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SH2: Shanghai 

Space: 21,000 sq m   Power: 35MVA from two sources

Tech Specs

SH2: Shanghai     Space: 21,000 sq m     Power: 35MVA from two sources

Real Estate Summary

  • Located in the Waigaogiao Free Trade Zone, 5 mins walk from Train Station
  • Proximity to Shanghai Stock Exchange Communication Centre
  • <40km from two airports
  • Five storey building
  • Total building interior 21,000 sq. metres
  • 1 metre Raised floor 2 metres return air plenum

Electrical Summary

  • 35MVA of power from two sources, total of 745KW per data hall
  • Power density: Two (32A) circuits, independent sides @3KW avg. per cabinet
  • Generator configuration = N + 1

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Each DC module protected by FM200 gas suppression and monitored 24/7 by trained personnel

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 2
  • CenturyLink manages temperature and humidity to strict ASHRAE standard 

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