Closer Look: BladeRoom Pre-Fab Modules

We’ve been tracking the evolution of new modular data center designs featuring pre-fabricated, factory-built components that can be assembled at a customer site, allowing data centers to be built faster and cheaper.

One of the more interesting players in this niche is BladeRoom, a UK company that has adapted modular designs from its historic business building technical facilities and clean rooms for health care companies. Blade Room says it can provide modular, pre-fab data centers with a PUE approaching 1.15.

Here are two videos that offer a closer look at BladeRoom’s design approach. The first video provides an overview of the construction and deployment of BladeRoom modules, while the second video gives a walk-through of the cooling system for the modules. Each video runs about 90 seconds.

For more news on modular data centers, visit our Data Center Containers. For additional video, check out our i/o Data Centers Channel and the Data Center Videos channel on YouTube.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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