NEXTDC VIC Colocation Data Centres: Why Choose Melbourne?

Jul 8, 2024


NEXTDC VIC Colocation Data Centres: Why Choose Melbourne?

Experience the Full Potential of NEXTDC's Melbourne Data Centres

NEXTDC's VIC colocation data centres, strategically located in Melbourne, offer world-class infrastructure, unmatched reliability, and extensive connectivity. Our cutting-edge facilities feature advanced security measures, redundant power supplies, and state-of-the-art cooling technologies to ensure maximum uptime and performance for your mission-critical applications. Our Melbourne colocation data centres provide unparalleled access to a robust ecosystem of cloud providers, network carriers, and IT service providers, enabling businesses to seamlessly connect and scale their operations.

AI-Ready Capabilities

NEXTDC’s Melbourne colocation data centres are AI-ready, featuring advanced infrastructure to support substantial AI workloads. With new liquid cooling technologies and high-power density management, our facilities are equipped to handle the demands of AI applications, ensuring your business stays at the forefront of technological innovation.

Strategic Advantages of Melbourne

Choosing Melbourne as your data centre location provides numerous strategic advantages. Melbourne is a major economic hub in Australia and a growing centre for digital innovation and connectivity. The city offers a strategic location with low-latency connections to key national and international markets, making it an ideal choice for businesses looking to expand their footprint. Additionally, NEXTDC's Melbourne data centres are committed to sustainability, featuring energy-efficient designs, ensuring that your IT infrastructure is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.

Why Choose Victoria

Victoria, as a state, offers a thriving business environment with a strong focus on technological advancement and innovation. With Melbourne at its heart, Victoria provides businesses with access to a rich talent pool, extensive resources, and a supportive government framework aimed at fostering growth and development in the IT sector. By choosing Melbourne and Victoria for your colocation needs, you are positioning your business in a region that prioritizes excellence, sustainability, and forward-thinking.

Key Benefits of NEXTDC Melbourne Data Centres

  1. Uninterrupted Uptime: Ensures continuous operations with redundant power supplies and a 100% uptime guarantee.
  2. Enhanced Security: Advanced security measures including biometric access controls and 24/7 surveillance.
  3. AI and High-Density Computing: Equipped to handle substantial AI workloads with new liquid cooling technologies.
  4. Scalability: Access to a robust ecosystem of cloud providers, network carriers, and IT service providers.
  5. Sustainability: Energy-efficient designs that ensure your IT infrastructure is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
  6. Strategic Location: Low-latency connections to key national and international markets.

Addressing Critical Risks

Ensuring Uninterrupted Uptime and Reliability:

  • 100% Uptime Guarantee: NEXTDC’s data centres meet Uptime Institute’s Tier IV certification standards, ensuring a 100% uptime guarantee on power and cooling.
  • Independent Verification: Complete fault tolerance ensures your mission-critical data centre operations are uninterrupted.
  • Service Delivery: Simplifies maintaining uninterrupted service.

Leveraging a Thriving Digital Ecosystem:

  • Ultra-Low Latency Cloud Connectivity: Quick and secure connections to top cloud providers support real-time data processing.
  • Supports Various Applications: Ideal for big data analytics and AI inferencing models requiring substantial computing power.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: Access to a rich ecosystem of clouds, carriers, and digital services facilitates innovation.

Preparing for Future Technological Demands:

  • Adaptability: Scalable infrastructure easily adapts to technological advancements and business growth.
  • AI and High-Density Computing: Designed for AI and high-performance computing applications.
  • Evolving Regulatory Compliance: Keeps pace with regulatory standards around security, data sovereignty, service availability, and sustainability.


NEXTDC’s Melbourne Data Centres represent a significant investment in the future of Victoria's digital economy. By addressing critical risks with a robust, future-ready infrastructure, they ensure organisations maintain continuity and drive growth. Establishing a data centre presence in Melbourne mitigates risks and positions organisations to thrive in the evolving digital landscape. With strategic benefits, NEXTDC Melbourne Data Centres exemplify 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 learn more about our state-of-the-art facilities. See firsthand how we support organisations' AI and digital transformation strategies. Contact us to discover “What’s NEXT” for Victoria’s 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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