AIMES first to be awarded new Data Centre Alliance certification

Liverpool based Data centre operator and cloud computing specialist, AIMES Grid Services, has been named as the first data centre in the European Union to be awarded the new Data Centre Alliance (DCA) certification. Having successfully passed a rigorous data centre audit carried out by the industry body in conjunction with a member of its […]

AIMES secures £3M funding from Santander

AIMES Grid Services (AIMES), a Liverpool-based cloud computing and data centre services business, is set to accelerate revenue growth over the next two years and create 10 jobs, after securing credit facilities through Santander’s Breakthrough programme. Established in 2003 as the AIMES Centre within the University of Liverpool by Professor Dennis Kehoe, AIMES became a […]

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital select AIMES as strategic partner

AIMES Grid Services, is supplying the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with disaster recovery and colocation services as part of a five year strategy to host business and mission critical applications within a hybrid cloud. This includes the implementation of the hospital’s electronic patient records (EPR) system. The EPR project is a […]

AIMES Scoops Award

AIMES has been recognised at the Data Centre Solutions Awards 2013 for its innovative highly efficient and resilient new Kilby House data centre facility. The company teamed up with Keysource, a leading provider of specialist data centre design and build services, to scoop the Private Sector Data Centre Project of the Year category for the […]

Kilby House short-listed for Award

The new AIMES Kilby House data centre facility has made the shortlist for the Private Sector Datacentre Project of the Year at the Datacentre Solutions (DCS) Awards 2013. The Awards reward the products, projects and services that have been implemented in the UK data centre market over the last 12 months as well as honour companies […]

Kilby House Build Progress – Phase 1 near completion

With critical system testing complete, Keysource are now putting the final touches to the first phase of AIMES 34,000 sq ft Kilby House Data Centre development ready for handover. With up to 1MW IT load capacity emplaced Keysource’s innovative and highly efficient design will deliver class leading energy efficiency from day one. AIMES staff have […]

Kilby House Build Progress – Early June

Keysource have completed the formation of the suite 1, the communications, switch rooms and chiller plinths of AIMES new Data Centre and work is proceeding apace on the installation of the fire detection and suppression systems and erection of the containment. Last week also saw the arrival of the air handling units and this week, […]

Kilby House – Composite Panelling Erected

Keysource’s transformation of Kilby House into AIMES 21st Century Data Centre looks to be proceeding apace as the steel faced composite panelling which forms the first module are erected. The composite panelling provides for both rapid construction and a clean room environment once complete and the “sealed box” construction will ensure that clients benefit from […]

Kilby House DC2 Bulid Enters Week 5

As the on site construction phase of AIMES new DC enters week five, the drywall panelling and plastering is complete and work has commenced on the composite panelling to the 2000 first modular data pod. When complete this completely steel clad, insulated and thermally efficient, room will provide AIMES’ clients with a secure and thermally […]

Kilby House Data Centre Build Progress

After all of the stripping out works were completed, work on transforming the ground floor of AIMES new home in Kilby House on the Liverpool Innovation Park into the first phase of the company’s ambitious new 10,000 sq ft facility commenced in earnest after the Easter Holidays. By the end of the week the South […]