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Case Studies

DataNet – Securing the control room of an East African Port


Customer’s Last Word:
 “With DataNet system we’re protected from the heavy costs downtime incurs.”

Port Administrator

The control room of the new, high investment duty free port is responsible for monitoring and maintaining all the servers that command the entire complex, any downtime with incur major disruption and costs. The server control room is very large and built around a number of potential transmission obstructions. Automated hourly reports must be transferred to the computer in the neighboring room.

Application: Port Control Room

Organization: East African Port


Background:

The control room is a mission critical environment, key to the functioning of the IT infrastructure of large-scale buildings and organizations. Without safe and secured control rooms, organizations can be cut off from all access to information databases, email or the Internet – conveying a damaging business message and reaping heavy costs.

 

About the Customer:

Enjoying a strategic trade location, this port also benefits from a free-trade zone status.


Key Customer Challenges:
The control room of the new, high investment duty free port is responsible for monitoring and maintaining all the servers that command the entire complex, any downtime with incur major disruption and costs. The server control room is very large and built around a number of potential transmission obstructions. Automated hourly reports must be transferred to the computer in the neighboring room.


DataNet Implementation:
The control room houses a special air conditioning unit for temperature and humidity which is monitored by a number of DNL920 DataNet units. Two repeaters are able to transmit the data to the PC in the neighboring room, where regular reports are then processed.


Measurable Results:
A reputation of reliability and accessibility has been built for investors and traders alike, secured by submitted hourly reports on the environmental conditions within the control room. Repeater units extend the transmission range and overcome any obstacles in and around the control room.


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