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Lagos Datacenter is Africa's largest datacenter. ...

Lagos Datacenter is Africa's largest datacenter.
Built in Nigeria, Lagos Datacenter has lower operating costs then any datacenter in Africa.
TIER III / IV availability. Suitable for High Performance Computing environments.

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  • 1. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited Lagos Datacenter George Street 6B Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria Tel: +234 1 4406236 info@venema-advies.com.ng www.lagosdatacenter.com Agbara, Nigeria
  • 2. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Lagos Datacenter Thank you for taking interest in Lagos Datacenter. Nigeria’s newest TIER III / TIER IV Datacenter will be built at Agbara Real Estate, Ogun State (32 kilometer from Lagos) and brings a whole new class of cloud services to Nigeria. The following key points of the datacenter will be mentioned in this document:  General Layout and location of the datacenter  Policies and procedures  Innovative Design Solution  Computer Room Details  Power Infrastructure  Security and Access  Fire Prevention  Service and Support  Summary Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 3. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Layout and Location TIER III / IV Lagos Datacenter integrates many new technologies and designs that place the facility at the forefront of environmental efficiency. Advanced and efficient by design, Lagos Datacenter provides fully resilient power and cooling capacity of up to 20MW, unparalleled choice of networks, industry leading operational expertise and convenient location.        Secure entry with client card and biometric identification Reception area with Lagos Datacenter staff to ensure sign-in Customer offices for configuring equipment and working on servers with connection to customer network and internet Telecom room with redundant Internet Computer room entry requires KeyCard, biometric scan and escorted access Dock area available for large deliveries Temporary storage available Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 4. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection General Layout Lagos Datacenter has an maximum floor space of 8000m2. Because it is modular build we can deliver 13 modulesof 320m2 which is 160 racks. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 5. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Investors Lagos Datacenter is build and managed by several technology and business partners. By investing in the datacenter, the investment partners are committed and will deliver outstanding results. As an result Lagos Datacenter will be part of the new Agbara Technology Center. ICTroom and Zwart Techniek deliver their expertise and engineering to the daily operations an guarantee World Class Quality standards. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 6. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Why Agbara Agbara is 32 km far from the center of Lagos. Lagos is known to be vulnerable for floods and is close by sea. Agbara is an new industrial area where big companies are starting. Unilever, Nestle and several others will put their factories here. Agbara also has a good infrastructure. There is gas, good accessibility, security, new 10 lane highway. Interconnection trough dark fiber and other major ISP’s is ready. Lagos Datacenter will host multiple international Internet Exchange Points in Agbara. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 7. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Policies and procedures Lagos Datacenter will feature staff fully trained in policy, procedures, and standards for security and working in an active data center using the following policies and procedures:  Customers must sign-in/out themselves and equipment  Customer/Vendors/Lagos Datacenter staff sign-off on Data  Center procedures and acceptable use  Gives knowledge about critical systems in computer room  Prevents errors, abuse, and encourages good work habits  Any work affecting operations must have a MAP (Methods & Procedures) plan Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 8. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Innovative Design Solutions Lagos Datacenter will incorporate the most modern firstclass technologies and design. Innovative and advanced by design, the Lagos Datacenter will provide power and cooling of up to 20MW, industry leading service & support expertise, and suitable location. We believe that with the modular Lagos Datacenter design, services and location, no other datacenter partner is more focused on helping your organization thrive and dedicated to improving the way you do business. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 9. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Modular up scaling The modules provide an easy up scaling of the datacenter. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 10. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Computer room details The rooms where all the hosting servers are located in the Lagos Datacenter will consist of the following:  Cabinets, UPS, HVAC, fire suppression tanks, cable management, main distribution area (MDA)  Raised flooring – 2 feet, perforated tiles  Ceiling height 10 feet from finished floor  Cabling under the floor, power distribution over the cabinets  Smoke detectors, heat detectors  Gasketed doors to prevent gas leakage  Signage: warning, exits, emergency lights  Ramp entry/exit and back exit Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 11. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Power infrastructure Lagos Datacenter’s flexible and modular design means its infrastructure can scale and adapt exactly to your organization’s requirements and long-term strategic needs. By delivering high-density power as standard, the data center can manage even the most demanding infrastructure. UPS with built-in 2N redundancy         Power control modules configured 2N Battery supply works if any batteries fail PDUs with circuit breakers to each rack Remote daily monitoring of UPS and PDUs Remote power control of each outlet Automatic bypass if components fail Manual bypass available for maintenance Hot swap maintenance (batteries, control) The power supply consists of N+1 gas driven generators and N+1 standby diesel generators, which is needed for the TIER III level of Lagos Datacenter Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 12. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Cooling Strategy To decrease power consumption for Lagos Datacenter, the cooling system will be designed as a chilled water infrastructure for high efficient cooling throughout the modular datacenter. Cooling features  Multiple, independent aircooled condensers for redundancy  Variable speed drive compressors and pumps  Industrial quality controls and panels  Primary and secondary pumps  Low noise design  Intelligent Control Lagos Datacenter has an PUE of <1.5 Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 13. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 14. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Security and Access Strictly controlled access ensures that we have some of the most secure data center facilities in the industry. Security features:  Multiple levels of secure door entry  Double fence perimeter  Front door with electronic lock  Computer room has two doors with locks  Locks have KeyCard/KeyFOB/Code access  Client card, biometric identification &code access on doors  Security levels limit access to rooms Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 15. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Security and Access State of the art IP video surveillance throughout  Cameras at all entries  Cameras at doors of computer room(s)  Cameras inside computer room(s)  Advanced digital video with 90 day storage, motion detection, alarms  High security room for video server, keys, etc.  Locked cabinet doors, combination locks, etc.  Security alarms, detects opened doors and motion, alerts police Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 16. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Service and Support Working with Lagos Datacenter gives you access to a premium data center run by experts, leaving you free to concentrate on achieving your business goals. The following services are provided: 24/7/365 support Lagos Datacenter will provide 24/7/365 support with a team of experts dedicated to advising and supporting your business day and night, all year round. Customer support As a customer-facing organization our employees need to be available to answer our customers’ queries every day and at any time. In order to achieve this 80% of our employees are in customer-service and engineering roles. Flexible levels of support Alongside datacenter engineers providing dayto-day First Line support, we will have a team of managed service professionals comprising solutions architects, technical consultants and project managers. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 17. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Fire Prevention Lagos Datacenter features sophisticated mediums to prevent any fire outbreak with the fire detection and suppression technologies. This includes three-stage gas system, which are linked to Building Management Systems (BMS) and monitored continuously from the network operations center. Lagos Datacenter features: Redundant and independent fire systems Three stage FM200 gas system       Stage 1, one smoke detector, rings alarm Stage 2, two smoke detectors, strobe alarm and 30 second countdown Stage 3, gas system discharges Includes override and reset buttons Detects at ceiling and below raised floor Two stage pre-action sprinkler system    Stage 1: two smoke detectors or one heat detector (135 F), fills water pipes Stage 2: Heat (155 F) discharges water Trouble alerts & alarms bring fire department Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 18. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection NOC and Monitoring details Lagos Datacenter will feature an NOC network operations center (NOC) and monitoring of operations. Details include: Secure network operations center (NOC)      Windows to computer room for observing UPS and generator based power Multiple flat panel screens for monitoring Direct door to computer room Protected by electronic lock Sophisticated monitoring of operations        Sysorb/Nagios/MRTG monitoring tools Duplicate/redundant monitoring systems Flat panel screens for continuous status Bandwidth monitoring, network sniffing, trouble alerts, power status/control, etc. Centralize power and air management Video monitoring of secure areas Audible alarms Expert and experienced network operators Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 19. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Certifications and standards Lagos Datacenter will apply for the following standards:  PCIDSS v3  Uptime Institute TIER III Design, Built and Operate  ISO 27001  ISO 9001 Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 20. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Summary When choosing a datacenter partner, you need to know they can meet certain standards which is the primary reason Lagos Datacenter has adopted the following:  State of the art technologies data center  A high performance hosting environment  A reliable hosting environment  Highly secure hosting environment Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng
  • 21. Lagos Datacenter Nigeria’s Cloud Connection Partners Lagos Datacenter has partnered with the following companies:  Venema Advies Nigeria Ltd. www.venema-advies.com.ng  Zwart Techniek BV www.zwartijmuiden.nl  ICTroom BV www.ictroom.nl  Agbara Estates Ltd. Venema Advies Nigeria Limited - +234 1 4406236 – info@venema-advies.com.ng