cooling, climate monitoring and control.
    • Early detection of smoke with VESDA detection.
    • Fire suppression gas to extinguish fires without damaging equipment.
    • Access to multiple major carriers.
    • Access to multiple Dark Fibre networks across Newcastle.
    • Free cross connects to other providers and other racks.
    • Tier III certified
    • Carrier Neutral


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Data Centre Services

    • Wavelength services (1, 10, 25, 40, 100, 200, 400G Ethernet, OTN, Fibre Channel, SDH).
    • Uncompressed Broadcast formats over wavelengths or dark fibre (HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI, 12G-SDI and ASI)
    • Low cost ethernet connectivity (Fibre/Copper) from 1mbit to 40G to other data centres within Australia and worldwide.
    • Up to 400gbps available between the data centre and your Newcastle business (via dark fibre)
    • Up to 10gbps available between the data centre and your business Aust wide (via Metro Ethernet).
    • Dark fibre available to many locations around Newcastle including radio towers.
    • Newcastle Connect Smart hands available 24×7
    • Direct cloud connect with Google Cloud, Amazon, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud and TPG Cloud.
    • SDN connectivity with Megaport and Equinix.
    • Direct access to SIP trunks over fibre cross connect.
    • Existing 10gbps connectivity to Mt Sugarloaf.
    • Existing 10gbps connectivity to Equinix SY1
    • DDOS protection
    • Ability to directly access data centre via direct microwave link (mounted on neighbouring property) for mission critical applications.
    • Out of band console access to equipment in the event of total loss of NBN, fibre and cellular.
    • Receive outage and other alerts independent of NBN, fibre and cellular networks via POCSAG, ideal for mission critical applications.



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