CSIRO Requires a Modular Data Centre
CSIRO have issued a Request for Tender for a Modular Data Centre to be installed in Melbourne by 31 May 2012. The leading contender for this would be APC with their close-coupled cooling, as used at Canberra Data Centre. But any supplier will have difficulty providing a turnkey data centre within a few months.
ATM ID: CSIRORFT2011-064
Category: 43190000 - Communications Devices and Accessories
Close Date & Time: 27-Jan-2012 2:00 pm (ACT Local time) ...
CSIRO is seeking an innovative Data Centre solution that can readily adapt to dynamic Data Centre space, power and cooling requirements over the life of the facility. The overall solution must provide a complete turnkey solution inclusive of all site infrastructures necessary to function as a standalone Data Centre and will be assessed on its ability to be delivered as a prefabricated, preassembled and pretested suite of modules. ...
From: Request for Tender for a Modular Data Centre, CSIRO, 22-Dec-2011