Vertiv wins awards at the Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021 and Singapore Business Review International Business Awards 2021

Vertiv won the Infrastructure Technology- Internet/New Media and Data Centre Awards at MTEA and SBR IBA, respectively.

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021
Infrastructure Technology- Internet/New Media Category

The leading broadband services provider in Malaysia approached Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, to help them assess their power infrastructure when they needed to expand the capacity of their upstream connection bandwidth with the international internet gateway.

With the new server room located on the building's second floor, it would be difficult to use traditional 48V DC power equipment, due to cabling concerns and the possibility of a high voltage drop, since the power room is situated on the ground floor, around 50-metres from the server room. The server room was also small, with limited area for additional equipment.

Looking for a cost-effective yet high-efficiency power solution to support their client's capacity expansion whilst addressing infrastructure challenges, both parties decided to proceed with the 400V Netsure™ HVDC, a compact, high-voltage direct current system that is ideal for high density applications. The installation was the first deployment in the South East Asia region.

The expanded capacity and additional power infrastructure comes with more heat in the small space. With minimal space to place in the IT equipment, there was only a small area for additional air conditioning.

Knowing the benefits of precision air conditioning over comfort air conditioning, Vertiv's Liebert® SRC wall-mounted system was chosen to meet the cooling demand. The wall-mounted Liebert SRC offers an ideal environment for sensitive electronics, with virtually zero footprint.

Vertiv's HVDC solution provided significant energy savings of up to 80% compared to traditional 48V equipment. The system design also helped the client reduce their cabling and installation costs.

The modern and effective approach of using Vertiv's DC power and cooling solutions to allow the client to expand the capacity of their upstream connection bandwidth showcases their versatility in creating solutions to support growth of a reliable and secure internet. With these accomplishments on hand, Singapore Business Review awards them the Infrastructure Technology - Internet/New Media award at the recently concluded Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021.

Singapore Business Review International Business Award 2021
Data Centre Category

As one of the world's top-ranked data centre locations, Singapore continues to see investments pour in among the world's leading colocation and hyper-scale providers. Over the last two years, the country has seen a surge in data centre capacities, led by both local and international companies.

Working with many of the world's leading colocation providers, Vertiv has been a critical partner in the successful deployment of hyper-scale and multi-tenant data centres. Vertiv has deployed their highly available and efficient power, thermal and monitoring solutions, helping over 20 customers across Singapore to achieve Green Mark certification from 2019 to 2020.

With accomplishments that include supplying over 125MW of power and thermal infrastructure to over 15 hyper-scale data centres across Singapore, to efficiently deploying and installing solutions while following COVID lockdown measures, Vertiv's efforts have been awarded SBR IBA’s Infrastructure Technology Award in the Internet/New Media technology category.

Vertiv continues to support today's growing mobile and cloud computing markets with their power portfolio, thermal and infrastructure management products, and software and solutions that are all complemented by their extensive service network.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Singapore Business Review for our efforts in supporting our customers both in Singapore and Malaysia. These awards are a testament to Vertiv’s strong commitment to helping our customers address critical infrastructure challenges, efficiently and reliably,” said Paul Churchill, vice president of Southeast Asia at Vertiv.

Watch the interview below to know more about their winning project:

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