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Oper8 Global - Design & Construct

Oper8 Global can Design and Construct your Edge Data Centre, Hybrid Solution or HPC Data Centre to meet your Business and Technical Requirements

Data Centre Solutions

Design & Construct

Turn Key Solutions

From concept to deployment, Oper8 Global can manage your data centre project across the complete data centre lifecycle.

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Functional Specification

Collaborative development of the functional outcomes your solution should deliver.

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Site Assessment and Utility Solution

Understand the specific nature of the deployment location, covering logistics, installation, commissioning and maintenance. Integrated utility plans for energy, communications, monitoring and waste.

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Detailed Solution Design and Costing

Right-sized technology solution that delivers against the Functional Specification, while accommodating the specifics of the Site and Utility Solution. Optional Total Cost of Ownership and Operations.

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Delivery to Commissioning

Project Managed solution delivery, from logistics to local site works, installation, commissioning and performance testing.

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Operations - Management - Maintenace - Support

Operations Management Plan, Maintenance and Real-Time Monitoring as aligned with customer requirements. Oper8 Global offers full Operations, Maintenance and Support services.

Turn Key Data Centre Solutions

All projects start with an idea – some may be complex, others may appear simple. In all cases, whether Edge, HPC, Modular or Hybrid data centre solutions, the need to incorporate many different disciplines, components, vendor products and installation site characteristics, even the simple project can become complex.

Oper8 Global can work with you and your idea, confirm the project success criteria (technical and commercial), then design and deliver a solution that aligns with your requirements.

From Functional Specification through Commissioning to Operations handover and Maintenance, Oper8 Global can Turn Key your right-sized, fully integrated Data Centre solution.

Hybrid Solutions

Augment your Data Centre Strategy using an integrated Hybrid Data Centre solution deployed where you need it.

Deliverying data centre capacity where you need it can create headaches around design, investment, operations and support. While centralised cloud and colocation solutions can support many business applications and processes, deploying a new data centre on-premise might feel like you’re not following your own strategy.

A Hybrid Data Centre solution can support your on-premise solutions without compromising your existing data centre strategy.

Hybrid Data Centre Solutions

A hybrid data centre solution is the integration of local, on-premise or remote data centres into your cloud and/or colocation strategy.

As the need for compute, data storage and IoT solutions being located where you need them, locally or in a decentralised site, a hybrid data centre solution can be aligned and right-sized for your business.

Hybrid data centre solutions may include:

  • All-in-one Nano Data Centres (Nano DC)
  • Micro Data Centres (Micro DC)
  • Edge Data Centres (Edge DC)
  • Modular Data Centres (RDDC)
  • Your existing Primary / Corporate Data Centre
  • Colocation Data Centre Services (Colo)

Hybrid data centre solutions are designed to complement your existing data centre investments.

Also read: Data Centre Anywhere

Modular DC Solutions

Right-sizing capacity, functionality and performance with budget and business needs requires a modular data centre solution.

Modular Data Centre solutions can range from a few IT racks to hundreds of IT racks. Modular data centre design techniques are also used to deliver demand lead hyperscale data centre solutions.

Oper8 Global’s Modular Data Centres are designed to fit your specific requirements, located where you need them, anywhere. Solutions include factory constructed and tested modules shipped direct to site, modular warehouse models with expansion options, to container-like all enclosed ship to site facilities.

Oper8 Global does not use or repurpose ISO shipping containers, but designs and constructs our modules to align to the site and performance requirements.

Oper8 Global’s team members have been deploying modular data centre solutions for many years across many parts of the globe. Take advantage of our expertise. Contact Us to discuss your Modular Data Centre needs.

Also read: Data Centre Anywhere

Modular Data Centres

Not all compute and data storage can be moved to the Cloud or to centralised Colocation data centres (though we can help with that too). Maintaining data centre capacity on-premise or located with industrial, educational, government or research sites requires a right-sized, flexible solution.

As a concept, Modular Data Centre design and delivery sounds straightforward, and in many cases it becomes more obvious as you need to align capacity with budget.  But without the right expertise to deploy modular data centre capacity, flexibility can lead to complexity, and impede operations and maintenance.

High Performance Compute

Is your next HPC investment targeting a Top 100 Linpack benchmark or higher?  How about Top 10?

As compute densities increase, we’re seeing 100,000 cores of compute become 1 or 2 million cores. How high can this go, and how what reliance does HPC performance have on supporting infrastructure to operate at its optimal level.

Benchmarks and performance lists are meant to be beaten, but getting the right infrastructure designed and deployed to help hit your target requires the expertise of the Oper8 Global team.

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HPC & HCC Solutions

High Capacity Compute (HCC) and High Performance Compute (HPC) might be buzzwords across parts of the industry, but understanding how to design, deploy, support, operate and maintain these solutions on premise requires domain expertise.

Deploying high density compute farms to underpin your Research and Development, Medical and Environmental data processes requires infrastructure designed with intimate knowledge of your needs and the specific technical requirements of your platforms.

Oper8 Global maintains expertise in HPC/HCC infrastructure design, encompassing efficient cooling techniques, weight management, network and cable management and building integration.

Your next extreme density Super Computer or HPC solution needs infrastructure aligned to your success.

Edge Data Centre Solutions

Where is the Edge and how big is it?

The definition of “the Edge” can be an area of debate depending on the marketplace, country or business you’re in. Some data centre investors might think of a city with less than 3 million residents an ‘edge city’, while in your country, a town comprising 10,000 residents might be a more relevant metric.

Put simply, we regard the Edge as anywhere the large hyperscale and cloud-scale data centres are not.

This could be your city of 2 million people, your local town or village, your office, warehouse, manufacturing facility or new 5G cell location. The Edge is where you need it to be to meet your business and technical requirements.

Service Options

Cloud, hosted applications and software-as-a-service are valid and viable approaches to service delivery. However depending on the business process, application, and inter-process latency requirement, some centrally hosted systems cannot meet the technical or business objectives the organisation is seeking.

The answer can be to deploy compute, data storage and local network capacity where it’s needed – at the Edge, close to the industrial process and/or users. This approach can include cloud technologies being deployed on-premise with centralised cloud service interconnectivity, hence ‘hybrid cloud’ solutions spanning both local and cloud locations.

Edge Data Centres

Edge Data Centres deliver right-sized data centre infrastructure that aligns capacity (space, power, cooling and connectivity) with your IT system requirements at the Edge.

Such data centre solutions might range from 10RU to 200+ IT racks – they are designed and sized to meet the Edge compute, data storage, security, networking and location specific needs of your platform.

For individual organisations they are generally designed for their own use, whereas Edge data centre solutions delivering multi-tenant capacity are available for carriers, service providers and 5G network operators.

Consulting Services

Oper8 and its consulting partners spend considerable time and effort undertaking research and participating in global data centre conferences.

One of Oper8 Global’s Directors is a member of the AFCOM Data Center Institute Board of Directors in the USA.

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Consulting Services

The Oper8 team and it’s consulting partners have been delivering specialist data centre consulting services across Australia and the Pacific, with international engagements in the UK and USA. 

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Design Authority

Data Centre Design Authority engagement covering project concept through to data centre handover and operations.

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Total Cost of Ownership and Operations

Offering forward forecast total project cost analysis, and/or performance assessing current operational costs.

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Site Audit and Assessment

Audit and assessment of current data centre facilities and infrastructure.  New project Site Risk and Utility support assessment.

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Project Management

Data Centre Project Delivery Manager covering financial reporting, order and vendor management, and general project management services.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Oper8 Global maintain our existing data centre?

Yes we can. Oper8 Global uses a combination of our own team with support from specialist partners and subcontractors as required.

Can Oper8 Global provide on-premise maintenance services?

Yes – we support Edge, Hybrid and HPC solutions whether at your premise, your colocation site or in one of our partner colocation sites.

What type of Asset Management do your provide?

Through our Partnerships with Oper8 (Australia) and RFCode, our online asset management solution includes wireless and infrared sensors that can track the locations of your key assets across racks, rooms and buildings.  Using back-to-base data synchronisation you always know where your assets are physically located.  The online portal provides quick access to registered users to quickly perform asset management functions.

Can you do Wireless Environmental Monitoring?

Yes – Oper8 Global uses the RFCode range of wireless environmental sensors to provide a multi-site, multi-room monitoring solution. The solution uses 433MHz wireless signals that are sensor ‘transmit only’ to RF Readers that are ‘receive only’. Wireless sensors are quick to deploy, and can cover temperature, humidity, air pressure, fluid detection, door open/close, dry contract, 4-20mA and 0-5V, and select PDU power sensors. 

Where can you deliver Operations Services?

Oper8 Global provides Operations Services across EMEA, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island Nations.  Expansion of our services into the Asia Pacific is currently being planned.

How do you deliver remote maintenance services?

Oper8 Global likes to work with local partners who are keen to work with us.  We don’t believe in the notion of having to do everything ourselves and look forward to supporting local suppliers and partners in maintaining customer solutions. 

Can I become a Local Maintenance Partner for Oper8 Global?

Oper8 Global looks forward to discussing your capabilities and how you can help us support our customer solutions.  Contact Us to start the conversation.

Can you deliver DCIM and BMS monitoring?

Oper8 Global uses our own EMS and PRAM solutions, along with Partner platforms from RFCode and Vertiv to align a DCIM and/or BMS solution for your Edge, Hybrid and HPC data centre solution.

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