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IN PICTURES: NEXTDC opens Sydney datacentre

Australian data centre provider, NEXTDC opened its flagship S1 facility after already contracting 27 per cent utilisation to some of Australia's biggest companies.

  • NextDC staff at the ready to open S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • NextDC staff show off fingerprint identification technology.

  • NextDC staff show off fingerprint identification technology.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie chats with communications minister Malcolm Turnbull.

  • NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie chats with communications minister Malcolm Turnbull.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at S1 datacentre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull opens centre with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull opens centre with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull opens centre with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Stringent security measures involve fingerprinting and weighing all visitors in gunnebo security doors.

  • Chief executive Craig Scroggie and communications minister Malcolm Turnbull.

  • Shared facilities for NextDC customers.

  • Shared facilities for NextDC customers.

  • Shared facilities for NextDC customers.

  • Diesel rotary uninterruptible power supply (DRUPS) units

  • Diesel rotary uninterruptible power supply (DRUPS) units

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull with NextDC chief executive Craig Scroggie.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull inspects data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Inside the data hall.

  • Customers can also use the OneDC iPhone app to view environmental data inside the facility, and to lock and unlock their racks.

  • Inside the datacentre

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull prepares to flick the swith to power the new centre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull prepares to flick the swith to power the new centre.

  • Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull prepares to flick the swith to power the new centre.

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