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Secure I . T . Environments delivers multi-data centre project for UK investment and wealth management firm

Secure I . T . Environments , one of the UK ’ s leading design and build companies for modular , containerised and micro data centres , has announced that it has completed two major data centre projects for a UK financial investment and wealth management company . The two projects were a phased relocation of the primary data centre and a separate new Disaster Recovery data centre build .

The primary data centre relocation involved the relocation of equipment and upgrading the building mechanical and electrical infrastructure . This included the installation of a new Inmesol Volvo 100 KVA generator , four Mitsubishi air conditioning units in N + 1 configuration and the relocation of two existing Mitsubishi units . Secure I . T . Environments also installed a new incoming power supply to the site .
Phase two of this initial project focused on upgrading existing infrastructure in a number of key areas . The combined phases were completed in just six weeks . Secure I . T . Environments supplied and installed Novec and VESDA fire
suppression systems in four rooms , two new cabinets , 14 intelligent PDUs , Jacarta Environment Monitoring System ( EMS ) and a flooring upgrade to vented floor tiles . A controlled shutdown was also undertaken during phase two to enable the installation of an Automatic Transfer Switch ( ATS ) generator panel .

THE PRIMARY DATA CENTRE RELOCATION INVOLVED THE RELOCATION OF EQUIPMENT AND UPGRADING THE BUILDING MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE .

A new Disaster Recovery DC
Project two was a new Disaster Recovery data centre build and infrastructure upgrade , completed in two phases either side of the COVID-19 lockdown spanning December 2020-January 2021 . The project included installation of 7x42U cabinets , 6x intelligent PDUs , Riello UPS and a Jacarta EMS . Three new Mitsubishi air conditioning systems were installed , along with raised floor access and room soundproofing . A power upgrade to the server room was also completed .
“ We have managed multiple projects across the challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic , with great communication and trust being very important ,” said Chris Wellfair , Projects ’ Director at Secure I . T . Environments . “ When working on multi-phase projects for customers , careful planning and a close working relationship is critical to success . The customer team was pivotal to our success in delivering these projects and managing the dynamic nature of changing lockdown rules .” �
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