KAO Data Campus has announced that it has appointed JCA Engineering, as its principal contractor on phase one of KAO Data Campus, comprising the first data centre of a final four.
JCA Engineering is a technology focused mechanical and electrical contractor that delivers the optimal engineered solution for a wide variety of clients and projects. Following completion of the below ground connectivity infrastructure, utility services and piling, construction has now started on site and is forecast for completion in phases through 2017.
KAO Park has also awarded a separate contract to MatrixNetworks, appointed to deliver a 43.5 MVA private sub-station, providing capacity to support the entire Campus, which is due for completion April 2017.
KAO Data Campus will comprise of four data centres each split into four halls and designed over three floors, totaling around 150,000 sq ft. nett technical space. Each technology suite will be capable of supporting an 8.7MW IT load across each building. Infrastructure work across the site is part-funded by Harlow Council and HCA.