Timely advice and valuable technical insight can be the catalyst to realising the swift return on any investment decision. Richard Clifford, Head of Solutions at Keysource, the global data centre and critical environment specialist, explains.
The recent fire event at OVH cloud, in Strasbourg, France and another similar incident in the US is a strong reminder of the risks which remain present in operating data centre facilities and, importantly, what this could mean for operational staff, business reputation and client services.
Keysource, the global datacentre and critical environment specialist, was engaged by Datum Datacentres, a leading provider of datacentre and colocations services, to provide approved assessment services to support the renewal of their DCA certification. Prior to undertaking the formal audit Keysource also assisted Datum in understanding the current requirements of the DCA certification scheme and identifying any gaps which required addressing prior to the audit itself.
Data centre and critical environment specialists Keysource has initiated a critical infrastructure project for Garmin, adding to a growing portfolio of market leading brands.
The Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has chosen Keysource, the global data centre and critical environment specialist, to undertake a pre-construction services contract for the data centre upgrade at its Daresbury Laboratory facility in Warrington. This will involve supporting the live operation upgrade of the data centre facility which includes the lifecycle replacement of critical power, cooling and protection systems.
Keysource, the global datacentre and critical environment specialist, has partnered with Tree-Nation and committed to planting a tree for every order it receives in a move designed to offset CO2 emissions on behalf of the company and its clients. Clients will have the opportunity to plant their tree and receive a ‘Tree Planting Certificate’ detailing the plantation project, Species of Tree and the all-important lifetime CO2 offset.
Keysource, the leading global datacentre and critical environment specialist, has been awarded a contract extension by Royal Holloway, University of London. It builds on a successful 10-year relationship during which Keysource has provided critical infrastructure services for the college.
A good testing and commissioning procedure is as critical as a good design for a data centre facility and yet there is far less emphasis on its importance. As a result many organisations are facing major risks for their infrastructure in that it will simply not achieve the performance, resilience and efficiency that it was designed for.