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M1 Melbourne data centre

NEXTDC's Melbourne data centre (M1) is certified to UTI Tier III standard and the first facility in Australia to achieve 4.5 NABERS rating for data centre infrastructure.

At M1 you can take advantage of NEXTDC's Ethernet connectivity platform AXON, and access our entire ecosystem and some of the world's most trusted cloud platforms including AWS, IBM SoftLayer and Microsoft Azure.

Victoria's only AWS Direct Connect location

M1 Melbourne is the only Victorian Point of Presence (POP) for Amazon Web Services Direct Connect. You can enjoy local, private access to AWS, allowing you to fully integrate cloud services and internal applications into a seamless high security deployment.

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M2 - Expanding Melbourne's footprint

In 2017, our footprint in Melbourne grew with the opening of our second data centre, M2. M2 boasts 15,000m2 of high-density technical space and will scale up to a target capacity of 40MW at full fit-out. Learn more about M2 here.

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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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