8. Glossary

AcronymDescription
CMR Central Machine Room (the proposed new data centre)
OUCS Oxford University Computing Services
MR Machine Room (Existing OUCS data centre)
OMPI Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute
M and E Mechanical and Electrical equipment supporting the CMR (and OMPI)
IT/ICT Information Technology / Information Communications Technology (often used to mean generic compute, storage and telecommunications equipment)
BMS Building Management System
CRAC Computer Room Air Conditioner
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply

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