Picture a gigantic room that seems to be filled with nothing but occasionally twinkling lights and shelf after shelf of black boxes all stacked one atop each other – this is the common interior of data centres all over the world. While this den of technology may seem rather unextraordinary this is, in fact, the physical home of that digital world that is utilised across offices and businesses everywhere – ‘the cloud’.
The enormous amount of data that is filtered through homes, businesses and individuals’ devices all over the world through the internet every day has to be stored somewhere, and that is where data centre’s come in. Data centres provide cloud computing solutions by storing the physical hardware required to facilitate huge swaths of data to be processed and transferred between devices.
Businesses, from banks to telecommunications all require swaths of memory to account for all logistics, employee documents and client data and more and more are moving to data centres to make this area of business easy and convenient. Storing data on
It is within these data centres that ‘the cloud’ truly lives. Which raises the question – what is the cloud and how does the data stored
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Being able to share processes and data is a way of safeguarding any potential failures, allowing the full file or software process to bounce over to another part of the system instantly. It is in this way that ‘the cloud’ exists, as it is not a library of files and processes, but instead a haze of data, with bytes of information flying through space constantly.
Data Centre’s are now set up around the world, with Google
Companies like these recognise the benefits in seating their data and cloud technology offsite, minimising costs in both energy and land. Australia, and notably, Queensland, has our very own cloud computing centre – The Polaris Data Centre. Based in Springfield Central, the Polaris Data Centre is one of the most advanced data centres and cloud technology solutions in Australia. Purpose designed, Polaris is situated in a location not susceptible to geopolitical events or natural disasters and features a host of security and redundancy features to ensure all data is stored safely and for the long-term.
If you’re ready to take advantage of the cloud, contact the Polaris Data Centre or call 07 3819 9800. You can also find out more about Polaris and how it compares with other cloud technology solutions.
Polaris is widely regarded as Australia’s leading, most modern, highly secure, purpose built and designed to Tier 3+ standards data centre. The facility is unique in delivering an N+2, high availability solution that is reinforced with a Service Level Agreement (SLA) assuring a class leading 99.99% availability. The Tier 3+ rating demonstrates a concurrently maintainable, high security, high availability (N+2) facility that is successfully meeting the requirements of our tenants.
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Picture a gigantic room that seems to be filled with nothing but occasionally twinkling lights and shelf after shelf of black boxes all stacked one atop each other – this is the common interior of data centres all over the world. While this den of technology may seem rather unextraordinary this is, in fact, the physical home of that digital world that is utilised across offices and businesses everywhere – ‘the cloud’.More