The new data centre at Manchester Metropolitan University reduces carbon footprint, cutting energy costs by 30% View the first stage of the deployment here.
With less human error and downtime, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) reduced energy costs by 30% working with APT and Schneider Electric. MMU introduced a new high-density data centre as part of a dual strategy to improve the reliability of IT services and reduce their environmental impact. Situated close to the city centre, Manchester Metropolitan University has a history dating back 150 years. It was awarded university status in 1992 and today is the largest campus-based undergraduate university in the UK, with a total student population of more than 37,000.
“We’re seeing annual savings in energy costs exceeding 30% at the same time as gaining better control over our data centre capacity utilisation.”
James Woodward, IT Client Services Manager, Manchester Metropolitan University
Reduced carbon footprint and cut energy costs!
Move towards the target of 25% reduction in total facility emissions!
Increase the resilience if IT systems!
Manchester Metropolitan University introduced a new high-density data center as part of a dual strategy to improve the reliability of IT services and reduce their environmental impact.
MMU commissioned APT to design and install a high efficiency data centre using Schneider Electrics modular data centre architecture. StruxureWare Date Centre Expert and Operations we deployed as primary methods of Data Centre Infrastructure Management.
By implementing a series of dramatic changes, the University sought to reduce its carbon footprint to 15,600 tons, saving £3.8 million annually while also increasing the resilience and availability of IT services.
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