Supplying power and supplying it efficiently has become one of the key factors in providing data centre services, even more so than space. Power in the UK data centres is often provided at a premium.

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) has become the leading metric for tracking the energy efficiency of data centres. PUE is calculated as the Total Power divided IT Load Power giving a ratio where the lower the number, the more efficient the data centre. The average PUE rating for data centres in 2011 was 1.8 according to a survey of 500 data centres conducted by the Uptime Institute.

AIMES is proud that its DC1 Facility has achieved a PUE of 1.6 and that DC2 will build on this achievement and provide a PUE of less than 1.4 which is leading edge in the industry and allows us to be competitive in providing quotations.

DC1 Baird House is our Specialist High Density Hosting Facility, which allows us to provide our customers with up to 20 KW (85 AMPS) per Rack

DC2 Kilby House is our highly efficient facility allowing us to provide 200 racks with a average rack density of 10kW (42 AMPS).

For “Full Rack” or “Multiple Rack” customers we can supply power in one of two ways:

  • Rack Cost plus power charged as per usage.
  • “All inclusive,” cabinet rate including all power calculated at 70% utilisation.

For more about power please phone 0151 905 9740 or

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