Satgate UAB of Vilnius Lithuania announced today that it has selected International Engineering Consultant Red Engineering Design as the technical advisor, designer and supervisor to Satgate UAB for development of an advanced data center in the Baltic States. The $60 million project called Amber Core DC has been under development since 2011.
According to the agreement, Red Engineering will provide professional services in selection and implementation of the latest and most effective data center technologies for the project. It will lead and supervise delivery of the Amber Core DC until operational handover, including obtaining operational Tier III facility certification with UpTime Institute.
"We are delighted to be involved in this ambitious project in Eastern Europe. As a professional design consultancy, we have completed many DC projects all over the world and will use our innovation and experience to achieve the goals defined by SatGate," said Ian Whitfield, managing director of Red Engineering Design.
"SatGate has been searching for a reliable and experienced designer for its Amber Core DC project in the Baltics. Today we have reached an agreement with Red Engineering Design, whose DC projects like Capgemini Merlin and Fujitsu London North, amongst others, impressed us greatly," said Vitaliy Malashevskiy, director of Satgate UAB. "We are pleased that our project will be supervised by one of the best engineering design firms available and that its unique experience in designing tier certified data centers will be used to our advantage. With this agreement, we are continuing to pursue our goal of achieving a modern, state-of-the-art data center, which will be attractive for large international companies from IT, finance and other sectors."
About UAB Satgate
SatGate UAB is a leading satellite services provider, based in Lithuania. Operating a unique satellite teleport facility located near Vilnius, SatGate provides a full range of satellite communication services in Europe, Middle East and Central Asia to ISPs, telecoms, the oil and gas industry, and other corporate and private customers. SatGate integrates and manages turnkey communication solutions of any complexity.