Intelligent Data Centres Issue 35 | Page 7

CAI announces the formation of CAI Professional Services UK Private Limited

AI , a global consulting company that provides technical , operational consulting and project

C management services to life sciences , data centres and industrial process manufacturing industries , has announced that it is officially open for business in the UK .

CAI is proud to now be able to serve clients in the data centre , pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the UK market .
CAI ’ s focus is on operational readiness and helping customers improve their speed to market by serving the commissioning and start-up needs of lifesaving manufacturing facilities and critical infrastructure .
CAI Europe employs 128 employees of 14 different nationalities and have supported over 70 different customers . In addition to Ireland , CAI Europe has Legal Entities in Switzerland and Italy and a branch in the Netherlands , this facilitates our ability to support activities throughout Europe .
Mike Martin , President of CAI , said : “ Our first global office opened in Europe 10 years ago . Expansion to Italy and the Netherlands followed in response to the rise in data centre technology and the increasing demand for engineering services in the life sciences .
“ Now , we are establishing our physical presence in the UK . CAI has a proven track record of delivering global experience on a local level , meeting our customers where they are in their culture and language . That is one of CAI ’ s key differentiators and what drives our commitment to our customers .”

Sims Lifecycle Services opens operational site in Ireland

ims Lifecycle Services ( SLS ), a global leader providing circular solutions for technology , is delighted to

S bring its services to Ireland with a new circular centre dedicated to increasing the redeployment , reuse and recyclability of retired IT equipment and data centre material .

Ireland is one of the fastest-growing data centre hubs in Europe , and the new facility will meet the needs of the company ’ s existing global cloud service providers and corporate clients in the region . Located in Kilbeggan , County Westmeath , SLS Ireland , along with the recently opened circular centre in Mexico , will expand the company ’ s best-in-class global footprint .
“ I am pleased to add another circular centre to our network of owned and operated sites ,” said Sean Magann , Chief Commercial Officer for SLS . “ It has never been more critical for SLS to align our physical locations to be in close proximity to clients .
“ Being local allows us to cut down on miles travelled ( reducing carbon ), as well as provide more prompt and faster service .”
The addition of Ireland to SLS ’ s global operational footprint forms part of a multi-year strategic growth plan in line with the company ’ s global commitment to focus on recycling the cloud . www . intelligentdatacentres . com