A data centre with FBI-level security is coming to Estonia

We decided to build a new data centre for Wavecom – a structure that is not affected by power outages and where there’s no dust. It has a security system that can identify anyone based on facial recognition and finger vein ID.

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A security system like in an American movie thriller

There will be an ultramodern access system in the centre, like those you’ve probably only seen in movies: it includes fingerprint and finger vein ID as well as facial recognition.

Every possible corner will be covered with digital, microwave and infrared sensors, and, with the help of facial recognition, the modern system makes sure that people only move in the areas of the building where they are permitted. The security system that is being installed meets FBI quality assurance standards.

The equipment cabinets will be equipped with locks and sensors, and the alarm system can only be disarmed using RFID cards. The entire area is also covered with an automatic gaseous fire suppression that is harmless to people.

Power outages will no longer be a problem

We are not willing not give an inch when it comes to the quality of our server hosting and cloud services – your data must always be available you.

Therefore, in our new building, we are guaranteeing the power supply with two separate Schneider Galaxy UPS units and power rooms that are connected to two different substations.

If one of the substations breaks down, the automatic system switches to the other substation. In the unlikely event that both should break down, the generator will automatically start up.

All the server cabinets in our data centre are equipped with two Schneider/APC Smart UPS units, each of which is fed from a different power room. In some of the cabinets we use power switches that offer dual input power supplies even if the units have only single power input.

Our self-service feature enables server hosting and private server clients to manage the power supply and to see the level of their power consumption.

The centre will be innovative and environmentally friendly

Server rooms require great cooling capacity. In the new building, an innovative multi-layered Schneider system, in which the water circulated for cooling is, in turn, cooled by the outdoor temperature. At least Estonia’s cool climate comes in handy here!;

The cooling is made even more efficient by the fact that the cabinets are installed in a Schneider APC modular system. Enclosed cold air corridors are used, from which the server cabinets pull in cold air. The warm air is expelled behind the cabinet into a warm air corridor, and from there it is directed out of the room for re-cooling.

The equipment is supplied by world-famous Schneider Electric

The equipment park, for which all the equipment has been sourced from Schneider Electric /APC equipment, is unique in Estonia, because there an equivalent data centre does not yet exist. In addition to ultra-high-quality equipment, the Schneider system also has a special software management platform.

This makes managing the system easier. The server centre can even be managed from a smart phone. And the smart monitoring robot reports any problems by phone. The software can visualise the data centre on a 3D map, which enables running ‘what if” analyses.

This ensures that the entire system works like clockwork. And this provides the clients with greater peace of mind.

Unrivalled data communication capability

Three separate fibre-optic cables, with a transmission speed of 60Gbit/s, run from the data centre to Estonia’s most important communication centres. We also provide our clients access to the connections of other operators. Just in case, the optic cable is duplicated by a network of ultra-high-speed radio links.

There are two Cisco Nexus Data Center switches in the data centre, with an expansion module in each cabinet that is connected to a 2 x 10 Gbit base system. The minimal speed of each client’s port is 1 Gbit/s.

A building without dust

The server centre must always be as clean as a whistle. In order to avoid any dust sneaking in, anyone entering the centre must wear special footwear and clothing.

The interior finishing of the building goes hand in hand with our technical updates – it will be futuristic, sparkling and shiny, white and crisp in appearance. The new server centre will be located at Endla St 16 – the former Telia headquarters building. And we will be moving our offices there as well in January of 2018.

More services, old prices

The completion of the new centre will provide our clients with a truly modern service of the highest quality in the field. Thanks to the new greater capability we will also be able to offer our clients new additional services.

Construction will be completed in April of 2018. We hope to already start testing the new systems in February. The server centre is built by Kaamos Ehitus. The server centre was built in compliance with strict TIER and ISKE requirements.

Testimonials

Žiga Podgrajšek

Ridango

WaveCom has been an exceptional partner, providing IT infrastructure services that are not only reliable but also innovative. Their expertise in VMware vCloud solutions has been instrumental in ensuring secure and efficient hosting and administration services. 

WaveCom's proactive approach to information and advice, as well as their commitment to service levels, has greatly contributed to our success. We are grateful for their continued support and collaboration.  

Žiga Podgrajšek - Head of O&M
 

Marko Metsoja

UpHillIT

Engaged in software development, we constantly need to quickly create new servers and scale them. For us, owning hardware and dealing with its management is certainly not in line with our goals. After trying out several service providers, we turned to Wavecom, where all our computing needs are covered. The service is also very stable, and it's easy to recommend to our clients to continue using Wavecom's services after development is complete.

The stability of WaveCom's service further led us to start building an automatic Kubernetes platform there, making life significantly easier for both us and our clients. All this is done so that using the service does not require having either DevOps or even IT specialists.

Marko Metsoja - Partner

Toomas Kornet

Semetron

Semetron offers modern and professional medical products and equipment, including field hospitals intended for military use, to healthcare providers. We have been in close cooperation with WaveCom for almost 23 years. Wavecom has created a high availability VMware cluster (including VMware hybrid cloud and DRaaS solution) for us and implemented smart network solutions for our mobile field hospitals.

WaveCom's competent team has been responsive and helpful, assisting us in quickly adapting to changing technological needs and challenges. Thanks to their continuous dedication to innovation and customer-centric approach, we have never been disappointed in WaveCom's services or expertise.

Toomas Kornet MD - Partner

Oliver Lepik

bodyparts.ee

Dealing in wholesale of car spare parts, it is extremely important for us that our customer environment functions ultra-fast and seamlessly. WaveCom's cloud service has proven to be the perfect platform for us. We can confidently focus on our core business, knowing that server-related "surprises" are not to be expected. 

The service operates flawlessly. If there are any questions, answers are just a quick phone call away.

Oliver Lepik - CEO

Janno Oja

Excellent Business Solutions

"In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

High availability and security of our client’s data is our main priority. The speed and quality of the support line is also very important. In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions that ensure security, high availability, speed and quality for both cloud and call center. Quick response is to be expected in the IT business but we have been positively surprised by their proactive and caring attitude and personalized pricing."

Janno Oja – partner

Žiga Podgrajšek

Ridango

WaveCom has been an exceptional partner, providing IT infrastructure services that are not only reliable but also innovative. Their expertise in VMware vCloud solutions has been instrumental in ensuring secure and efficient hosting and administration services. 

WaveCom's proactive approach to information and advice, as well as their commitment to service levels, has greatly contributed to our success. We are grateful for their continued support and collaboration.  

Žiga Podgrajšek - Head of O&M
 

Marko Metsoja

UpHillIT

Engaged in software development, we constantly need to quickly create new servers and scale them. For us, owning hardware and dealing with its management is certainly not in line with our goals. After trying out several service providers, we turned to Wavecom, where all our computing needs are covered. The service is also very stable, and it's easy to recommend to our clients to continue using Wavecom's services after development is complete.

The stability of WaveCom's service further led us to start building an automatic Kubernetes platform there, making life significantly easier for both us and our clients. All this is done so that using the service does not require having either DevOps or even IT specialists.

Marko Metsoja - Partner

Toomas Kornet

Semetron

Semetron offers modern and professional medical products and equipment, including field hospitals intended for military use, to healthcare providers. We have been in close cooperation with WaveCom for almost 23 years. Wavecom has created a high availability VMware cluster (including VMware hybrid cloud and DRaaS solution) for us and implemented smart network solutions for our mobile field hospitals.

WaveCom's competent team has been responsive and helpful, assisting us in quickly adapting to changing technological needs and challenges. Thanks to their continuous dedication to innovation and customer-centric approach, we have never been disappointed in WaveCom's services or expertise.

Toomas Kornet MD - Partner

Oliver Lepik

bodyparts.ee

Dealing in wholesale of car spare parts, it is extremely important for us that our customer environment functions ultra-fast and seamlessly. WaveCom's cloud service has proven to be the perfect platform for us. We can confidently focus on our core business, knowing that server-related "surprises" are not to be expected. 

The service operates flawlessly. If there are any questions, answers are just a quick phone call away.

Oliver Lepik - CEO

Janno Oja

Excellent Business Solutions

"In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

High availability and security of our client’s data is our main priority. The speed and quality of the support line is also very important. In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions that ensure security, high availability, speed and quality for both cloud and call center. Quick response is to be expected in the IT business but we have been positively surprised by their proactive and caring attitude and personalized pricing."

Janno Oja – partner

Žiga Podgrajšek

Ridango

WaveCom has been an exceptional partner, providing IT infrastructure services that are not only reliable but also innovative. Their expertise in VMware vCloud solutions has been instrumental in ensuring secure and efficient hosting and administration services. 

WaveCom's proactive approach to information and advice, as well as their commitment to service levels, has greatly contributed to our success. We are grateful for their continued support and collaboration.  

Žiga Podgrajšek - Head of O&M
 

Marko Metsoja

UpHillIT

Engaged in software development, we constantly need to quickly create new servers and scale them. For us, owning hardware and dealing with its management is certainly not in line with our goals. After trying out several service providers, we turned to Wavecom, where all our computing needs are covered. The service is also very stable, and it's easy to recommend to our clients to continue using Wavecom's services after development is complete.

The stability of WaveCom's service further led us to start building an automatic Kubernetes platform there, making life significantly easier for both us and our clients. All this is done so that using the service does not require having either DevOps or even IT specialists.

Marko Metsoja - Partner

Toomas Kornet

Semetron

Semetron offers modern and professional medical products and equipment, including field hospitals intended for military use, to healthcare providers. We have been in close cooperation with WaveCom for almost 23 years. Wavecom has created a high availability VMware cluster (including VMware hybrid cloud and DRaaS solution) for us and implemented smart network solutions for our mobile field hospitals.

WaveCom's competent team has been responsive and helpful, assisting us in quickly adapting to changing technological needs and challenges. Thanks to their continuous dedication to innovation and customer-centric approach, we have never been disappointed in WaveCom's services or expertise.

Toomas Kornet MD - Partner

Oliver Lepik

bodyparts.ee

Dealing in wholesale of car spare parts, it is extremely important for us that our customer environment functions ultra-fast and seamlessly. WaveCom's cloud service has proven to be the perfect platform for us. We can confidently focus on our core business, knowing that server-related "surprises" are not to be expected. 

The service operates flawlessly. If there are any questions, answers are just a quick phone call away.

Oliver Lepik - CEO

Janno Oja

Excellent Business Solutions

"In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

High availability and security of our client’s data is our main priority. The speed and quality of the support line is also very important. In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions that ensure security, high availability, speed and quality for both cloud and call center. Quick response is to be expected in the IT business but we have been positively surprised by their proactive and caring attitude and personalized pricing."

Janno Oja – partner

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