Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Sterling and Wilson delivers its first prefabricated data center project in Egypt

Mumbai, India, 7 July 2021Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd (SWPL), a Shapoorji Pallonji group company and one of India’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, today announced that it has successfully delivered its first prefabricated data center project in Egypt. The project was executed for Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt, Cairo, in partnership with RZ-Products, the products business unit of DCG (Data Center Group), a Germany-based company specialising in developing modular data center solutions. Total value of the project is USD two million (INR 14 crore* approximately).


The project was completed on time while adhering to national and international standards. The mandate also includes the operation and maintenance (O&M) service of the project. The room-in-room data center solutions are fully ECB-S compliant and are protected against explosion, fire, water, corrosive gases, vandalism, intrusion, eavesdropping/radiation, noise, dust, and debris. The project is a benchmark for the Egyptian market.


The project comprises a DC-IT-Room GranITe ECB-S solution for the IT space, a QuartzITe-Room 9.0 for two power rooms, ensuring maximum availability of the IT systems and hosting mission-critical business processes for Faisal Bank. Furthermore, this solution is fully modular and can be extended at any time. Thus, the total cost of ownership and return on investment are secured over the long term. 


SWPL has a partnership with RZ-Products for executing projects in several global markets.


Mr. Prasanna Sarambale, CEO, Data Center Business, Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd, said, “We are delighted to have successfully handed over our maiden project in Egypt, a first-of-its-kind in the region. It gives us immense pleasure to meet customer’s unique requirement of scalable, safe, compliant, and cost-effective data center solutions. With our technical expertise, design capabilities and market understanding, we can further penetrate this market, delivering turnkey solutions for projects of any scale and size.”


Mr. Jörgen Venot, Head of Sales and Marketing for the German DATA CENTER GROUP and its international product division RZ-Products, said“Winning such a project with a partner like S&W is a milestone in Egypt. Faisal Bank had the highest expectations in terms of quality, availability and physical protection of their critical IT infrastructure, and we are glad that our German engineering, combined with a global track record of projects already delivered, from private corporations to governmental entities, made the difference, thus building a bridge for further projects in Egypt and on the continent.”


About Sterling and Wilson Group (S&W Group) 

S&W group is one of India’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company. The group operates across the globe in more than 30 countries with a strong presence in regions such as the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Australia. S&W group has grown from a turnover of INR 2564 crore in 2015 to a turnover of INR 10080 crore in 2020. From being mainly focused on doing MEP projects in India, the group over the past 10 years has set up global operations in MEP, Diesel Generator sets, Turnkey Data Centers, Transmission & Distribution, and Solar EPC. With its recent foray into Power Solutions, S&W group is perfectly poised to play a pivotal role in the global trend of moving away from thermal plants to a future of renewable energy with storage. As a responsible corporate entity, the group has been actively contributing to socio-economic development of communities in which it operates, through various CSR activities.   
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* 1 USD = 69.56 INR, conversion rate, 30 April 2019.


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