30 October 2017

B2 is a winner at the Lord Mayor's Business Awards

Break out the Champagne, NEXTDC has won the Port of Brisbane Award for Investment in Brisbane at the 2017 Lord Mayor's Business Awards for our new B2 Brisbane data centre!

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Located on St Paul’s Terrance in Fortitude Valley, B2 is an incredible success story for IT in Brisbane, and we have delivered a truly world-leading data centre to enable Brisbane’s growing digital economy.

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NEXTDC celebrated with our B2 construction partners FDC … why are all those glasses empty?!

From the funding, to the unique design, construction and commissioning, B2 represents an incredible, collaborative achievement by the entire company, and reflects a remarkable amount of work and coordination by NEXTDC and our suppliers and contractors.

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Rebecca from our Engineering team accepted the award with a short speech, assisted by Helen, our new Business Development Manager

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Here are Rebecca and Helen in the frame with The Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk (R) and representing the award sponsor (L) was Peter Keyte the Chief Operating Officer of the Port of Brisbane.

B2 has put Brisbane on the world map of data centres. It is the first Australian data centre – and the first Asia Pacific colocation data centre – to receive Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) from Uptime Institute, the world’s leading independent data centre advisory and certification organisation.

Cue fireworks!

Find out who were the other winners on the night, or Take a look inside our new B2 data centre