In an ASX announcement (pdf) from DXN, the corporate revealed it can purchase 30 occupied racks with the flexibility to develop to 100 racks.
As a part of the deal, TasmaNet may also signal a nationwide buyer settlement for 3 years the place the corporate will proceed managing the ability and proceed offering data centre, cloud and backup providers to its clients.
“TasmaNet is delighted to announce this transaction with DXN, and to continue providing our customers with a great experience using this facility for their data centre requirements,” TasmaNet chief government Elizabeth Aris stated in a separate announcement.
“The Hobart data centre has a strong customer base including key sovereign clients and we are experiencing very solid annual growth, which we expect to continue as we further our national expansion and acquire new customers.”
DC3 is a authorities accredited Tier 2 modular data centre that gives providers to the Tasmanian authorities and can also be considered one of three business data centres within the state. Aris stated it was additionally the primary non-government data centre inbuilt Tasmania, which led to TasmaNet’s growth of its Core cloud platform.
DXN chief government Matthew Madden stated the acquisition is an instance of how the corporate goals to develop into Australia’s main Edge data centre supplier.
“Our plan is to continue to expand our carrier neutral Edge data centre footprint in Australia and New Zealand,” Madden stated. “This target will be achieved by developing new greenfield modular data centres, such as our new Sydney DC and/or acquiring existing operating data centres such as DC3.”
DXN stated the transaction will shut in the direction of the top of March 2020.