Jaguar Land Rover selects Colt Data Centre for advanced manufacturing plant
Colt has announced that luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has selected Colt’s data centre for its Solihull advanced manufacturing plant in the UK.Jaguar Land Rover will migrate its existing on site IT facilities to a new purpose built data centre at the plant, featuring a data centre from Colt. In the first deployment of Colt’s modular data centre by a major manufacturer, the new data centre is planned to be delivered within just four months and fully operational in the first half of 2012.
The Colt modular data centre will be pre-configured with racks and cold aisle containment before handover to ensure timely delivery. Colt’s modular data centre design is ISO27001 certified, providing Jaguar Land Rover with the confidence that its information is fully protected, and has a design Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of 1.21.
‘This agreement reaffirms the versatility of our modular data centre’s unique design for deployment on demand in any industry, even volume manufacturing,’ said Bernard Geoghegan, executive vice-president at Colt Data Centre Services. ‘We work closely with our customers to understand their needs and the business drivers to create the flexible data centre solutions that meet their specific needs.’