Feeds

Primus joins AGIMO panel

Selected for Melb data hosting digs

Remote control for virtualized desktops

Primus Australia has secured a spot on the Federal Government's Data Centre Facilities Panel, offering services from its Melbourne based data hosting facilities.

The five year panel created by the Australian Government Information Management Office’s (AGIMO), was established under the Federal Government’s Data Centre Strategy 2010-2025. The Data Centre Facilities Panel, provides government agencies with an improved means to procure data centre facilities and services.

Primus joins established providers including Canberra Data Centre, Datacom Systems, Equinix Australia, iseek, NEC and TransACT Capital Communications. In September Enterprise Data Corporation, Australian Data Centres, Global Switch, Macquarie Telecom, Metronode and Fujitsu were also added to the list.

"As a key point of interconnect and carrier services, our Melbourne facility is an integral cornerstone of the telecommunications and data sector and we are pleased to be able to extend our services and capabilities offering to the Federal Government," said Primus Australia’s CEO Tom Mazerski.

Primus Australia owns and operates data centre and telehousing facilities in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane, providing co-location services as well as an enterprise-grade Cloud Computing platform.

The win will also provide a traffic boost for the DWDM kit Primus has been deploying on its CBD fibre networks. ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP
Fat fingered geo-block kept Aussies in the dark
You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES
We don't even know where some of them ARE – Maude
Want to STUFF Facebook with blatant ADVERTISING? Fine! But you must PAY
Pony up or push off, Zuck tells social marketeers
Oi, Europe! Tell US feds to GTFO of our servers, say Microsoft and pals
By writing a really angry letter about how it's harming our cloud business, ta
SAVE ME, NASA system builder, from my DEAD WORKSTATION
Anal-retentive hardware nerd in paws-on workstation crisis
Astro-boffins start opening universe simulation data
Got a supercomputer? Want to simulate a universe? Here you go
prev story

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
The next step in data security
With recent increased privacy concerns and computers becoming more powerful, the chance of hackers being able to crack smaller-sized RSA keys increases.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.