Read this case study from Cadence. It explores Thésée DataCenter and how it implements colocation’s first truly interactive data centre digital twin.
There are concerns resonating throughout the industry regarding the environmental impact of data centres on the worldwide carbon footprint and global power consumption. As people move to a lifestyle that consumes more data and computing, so too increases the importance of the data centre industry to make the right choices to cater to that need in an environmentally responsible manner.
Thésée DataCenter wanted to not only establish the first Tier IV Uptime-certified colocation data centre in France, but also create both an interactive end user experience and an environmentally conscious, energy-efficient data centre campus. The combination of these objectives meant Thésée DataCenter would need to accomplish the following:
Thésée DataCenter contracted Hewlett Packard Enterprise to lead the design, construction PMO, and commissioning of its data centre campus. In turn, Thésée DataCenter uses New Generation’s NUVEA Paas web service portal, fed with information from Cadence® DataCenter Insight Platform™: Digital Twin Module (DataCenter Digital Twin, formerly Future Facilities 6SigmaDCX product line), as well as the Building Management System (BMS). Thésée DataCenter used the software’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) capabilities to verify decisions throughout the design process and continues to use DataCenter Digital Twin in its ongoing operations to maximize performance.
With respect to design, the data centre has been constructed with agility and availability in mind. The whole data centre is built on a modular design concept to facilitate this. As capacity requirements grow, the colocation provider will be able to upscale quickly without disruption.
To cater to various customer rack densities and the high availability of the Tier IV certification, Thésée DataCenter decided to implement a three-level cooling solution, incorporating: