Data Centre construction is a complex and very highly specialized field.  A data centre plays a pivotal role in our digital landscape, supporting cloud computing, internet services, and data-intensive applications that we all use on a daily basis.

Data centre construction entails the creation of a purpose-built facility to house and support critical computing and IT infrastructure. Their construction demands expertise in many areas, so it’s important to collaborate with experienced contractors and consultants to ensure a successful data centre project that meets current needs. Construction of a data centre involves a comprehensive process that combines many technical aspects.

During construction phase, the construction team installs critical infrastructure systems, including electrical and power distribution, cooling mechanisms, fire suppression systems, and security measures. Specialized equipment such as backup power generators, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and precision cooling systems are integrated into the Data Centre facility.

The networking infrastructure is then established, involving the installation of network cables, switches, routers, and fiber-optic connections. Robust connectivity is crucial to support high-speed data transfer and ensure seamless communication between servers, storage systems, and networking devices.

Once construction is complete, comprehensive testing and commissioning take place to verify the functionality and performance of all systems to simulated disaster recovery scenarios

By adhering to industry standards and best practices, a well-constructed data centre provides a secure and reliable foundation to ensure the data is both secure and highly available.

At Jackson Scott, we  are supplying multi-disciplinary engineering talent to some of the world’s leading PMC’s, contractors and sub-contractors to satisfy the continuing demand.