BREEAM, supported by datacentre specialist Keysource, has released a survey report designed to answer some of the most important industry questions around sustainability in the data centre industry. ‘Datacentres – The Sustainability Gap aims to improve understanding of how the BREEAM Data Centres Annex could bring value to the industry.
Keysource, the data centre specialist, has been appointed to the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) Framework for the provision of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure for a further four years. With a relationship which dates back to 2010, Keysource is now one of the most experienced companies on the framework and is able to offer its full range of its service from consultancy through to delivery and ongoing management as the top ranked framework supplier.
Mark has worked in the critical services sector for the majority of his career, delivering major projects for multiple global blue-chip companies including major financial institutions at Canary Wharf and the leading international search engine organisation. Mark joins following Head of Project Roles at both CBRE and Metropolitan Services for over 6 years.
Commenting on his new position, Mark said: “Keysource is unique in the industry in that we can provide a full range of services to support the full lifecycle of a project from consulting, through to project delivery and on-going management. This and their strong industry reputation were key factors in my decision to take this exciting role.”
Jon Healy, Managing Executive at Keysource, said: “As we continue to grow it is vital that we have the right people in place to ensure the continued strength of our delivery standards. Mark has excellent experience and is a real asset to our senior team.”
Keysource, the global data centre specialist, has been chosen to provide critical facilities management for Surrey County Council (SCC) and its partners, following a competitive tender. Under the terms of the two-year deal Keysource will be responsible for two dedicated, purpose built, state of the art data centres operated by the council which provide secure hosting space, applications and infrastructure services to over 8000 users.
Keysource, the data centre design and build specialist, has been announced as a winner in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2020. The company was granted its fifth gold medal award after being commended for its high standards towards health and safety performance.
Keysource has been appointed by Namsos Datasenter AS to deliver professional services for a new Edge Datacentre facility in Norway.
BREEAM is currently the most prominent sustainability assessment and certification process. It recognises that quality buildings maximise benefits to users and minimise impact on the environment. It provides a consistent approach to assessing the quality of buildings against measurable criteria, allowing evidence-based benchmarks and targets to be set, regulatory requirements to be met or exceeded and comparisons made between buildings.