February 2009 - June 2009

  • OUED to appoint main contractor for the overall project
  • Agree UPS and fire suppression provision with cost estimates
  • Agree the size of the data centre hall
    (Agreed a layout of four aisles with 62 cabinets - around 15 cabinets per aisle - with cold air containment)
  • Calculate the indicative budget for the 'soft fit-out' - internal networking, power distribution, cabinets, monitoring sensors, and shared server infrastructure
  • Submit paper to PRAC Budget Sub-committee [PDF 55 KB] seeking approval for allocating 'soft fit-out' budget within overall data centre budget
  • June 2009 report - Central Machine Room [PDF 74 KB]

July 2009 - November 2009

  • Finalise space allocated in the Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute (OMPI) with the University Estates Directorate
  • Building contractors to demolish Leslie Martin site and begin new building
  • Agree power distribution with building contractors
  • Agree cooling specification: air conditioning and chilled water feed
  • Basement concrete due to be poured by the last week of November 2009
  • Expected confirmation of VAT status from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
  • Agree raised floor specification and feeding of power and data
  • November 2009 report - Central Machine Room [PDF 100 KB]

December 2009 - February 2010

Also available: Project Plans 2008
Also available:Project Plans 2010/11
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