Intelligent Data Centres Issue 42 | Page 7

Secure I . T . Environments completes data centre upgrade for Three Rivers District Council

NEWS ecure I . T . Environments , one of the UK ’ s leading design and build companies for modular , containerised and

S micro data centres , has announced the completion of a multi-phase major upgrade project for the 70.8m 2 main data centre at Three Rivers District Council . The site , at the main offices in Rickmansworth , provides essential digital services to public sector staff and those used to support the local services that the district council provides .

• Fire suppression ( phase 4 ) – Replacement of the fire suppression gas bottles at the site , which had reached its end of life . Following a full assessment of the existing system , Secure I . T . Environments provided a new fire suppression system to ensure the system could provide protection long into the future .
The multi-phase project covered the following areas :
• Server room UPS upgrade ( phase 1 ) – The provision of a new energy efficiency UPS system , consisting of a Riello Multi Power Combo UPS cabinet , with two 25kW three-phase Power Modules .
• Server room flooring replacement ( phase 2 ) – A phased and complete replacement of the existing carpeted raised access flooring tiles , with new vinyl tiles .
• Energy-efficient AHU upgrade ( phase 3 ) – Full replacement of two 20-year-old air handling units ( AHUs ) with new energy-efficient FlaktGroup Multi-DENCO models . New locations were selected for the replacement condensers and the units were configured with a new Building Management Solutions ( BMS ) to manage the cooling environment in the server room

Aligned expands Salt Lake Metro area campus with third hyperscale data centre

ligned Data Centers has announced its further expansion

A in the Salt Lake City market with the planned development of SLC-03 , a new data centre on its hyperscale campus in West Jordan , Utah .

The build-to-scale project will add more than 100 MW of capacity to the campus in order to meet hyperscale demand for Aligned ’ s scalable and sustainable infrastructure .
The company ’ s advanced supply chain methodology and readily available vendormanaged inventory ( VMI ) enable an aggressive projected delivery timeframe . aggressive in the world ,” said Andrew Schaap , CEO of Aligned .
“ This is our fourth hyperscale data centre in the Salt Lake City metro area – a market we entered just threeand-a-half years ago . Our expansion in the Silicon Slopes is a testament to Aligned ’ s continuous ability to deliver critical capacity quickly – wherever our customers require it .”
Aligned ’ s SLC-03 data centre combines the company ’ s patented and award-winning Delta ³ cooling technology with a state-ofthe-art waterless heat rejection system , now its data centre design standard .
Advancing sustainability , Aligned ’ s Delta ³ cooling systems enable customers to expand on demand , incrementally scaling in place up to 50 kW per rack without stranding capacity .
“ Our newest build-to-scale customer requires not only rapid construction timelines to keep pace with their accelerated growth , but seamlessly scalable , sustainable infrastructure that supports their environmental commitments , which are some of the most
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