Intelligent Data Centres Issue 01 | Page 56

The Vertiv Power Module otherwise be used for IT equipment. It is also ‘hot scalable’ and new capacity can be added to the site by simply bringing in additional units or adding modular UPS internally, without the need to take critical loads offline. Power Module is available as a system rated up to 600 kVA of UPS- protected power for scalable and modular systems and up to 1200 kVA for fixed capacity systems. Modular growth Vertiv SmartMod and Power Module are designed to meet increasing customer demand for new PFM data centre form- factors that can complement, and in some cases entirely replace, the need for traditionally constructed facilities. of standardisation, cost certainty and a common user experience.” According to industry analysts 451 Research, the market for PFM data centres is set to expand at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4 percent through 2021 when it will have reached US$4.4bn. “PFM methodology is becoming the preferred way to expand and build new data centre capacity, turnkey or critical subsystems. Underpinned by industrial processes, it has distinct advantages in terms of quality control, installation speed and build consistency,” said Daniel Bizo, Principal Analyst 451 Research. “Vertiv has an established track-record as a supplier of custom PFM data centres and SmartMod and Power Module complement that at a time when demand for reliable and efficient data centre infrastructure of all sizes is increasing.” For more information on Vertiv solution capabilities, including Vertiv Power Module, SmartMod and SmartMod MAX visit ◊ Vertiv’s Power Module is designed to be deployed in new or existing facilities “There is increasing demand for agile data centre infrastructure – both in terms of whitespace and power – which can be rapidly deployed, with the same consistent design, across multiple regions,” said Viktor Petik, Vice President Global Solutions at Vertiv in EMEA. “With SmartMod and Power Module, Vertiv is building on its proven track record of designing customised modular data centres for customers all over the world and is now able to augment that capability with the additional benefits 56 Issue 01