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Datacenter Marilyn : 100% Fiber, a first in the world

CELESTE an update on the construction of its datacenter Marilyn Seinte-et-Marne and announces that he will be designed to 100% optic fiber, a world first

After laying the foundation stone of its datacenter Marilyn in October 2010, CELESTE gives a positive assessment of the progress and confirm the delivery initially set.

Fibre optique
Concretely, the start of production is planned for September 2011. Marilyn is a high density design Tier IV datacenter ecological. Its vertical shape allows air circulation easy. The fresh air will be drawn at the basement, cool machines and will be used to heat offices. Excess air escapes through the roof. This vertical design for a data center is unique in the world.

This is the first time such a project was born, and that has been the subject of a patent. CELESTE today announced another innovation : network cabling datacenter Marilyn 100% optic fiber. Unlike other datacenters, copper cabling was outlawed. This strategic choice is explained by the fact that CELESTE provides offers very high speed : 1G ou 10 Giga for clients, that can be interconnected with fiber optic deals across France. Furthermore, copper has drawbacks related to its weight and footprint caused by its production and reprocessing.

With these differentiating characteristics, Marilyn datacenter is about to receive the certification European Code of Conduct. This certification reference greets engagement data center operators who adopt best practices in energy savings. A few months before the launch of Marilyn, CELESTE is also looking for new employees such as engineers, network technicians, of fiber optic cable manufacturers …

Enjoying international recognition, Marilyn concept will be presented by Nicolas DAWN at various conferences : “Datacentres 2011″, the 5 and 6 more ; as “Datacenter Dynamics, the 7 June”. He is also the subject of a study by Gartner Group. Marketing 600 m2 computer room is underway with customers CELESTE, but also new partners such as service companies or IT outsourcing companies, seduced by the offer coupled Datacenter + 1G fiber which opens up new perspectives.