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    • Sudlows picks up triple nomination at DCS Awards 2015

      Sudlows has picked up an astonishing Triple nomination at this year’s Datacentre Solutions Awards 2015 for the following categories;
      •Datacentre UK Design/Builder of the Year
      •DC Facilities Company of the Year
      •Individual of the Year

    • Data Centre Technical Seminar – London Feb 28th

      Hosted in one of the world’s greenest buildings, located in London’s Docklands, this technical seminar will look at the evolving technologies that are being deployed across Data Centres to intelligently monitor and report on energy consumption and efficiency.

    • Sudlows Exhibiting At Data Centre World 2015

      The award winning Sudlows data centre team will be once again exhibiting at Data Centre World (DCW) Mar 11 – 12th.
      The Sudlows data centre team will be available on both days to meet and discuss any of your data centre design and build questions. Visit our stand, located at G50, to meet with the team and drop into our special 3D modelling demo booth as we demonstrate the very latest technology in Computer Aided Design software.

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Data Centre Audit

Sudlows are pleased to offer clients a comprehensive data centre audit. Our highly qualified team of data centre consultants will provide both a critical assessment of your current facility condition and operating performance, whilst offering invaluable independent recommendations and advice.

So what is involved?

Every audit follows a clear three stage process that enables Sudlows to get to the core of your business, not only from a technical point of view, but also to understand how your business wants to change and develop. As a data centre specialist, Sudlows can also resolve any problems identified within the audit or simply provide technical advice on increasing your existing capacity, improvements for energy efficiency within your existing facility or even help with the commercial decision to move to a new location.

What do the three stages cover?

The audit process covers the most critical areas of the data centre, such as power, cooling and resilience.

It also casts a wider examination of the data centre facility in terms of the building’s physical structure, in particular the environment and geographic location. The audit also looks at security arrangements, not just from an access point of view, but protection of the important physical assets such as the generators and cooling plant equipment. Our final stage report and recommendations are detailed but plain speaking. Sudlows puts safety first and will highlight any critical defects or issues immediately.

Sudlows support doesn’t just end once clients have been presented with our final report.

By placing clients at the core of our business, we will work together to outline your ‘next step options’ to react to any issues identified within the audit and resolve them immediately.

As a complete data centre specialist, Sudlows will report, recommend and resolve.

Stage 1 Business overview and main discussion points

  • Define current business
  • Key facility concerns
  • Facility overview

Stage 2 Facility audit details


  • Data centre location
  • Scalability and space planning
  • Interior building structure
  • Exterior building structure
  • Interior access control and security
  • Exterior access control and security
  • Protected zones, fire control and suppression
  • Raised floors and structural load capacity
  • Housekeeping


  • Transformer and main distribution for high and low voltage
  • UPS
  • AC and DC power and monitoring
  • Emergency power supply, shutdown and lightning protection
  • Cooling systems including air filtration
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Resilience
  • Points of failure

Operating Procedures:

  • Business continuity management
  • Access procedures
  • Data security


  • Power
  • Cooling

Stage 3 Final report and recommendations

  • Summary of current state of facility
  • Critical alerts
  • Detailed review of stage 2 results
  • Next step options

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Data Centre Demo

Head of Servers, Storage and Desktop Services at The Co-operative Group, said of the project: “Sudlows continue to impress both myself and the rest of The Co-operative Project Team with their technical knowledge and service delivery”

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