Vantage Achieves 1.12 PUE For Santa Clara Data Center

February 17, 2012 No Comments »

Vantage Data Centers, a wholesale data center developer has achieved a 1.12 PUE for its second data center on the Santa Clara campus. This achievement makes this facility one of the most energy efficient in the world. The data centerdata center is also a LEED Platinum candidate.The data center – V2 – was built in a record time frame of 8 months from the ground up and was leased 2 years ahead of schedule. The data center was developed in close consultation with the single tenant occupying the building. The expected savings in power and cooling is in the vicinity of $ 72 million in its first decade of operation.

These savings are being made possible through advanced electrical and mechanical design. Apart from the 1.12 PUE, V2 also has another unique feature to its credit – it is the first vertically scalable wholesale data center. The same physical infrastructure can be used by the tenant to double IT capacity without any disruption.

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About Rakesh Dogra

Rakesh is a member of writing team at Data Center Journal. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and CoC in Marine Engineering from Maritime and CoastGuard Agency, UK. His Post Graduation in Computing is from Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumbria Universities, UK. Has years of experience in sailing as Marine Engineer in deep ocean going vessels. Currently owns and operates an outsourcing consultancy as well.

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