IBM has announced the official launch of its new NZ$80 million data centre at Highbrook Business Park in Auckland, New Zealand. The new data centre enables IBM to deliver a range of Cloud services to the NZ market including Virtual Server Services and hosted private cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructure services.
Meeting the highest IBM data centre design, smart building technology and energy efficiency standards, the 5,200m² scalable facility is rated an IBM Reliability Level 3+ data centre. It boasts the highest levels of data centre reliability, according to IBM’s globally recognised data centre rating system. IBM’s high level resiliency, security and sustainability standards have been applied across all aspects of the new facility, including office and delivery areas.
With 400+ data centres located across the globe, IBM drew on its extensive experience when developing the New Zealand new data centre. The result is an innovative building design and new energy-saving technologies that are ‘firsts’ for IBM and for data centres worldwide.