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NextDC
TypePublic
Founded2010
HeadquartersBrisbane, Queensland
Key people
Craig Scroggie (CEO)
Websitenextdc.com

NextDC is an Australian data centre operator. As of July 2020, the company operates 11 data centres around Australia,[1] with facilities in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, and Canberra. Four of these, S2 in Sydney, B2 in Brisbane, P2 in Perth and M2 in Melbourne, operate at Tier IV standard, while the rest are Tier III.[2][needs update]

History[edit]

NextDC's P2 data centre in Perth

NextDC was founded by Bevan Slattery in 2010.[3]

In 2015, NextDC was named by Deloitte as Australia's fastest growing technology company.[4] It has been listed on the S&P/ASX 200 since 2016.

In July 2020, NextDC opened P2, its second data centre in Perth.[1]

In November 2021, NextDC invested around $17 million for a 19.99% stake in AUCloud.[5]

In February 2022, NextDC announced that it will invest more than $100 million to build a data centre on Pirie Street, Adelaide.[6]

Data centres[edit]

Operational
Name Location Launched in Uptime Institute tier Ref
B1 Brisbane, Queensland 2011 [7]
B2 Fortitude Valley, Queensland IV [8][9]
C1 Canberra, ACT 2012 [10]
M1 Port Melbourne, Victoria III [11]
M2 Tullamarine, Victoria IV [9]
P1 Malaga, Western Australia 2014 III [12]
P2 Perth, Western Australia 2020 IV [1][13]
S1 Macquarie Park, New South Wales 2013 III [9][11]
S2 Macquarie Park, New South Wales 2020 IV [9]
SC1 Maroochydore, Queensland 2021 N/A (Edge data centre) [14]
In development or under construction
Name Location Status Uptime Institute tier Ref
D1 Darwin, Northern Territory Under construction III [15]
M3 West Footscray, Victoria Under construction [16]
A1 Adelaide, South Australia In development [6]
S3 Artarmon, New South Wales In development [17]
S4 Horsley Park, New South Wales In development [18]

Organisational structure[edit]

Board members[19]

  • Douglas Flynn (Chairman)
  • Craig Scroggie (CEO and Managing Director)
  • Gregory J Clark AC
  • Jennifer Lambert
  • Eileen Doyle
  • Stuart Davis
  • Stephen Smith
  • Michael Helmer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hastie, Hamish (31 July 2020). "Internet has a new home in WA with opening of $200 million data tower". WAtoday. Archived from the original on 24 December 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  2. ^ "NEXTDC Data Centres". NEXTDC. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  3. ^ "NEXTDC History". NEXTDC. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  4. ^ Han, Misa (14 November 2014). "NEXTDC tops fast growing tech companies list". The Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  5. ^ "NEXTDC to take stake in AUCloud". iTnews. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  6. ^ a b Sier, Jessica (17 February 2022). "NextDC tips $100m into new data centre in Adelaide". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  7. ^ Coyne, Allie (17 November 2015). "NextDC wants to raise $70m for new Brisbane data centre". iTnews. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  8. ^ Cowan, Paris (19 May 2016). "NextDC picks Tullamarine for second Melbourne data centre". iTnews. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  9. ^ a b c d "A peek inside NextDC's S2 data centre". ZDNet. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  10. ^ "NextDC opens Canberra data centre". iTnews. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  11. ^ a b Dawn-Hiscox, Tanwen (5 October 2017). "NextDC's data center gets Australia's first Tier IV certificate". Data Centre Dynamics. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  12. ^ "Preview: NextDC's Perth data centre". iTnews. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  13. ^ Alley, Alex (31 July 2020). "Australia's NextDC opens Perth P2 hyperscale data center". Data Centre Dynamics. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  14. ^ Bowen, Mark (15 December 2021). "NEXTDC announces new edge data centre network and launches SC1 on Sunshine Coast". Intelligent CIO APAC. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  15. ^ Swinhoe, Dan (27 October 2021). "NextDC to build data center in Darwin, Australia". Data Centre Dynamics. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  16. ^ Savvas, Antony (12 August 2021). "NEXTDC gets planning approval to build Melbourne data centre". Capacity Media. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  17. ^ Cummins, Carolyn (23 March 2021). "NEXTDC boosts portfolio with new data centre". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  18. ^ Moore, Ben (30 July 2021). "NextDC to build massive 300MW data centre in West Sydney". CRN Australia. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  19. ^ "NEXTDC Board". NEXTDC. Retrieved 6 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)