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Host24 provides co-location services in our Macquarie Telecom, North Ryde data center. Co-location provides a stable and secure environment for the operation of server equipment which needs to be connected to the Internet at a fraction of the cost of in-house service provision.

Main Structural Features

  • 600mm raised floor with anti-static tiles
  • Slab to slab height ranges from 3.6m clear height upwards
  • Slab loading of 12kN/m²
  • 10 tonne goods lift

Redundant Power

  • 2 x diverse 20 MVA feeds feeding from the National Grid
  • Highly efficient DRUPS installation supported by up to 22 no-break Rotary Diesel UPS sets
  • Diverse A+B+R supply, distributed via 11kV rings within the data centre
  • On-site diesel tanks (6 x 60,000 litres) support 24 hours at full capacity with 24×7 diesel delivery
  • A third 20MVA feed will be on stream in 2011

Cooling and Environment

  • Minimum N+1 resilience on chilled water cooling system
  • 6+1 4.5MW water cooled chillers
  • Diverse chilled water distribution pipe work (ring main type) throughout data centre with N+1 flow and return pipe work via N+1 risers
  • CRAC units within customer areas provided at minimum N+1
  • Temperature and humidity in technical space to industry accepted standards and maintained within energy efficient parameters

Fire Detection and Suppression

  • Multi-aspirated fire detection and warning system
  • Analogue addressable fire detection system in all areas
  • Inergen gas suppression system in an N+N arrangement
  • Dry pipe sprinkler system to all data suites to further back up the Inergen gas system

Building Management Systems

  • Experienced facilities management team with technicians on duty 24×7
  • BMS systems monitoring all essential mechanical plant and SCADA system for all electrical systems
  • BMS systems monitoring all in Suite environmentals


  • Carrier Neutral
  • Access to multiple telecommunications providers
  • 2 dedicated Meet Me Rooms
  • 2 diverse building entry points
  • Diverse cable routes, risers and pathways
  • Roof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment


  • Security Operations Centre manned 24×7 with security guards on-site 24×7
  • Premises under constant CCTV surveillance
  • Intruder resistant to all areas
  • Physical access to the data centre is controlled by mantrap
  • Strict access control list
  • Access control using proximity card readers

Ancillary Services

  • Design and build services
  • Installation and cabling
  • On-site secure storage for deliveries
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Technical cleaning

What our data centre facilities offer:

  • 99.7% network availability
  • Flexible space solutions allow your data center to grow with your business needs
  • Managed installation and onsite technicians (on call) make it easy to manage your equipment when you can’t
  • Network Route Optimization provides consistent performance of your Internet applications
  • Network monitoring, resiliency, capacity and speed
  • Environment scaling and space planning
  • Enhanced IP connectivity options provide easy access to all major Internet backbones enabling a direct connection of customers to your business
  • The experts to manage the infrastructure and whatever else you need
  • Unlimited onsite visits to data center (pre-organised)

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