Lumison Completes £1m Upgrade to Edinburgh Datacentre Facility Wednesday 20 June 2007 PDF Print PRESS RELEASE June 20, 2007 The Power and the Cooling Lumison Completes £1m Upgrade to Edinburgh Datacentre Facility Lumison, one of the UK's leading business-class ISPs, announces the recent completion of a further £1m investment in the Newbridge facility on the outskirts of Edinburgh (UK). Reflecting the continued growth in demand for datacentre services, from managed web application hosting to large-scale IT infrastructure co-location, Lumison have upgraded their power infrastructure within the facility to Tier IV standards. In addition, fit out of the existing shell space has continued apace with the new datarooms accommodating a power and cooling capacity of anything from 2kW to 6kW without breaking a sweat. “The new 2 Megawatt transformer, upgraded A+B switchrooms, UPS systems and N+N standby generators are the nuts and bolts our customers expect and rely on” said Aydin Kurt-Elli, Lumison CEO. He added, “Having delivered the upgrade on time, and delivered with zero downtime for our existing customers only increases confidence in our ability to build and manage datacentre infrastructure for the SME and Corporate markets.” Many datacentre operators are finding it difficult to support higher power and cooling densities that are proving to be problematic with the advent of blade computing and application consolidation. With this in mind, Lumison continue to implement an incremental approach to outfitting, coupled with an ownership model that puts the focus firmly on future-proofing. Delivering datarooms to the higher specification required by todays market has had no operational effect on existing customers, or the provision of services that new server infrastructures rely upon. Working hard to reduce the environmental impact of the company, Lumison purchases all power consumed by the datacentre from Green tariffs, ensuring continued investment in renewable energy sources. Lumison are also proud to implement AmbiCool HVAC systems for closed control cooling of their datarooms, providing 20% energy efficiency on traditional split cooling systems. This reduces the carbon footprint of the Lumison datacentre in absolute terms, compared to the offsetting schemes most ISPs and network operators rely upon. -ENDS- Aydin Kurt-Elli is available for interview. Please contact Natasha Mott for more information: T: +44 (0)131 514 4039 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Notes to Editors: Lumison provides reliable and cost effective Internet access and hosting solutions to SMEs and large corporations across the UK. Founded in 1995, Lumison is one of a few business-class ISPs in the UK to own and manage it's own datacentre facility, providing high quality IP network, co-location and managed web hosting services. Service innovation and investment is key to the Lumison service model. The last 4 years of investment in the latest business Voice over IP technologies have resulted in winning the 2007 ISPAs Best IP Telephony Provider. Lumison were also finalists in the Comms Channel 2007 Awards for Internet Service Provider of the Year. See www.lumison.net for further details. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Lumison in the following categories: Environment & Nature, Business & Finance, Media & Marketing, Public Sector, Third Sector & Legal, Computing & Telecoms, Construction & Property, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.