Wednesday, 12th May 2021
Logo

Keysource begins infrastructure replacement for Garmin UK

Data centre and critical environment specialists Keysource has initiated a critical infrastructure project for Garmin, adding to a growing portfolio of market leading brands.

Last month, Keysource specialists conducted a site survey to identify areas in need of modernisation, including increasing the number of cooling units, expanding rack footprint and optimising cooling operation.



Chris West, Head of Global Accounts at Keysource, said: “The Garmin data centre consists of a single row of 42U racks supported by In-Row cooling and modular UPS. Having recently completed lifecycle upgrades on the UPS system which included provisioning additional power capacity, Keysource will now oversee the replacement of the 42U racks with 48U racks as part of a project to replace the 2006 In-Row cooling units with new lifecycle replacements.”

The project will see Keysource undertake full turnkey delivery of additional racks and cooling units to support physical rack expansion, modifications to cold/hot aisle separation system as well as modifying existing chilled water pipework to suit additional cooling unit expansion. The Keysource team will also carry out a pipework flushing activity including replenishing specialist water treatment.

Chris West added: “The programme has been broken down into ‘steps’ which align to Garmin’s ability to migrate IT equipment between racks. The intention is to deliver the first phases of the project in early 2021. It is an exciting project for us and offers us a great opportunity to deliver for our new client Garmin. Going forward, we will also identify any further works needed to increase cooling capacity from the current capability of the installed systems to facilitate future growth and ensure optimum performance.”

First Phase of the largest solar-powered data centre in the Middle East and Africa.
SUPERNAP strengthens its presence in Milan with the acquisition of two land sites proximate to its e...
Data centres facing longer lead time for sufficient grid capacity.
Plan provides a meaningful biodiversity roadmap for individuals and data industry businesses alike t...
The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that Bureau Veritas has joined the trade a...
Uptime Institute has published the findings of its Annual Outage Analysis, an important industry ind...
According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, The need for data cent...
Insights from over 1,500 physical security leaders highlight cybersecurity as a strategic priority a...