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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. ®

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