Flexenclosure’s eCentre for Tigo Business Paraguay wins Latin American “Best Modular Implementation” Award
Stockholm, Sweden and Asunción, Paraguay
3rd October 2016
Flexenclosure’s eCentre data centre, built for Tigo Business in Paraguay, has been named “Best Modular Implementation” in the Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) Latin America awards.
Announced at this week’s 2016 DCD LATAM awards ceremony in Mexico City, the modular category is awarded to the project that best symbolises the flexibility, versatility and scalability of modular data centre design, as well as the added value it delivers to both the operator and its customers.
Designed and built by Flexenclosure in the Paraguayan capital Asunción, the Tigo Business data centre is the most advanced facility of its kind in the country, having achieved Uptime Institute Tier III design certification. According to DCD, The judging panel recognised in particular the innovation in design, quality of construction, speed of implementation and foundation this provides Tigo to deliver new advanced services.
“We are delighted that our eCentre has won this prestigious award,” said David King, CEO, Flexenclosure. “We constantly strive to deliver the industry’s most innovative prefabricated data centre facilities, and this project with Millicom and its Tigo operation is no exception.”
This world-class facility is a hybrid construction, including a traditional brick and mortar office building combined with the prefabricated modular eCentre data centre – a solution that maximised the quality of the facility, minimised the overall delivery time and delivered a unique and visually appealing exterior.
“We are extremely proud to receive such important recognition,” said Juan Emilio Roa, Director of Tigo Business Paraguay. “This project shows the commitment of Millicom Group to invest in enhanced infrastructure and our new data centre provides a very strong foundation for Tigo to deliver the broadest and most reliable portfolio of services to the businesses of Paraguay.”
Flexenclosure is a designer and manufacturer of prefabricated data centre buildings and intelligent power management systems for the ICT industry. The company provides systems that are fully integrated, modular, factory tested for reliability, adaptable to local conditions and quick to install.
eCentre is a custom-designed, prefabricated data centre building that is fast to deploy, energy efficient and easy to expand. eCentre is a future proofed state-of-the-art technical facility that provides a flexible and expandable open floor space and is optimised for energy efficiency.
eSite is a hybrid power system for off-grid and bad-grid cell sites delivering 24/7 network uptime and diesel-related cost savings of up to 90 per cent. eManager, an all-in-one toolbox for site power infrastructure management including remote monitoring, power optimisation, KPI reporting and site logistics, is an integral part of the product.
Flexenclosure was founded in 1989. The company is based in Vara, Sweden, headquartered in Stockholm and has additional offices in Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria and South Africa. Customers include ACS, Airtel, Apollo Towers, IHS Towers, Millicom, MTN, Vodacom and Zain.