Scotch were appointed to provide a client-side watching brief over the contractor’s detailed design and construction. The project services included high voltage infrastructure upgrade and a significant fibre network upgrade for Imagination Technologies, a global leader in multimedia and communication technology.
The data centre, housing up to 116 individual racks and a number of emulator test-beds, was constructed with a resilient UPS and standby generation and an associated fuel system. A bespoke ventilation system maximises free cooling by utilising fresh air to cool the data hall when conditions allow.
Specialist IT equipment (emulators) required a water-based process cooling system to enable correct operation. Extensive security measures were provided to the building.