Vertiv Unveils Two Modular Data Center Product Lines

COLUMBUS, OH -- Vertiv has launched a pair of product lines aimed at the modular data center market, a growing yet increasingly critical segment. The Vertiv SmartMod line will provide a pre-fabricated, container-based data center with the option of including Vertiv’s power and cooling infrastructure.  On the other hand, Power Module is a weatherproof container that will house UPS systems, batteries, and thermal management equipment. While not available in the United States until later in 2019, both platforms are now available in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. “There is increasing demand for agile data centre infrastructure, both in terms of whitespace and power – which can be rapidly deployed, with the same consistent design, across multiple regions,” said Viktor Petik, Vertiv’s Vice-President for Global Solutions in EMEA. “With SmartMod and Power Module, Vertiv is building on its proven track record of designing customized modular data centers for customers all over the world and is now able to augment that capability with the additional benefits of standardization, cost certainty and a common user experience.” According to Vertiv’s product page SmartMod, the strengths of the platform include the ability to: Ensure the reliable operation of ground fault protection systems and reduction of voltage transients from unbalanced load switching (10-250kVA/kW) Deliver the mission-critical protection you need to keep all your sensitive equipment operating as expected (500kA per phase) Sustain critical operations that simply can’t go down, from integrated systems and network closets…