In April 2018 NEXTDC announced plans to build a third Melbourne data centre. Site allocation has been finalised, with works relating to design and planning approvals already commenced
Continuing our commitment to maximising uptime while minimising energy consumption, M3 will be built and certified to Uptime Tier IV standards and will charter the NEXTDC standard NABERS 5-star rating for energy efficiency.
M3 will directly interconnected to M1 Melbourne and M2 Melbourne, ensuring our Melbourne customers reap the benefits of accessing the one locally available ecosystem. Additionally, M3 will seamlessly connect back into the entire NEXTDC national data centre footprint including direct access to all the leading cloud platforms.
M3 will target a total IT power load of 80MW.