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Global bit barn baron Equinix has opened its newest data centre in Sydney, just 90 metres from the shores of the Alexandria Canal, a waterway that in the late 1800s was envisaged as linking Botany Bay to Sydney Harbour. The digging barely made it a tenth of the way, but that was enough to make it a useful place to situate …

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Re: Couldn't they just put it on the 5th floor?

My thought also. Or choose a location reasonably uphill of sea level and any nearby rivers.

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Re: Couldn't they just put it on the 5th floor?

There is no 5th floor.

http://www.itnews.com.au/Gallery/323008,photos-equinix-opens-phase-two-of-sy3-data-centre.aspx/18#pic

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escalated?

Is this the new "raised"?

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Paris Hilton

What, haven't you heard...

...never, ever, under any circumstances, put it on the fifth floor!!!

C'mon. Surely you've heard!!

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Happy

It's Stephen Conroy!

We ARE allowed to mention Senator Conroy's surname these days since he has nixed the Great Firewall of Oz.

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Angel

So where are the generators?

Or will those be engulfed by the flood waters, rendering them inoperable and leaving the colo dead in the water (no puns, please, we're IT professionals).

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