NEXTDC SA Colocation Data Centres: Why Choose Adelaide?

Jul 7, 2024


NEXTDC SA Colocation Data Centre: Why Choose Adelaide?

Experience the Full Potential of NEXTDC's Adelaide Data Centre

NEXTDC's SA colocation data centre is strategically positioned in Adelaide, offering unparalleled infrastructure and connectivity. Our cutting-edge facility in Adelaide provides direct, low-latency access to global cloud platforms and networks, powering digital acceleration for enterprises, governments, and key sectors such as aerospace, defence, agribusiness, health, and medicine in this strategically important region.

A1 Adelaide: Solving Data Centre Migration Challenges

A1 Adelaide is set to transform South Australia's data centre landscape. As the state's first Tier IV data centre, certified by Uptime Institute, A1 Adelaide provides a critical upgrade from existing Tier III facilities. Opening to customers in the second half of 2024, this state-of-the-art infrastructure is poised to drive innovation and support the digital transformation of South Australia's enterprise and government sectors.

Strategic Advantages of Adelaide

Choosing Adelaide for your data centre location offers numerous strategic advantages. As a major economic hub in South Australia, Adelaide provides extensive connectivity and direct access to national and international markets. The A1 Adelaide data centre brings NEXTDC’s 100% uptime guarantee to a region known for its technological advancements and innovation. This location enables businesses to leverage AI-driven, real-time data processing and other cutting-edge technologies to stay competitive in the digital age.

Driving Innovation and Economic Development

A1 Adelaide is not just an infrastructure solution; it's a catalyst for economic growth and technological innovation in South Australia. This facility supports AI infrastructure, fostering growth in key sectors such as aerospace, defence, agribusiness, health, and medicine. By providing a robust, resilient digital infrastructure, A1 Adelaide contributes significantly to Adelaide's economy, creating high-value jobs and attracting capital investment.

South Australia is ripe with high-tech opportunities, supported by established skills and expertise in mining, defence, space, health, and manufacturing. The state's involvement in significant projects like the AUKUS deal for nuclear submarines highlights its strategic importance and potential for economic growth.

Empowering Your Business with NEXTDC

NEXTDC's SA data centre is committed to providing advanced infrastructure, ensuring that your business stays at the forefront of technological innovation. With state-of-the-art AI capabilities, vibrant ecosystems, and dedicated workspaces for mission-critical operations, our facilities are ready to empower your business by enabling technology innovation and enhancing operational resilience.

Key Benefits:

  1. Uninterrupted Uptime: Ensures continuous operations and reduces downtime risks with a 100% uptime guarantee.
  2. Ecosystem Access: Leverages a thriving, interconnected ecosystem of clouds, carriers, and digital services.
  3. Future Technological Advancements: Prepares organisations for the digital age with advanced infrastructure and AI capabilities.

Addressing Critical Risks

Ensuring Uninterrupted Uptime and Reliability:

  • 100% Uptime Guarantee: NEXTDC’s data centre service providers meet Uptime Institute’s Tier IV certification standards, offering customers a 100% uptime guarantee on power and cooling.
  • Independent Verification: Ensures complete fault tolerance as a central tenet of your mission-critical data centre.
  • Service Delivery: Eliminates the complexities of maintaining uninterrupted service.

Leveraging a Thriving Digital Ecosystem:

  • Ultra-Low Latency Cloud Connectivity: Provides quick and secure connections to top cloud providers, supporting real-time data processing.
  • Supports a Variety of Applications: From big data analytics to AI inferencing models that require substantial computing power and swift data retrieval.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: Access to a rich ecosystem of clouds, carriers, and digital services facilitates collaboration and innovation.

Preparing for Future Technological Demands:

  • Adaptability: Premium data centres offer scalable infrastructure that can easily adapt to technological advancements and business growth.
  • AI and High-Density Computing: Designed to handle the demands of AI and high-performance computing applications.
  • Evolving Regulatory Compliance: Keeps pace with tightening regulatory standards around security, data sovereignty, service availability, and sustainability.


NEXTDC A1 Adelaide Data Centre represents a pivotal investment in the future of Adelaide's economy. By addressing critical risks associated with outdated data centres and providing a robust, future-ready infrastructure, it ensures that organisations can maintain continuity and drive growth. Establishing a data centre presence in Adelaide not only mitigates risks but also positions organisations to thrive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape. With its strategic benefits, the NEXTDC A1 Adelaide Data Centre is set to be a cornerstone of technological excellence and economic growth in the region.

For the fourth year in a row, NEXTDC has been awarded the prestigious title of Australian Data Centre Services Company of the Year (2021-2024) by global business research and analyst company, Frost & Sullivan.

Explore the Future of Data Centre Infrastructure

Get in touch to book a tour or find out more about our state-of-the-art facilities. Experience the future of data centre infrastructure and see firsthand how we are helping and supporting organisations' AI and digital transformation strategies. Contact us to find out more about our Adelaide Data Centre (A1) and to discover “What’s NEXT” for South Australian digital infrastructure.



Why Choose NEXTDC for Your Data Centre Needs?

Dynamic Partner Ecosystem:  

Leverage Australia's most extensive partner ecosystem with a community of 750+ partners to enable more connections with carriers, cloud providers, and IT service providers. 

Hybrid Cloud Experience: 

Empowering customers to leverage cloud first strategies and optimise multi-cloud deployments to scale mission critical IT infrastructure. 

AI, High-Performance Computing and Edge Design:  

NEXTDC is at the forefront of supporting Edge computing and High-Performance Compute (HPC) requirements, providing customised solutions to accelerate your AI journey.  

100% Uptime:  

The only data centre operator in the southern hemisphere with Tier IV Gold certification for Operational Sustainability, NEXTDC guarantees zero downtime for reliability and performance. 

Data Centre Interconnectivity:  

Secure, private, and direct access to Australia’s most connected range of global cloud providers, integrated with a nationwide network of data centre facilities. 

World Class Design and Operations: 

Internationally recognised for designing, constructing, and operating Australia’s market leading Tier IV facilities, certified by globally renowned Uptime Institute. 

Sustainability Driven:  

Demonstrating a commitment to sustainability, NEXTDC prioritizes renewable energy sources, achieving leading standards such as 5-star NABERS energy efficiency ratings and TRUE certification. 

DTA Certification for Government Agencies:  

NEXTDC is certified by Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), to ensure compliant and sovereign critical infrastructure choice for government at all levels. 

Industry Recognition:  

NEXTDC, a listed company on the ASX 100, stands out with industry peer awards as the region's most innovative and customer focused data centre provider. 

Carbon Neutral Operations:  

NEXTDC's corporate operations are certified carbon neutral under the Australian Government’s Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard. 

Efficiency and Cost Management:  

Engineered for outstanding energy efficiency, NEXTDC data centres deliver industry-leading benchmarks for minimising operational cost and total cost of ownership.

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