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Lakehead University

Client: Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Lakehead University is known for its multidisciplinary teaching approach, and its emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking.

Expertise: We implemented a new data centre for Lakehead University.

Project: The scope of this new data centre’s implementation included the following:

  • 2 x 80 kW N+1 redundant UPS systems
  • 1 x 60 ton chiller c/w "Free cooling" modules
  • 12 x in-row RC air handlers (located between IT enclosures)
  • 36 x Rackmount metered power distribution units
  • 18 x IT enclosures with power distribution
  • Network cabling (rack to rack)
  • Remote management system of all data centre components as well as monitoring chiller and chilled water pipes
  • FM200 fire suppression system

Results: We developed and implemented a new data centre that met the needs of Lakehead’s unique environment and also supported future growth.