Data Center

Data Center Alwernia

A safe haven for your data


Data Center

Main features
  • Year of putting into service: 2015
  • Area – 6,500 m²
  • Guaranteed accessibility of services
  • Power: 8 MW
  • Location: Alwernia (between Cracow and Katowice)
  • Connection via direct redundant fiber optic cable at the data center in Skawina
  • Access to storage area upon customer’s request
  • Concrete fence around the facility
  • Twelve independent operators, two telecommunications rooms
  • Independent paths for providers, 4 approaches to the building
  • Redundant access node to the Internet with DoS/DDoS protection
  • Round-the-clock physical security
  • Extensive access control and antiburglary systems
  • CCTV system
  • Building monitoring system (BMS) that controls the operation of all devices in the data center
  • Licensed security staff hired by a licensed security agency
  • Access lists and controlled admission to the territory of the facility
  • 24/7/365 intervention group
  • 7-tier access control
  • Constant CCTV monitoring, movable cameras, 2 Mpix image
Fire safety
  • Redundant extinguishing system, double set of cylinders
  • Demarcated fire zones of fire-resistance rating of up to EI90
  • Detection of fire based on early smoke detection system
  • Extinguishing system with the use of gas neutral for people, equipment, and environment
Power supply
  • Two medium-voltage power connections 15kV
  • Distribution of power in a 2N architecture
  • UPS backup power supply maintenance system even in a 2(N+1) architecture
  • Power supply system prepared to provide up to 15kW/RACK
  • Electric power generator – engine generators in a N or N+1 architecture
  • Extensive monitoring system of power supply parameters
  • Two independent sources of cold
  • Direct Liquid Cooling for processors
  • Redundant system of precision air-conditioning
  • Redundant water chiller system
  • Two redundant distribution paths for chilled water
  • Cooling capacity of up to 15kW/RACK
  • Free cooling – reduction of exploitation costs
  • Underground container with chilled water of 1MWh
Quality and certificates
  • ISO 27001:2017
  • ISO 27017:2015
  • ISO 9001:2015
Ecology and energy efficiency
  • PUE = 1.1 (with the use of DLC technology)
  • Passive energy sources (solar collectors, location of the facility etc.)
  • Direct Liquid Cooling for processors

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