Our Data Centre

The Web Factory’s servers are located at Micron21, a privately run data centre that offers all of the systems and redundancy of many large data centres but on a smaller scale. Micron21 is Australia’s first Tier 4 Data Centre.

Located in Melbourne, Micron21 provides a robust, reliable and secure environment to host our servers. Some of the features that make Micron21 the best data centre for us are:

  • PCI DSS Level 1 Compliant Facility
  • All cabinets are locked with separate keys
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • 24/7 Temperature and Humidity Monitoring
  • 24/7 Strict Physical Security Access
  • 24/7 Support and Network Monitoring
  • 24/7 Full PTZ Camera Monitoring
  • 24/7 365 days a year Network, Server and physical building security Monitoring
  • Combination of both Cisco and Juniper Routers, Switches and Firewalls configured in 2N redundancy across the entire Network
  • Multiple Redundant UPS Systems
  • Multiple Redundant Air-Conditioners
  • Onsite permanent Cummins diesel generators for A, B and C circuit power
  • Licensed Carrier Grade Microwave for network media independent redundancy
  • A/B/C/D Power feeds per rack
  • Individual VLANS per client service, providing internal data integrity
  • Each rack has Force10 48 port managed switches dual fibre uplinked network core
  • Emerson Extreme Density independent top-of-rack cooling unit per rack
  • Online statistics for power utilization per C13 socket
  • AS ISO 15420 compliant building
  • Fully redundant VESDA detection and ProInert (IG-55) Fire Suppression System

Fast, Multi-homed, Redundant Global Network: Micron21’s Brocade powered national and international fibre network spans between Kilsyth to Melbourne, Melbourne to Sydney, Sydney to Brisbane and all the way across the Pacific Ocean to Los Angeles via 6 pop sites across the world.

Ranked in the top 1% of networks within Australia! Micron21 now peers with 130+ upstream providers globally (which is growing monthly). Their Fully Redundant global network AS38880 is currently ranked 2nd in Australia out of 1500+ networks as rated by Hurricane Electrics. Compare your current providers Network, Redundancy and Capacity to our world class Network and SEE the difference.

All of this network and data centre infrastructure is one thing, but it’s no good without quality people at the helm. This we believe is Micron21’s main strength and the reason why we house all of our equipment there. The support they provide to us and in turn our customers is simply the best. We wouldn’t be anywhere else.

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