- 12 February 2020 10:51
TasmaNet to sell DC3 data centre
HOBART - February 12, 2020. Communications specialist TasmaNet has signed a binding term sheet to sell the assets of its DC3 data centre in Hobart to Australian data centre specialist DXN Ltd.
TasmaNet will continue to offer a suite of data centre, cloud and backup services to its customers utilising DC3, with DXN becoming a wholesale data centre provider to TasmaNet.
DC3 data centre management will continue to be undertaken by TasmaNet, on behalf of DXN.
TasmaNet Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Aris said: “TasmaNet DC3 was the first non-government data centre built in Tasmania, a visionary decision that led to our development of the innovative TasmaNet Core cloud platform that enables the delivery of enterprise quality data centre and cloud services to our business, government and education customers.
“TasmaNet is delighted to announce this transaction with DXN, and to continue providing our customers with a great experience using this facility for their data centre requirements. The Hobart data centre has a strong customer base including key sovereign clients and we are experiencing very solid annual growth, which we expect to continue as we further our national expansion and acquire new customers.”
Matthew Madden, CEO, DXN Limited, said: “Our plan is to continue to expand our carrier neutral Edge data centre footprint in Australia and New Zealand. This target will be achieved by developing new greenfield modular data centres, such as our new Sydney DC and / or acquiring existing operating data centres such as DC3.”
DC3 is a modular designed DC currently at Tier II+ with 30 racks and the capacity to expand to 100. It is a government accredited data centre that provides services to the Tasmanian Government, amongst others.
TasmaNet is a national telecommunications provider to business, education and government customers. TasmaNet provides a complete range of telecommunications services including connectivity, Internet, managed private networking, security, data centre, public and private cloud, voice and applications.
As one of the few Business NBN Retail Service Providers accredited to provide the game changing NBN Enterprise Ethernet product, TasmaNet offers superfast, symmetrical speeds up to 1Gbps over virtually uncontended, dedicated fibre at highly affordable prices never before available. TasmaNet is a panel provider to the Tasmanian Government for data centre-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, and connectivity services, and has been appointed to the NSW Government Telecommunications Purchasing Arrangements panel.
About DXN Limited
DXN Limited designs, builds, owns and operates data centres. Offering integrated, customised and tailored solutions to clients, DXN provides businesses with the option of delivering solutions to site through containerised modules, or space in DXN’s modular colocation facilities to suit technical specifications and operational requirements. From a single rack in the colocation facilities through to fully customised Edge Infrastructure, DXN can deliver a range of solutions to meet modern data centre requirements. DXN has achieved an industry first and become the first modular data centre developer in the world to receive both Uptime Institute Tier-Ready III and Tier-Ready IV design review awards. For more https://dxn.solutions
Elizabeth Aris, CEO and Managing Director, TasmaNet. +61 477 443 703
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