MODULAR DATA CENTER STANDARDS


   complete, fully-integrated & self-contained data centers
   scalable, flexible, expandable modules (not ISO containers)
   server & transport technology-agnostic
   PUE (Power Usage Efficiency) under 1.2

modules

metal structures / welded steel frames & insulated metal panel skin
total hot & cold aisle containment
redundant roofing & waterproofing systems
space-age interior finishes
high floor load capacity
no wet pipes within modules

cable management

24" wide X 42" or 48" deep X 42 to 52 RU lockable racks w/high-flow ventilated doors
metal trough cable management for fiber, copper & power delivery to racks

power & grounding systems

UPS / N + 1 diversity
PDU / right-sized IT power circuit distribution
emergency generator & fueling
ATS / automatic transfer for emergency power generator
TVSS / right-sized surge current protection
20A/120V convenience outlets
master ground bar w/ ground halo w/ connections to equipment & exposed metal

cooling systems

N+1 multiple rooftop-mounted high-efficiency DX units / minimum 3 to 1 redundancy design temp: supply 76F, 30F change of Temp.
optimal air flow & heat rejection / relief dampers / IR dehumidification
overhead plenum air delivery / insulated metal supply & return plenum & chimney systems
specialized supply & return air terminals w/integral dampers for optimal air flow balancing

controls & monitoring

comprehensive environmental monitoring of exterior & interior temp/humidity, leak detection, power equipment & circuits, cooling equipment & other critical points
DCIM cellular communicator backup to TCP/IP connectivity
PLC via MODBUS/TCP communications protocol
hot & cold aisle temp & humidity inputs to PLC for optimal temperature control
monitoring & remote controllability of fire alarm, fire suppression, security & access control systems

fire detection & suppression

smoke detection for NOC notification and interlock w/suppression release circuit
aerosol fire suppression system at all interior areas
cross-zone heat detection for automatic suppression release

lighting

motion activated interior LED light strips for high illumination
photocell activated exterior LED lighting
exit, emergency & task lighting

security & access control

mantrap entries
key-pad, card access & screening at all doors
1MP digital video / IR cameras surveillance of module interior & exterior areas
NVR for on-site video storage
locking rack doors

available options & upgrades

custom storage, staging, office and support modules (contiguous or detached)
2N power system upgrades
reinforced concrete module structures (in lieu of steel)
2N power & cooling configurations
custom DC power systems
alternate cooling systems (including evaporative options)
secondary emergency generator & fueling systems
tap-box configurations for roll-up generator
extended UPS battery load carry-time
power monitoring at rack level
30" wide racks
in-rack PDUs & ground bars
custom exterior & interior finishes & signage
architectural fencing for exterior equipment & entrances
perimeter screening for roof equipment
VESDA early warning smoke detection system
alternate fire suppression systems
biometric access controls
numerous power system upgrades
redundant temperature control PLC wiring & logic
utility & private metering requirements
utility transformer & connections
VoIP phone & intercom
SCADA system to trend historical data
PLC generator controls
Humidification
HEMP-EMI-GMS mitigation
lightning protection & prevention systems
extended warranties
turnkey IT migration, integration & consolidation services
turnkey site development, improvements & provisioning

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