RF Code, a leading provider of real-time physical asset management and environmental monitoring solutions for data centers, today announced successful deployment of real-time environmental monitoring solutions for DataVita, the UK's only Uptime Institute-certified Tier 3 data center north of London.
This installation addresses DataVita's need to guarantee 100% uptime for its customers, and improve cooling equipment efficiency by eliminating overcooling. With immediate notification of issues to the network operating center and real-time notification to security to identify opening of rack doors, RF Code provided necessary improvements on visibility and auditability of DataVita's operations. This installation enabled DataVita to move from simply monitoring building management system controllers to dynamically controlling the system with real-time sensor data.
"We have a 100% SLA and we pay our customers if we don't maintain that SLA for even one second," says Graeme Logie, Operations Director at DataVita. "RF Code's real-time technology gives us complete transparency, which allows us to show our customers that we're hitting those SLAs."
RF Code deployed 300 sensors across all 200 racks under management, to monitor temperature, humidity, hot aisles, returns, ducting, and cooling system; then integrated the real-time data capture with cooling controls in parallel with the building management system.
"We were eager to work on this project with DataVita," said David Williams, Executive Vice President, Products and Marketing at RF Code. "One hundred percent uptime is a critical element of their guarantee to customers and we were thrilled to work closely with them to deliver on this promise. We understand that operational concern and our real-time monitoring solutions provided the equipment and reporting capabilities they needed."
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About RF Code
RF Code is the leading provider of automated, real-time physical asset management and environmental solutions to data centers. RF Code's CenterScape platform reduces the total cost of ownership by replacing expensive and inaccurate manual processes with real-time intelligence from data generated by its proprietary sensor networks. CenterScape offers global scalability while providing granular reporting and is easily integrated with existing IT, facilities and business systems, increasing their value by providing improved accuracy, lower cost, and timely information.
RF Code's solution is tracking more than three million sensors worldwide and has delivered over $100 million in savings to hundreds of customers, including more than half of the internet and telecommunications companies in the Fortune 500.
RF Code is based in Austin, Texas, with partners around the world. Additional information can be found at http://www.rfcode.com.
At DataVita, our goal is to be at the heart of Scotland's digital economy by offering innovative, agile services delivered from the world class Fortis datacentre. Opened in 2016 the Fortis datacentre is Scotland's largest and most advanced purpose-built colocation facility. It is also the first facility in the UK to be Tier III certified for both design and construction. Operated by DataVita, the site up to 2,000 racks, all powered by 100% renewable energy. With a PUE of 1.18 the centre can provide significant cost savings to major organisations who choose to move away from inefficient in-house computer rooms to agile colocation solutions.
Additional information can be found at https://www.datavita.co.uk/.
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