Kao Data Colocation Services

Kao Data’s colocation expertise is built on decades of experience in developing and providing customers with flexibility across the infrastructure layer, removing unnecessary complexities and inefficiencies to create a highly efficient and scalable platform. These benefits and advantages, historically associated with large hyperscale facilities are available to customers of all sizes.

Services Range

Spanning power, space and cooling solutions, Kao Data’s flexible approach scales from the rack level in a shared environment, a dedicated Technology Cell, a fully bespoke Technology Suite, to a stand alone facility located on the campus.

The first facility on the campus, KDL1 has the flexibility to include dedicated zones with power redundancy set ups specifically designed to meet the criticality needs of particular workloads and applications. Deployment of dedicated space with bespoke cooling and power solutions to meet specific energy efficiency targets can also be accommodated.

Rack Solutions

Kao Data can provide rack based solutions on cabinets of 42U to 58U with power densities of up to 20kW. Providing leased space for housing customer equipment in a climate-controlled environment, which is subject to the most stringent security and fire protection measures with fully supported uninterrupted power supply (UPS). An optional cage service offers an additional layer of physical security to customer’s equipment within the data centre white space.

Kao Technology Cell

Suitable for both low and high-density compute loads, Kao Data’s Technology Cell service provides up to 34 racks in a uniform lay out, capable of delivering up to 350kW with a contained hot aisle. The Kao Data Technology Cell service provides an efficient solution enabling uniform IT inlet temperatures and eliminating hot spots for more predictable and reliable IT operations, whilst operating at ASHRAE standard working temperatures.

Kao Data Technology Suite

The KDL1 facility was designed to meet large-scale customer requirements. Comprised of four individual Technology Suites, each suite in KDL1 is capable of delivering up to 2.2MW of IT load supporting a total of 442 racks, and has an operating PUE of <1.2 even at partial load. The Kao Technology Suite service offers customers a dedicated room with its own fire zone. It ensures the highest level of physical security with increased peace of mind.

Kao Data Bespoke Facility

KDL1 – provides a complete blueprint to develop further best-in-class, hyperscale-inspired facilities. Unique features incorporated into the design and technical infrastructure of KDL1 provides a fully optimized, sustainable platform for the compute, storage and network needs of large scale IT deployments. Kao Data’s bespoke facility service can accommodate the design and build of stand-alone facilities located on the campus, each facility can be tailored to each individual customers requirements.


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