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M1 Melbourne data centre

Seamless and secure colocation solutions

NEXTDC's M1 Melbourne data centre is a 15MW hyperscale colocation facility that is certified to UI Tier III standard. M1 is certified as a NABERS 5-Star rated data centre facility for energy efficiency, the only data centre in Victoria to achieve a 5 star rating that is independently certified by the Australian Government.

Showcasing the very latest in data centre technology and delivering industry-leading reliability, NEXTDC customers are backed by a 100% uptime guarantee.

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

Home to AWS Direct Connect and Microsoft ExpressRoute

Located in Port Melbourne, 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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Advanced security systems

When your infrastructure is stored in our Melbourne 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 and are present at all NEXTDC data centres.

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High density power

NEXTDC data centres in Melbourne are designed to handle the increasing power requirements of virtualised machines. As 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.

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Sustainable colocation services

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 the facilities also work with closely with customers to create solutions tailored for their specific needs. Our leading-edge data centre solutions are flexible, scalable and customisable to your requirements.

ISO 27001 Information Security ISO 9001 Quality ISO 14001 Environment ISO 45001 Nabers Uptime Institute certified Design M1 2013 Australian Government DTA

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