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C1 Canberra Data Centre | Colocation Canberra

NEXTDC's C1 data centre is Canberra's most connected colocation data centre, serviced by all major carriers and connects directly to the Government's diverse fibre network, ICON.

Built to ASIO T4 requirements and achieving Uptime Institute Tier III certification for design, C1 is a highly secure colocation facility offering extremely high levels of physical security when it comes to safeguarding data and IT infrastructure for Government and Enterprise. Situated 6km northwest of Canberra's CBD, C1 has excellent access to major public infrastructure. Comprising two onsite substations delivering the critical power supplies that Government and Enterprise require, C1 is the perfect choice for business colocation.

Canberra's most interconnected IT hub

C1 residents have access to the country's most dynamic and diverse digital ecosystem comprising the world's largest cloud platforms including AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud and Alibaba Cloud, along with the nations carrier networks and service provider partners via AXON.

By enabling new business models and a seamless way for Canberra to connect, C1 plays a significant role in the growth of cloud-based economic activity in regional Australia, bringing innovation to the delivery of digital Government services.

AWS Direct Connect Live in Canberra

C1 is Canberra's only AWS Direct Connect location, enabling Federal Government and other organisations to integrate cloud services and internal applications into a seamless, highly secure cloud deployment.

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Microsoft ExpressRoute

Microsoft ExpressRoute services can be accessed over the ICON network using AXON. C1 provides agencies with a secure location to host Azure Stack deployments alongside high-speed connectivity directly into Azure and other services offered by Microsoft.

Learn more about Microsoft ExpressRoute here.

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IT Load

Target: 4.4MW

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Benefit from data centre design excellence

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Advanced Security Systems

When your infrastructure is stored in our Canberra data centre, it's protected by advanced physical security systems and protocols. These include a multi-layered access system with individual authentication using combined biometric fingerprint technology and ID access cards (IDACs), an extensive CCTV network and 24/7 onsite security staff and are present at all NEXTDC data centres. The security of your data is our highest priority with our data centre colocation services provided at C1.

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High density power

Our C1 data centre is designed to handle the increasing power requirements of virtualised hyper-converged machines. As a premium colocation provider and the home of cloud computing, our data centres across Australia offer some of the highest power densities in the country.

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100% availability and N+1 redundancy

NEXTDC data centres are designed to a minimum of UTI Tier III standard, which means N+1 redundancy on all critical systems, delivering extremely high levels of service availability. We back our reliability with a 100% no-break power guarantee in our SLA. NEXTDC also offers Tier IV facilities in Brisbane (B2), Melbourne (M2) and Sydney (S2).

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NEXTDC is dedicated to ensuring future generations have the opportunities and resources beyond what we enjoy today. As a Carbon Neutral certified organisation for our corporate operations, NEXTDC is leading the industry by building the countries most sustainable data centres which drastically reduce power use and power consumption and environmental impacts, driving the lowest PUE ratings in the country.

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Tailored solutions

NEXTDC’s expert in-house engineering team add significant value with both their operational cadence and customer engagement on all non-standard design requirements. The same engineers who design and build our data centres also work with closely with customers to create solutions tailored for their specific needs. Our leading-edge data centre colocation solutions are flexible, scalable and customisable to your requirements.

ISO 27001 Information Security ISO 9001 Quality ISO 14001 Environment Uptime Institute certified Facility C1 Canberra, Tier III, Design, 2020 Australian Government DTA

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