Norway’s potentially most important data center
Norway’s potentially most important data center ensures that Norwegian grocery stores are always stocked with food. NorgesGruppen is Norway’s largest trading house and has retail and wholesale within groceries as its core business. They have around 1800 affiliated grocery stores, including brands as Kiwi, Meny, as well as several of the kiosk franchises in the country.
Mission-critical infrastructure for new offices
Coromatic in key role to secure mission-critical infrastructure for Discovery Networks’ new offices. A global and Swedish giant in real-time TV and play services Discovery Networks Sweden is part of the world leader in reality-based television, Discovery Inc., which reaches more than 3 billion viewers in more than 220 countries and territories, in 50 different languages.
Emergency power secures 100% uptime for Green Mountain
Green Mountain was established in 2013 and designs, builds and operates the world’s most secure data centers. One of the data centers is located in Rennesøy outside of Stavanger, while the second one is in Rjukan, Telemark county. Co-location as a service is experiencing a tremendous growth, and Green Mountain plans to build a third data center in the near future.
Green Mountain has customers within several segments such as banking and finance, the health sector and cloud services. The solutions provided are at such a high security level that they can never fail.
Climate-smart data center safeguards Trollhättan’s digitalisation
Trollhättan Energi, which is owned by the municipality, delivers climate-smart energy for homes, businesses and vehicles, in addition to ensuring local residents access to clean water, sewerage and waste management services. The company is also responsible for the operation of the local fibre network in Trollhättan Municipality, users of which include municipal companies, operators and content providers.
Data center as a Service
Power is one of the largest vendors of electronics in Norway, with shops all over the country, as well as providing a web shop. Power Norge AS is a subsidiary of Power International, which is a Nordic group. The parent company and all group functions are based in Norway. Power offers a wide range of products for household appliances, kitchen appliances, computers, mobile phones, televisions, etc., at competitive prices.
Coromatic delivers emergency power to operating rooms
Bærum Hospital is located in Sandvika in Akershus County, and is among the 10 largest hospitals in Norway. The oldest building is from 1924, whereas the new building was erected in 2006. The hospital provides myriad services, from surgery and emergency services to labour and delivery, and the hospital also plays host to an active research community. Vestre Viken Health Trust is the owner of the hospital, which has approx. 2300 employees.
Operations of data center secure digital services
Swedbank is one of Sweden’s leading banks. The bank has 7.3 million private individuals as customers, and over 600,000 businesses and organizations as customers. Its home markets are Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Bank’s large enterprise unit also operates in the other Nordic countries. Swedbank offers a comprehensive range of financial services within the areas of lending, payments, savings, investments, and insurance, as well as financial advisory services, all anchored in the vision to enable people, businesses and communities to thrive and grow. Since 2014, Swedbank’s headquarters office has been located in the Stockholm urban area, in Sundbyberg.
A tailored emergency power plant
The Faroese salmon farm HiddenFjord extends its smolt production capacity with a new recycling plant for larger smolt. Stable power supply is a critical factor for the many fish that the recirculation plant must accommodate, so Coromatic has delivered a new emergency power plant and complemented the existing one.
CGI listened to its customers and further improved energy efficiency in its data centres. The renovation started in small steps to see what benefits could be achieved through cooling optimisation.
Since the results were even better than expected, CGI decided to upgrade its entire cooling supply chain stage by stage.
New regional data center in the North of Norway
A few years ago, Helse Nord started the process of centralising all IT – operations to create one professional function covering all hospitals and health institutions of the region. Following this, Helse Nord IKT was established in 2006 with the purpose of centralizing all IT - management, operations and development servicing 18 0000 employees daily. After a while it became necessary to coordinate all IT-infrastructure in a completely new data center. Coromatic was given the challenge to build the new data center.
Moving from heat waste to heat recovery
Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand Climaveneta has recently supplied two heat pumps for Fortum’s district heating in Espoo, Finland. Fortum, a Finnish energy company, will utilize waste heat from a data center and supply the heat into a district heating network. The data center belongs to Ericsson, a multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in Sweden. Project was managed and supplied by Coromatic.
The new railway station is a groundbreaking project
There has been a railway station in Holmestrand since 1881. But in 2016 the small city in Vestfold county opened one of the world’s most modern railway stations. The station plays a major role in the infrastructure of the whole region.
Turn key data centers
Coromatic has full responsibility for the data centers, from design and construction to installation and even service. Service in particular is an important function to ensure availability, where Coromatic is responsible for regularly servicing the data centers according to an agreed plan. Furthermore, Coromatic is responsible for responding to emergency problems at the data centers.
Growth with a secure power supply
Swedavia owns, operates and develops a network of ten airports in Sweden. The company was formed in 2010 and is wholly owned by the Swedish state. In 2015, a total of 37.6 million passengers travelled to or from Swedavia’s airports. One of these, Bromma Stockholm Airport, is now facing major modernization where Coromatic has been contracted to install an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and emergency power.
Securing data and telecommunication
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity producers and, in 2014, had net revenues in excess of SEK 165 billion and more than 31,000 employees. The company produces electricity and heat from six types of energy: wind, nuclear, natural gas, biomass, coal and hydropower.
Vattenfall is wholly owned by the Swedish state.
Solid infrastructure secures Swedbank
In 2014, Swedbank moved its head office from Brunkebergs square in central Stockholm to a newly built 45,000-square-meter office property in Sundbyberg (near Stockholm). The move was made to create a new, more modern workplace for the bank’s employees to meet the requirements characterized by a modern bank operation as of today.
Life critical power supply
Stockholm South General Hospital, SÖS, is a community of its own. Some 100 clinics and units create a care chain that forms the through-life hospital. As an emergency care hospital, SÖS handles about 145,000 emergency patients each year, and roughly 70 percent of surgery patients are emergency cases. With more than 7,000 births, the maternity clinic is one of the country’s largest obstetric clinics. Irrespective of the length of the power outage — all of these operations have to continue without disruption.
Data center at nuclear energy site
Ringhals outgrew its 1980’s data center and did not comply with many of the new datacenter security standards that now regulate the nuclear energy sector. Stakeholders commissioned a rigorous three-year investigation and decided to renovate the old data center and build a new one. This launched typical data center construction – in a very unusual security area.
Uninterruptible power and cooling
Glostrup Hospital is the largest and most specialized hospital in Denmark. When planning a 20-percent extension of the hospital, it contracted Coromatic as a partner in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the hospital’s new power and cooling system.
Backup power solution
The Østfold Kalnes hospital in Sarpsborg, Norway, is the Østfold region’s new hospital and has become operational in stages throughout 2016. The hospital provides both specialist and general medical care for the 300,000 inhabitants of the Øsfold county. The hospital also has one of largest emergency departments in Norway and expects to receive more than 100 patients on a daily basis. The total area of the hospital is 85,500 sqm. Construction of the new hospital began following a decision by the Southern and Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority in 2010 to build a new regional hospital.
Secure power supply keeps the wheels rolling
Harald A. Møller AS, the biggest car importer in Norway, has imported more than 1 million cars to Norwegian customers since start-up. Their car brands Volkswagen, Audi and Škoda all hold solid market positions. Harald A. Møller AS is a part of MøllerGruppen, a family-owned company and a leading player in the Nordic car industry. The company is handling import, dealers and finance in Norway, Sweden and the Baltics.
All modern operations are digitalised in some way
Today, all operations are digitalised in some way or another, both business processes and various company-wide functions. This allows us to constantly work from different locations and always stay connected. Not least in the office, where we take for granted that we can move from different meetings, common areas and back to the desk without losing contact with the network and important systems.
Access to data is a crucial factor
Access to data is a crucial factor in all areas of life today, for companies, authorities and public services. There is simply no room for disruptions in data traffic. At the same time, there is a wealth of different services, applications and systems which control how we access data, as well as a variety of delivery models whereby data is stored, whether these are cloud services or individually tailored IT infrastructures. Regardless, data will always need to be distributed from and stored in a physical location, today and in the future, and this is where the data center comes in. Like the heart in the circulatory system, the data center is the digital heart in every company or agency network.
Site Assessment is a service performed by Coromatic to connect the present infrastructure to business strategy.
Mission critical infrastructure such as data centers and critical communication are crucial for any business, and the cost or impact of downtime could be severe. Businesses need to run 24/7, and management teams need to have access to the right information anywhere – and at any time. So how will physical and logical IT risks be managed so they go hand in hand with business development initiatives, and will the focus on sustainability be reflected by those initiatives?
We manage the operation of your mission critical sites
As a non-core business for most organizations, the operation of critical sites imposes heavy demands and can be costly, still these sites are mission critical for the entire business. Coromatic has a service portfolio which can relieve this business pain and take responsibility for the ongoing operation of mission-critical sites and make sure that they operate at peak functionality 24/7.
We provide 24/7/365 service maintenance of your mission critical sites
Stable power and data communication supply plays a crucial role in maintaining the operation of almost any of today’s organizations. In our digitalized society, there is no room for power failure or disruption in data communication. Ensuring the right level of maintenance in time and securing high uptime levels requires a professional provider of maintenance. This is why Coromatic is dedicated to helping organizations of all sizes and ensuring continuous supply of power and data communication, for uninterrupted business 24/7.
We enable companies and organizations to run their operations without disruption
Digitalization makes things possible that we could once only dream about, while challenging traditional business models. Digitalization helps companies save time and money, while making more products and services available to more customers at a lower cost. We will see many exciting opportunities and applications emerge in the future.
Strategic management advice for secure and sustainable operations
Digitalization enables things that we could once only dream about, while challenging traditional business models. Although digitalization brings many new opportunities, it also places entirely new demands on infrastructure, with seemingly basic aspects as power supply and data communication becoming crucial for maintaining operations. Operations need to run 24/7, and management teams need to have access to the right information anywhere – and at any time.
Uninterruptible power and emergency power
Critical Power is a collective name for systems that guarantee uninterruptible and seamless power delivery, which is crucial if operations are to run smoothly in the long term. The field of Critical Power has also become more important with the rapid digital trend and the need for a reliable supply of electricity. Today, we can see that more functions are business-critical, which has raised the priority given to the issue of power supply and emergency power.
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Site Management Survey 2020
As services, processes and everyday life become increasingly digitized, availability could be the difference between success or total failure. The pandemic has highlighted the necessity of a robust digital infrastructure as many office workers now run their everyday operations from home. Basic resources such as power and network supply have become even more critical. However, the prevailing worldwide health crisis also affects the human resources needed to keep operations running, and a shortage of key staff could currently constitute the most vulnerable component of the infrastructure ecosystem.
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Site Management Survey 2019
More and more companies are adopting digital strategies to keep up with the competition or try to disrupt markets. Driven by new technology and forever changing the way we work, affecting even the core business models of companies, digitalization is on most decision makers agenda.
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Increase the efficiency of your datacenter
Coromatic has put together a program for quality control and operation of data centers and other business-critical infrastructure. The program has been donated to Open Compute Project (OCP) and is free to use to increase the quality of operations in mission critical facilities.
The objective of this paper is to disseminate the program to increase the efficiency of operations and to codify effective processes and routines.
OCP offers a platform for openly sharing intellectual property and encourage the IT-industry to evolve, much like open projects in the software industry. The purpose of this whitepaper is to make Coromatics services known while encouraging the inclusion of the OCP program in all development projects. If you are unfamiliar with Coromatic Critical Facilities Operations (CFOPS) Framework, it's time to gain insight.
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In the shadow of the cloud
What emerging types of datacenters are there and can we, based on present conditions, form an idea on how to develop resilient operations? No doubt, datacenters will continue to be a business-critical resource in the future. New business requirements determine how we optimize the operation of IT and datacenters based on new conditions. Solutions for energy efficiency, technology integration and Edge computing will shape our future datacenters. What trends can be identified impacting how we build and use existing datacenters, optimally?
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Site Management Survey 2018
This year’s survey focuses on the critical success factors for transforming and running a highly digitized business. With the introduction of Internet of things and edge computing, customers are today facing old challenges in a new world of increased communication to and with critical resources. How well are investments in critical infrastructure aligned to enterprise business strategy? Are companies prepared to expand their business into new arenas, i.e. will their critical infrastructure support the updated business models?
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Strategies for a Digital Future
Edge computing is already influencing businesses and organizations. The technology means new business opportunities for better service, increased efficiency and reduced costs. However, certain requirements will need to be fulfilled to implement new technology and start using it for business development. In this whitepaper we look at how to apply edge computing.
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Strategy for energy effiency 24/7?
Energy efficiency has been on the agenda in most businesses for quite some time. What should a strategy contain to continuously obtain energy and environmental savings? Are we not already aware in the business world, how to manage an energy efficient business? Do mission critical environments and high availability put specific demands on energy monitoring and how energy management should be performed?
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Are you in control
Digitalization enables things we could once only dream of, while at the same time challenging traditional business models. Although digitalization brings many new opportunities, it places entirely new demands on infrastructure, with seemingly basic aspects as power supply and data communication becoming crucial for maintaining enterprise operations.
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Mind the gap
In March 2016, Coromatic concluded its annual Critical Facilities Site Manager Survey. More than 330 site managers from organizations in 24 different countries responded to questions about the maturity of their organizations’ approach to Critical Facilities site operations.
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In the shadow of the cloud
Many companies today are contemplating moving into the cloud, either partially or through fully outsourcing their IT services and operations. Many more are already in the cloud. They are seeing the cost benefits of receiving cheaper IT-services, applications, functions and storage via cloud access through the internet rather than via the on-site in-house managed services of old.
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In 2015, Coromatic concluded its annual Critical Facilities Site Management Survey. More than 100 site managers in different countries responded to questions about the maturity of their organizations’ approach to Critical Facilities site operations. The questions spanned the areas of business dependency, business demand and budgeting of sites, both for operations and site investments.
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In 2015, Coromatic Group concluded a Critical Facilities study covering the years 2000-2013. The scope was of the Nordic hospital market and its reliance on two mission critical functions, power and communications, taking into consideration the increased amount of data being processed in different systems.
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In recent years, the data center sector has investigated varying solutions for lowering environmental impact. Initially, stakeholders talked about green IT, i.e., electricity that supplied the centers should be green in the sense that energy came from renewable sources such as solar, wind, or water. Now, energy generation and measurement methods are far more sophisticated, because all stakeholders increasingly demand climate-smart solutions in every process phase.
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In our increasingly digitized world, infrastructures that manage data traffic are increasingly mission-critical. From the days when network- and data-communication systems equated with data centers in basements, their importance gradually became central.
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