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Hat Trick of Industry Awards for Leicester City Council Data Centre

26th, May 2015

Design and built by Workspace Technology Leicester City Council’s newly built data centre wins an unprecedented hat trick of industry awards including:-

  • Leadership in the Public Sector – DCD EMEA Awards
  • Innovation in the Public Data Centre – DCD EMEA Awards
  • Best IT/E-Commerce Project – PSS Awards)


The quantity and quality of the achievements and awards that this project has earned has clearly demonstrated to the data centre industry, as well as all of the UK Public Sector, the superb level of excellence that has been delivered for Leicester City Council by Workspace Technology’s Data Centre Solutions team.

Carbon Neutral Cooling

Workspace Technology combined Freecool® the industry leading direct evaporative fresh air cooling technology with Photovoltaic (PV) renewable technology with an array sized to deliver a peak power contribution of 35kW. As a direct result of this combined technology the Council’s data centre can truly describe it’s cooling as “carbon neutral”. This was one of the first of its kind in the UK and it is hoped that this model will act as the template for future data centre deployments.

Martin Wall Senior Design Engineer commented “Workspace Technology’s In-house Data Centre Solutions design team has developed a number of unique technology innovations which have been successfully rolled out for our customers over the past few years. We are extremely pleased that the Industry has recognised these achievements and we look forward to repeating this success as we move forward with future customers”.

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