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M1 Melbourne data centre

NEXTDC's M1 Melbourne data centre is certified to UTI Tier III standard and the first facility in Australia to achieve 5-star NABERS rating for data centre infrastructure.

As one of the countries most highly connected data centre, at M1 you will enjoy seamless and secure access to the world's largest cloud platforms including AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud and Alibaba Cloud, the nations carrier networks and service providers.

Home to AWS Direct Connect and Microsoft ExpressRoute

M1 is the only Victorian Point of Presence (POP) for Amazon Web Services Direct Connect. Take advantage of local, private access to your AWS cloud services, allowing you to fully integrate cloud services and internal applications into a seamless highly secure deployment.

You will enjoy local, private access to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, which offers customers direct connections to Microsoft Azure cloud. This enables you to deliver applications and digital services at scale in a highly secure environment without any unnecessary back-haul costs.

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ISO 27001 ISO 9001 ISO 14001 Uptime Institute certified Design M1 2013


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AWS Direct Connect at NEXTDC M1

Access AWS Direct Connect simply via a cross connect in NEXTDC M1, or via the AXON network from any other location.


Benefit from data centre design excellence



When your infrastructure is stored in our data centres, 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.


High density power

NEXTDC data centres are designed to handle the increasing power requirements of virtualised machines and as the home of cloud computing, our data centres offer some of the highest power densities in the country.


100% availability and N+1 redundancy

Our 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 is leading the industry in green initiatives to reduce consumption and environment impacts, and keep our PUE ratings as low as possible.


Engineering excellence

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 the facilities also work with large enterprise customers to create solutions tailored for their specific needs.

Who is in the M1 ecosystem?

Data#3 Limited
Blue Apache
Big Air

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