SCHNABEL on DatacenterDynamics Judges' Panel for APAC Awards 2016
SCHNABEL is a member of the Judges' Panel for the DatacenterDynamics Awards Asia Pacific 2016. The judging will culminate in an Awards Ceremony on 09-November-2016 in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
India DatacenterDynamics Converged 2016
SCHNABEL will speak at DatacenterDynamics Converged 2016 at Bangalore. The event is scheduled for 20-July-2016 and 21-July-2016.
SCHNABEL in the Core IT Working Group for Indian Standard on Data Center Energy Efficiency
Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) USA, and under the guidance of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has taken up the Phase II initiative of developing a composite policy framework for energy efficiency in Indian Data Centers. SCHNABEL, as a member of the Core IT Working Group since 2015, is providing several inputs in the formulation of a metric for reporting the energy performance of Data Centers.
SCHNABEL's Client's Data Center Certified LEED Platinum and Tier III
SCHNABEL's Client's Data Center was certified Tier III for Design Documents by the Uptime Institute on 20-April-2015. The same Data Center was subsequently certified LEED Platinum under the LEED BD+C V4 for Data Centers in April 2016.
SCHNABEL Contributes to the Upcoming TIA-942-B Standard
As a member of the TR42.1 Sub-Committee under the TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association), SCHNABEL formally submitted recommendations in January 2016 towards the update and drafting of the TIA-942-B Data Center standard.
SCHNABEL's Take on NxtGen's HDDC
Ms. Shaheen Meeran, Managing Director of SCHNABEL, gives her views on NxtGen's state-of-the-art High Density Data Center (HDDC) at Bidadi, Bengaluru. The video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWZK2l-SNn0
SCHNABEL Provides Inputs to the Upcoming ASHRAE Standard for Data Centers
SCHNABEL contributes to the BSR/ASHRAE Standard 90.4P Energy Standard for Data Centers. SCHNABEL's observations related to electrical losses and PUE were accepted in principle by the ASHRAE Committee in December 2015.
SCHNABEL and IDRBT Hyderabad
SCHNABEL delivered a training session on Data Center Design and Planning at the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT, established by the Reserve Bank of India) on 03-February-2016 at Hyderabad.
SCHNABEL on DatacenterDynamics Judges Panel for APAC Awards 2015
SCHNABEL was a member of the judges' panel for the DatacenterDynamics Awards Asia Pacific 2015. SCHNABEL judged the category Data Center Transformation Project of The Year. The awards were presented on 16-September-2015 at Singapore.
SCHNABEL joins the BICSI Data Center Subcommittee
In early 2015 SCHNABEL joined the BICSI Data Center Subcommittee that authors and updates the BICSI-002 Standard for the design and implementation of Data Centers.
India DatacenterDynamics Converged 2015
SCHNABEL will speak at DatacenterDynamics Converged 2015 at Bangalore on the topic 'Maintaining High Availability and Uptime Anywhere, Anytime'. The presentation is scheduled for 15-July-2015.
SCHNABEL Joins the TIA TR42.1 Sub-Committee
SCHNABEL joins the TR42.1 Sub-Committee under the TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association), and will contribute to the next version of the global TIA 942 Data Center standard that will be developed later in 2015.
SCHNABEL on DatacenterDynamics Judges Panel for APAC Awards 2014
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India was on the Judging Panel for the DatacenterDynamics APAC 2014 Awards. SCHNABEL judged the category 'Future Thinking and Design Concepts'. The Awards ceremony was held on 17-October-2014 at Singapore.
SCHNABEL Delivers Keynote Address at the BICSI India District Conference Bangalore
SCHNABEL delivers Keynote Address at the BICSI India District Conference and Exhibition-Bangalore. The event was held at the Sheraton Bangalore Brigade Gateway, on 12-September-2014. Event details are available at https://www.bicsi.org/event_details.aspx?sessionaltcd=CN-india-1409.
Bangalore DatacenterDynamics Converged 2014
SCHNABEL chaired a track, as well as made a presentation on the topic 'The Data Center Complements: Availability and Efficiency' at the DatacenterDynamics Converged event at Bangalore on 18-September-2014 at the Sheraton Bangalore Brigade Gateway.
SCHNABEL Continues as Invited Lecturer at IDRBT Hyderabad
The association between the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (under the Reserve Bank of India) and SCHNABEL DC Consultants India continues, with a lecture being delivered on 06-August-2014 on the subject of Data Center Design and Planning for bankers.
SCHNABEL's Client's Data Center Certified Tier IV for Design Documents
On 21-July-2014, SCHNABEL's design for a Client's Data Center was certified Tier IV by the Uptime Institute.
SCHNABEL Commences Project Delivery in Southeast Asia
With the commencement of a Data Center planning project in Southeast Asia in early 2014, SCHNABEL achieved a significant milestone for extended geographical reach.
SCHNABEL Crosses the 3 Million Square Feet Mark
By April 2014, SCHNABEL had addressed 3,100,000 square feet of Data Center built up area across India and the Middle East. This milestone was achieved in less than 7 years of project delivery from India.
SCHNABEL Delivers Keynote Address at the BICSI India District Conference Mumbai
SCHNABEL delivers Keynote Address at the BICSI India District Conference and Exhibition-Mumbai. The event was held at the Westin, Mumbai, India on 11-April-2014, and witnessed several expert sessions on Data Center trends. Event details are available at BICSI Mumbai 2014.
The BICSI Corporate Buyer’s Guide Features SCHNABEL for the Fourth Year
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India featured, fourth year running, in the prestigious international BICSI Corporate Buyer's Guide 2013.
Bangalore DatacenterDynamics Converged 2013
SCHNABEL chaired a track, as well as made a presentation on the Sustainability Index for Enterprise Data Centers at the DatacenterDynamics Converged event at Bangalore on 21-November-2013.
Mumbai DatacenterDynamics Converged 2013
An insightful panel discussion was conducted on the future of colocation market in India with senior industry representation by Mr. P. Sridhar Reddy (Chairman and Managing Director, CtrlS Datacenters), Mr. Nitin Mishra (Senior Vice President, Netmagic), Mr. Varoon Raghavan (AVP, Tata Communications) and Mr. A. S. Rajgopal (Managing Director, NxtGen Datacenter and Cloud Services). The panel was moderated by SCHNABEL.
Mr. Kiran Karnik Retires as Non-Executive Director from the SCHNABEL Board
Mr. Kiran Karnik, after 5 years as Non- Executive Director with SCHNABEL, formally retired from his position on the Board of Directors on 01-November-2013. Mr. Karnik continues to be a guide and well-wisher to the Company, and stays informed of developments in the Data Center industry in India and abroad.
Express Technology Senate Abu Dhabi
SCHNABEL attended the Express Technology Senate Abu Dhabi from 03-October-2013 to 06-October-2013. A panel discussion on the Relevance of Current Standards in the Enterprise Data Center was convened by SCHNABEL, with a lively discussion by eminent CIOs on the second day of the event.
Green Banking Guidelines Developed with IDRBT
SCHNABEL participates in the IDRBT (Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, under the Reserve Bank of India) Green Banking Working Group. The resulting Guideline- including a chapter on Green Infrastructure and Data Centers- formally launched for use by the Indian Banking Sector on 02-August-2013.
SCHNABEL Continues as Invited Lecturer at IDRBT Hyderabad
The association between the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (under the Reserve Bank of India) and SCHNABEL DC Consultants India continues, with a lecture being delivered on 29-July-2013 on the subject of Data Center Design and Planning for bankers.
SCHNABEL Prepares for Celebrations - Five Years in India
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India prepares to celebrate a significant milestone in March 2013. With the completion of five years of operations in India and 2,800,000 square feet of Data Center built up area addressed across the country, the mood is upbeat.
NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Services Advised by SCHNABEL
Mr. AS Rajgopal, CEO of NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Services Limited, in an interview to CRN on 3-December-2012, talked about his organisation’s business plans, and association with SCHNABEL as a DC Consultant. The interview can be read at Building Cloud.
SCHNABEL Continues as Invited Speaker at IDRBT Hyderabad
The association between the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (under the Reserve Bank of India) and SCHNABEL DC Consultants India continues, with a lecture being delivered last on 05-November-2012 on the subject of Data Center Design and Planning. The program was targeted towards Data Center management and best practices for the banking fraternity.
SCHNABEL is Knowledge Partner and Event Chair at India Data Center Infratech Conference
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India was invited to be a Knowledge Partner at the India Data Center Infratech Conference, convened for the first time in India by Noppen. The event was held at the Marriott Juhu at Mumbai on 27 and 28-September-2012. The first day of the event was also chaired by SCHNABEL, with several interesting presentations made by distinguished speakers and industry members.
Mr. Juergen Schlichting Re-appointed as Chairman of the Board On 24-September-2012, Mr. Juergen Schlichting was re-appointed as Chairman of the Board and Non-Executive Director of SCHNABEL DC Consultants India Private Limited. Mr. Schlichting has served previously as the Head of the Supervisory Board of SCHNABEL AG in Germany from 2007 to 2011. He also held the office of Chairman of the Board, SCHNABEL DC Consultants India from 2007 to 2009, before resuming this position in 2012. Mr. Schlichting is based at Lucerne, Switzerland, and travels frequently to India on official responsibilities.
With Mr. Schlichting chairing the Board, Mr. Kiran Karnik continues as Non-Executive Director as does Ms. Shaheen Meeran as Executive Director.
SCHNABEL is Gold Sponsor and Speaker at DC Strategics 2012 at Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India was a Gold Sponsor at DC Strategics at Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi in 2012. As an invited speaker, the presentation delivered at these industry seminars was on “Seven Data Center Site Infrastructure Trends You Should Be Aware Of and Why”.
Ms. Aruna Rao, CTO of Kotak Mahindra Bank Refers to SCHNABEL in her Interview Ms. Aruna Rao, CTO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, in an interview to Biztech2 on 17-February-2012, talked about her experience of consolidating and creating an enterprise Data Center to the best of global standards. She mentions SCHNABEL’s contribution to the project. The interview can be viewed at CIO Masters – Data Centers Interviews.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India’s Managing Director Receives Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Samman 2011 Award
Ms. Shaheen Meeran, Managing Director of SCHNABEL DC Consultants India, was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Samman at New Delhi on 16-November-2011 for her visible contribution to the field of Data Centers and their energy efficiency in India. The event was attended by several dignitaries and policy- makers at the India International Center, New Delhi.
SCHNABEL Commences Delivering Data Center Projects in the Middle East from India
As of July 2011, SCHNABEL DC Consultants India has begun to deliver Data Center design and planning projects in the Middle East. SCHNABEL is supporting several strategic clients in the telecom, banking and government segments for the successful build of large Data Centers across UAE, Bahrain and Oman.
SCHNABEL Joins NASSCOM- TERI’s Special Interest Group for Greening IT in India
SCHNABEL remotely joined the NASSCOM- TERI Workshop on Corporate Action Plan on Climate Change: ICT as a Game Changer, on 27-May-2011 held at the India Habitat Center New Delhi. This was a Special Interest Group consultation on greening the IT Industry in India, and SCHNABEL represented aspects related to the greening of Data Centers.
SCHNABEL Appointed Peer Review Consultant by TULIP for World’s Third Largest Data Center at Bangalore, India
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India, specialist Data Center consultancy, has been appointed by TULIP Telecom Limited as a peer review consultant to help build India’s largest and the world’s third largest Data Center in Bangalore. The Tulip Data Center would be spread across 900,000 square feet with an approximate investment of INR 9 billion spread over 3 years, as announced on 29-April-2011.
With a proven track record of design and planning expertise in Data Centers of large scale, SCHNABEL is in a unique position to advise Tulip on the best ways to set up a Data Center to global standards of quality and efficiency. This would be done by SCHNABEL through the review and validation of the Data Center design proposed by the turnkey builder of this Data Center for Tulip.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India Blogs about the Importance of Data Center Standards
In a blog published on 27-January-2011, SCHNABEL explored the importance and impact of compliance to standards in the planning of Data Centers. The blog can be read at DC Site Infrastructure Standards.
Opportunities and Challenges for Indian Data Center Energy Efficiency: Key Findings
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India participated in the Bangalore Focus Group held on 13-September-2010 at Infosys, as convened by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and US Aid for International development ECO- III. The findings were summarized and published at Data Center Energy Efficiency by LBNL.
Criteria for Selecting a Data Center Site
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India’s Managing Director, in an interview on 08-September-2010, talked about the importance of responsibly selecting a site for Data Center build. She examined several criteria related to geography and the city, as well as the attributes of the plot of land selected for a greenfield Data Center build. The interview can be viewed at Criteria For Selecting A Data Centre Site.
Energy Efficiency Guidelines and Best Practices in Indian Data Centers Published The much- awaited manual on Energy Efficiency Guidelines and Best Practices in Indian Data Centers was published by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Ministry of Power) and the Confederation of Indian Industry and released on 22-June-2010 at Bangalore. SCHNABEL was a significant contributor to the conceptualization on content of this book, with participation as a Steering Committee member, as well as a member in the two Core Groups for Electrical and HVAC systems for Indian Data Centers.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India to present at the 9th Energy Efficiency Summit 2010 at Chennai, India Mr. Sreekumar KM of SCHNABEL DC Consultants India has been invited to speak on the topic of “Latest Critical Cooling Technologies” : Energy Efficiency in Data Centers on 02 September 2010 at the Energy Efficiency Summit 2010 at Chennai, India, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (Indian Green Building Council).
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India to participate in Focus Group Meeting on Indian Data Center Energy Efficiency
Indian Data Center capacity and energy use is growing significantly. This is resulting in an increase of financial resources needed for Data Center operation and higher emission of green house gases (GHGs). Both energy consumption and GHGs is a growing concern for Data Centers in India.
The sharing of best practices among the Data Center designers, operators, and owners becomes the key in energy efficiency implementation. USAID ECO-III Project and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in partnership with US Department of Energy (USDOE) and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) have been working with Indian companies and industry organizations to create awareness and foster energy efficiency implementation in Data Center facilities. Initiatives undertaken in this partnership include: Benchmarking of energy consumption in Indian Data Centers, Data Center Energy Efficiency workshops, US –India Energy Efficiency Technology conference, and creation of awareness materials on Energy Efficiency in Data Centers.
In order to address old and new barriers and prepare a strategy for energy efficiency implementation in Indian Data Centers, USAID ECO-III Project and LBNL (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) are organizing a focus group meeting on 13th September, 2010 at Bangalore.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India would be participating in this important meeting to help formulate a strategy for Indian Data Centers in energy efficiency implementation.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India to be a sponsor at DC Strategics Bangalore 2010
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India would be a bronze sponsor at the significant Data Center industry event DC Strategics at Bangalore, on 29th October 2010, Friday at the ITC Royal Gardenia. more...
CeBIT 2010: SCHNABEL AG represents engineer services for Data Centers
SCHNABEL AG will be present at this year´s CeBIT. At the exhibition booth of BITKOM (Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e. V.) located in hall 4, booth A 04 the international planning office represents their consulting and planning services with focus on the field of Data Centers together with other companies like UniCon Software or Avnet, Fujitsu and IGEL, which acts in the field of technology solutions. SCHNABEL AG press release CeBIT 2010 (german)
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India opens branch in Mumbai
The opening of SCHNABEL DC Consultants India's new branch will be on Monday, 1st March 2010. The office is located in the centre of South Mumbai at the famous Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). The BKC is a commercial complex in suburbs of the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Mumbai, the most populous city in India, has approximately 14 millions inhabitants. The metropolis on the west coast of India was also named an Alpha world city in 2009.
Frank Urban and Thomas Bachmann appointed to the Executive Board
Since 01.01.2010 COO Frank Urban, formaly Tecnical Manager and Thomas Bachmann, so far Head of Human Resources, Organisation an IT, support CEO Berthold Birkelbach who previously has been responsible for the Executive Board of SCHNABEL AG.
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India chairs “Expert Group on Energy Efficient Data Centers”
SCHNABEL DC Consultants India has officially been appointed to chair the “Expert Group on Energy Efficient Data Centers” (EGEED), under the Indian Association of Energy Management Professionals (IAEMP)… read more >
Data Center Protection – premiere for Schnabel ACADEMY
Power education on – that is the header to the prelude of the first seminar “Data Center Protection - securing a company's existence by fire protection” of Schnabel ACADEMY which took place at SCHNABEL AG office in Frankfurt.… read more >
Sniffing the air within Data Centers Girls´day 2008 – SCHNABEL AG is present as well
What exactly is in fact a Data Center planner doing? How does the job profile look like and what kind of prerequisites do you need for this kind of job… read more >
SCHNABEL AG and CAST-Forum host workshop
At the 13th of March 2008, SCHNABEL AG hosts the workshop “Physical Security” in Darmstadt in cooperation with CAST e.V. As organizer and co-host SCHNABEL AG takes over the moderation that day and represents a lot of know-how… read more >
Here it is! The new generation of education – from engineers for engineers
The Schnabel ACADEMY, subsidiary of SCHNABEL AG, based in Kaiserslautern opens its doors for a novel, German wide unique education concept.... read more >