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DEAC data centers infrastructure guarantees stable operation for companies also in hot weather conditions

DEAC data centers infrastructure guarantees stable operation for companies also in hot weather conditions
08.07.2010

With hot weather conditions, constant operation of computer equipment located in limited premises is subject to additional load and overheating, which can cause partial of full equipment damage. But even in these hot days, temperature in European data center operator data centers "Riga" and "Grizinkalns" server rooms does not exceed +22° C. It guarantees safe and reliable equipment operation of any company. Overall a professional data center infrastructure significantly reduces the possibilities of companies’ business downtime and protects businesses from large financial losses, as shown by recent researches.

"Those who are unaware may think that such hardware as switches, servers or data storages may operate under the same circumstances as a man. But in reality, inadequate room parameters may cause irreversible damages to the server. To enable the company maintain the servers in appropriate premises it should consider huge financial, time and human resources. Firstly, it needs to explore the rooms - what is the temperature, what kind of circumstances affect it, what risks exist. Secondly, when all required factors are found, to ensure that required temperature, humidity, continuous electrical supply is provided in the premises, all kind of risks avoided. And of course, you need to maintain the necessary conditions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week," says the DEAC CEO Andris Gailitis, adding that in DEAC data centers temperature all year round regardless of weather is +22° C.

Business continuity is based on security of information and data systems. Data center operators around the world invest millions of Euro to ensure the highest level of climate control and to avoid the different risks to servers. "Servers and other equipment that is stored appropriately serve longer, without interruptions regardless of the different external conditions day in and day out. Conditions created in DEAC data centers ensure, that the customer’s servers, data and hence the business is completely safe. Therefore, we offer all interested in these hot summer months a special price to move their equipment from the offices to DEAC data centers and to compare their performance before and after," urges A. Gailitis.

Study results show, that in case of hardware breakdown in the company downtime caused financial losses are ranging from a few hundred up to five million dollars per hour. The amount of loss depends on the company's size and its field of business. IT consulting and analytics company "Gartner Group", for example, investigated that in U.S. server downtime causes two of the five business bankruptcies within five years from the accident date.

Continuity of servers’ operations stored in DEAC data centers are guaranteed by APC Symmetra MW UPS equipment, SDMO diesel generators, Emerson Network Power's climate control system (a powerful unit with its own pump station and 29 tons of cooling liquid). The DEAC server systems and core network elements are provided with a power lead from two parallel leads, thus reaching the  TIER IV level. Communications interfaces provide direct connection to all regions of Russia and the largest European data exchange points. DEAC uses cutting edge IT solutions to ensure data communications security including firewalls, technology and communications channel encoding. To ensure optimal conditions for the servers all the time, the data centers are equipped with climate control systems. Smoke and heat detectors have been installed within the data centers premises that are connected to fire suppression and alarm systems.

About DEAC:
DEAC is European data centers operator and an IT outsourcing company with 10 years experience and highly qualified personnel. Business is orientated to provide data center services and IT outsourcing on Eurasia scale.   It owns two carrier-neutral data centers in Riga, Latvia. Total server area 1000 sq.m. Data centers are equipped with TIER I/II/III/IV infrastructure, duplicated power supply sources, APC UPS systems, SDMO diesel generators, Emerson Network Power climate-control systems, FM200 gas fire suppression systems, optical 10 Gbit/s lines from 5 different providers, server systems and network monitoring service. Connections with AMS-IX, DE-CIX, LINX, MSK-IX.

DEAC offers a full range of integrated IT solutions and to almost 2000 customers from 20 countries of the world, among them – Spanish telecommunication operator „Telefonica”, „Danske Bank”, „UniCredit Bank”, „Latvijas Banka”, „Rietumu Bank”, “Elko Group” „DEPO DIY”, “Microsoft Latvia”, “Philips Baltic”, „TV3 Latvija”, “AAS Balva”, “Kvadra pak” and others.
DEAC is the developer of a popular Latvian school management system e-klase.

Contacts:
Olegs Naskidajevs,
Head of marketing and development department, DEAC
Ph.: +371 6707 2100, +7 499 5029 722
Mob. +371 2917 0284, +7 926 448 2657, +7 921 889 9022
e-mail:
onaskidajevs@deac.eu

www.deac.eu


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