CambiaMo S.p.A,an urban transformation company of the Municipality of Modena, deals with the urban and social redevelopment of the R-North section of the city. In recent years, the company has implemented several urban regeneration programmes and interventions on behalf of the Municipality of Modena, aimed at overcoming the physical and social decline of the northern suburbs of the city and, in particular, in the area called ‘Ex Mercato Bestiame’, where the Innovation Hub Data Centre now stands, realised also thanks to the contribution of SITE.
The aim of this new structure is to consolidate and make more efficient the ICT at a local level and host the CEDs of public and private entities, improving their quality and security. The Data Centre will also be a point of reference for research both in the field of IT security, with the Cyber Security Academy, and in the field of Artificial Intelligence in the automotive sector, with the Masa (Modena Automotive smart area) programme.
The Modena Data Centre is a modern technological structure covering two floors with a total area of about 1,600 square metres. On a plant engineering level, it was completed by SITE S.p.A., which looked after of the work necessary to guarantee the redundancy of the network infrastructure, equipping the building with a dual high-performance fibre optic connection and 2 MW of electrical power. The plant is fitted with generators, UPS, switchboards and free cooling systems, network equipment and enterprise security systems. The server area is fitted with 2 hot aisle islands with 24 cabinets to house the computational power systems.