Interactive scales back Melbourne data centre

Co-location space glut, IT services growth force hand.

IT services firm Interactive has scaled back plans to build out co-location data centre space in Melbourne, redirecting a planned $50 million investment into managed services and office space.

Managing director Christopher Ride said the change was sparked by the impending entry of a host of large co-lo players in Melbourne - including NextDC, Metronode and Digital Realty - and faster-than-expected adoption of IT managed services...  read more