Data Centre Relocation - Industry Day

CNR| Bologna, Italy| 16 January 2019

Bologna data centre industry day

ECMWF will hold an "Industry Day" for potential suppliers on its upcoming Bologna Data Centre on 16 January 2019.

The aim of the Industry Day is to provide attendees with information about the development and implementation of ECMWF’s new data centre in Bologna and on the tenders that will be issued during the first quarter of 2019, for the procurement of goods and installation services in the areas of cabling, racking, servers, disks and storage, network and security, and electrical equipment.

We will present the planned approach to procurement, including the expected schedule for the release of invitations to tender. We will provide further details on the services regarding installation, configuration, testing and commissioning to the data centre. There will also be ample time for questions and feedback.

The venue of the event will be CNR (details can be seen under the Venue & Logistics link).

Attendance at this event is by registration only. The deadline for registration is 10 January 2019.


09:00 - Arrival and registration

09:30 - Welcome and opening remarks

09:45 - ECMWF in a nutshell - who we are, what we do

10:00 - Bologna New Data Centre

10:30 - ECMWF procurement process 

11:00 - Electrical and Systems integration

11:30 - Network and ICT security 

12:15 - Lunch break

14:00 - Servers 

14:45 - Storage 

15:30 - General Q&A session

16:00 - Closing remarks

16:10 - End of the day