BIS Ltd, a large UK data centre provider and operator, appointed Saradan as design & Build contractor to create a £2.5m, 300m2 extension to their existing “live” 1,000m2 Docklands data centre facility.

The works were successfully competed in 5 months with no IT downtime or affect on client business operations.

The new works included

  • Creation of a new Box-in-Box 300m2 data hall
  • Extension of the existing UPS/electrical plant room
  • Extension of the external plant compound
  • Ground works and trenching for the new generators and substation
  • Installation of a new 11kV, 1.0mVA supply
  • 6 x 100kW DX CRAC units in the data hall (N+1)
  • 2 x 40kW DX CRAC units in the plant room (2N)
  • 2 x 800kVA Static UPS (2N)
  • 4 x 500kVA Diesel Generators (N+1)
  • 2 x Main LV Distribution Boards (2N)
  • 2 x UPS Output Boards (2N)
  • 4 x C & E PDU’s (2n)
  • Generator AMF Panel
  • Dual power distribution to IT cabinets
  • Argonite gas suppression to data hall and plant room
  • VESDA to the data halls
  • TREND BMS system monitoring all M&E plant
  • CCTV internally and externally
  • Biometric and card and pin access control system