Inside a datacentre factory

Inside a datacentre factory

Summary: BladeRoom's datacentre factory, located just east of the Welsh border, is where the company assembles, tests and calibrates its datacentre modules, which are shipped to companies around the world


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  • BladeRoom workers

    Around 60 people work for BladeRoom, with 20 directly involved in the assembly and delivery of the datacentre modules.

    Photo credit: Jack Clark

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  • BladeRoom module types

    BladeRoom's datacentres are all designed to be broken down into individual pre-engineered modular components. These modules come in three varieties: air optimiser, IT module and power management.

    They can be trucked down the motorway and loaded onto ships for international delivery. BladeRoom is using this method to transport the Australian-bound Metronode modules (pictured).

    Photo credit: Jack Clark

    See more of the datacentre tour on ZDNet UK.

Topics: Datacentre Tour, Networking

Jack Clark

About Jack Clark

Currently a reporter for ZDNet UK, I previously worked as a technology researcher and reporter for a London-based news agency.

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