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University of Cambridge

For more than 800 years, England’s Cambridge University has been one of the world’s foremost research institutions. This breadth of leadership requires unified technology support across all areas. But its IT infrastructure hasn’t always been integrated.

January 04, 2017

For more than 800 years, England’s Cambridge University has been one of the world’s foremost research institutions. This breadth of leadership requires unified technology support across all areas. But its IT infrastructure hasn’t always been integrated.

The Challenge

For more than 800 years, England’s Cambridge University has been one of the world’s foremost research institutions. This breadth of leadership requires unified technology support across all areas. But its IT infrastructure hasn’t always been integrated.

With more than 200 server rooms located around the campus across 120 departments, Cambridge University constantly found itself on the cutting edge of research, but facing challenges when it came to designing and running an integrated Data Centre Estate.

Case Summary
Location:​

Cambridge, England

Vertiv Services:
  • The Trellis Platform

Critical Needs:
  • Reduced the risk of losing service, increased system availability

  • Improved uptime, even during system maintenance

  • Enhanced, fail-safe, generator synchronization

  • Established dependable battery run time for reliable safety buffer

  • Reduced chance of human-error with improved UPS interface control

  • Improved cost control and maintenance process

  • Enhanced local and remote monitoring and network connectivity

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