The federal government has certified the first three data centre providers under its new hosting certification framework, with all protected-level data now expected to be stored in these facilities.
‘Certified strategic hosting provider’ is the highest level assurance, and requires data centres and managed services providers to allow the government to specify ownership and control conditions.
“Three providers have been certified strategic against the requirements defined in the hosting certification framework,” the DTA said.
“Those providers are Australian Data Centres (ADC), Canberra Data Centres (CDC) and Macquarie Telecom (Canberra Campus).
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