COVID-19 Updates: New Covid Restrictions In Sydney, AUS 08/27/2021

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27 August 2021

Evoque Sydney Data Centre

30 August 2021

In response to the on-going COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, Evoque Data Center Solutions,™ in conjunction with facility landlords and government entities, has implemented several safety protocols for our Sydney data centre. These measures are intended to keep our staff, customers, and contractors as safe as possible and minimize the risk of virus exposure.  

All Evoque data centers remain open 24x7 for remote hands and customer access. Evoque strongly encourages clients to use remote hands for as many needs as possible and has taken customer-focused steps to make remote hands services easy and accessible. Additional security measures are in place for in-person visits and on-site customer access. 

The matrix below captures the current measures in place at each facility. Evoque will be updating this on an as-needed basis as facility guidelines change, and it will be posted on our website for ease of reference.

Evoque Data Center

Coronavirus Precautions

Last Updated

SYDNEY (SYD1) –

Landlord:
Global Switch

Effective 30 August 2021:

 

The NSW government announced new rules affecting people living in certain

affected LGAs. The new rules are as follows:

 

Authorised workers who work outside their LGA of concern are only permitted to work if they have had their first vaccination dose by 30 August (or rapid antigen testing is implemented at their work-site). Global

Switch is not currently implementing rapid antigen testing at its work-site.

 

From Saturday, 28 August, authorised workers from the LGAs of concern are required to carry a permit from Service NSW declaring that they are an authorised worker and cannot work from home; and

From Saturday, 28 August, anyone entering an LGA of concern for the purposes of work must carry a worker permit issued by Service NSW

In order to comply with the new rules and to provide a safe workplace for everyone, the data center will be requiring customers, partners and employees who are authorised workers working outside of their LGA of concern to provide proof of:

(1) having had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose prior to entering campus; and

(2) their permit (declaring that they are an authorised worker) issued by Service NSW.

Individuals who do not have a permit or have not had their first vaccination may be denied access to the building from Monday, 30 August 2021.

Other measures remain in place:

(1) Face masks remain mandatory throughout our facility at all times.

(2) Practice basic hygiene such as frequent washing of hands with soap and water.

(3) Please restrict all visits to the data centre for essential work only. Mandatory sign in - Global Switch has formally introduced the Service NSW check-in for its Ultimo data centre campus. Global Switch also have the means to manually sign in an attendee without a smart phone to ensure we capture everyone in line with current Government requirements.

(4) All visitors to Sydney Data Center will still be required to fill in the COVID-19 Health Declaration Form at the reception desk, as well as have your temperature taken prior to been allowed to enter the data centres.

Please restrict all visits to the data centre for essential work only. And at all times, abide by the NSW Government COVID-19 directive and travel restrictions, more info: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

27
Aug 2021


Singapore
(SNG1) –

Landlord:
1-Net

Please be aware of the following COVID-19 Pandemic measures implemented at the site:

All individuals intending to visit the SNG1 facility to carry out essential work, must adhere to the following:


1) Complete the Safe Distancing declaration form. Please send the form with the site access request to Evoque ESC Tier 1 or via the Evoque Customer Web Portal before visiting the site. Visitors who did not submit will not be permitted to enter.


2) All persons are required to use Trace Together-Only SafeEntry to check in and check out when entering and exiting 1-Net Data Center. Access will be denied if you do not present access registration via TraceTogether apps.


3) Trace Together-Only SafeEntry QR Codes s have been placed at all entry/exits at the site. You are required to show the SafeEntry acknowledgment screen with the Trace Together logo to Security before being allowed entry.


4) Please download and use TraceTogether app before entering the data centre premises, download at https://www.tracetogether.gov.sg

Site security will carry out mandatory screening of all visitors with temperature sensors. Visitors who meet any of these criteria will not be permitted to enter:

  • Anyone found to be recording a temperature above 37.5 degrees Centigrade (99.5 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Any individual who are unwell or register respiratory symptoms such as cough or runny nose
  • Any individual that travelled out of the country in the past 14 days
  • All visitors are required to wear their own masks before entering site.

28 Dec 2020

SYDNEY (SYD1) –

Landlord:
Global Switch

Please be aware of the following COVID-19 Pandemic measures implemented at the site:

1) All customers and contractors attending Global Switch Data Centre for the foreseeable future, will be required to wear a mask when entering the front reception and in any areas such as lifts and common areas where social distancing cannot be maintained.

2) All visitors to Sydney Data Center will still be required to fill in the COVID-19 Health Declaration Form at the reception desk, as well as have your temperature taken prior to been allowed to enter the data centres. We also encourage all visitors to please continue to practice regular hand hygiene and utilise the sanitiser provided. If you become unwell during your visit, this needs to be reported to the site Security Team immediately.

3) Please restrict all visits to the data centre for essential work only. And at all times, abide by the NSW Government COVID-19 directive and travel restrictions, more info: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

25 May 2021

For the latest information on Evoque's COVID-19 response and precautionary measures, please visit: https://updates.evoquedcs.com/

Your support is important to help keep our site safe for all staff and customers and help curb community transmission. If you have any further questions, please contact your Sales Representative or our Evoque Service Centre team at Tier1Support@EvoqueDCS.com, or direct dial outside the U.S.: dial +1 (469) 436-6687, select prompt 2.

Please stay safe and thank you for your confidence in Evoque to provide you with world-class Data Centre services.

PHASE 1: PRECAUTIONS & PREVENTATIVE ACTIVITIES

PHASE 2: REMEDIATION & INFECTION RESPONSE ACTIVITIES

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