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Brisbane’s DC market continues to expand
Wed, 13th Feb 2019
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iseek, a service provider to the enterprise - government sectors today announced it is expanding its Eagle Farm data center campus located in Brisbane, Queensland.

The current Eagle Farm data center, launched in 2010 established a new benchmark in energy efficiency through technology innovation, winning the WSP Award for Best Sustainable Development – New Buildings, at the Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovations and Excellence Awards in 2012.

The new expansion builds on that innovation, growing iseek's portfolio of energy efficient data centers in Australia.

The expansion is the third iseek Brisbane data center, and the second to be located in the same precinct.

The new data center will be an Uptime Institute Tier 4 rated, 6MW purpose-built greenfield facility significantly expanding iseek's footprint in the Queensland market for data center services targeting Q1 2020.

In addition, further expansion In May this year will see the opening of the new purpose-built iseek Townsville Data Center.  iseek is one of the largest data center providers in the Queensland market.

iseek CEO Jason Gomersall says, “Continued growth and expansion was necessary to meet the growing demand for data center services.

“The acceleration of on-premise data centers shifting to purpose-built facilities, the rise of cloud computing, data storage growth, innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) and immersive technologies all continue to increase demand for data center capacity in Brisbane.

“Being at the forefront in data center ingenuity, innovation and technology infrastructure has given us the opportunity to deliver data center services to cloud providers, network operators and enterprise - government customers.

iseek is a data center, cloud services and connectivity provider to the enterprise and government sectors.

iseek data centers are located in Sydney, Brisbane and Townsville (May 2019). All facilities are supported by iseek's resilient core IP network throughout Australia which peers with all major carriers, content delivery networks, cloud providers and multiple peering fabrics in addition to Tier1 DDoS protected internet access.