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New Next-Generation Colocation Facility Utilizes Comprehensive Power Management Solutions from Eaton
Power management company Eaton today announced an agreement to deliver power distribution and power quality solutions to ROOT Data Center’s new state-of-art, Tier 3 colocation facility in Montreal, Canada. ROOT Data Center, a next-generation data
“We carefully considered a number of power solutions providers for our next-generation data center facility and found that Eaton stood out amongst the competitors, offering an extremely versatile product line combined with premium service capabilities,”
Eaton’s RPP power distribution solutions are designed to deliver 30 kilowatt (kW) of power to each rack within ROOT Data Center’s colocation facility. The Eaton configuration is engineered to help reduce power distribution costs by more than 20 percent and improve data center efficiency by as much as 10 percent over other local colocation providers. ROOT Data Center also found value in Eaton’s corrective and preventive maintenance service offering to help keep its mission-critical business up-and-running.
“When aggressively targeting high efficiency in a colocation facility, you need advanced power distribution and management solutions that can adapt to customer needs,” said Umesh Patel, general manager, Eaton Power Quality Division, Canada. “Eaton’s solutions align with a state-of-the-
” ROOT Data Center will deploy Eaton’s 9395 UPS to provide backup power and scalable runtimes to support growing customer needs. The 9395 can operate at 99 percent efficiency, featuring an advanced touch screen and capabilities designed to achieve power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.2. The 9395 utilizes Eaton’s ground-breaking Energy Saver System (ESS), a part of its Energy Advantage Architecture™
ROOT Data Center is a disruptive, next generation data center colocation provider that offers colocation services for less than the cost of power. The $20M Tier 3, carrier neutral, 5MW, 500 server rack facility is strategically located less than 15 minutes from downtown Montreal and the airport. ROOT will be the first data center provider in Montreal to deploy a next generation cooling technology that allows ROOT to offer services for 30-70 percent less than existing providers. For more information, visit www.rootdatacenter.com.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments;
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com (http://www.eaton.com/
Jason Van Gaal