High-performance cable containment solution acts as project accelerator in one of Europe’s major data centres

Project info

  • Project name: Facebook Data Centre
  • City: Clonee, Co. Meath, Ireland
  • Client: Facebook Inc.
  • Electrical consultant: Cundall
  • Electrical contractor: Mercury Engineering
  • Category: Steel Cable Containment & Bracketry
  • Branch: Core (ROI)

The story

Facebook’s rapid global expansion has lead to the construction of a new 31,000sq m data centre – the second in Europe. It will be powered entirely by renewable energy, making it one of the most advanced, efficient, and sustainable data centres in the world. It will significantly boost the economic activity and support
hundreds of jobs in the local community.

Facebook data centre is a unique performance-orientated building packed with cutting-edge technology and powered by renewable energy. In this case, the client was looking for a high-performance, fast and easy to install cable management solution.

The solution

After the success encountered on the Microsoft data centre project, we were again selected to supply our easy-to-install steel containment and bracketry systems
from OBO Bettermann, which includes special quick-kit side loading bracketry options.This solution is ideal for a data centre’s straight-run structure and enables significant gain on the installation time along with reduced labour costs.

  • Specific cable ladder, unique on the market considerably speeding up installation and project delivery.
  • Cable basket
  • Cable ladder
  • Equipotential bonding systems

The success

  • The system meets all requirements: project accelerator.
  • High-performance and cost-effective solution
  • Contributes to an adequately powered facility which can support the intensive activity of the data centre.