Rome – February 16st 2022
The turnkey contract for this mission-critical service, awarded by a Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, includes two parallel circuits for a total length exceeding 6 km.
In order to increase the reliability of the system, Prysmian XLPE insulated cables have been selected by CEBAT, and most of the cable connection will be positioned with trenchless technologies, to minimize the disruption during the works. The Horizontal Directional Drilling will be performed by Quadrifoglio Drilling Srl, part of the CEBAT Group.
As major cloud providers seek to future-proof their server capacity amid surging demand, also driven by the COVID pandemic, data center investments in the Milan region are increasing with most European and global players positioning close to Italy’s financial center. Equinix IBX data centers boast an industry-leading, high average uptime of 99.999% globally.
The works will be completed by H2 2022 and CEBAT will have to fully responsibility for design, construction, testing and delivery of the system.