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Consultancy Services
Capability statement

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Table of contents
1. Introduction3

2. Our capability 4

3. Relevant experience8

3.1. References/relevant experience8

4. ECS Team curriculum vitae14

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1. Introduction

In todays challenging economic environment, organisations are striving to stay ahead

ofcompetition and relying more on their data centre physical infrastructure (DCPI).
A data centre means business when it is available 24/7/365 and performs at the highest level at all
times. If your company is like most businesses, its needs are dynamic and can change throughout
the year. Perhaps it is enjoying an ever-expanding customer base or there are near-future plans
todouble staff and grow exponentially.
Such growth indicators can challenge your existing DCPI, which needs to be responsive, agile,
and easily scalable to be able to handle these up-to-the-minute business needs and/or technology
requirements. The complexity of this dynamic environment should be left to the experts so you can
focus on your main business.
Based on our customers input and our experience and expertise, we are pleased to introduce
our Schneider Electric specialised Data Centre Engineering Consultancy team. Our professional

services will assist customers in preventing DCPI down time, reduce time to recover, save energy,
enhance operational excellence, and provide recommendations for handling future growth.
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2. Our capability
Establish relationships with our customers so that the Schneider Electric
combined experience will generate new innovative solutions

Schneider Electric Engineering Consultancy Services (ECS) enhance your business performance
andoperational efficiency by taking a comprehensive approach to managing your critical infrastructure.
Our consulting engineers use proven methodologies to address your unique business requirements.
We leverage our extensive cross-industry expertise and highly qualified consultant engineers to be
the services partner you need.

Data centre life cycle engineering services

Our ECS Team will be your partner throughout the life cycle to help you achieve the next step in your
business performance.
For existing installations, we can perform a complete analysis of your assets, processes,
andsystems. This will help you identify risk areas and implement the most effective methods
toimprove performance.
For new projects, we will help plan and design your needs so your equipment can reach
its maximum potential from concept to completion. Our services will then continue to guide
you through your life cycle journey.

Assess Design
Tier classification Turnkey design

How do I

renew my What are

solution? my options? Risk analysis Capacity expansion
NABERS Tier upgrades
Energy analysis Modernisation

Life cycle

How do I
services How do I Plan Build
optimise? install and
Business impact Site engineering
Feasibility reviews Commissioning engineers
How do I

operate and Site selection Integrated system testing


Future proofing Failure mode analysis
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Discover our Engineering Consultancy Services

Design and consulting services Site assessments

Scope and requirements definition Equipment audit
Third-party product integration Energy assessment
System and solution design Electrical and mechanical assessment
Capacity and resilience design upgrade Automation and process assessment
Feasibility studies Site and physical analysis

Strategic consulting services Business consulting services

Executive and stakeholder workshops Installed base mapping
Best practice, business case, Discovery services study
TCO, and ROI assessments Business technology review
Modernisation and technology migration

Specialty consulting services

Tier analysis and upgrade
Energy efficiency and facilities management
Asset utilisation studies
Energy optimisation
NABERS for data centre assessments
OEH energy saver

Consult Assess

Measure Plan

Maintain Design

Operate Build

Schneider Electric Engineering Consultancy Services enhance
your business performance and operational efficiency by
taking a comprehensive approach to managing your
critical infrastructure.
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Critical infrastructure transformation methodology

1. Critical facilities 2. Assess and review 3. Critical facilities 4. Critical facilities

transformation the current infrastructure design transformation
business strategy critical infrastructure and transition build

Stage Focus/steps Customer technical benefits

1. Critical facilities transformation Discovery workshops Business continuity planning
business strategy Understand business challenges Business impact analysis
Development scope requirements Business infrastructure strategy
Risk analysis
Migration gap analysis
Understand facility technical issues
Establish company energy aspirations
2. Assess and review Comprehensive inspection Health check of existing facilities
the current critical infrastructure Infrastructure review Comprehensive infrastructure risk assessment
Assessment report Energy optimisation studies
Tier rating/classifications
Feasibility study
3. Critical facilities Detailed scope of work Conceptual planning
infrastructure design Schematic and concept design Site selection assessment and evaluation
Statuary authority requirement compliance Capacity expansion and design
Opinion of cost Modernisation
Peer review Technology upgrades
Problem rectification design
4. Critical facilities transformation Expansion/upgrade Project engineering
and transition build End-to-end solutions Integrated system testing
Plant to plug The Green Grid Maturity Model
Reference design Uptime Institute Certification
Green DC Certifications (country based)
SS564/Green Mark/CEEDA/LEED

Above services will be offered by Schneider Electric ECS Team with members having following leading accreditations:
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3. Relevant experience
3.1 References/relevant experience
Schneider Electric has extensive data centre turnkey and/or fit-out projects. As part of the
Schneider family, Schneider Electric ITB has broadened its capabilities to be a truly end-to-end solution
provider. For consultancy services projects, the following are the project references in ASEAN
and the Pacific.

Schneider Electric partial list of references

CDC www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvyzJ1I6IGQ
NEXTDC www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCDB9GF0Hq8
Maxnet www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I_d4ObRtRA
University of NSW www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpv43IqMhbk
CSIRO Super Computers www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV5cSswg9uE
OntheNet www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipgiqxCZng4&list=PL5C55426167123F5D&index=20
Australian Rail Track Corporation www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW0tLuYtkKs&list=PL5C55426167123F5D&index=28
SwitchNAP www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYloYHigvrY&list=PL5C55426167123F5D&index=67

Vodafone Crown Hawkesbury City Council

Aurora Energy Parliament of Victoria Interactive
Ford DX Platforms John Hunter Hospital
Perth Childrens Hospital Dyson Macquarie Telecom
Tasmanet Best & Less Manly Council
Santos Animal Logic Equinix
Australian Government BHP Rail Corp
Main Roads Western Australia Staples Salmat
Synergy Mater Health Service Syncom
North Queensland
SAAB Tech Manindra
Digital Sense
CM Technology Group Australia Bureau of Statistics
City of Swan Bank of PNG
Fitness First
Gen-i Nestl
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World-class data centre infrastructure

forCMTechnology Group

Project at a glance
Project type
Integrated DCPI

CM Technology Group

Data centres

Western Australia

Consultancy, mechanical
and electrical
Highly reliable, secure, and scalable data centre technology 56 racks
CM Technology Group is a leading IT provider based primarily in Western Symmetra PX250 UPS

Australia. Established in 1998, the company has grown rapidly in the InRow chilled water

past 15 years, to the point where its existing facilities were no longer cooling units
meeting its needs. To increase its services, and meet the requirements Perimeter Uniflair chilled water

of its existing and new clients, CM Technology Group made the strategic cooling units
decision to build a new data centre. Intelligent free-cooling and
hot-aisle containment design
Challenge StruxureWare for DataTM

CM Technology Group contacted Schneider Electric Professional Centres software

Services to discuss its options. It wanted technology that was
Customer benefits
both reliable and secure so it could attract high-caliber clients
to its business. Highly reliable, secure, and scalable
According to the group, its old data centre environment did not meet Intelligent and precision cooling
thesecurity, backup power, and cooling requirements. Reduced energy costs
Centralised data centre
The company was also having problems maintaining precise temperature
infrastructure management
in the old data centre, and was facing high electricity costs as a result,
socorrect cooling of equipment was a priority.

The CM Technology Group Tier 2+ data centre occupies 140 m of floor

space with a capacity to house 56 racks.

Working with Schneider Electric, the data centre has been designed
asascalable solution so that as CM Technology Groups clients grow
socanthe facilities.

Bottom line
Once we engaged Schneider Electric they were able to help us out with
everything we needed, said a company representative. Schneider Electric
had a holistic view of the build from the start to the finish, and their local
representation meant they were very involved throughout the entire
design process.
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Plan B gets smarter and wider with Schneider Electric

and its new SXDC Tier 2+ Data Centre in Tawa

Project at a glance
Project type
Integrated data centre solution

Plan B

Data centres

New Zealand

Consultancy, mechanical
and electrical
Unique service offers niche data centre network to safeguard data 90 racks
and business Power distribution units
Backup and business continuity services provider Plan B chose EcoAisle containment system
Schneider Electric to build its new independent, connected data centre Uninterrupted power supply
network under the sub-brand Southern Cross Data Centres (SXDC) MGE Galaxy 5500 system

designed to meet the needs of regional integrators and large enterprises.

Customer benefits
Challenge Energy efficiency
The challenge was to create highly efficient data centres that made the Flexibility, scalability, and reliability
most of existing real estate. Effective monitoring
Careful planning and project management were required to map the
power availability in the area and advanced electrical design tools were
utilised to confirm appropriate power in the facility.

Schneider Electric provided a complete power and cooling solution that
included 90 racks, power distribution units, EcoAisle containment system,
uninterrupted power supply, and Galaxy G5500 systems.
The Schneider Electric project management experience and consultative
solutions meant that it could help us build an attractive and premium
facility that is one of the most efficient in the local market, said Scott
Lawson, Plan Bs infrastructure manager.
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TasmaNet, Tasmania

Project at a glance
Project type
Integrated DCPI


DC3, TechnoPark, Dowsing Point, Tasmania

Consultancy, mechanical
and electrical

26 NetShelter SX racks with metered


rack power distribution units

Powerful energy management solutions for one of the most Schneider Electric 2.5 MVA
advanced data centres MGE Galaxy UPSs
APC by Schneider Electric Netbotz

To build its new DC3 data centre in Hobart, Tasmania, TasmaNet

access control
partnered with Schneider Electric to design and construct a data centre
Large rack LCD monitoring panels
that would meet the needs of enterprise and government clients for the
present and in the long term. Six InRow cooling units for close coupled
cooling aisle containment
Challenge N+1 InRow cooling chilled water units
2N chilled water path from plant to
TasmaNet was looking to meet the growing demands of enterprise and
data centre
government for premium data centre space. They required a best-in-class
solution that would provide both maximum energy efficiency and security N+1 heat rejection free cooling chillers
features that would make it attractive for organisations with sensitive
Customer benefits
information catalogues, such as the state police force.
Increased energy efficiency
The existing brownfields site also posed some challenges that required
close consulting services to ensure the project was built to a world-class Energy cost savings
standard while being on time and on budget. Remote system access
Open and highly scalable space
Solution Premium security and access control
Schneider Electric heritage in energy efficient buildings and green data Streamlined project execution
centres was an important factor for TasmaNet when it approached the
company to design, build, and install electrical infrastructure, cooling
systems, critical power, and controls components for its new data centre.

Bottom line
Commenting on the implementation process, Joel Harris, TasmaNet,
states: Having access to the knowledge and expertise proved valuable
for this project. We were able to leverage lessons from best practice
builds to create a data centre that is one of the best in Australia.
Harris comments: Operating an energy efficient data centre is business
critical for TasmaNet. Schneider Electric has a proven track record as a
world leader in energy management and its global and local expertise
in delivering green data centres provided useful insights into product
capabilities and how to tailor these to suit our local requirements. This
combined with its experienced engineering consultants helped us
achieve a target power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating of 1.3.
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Schneider Electric designs and builds Vocus Flagship

premium data centre

Project at a glance
Project type
Integrated DCPI

Vocus Communications

Data Centres

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Consultancy, mechanical
and electrical

One of the biggest and most efficient data centres in Melbourne 300 racks
Vocus partnered with Schneider Electric to design and build itsworld-class Intelligent free-cooling and hot-aisle
data centre that would meet the needs of growing enterprises in containment design N+1 InRow coolers
Melbourne CBD. Uniflair chillers and computer room air
conditioning unit
Challenge Symmetra MW UPS

The challenge with this project was to create a highly connected, efficient, Customer benefits
and secure data centre in the heart of Melbourne that would serve the
increasing demand for a premium data centre well-serviced with Highly reliable, scalable, and available
fibre connections. data centre
Flexible and sustainable co-location solution
with a PUE of 1.3
Increased energy efficiency
Schneider Electric designed and built, in partnership with Vocus, a
Well-connected in a central location
co-location facility with a PUE of 1.3. It is one of the largest data centres
Highly secure and easily accessible
in Melbourne at 1280 square meters with capacity for 300 racks.
Matching the cooling to the heat load allows the facility to achieve a 30%
energy saving in comparison to traditional raised floor cooling methods
whilst still able to supply up to 30 kW of power and cooling per rack.
Schneider Electric intelligent free-cooling design means that the data
centre can achieve up to 75% free cooling annually.
The data centre solution has been designed in a modular and
scalable fashion.
Partnering with you throughout your data centre life cycle.
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4. ECS Team curriculum vitae

ECS Team Manager

Hany Ghaly

Electrical Consultant Mechanical Consultant Quality Assurance Engineer

Anthony Ungless Sivakumar Gurusamy Salo Peter

Electrical Consultant Mechanical Consultant Configuration Engineer

Farhad Azizian Gary Bocarisa Kalpesh Chauhan

Electrical Consultant Assessment Engineer

Rawnee Ho Sam Lumley

Electrical Engineer/CAD
Negar Baseri
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Hany Ghaly
ECS Team Manager Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Hany is an industry expert with over 30 years experience in mission-critical facilities and data
centres with a proven track record in successful delivery of mission-critical facilities projects
andcomplex data centre projects.
Hanys consultancy experience spans from feasibility studies to implementation, design
management, project planning and execution, resource planning, and management ensuring
success in developing and implementing technical strategies and solutions.
Major projects: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, Cisco, IBM, Melbourne University
Qualifications: Electrical engineer, FIEAust, NPER, member of Electrical & ITAA colleges
Skills: Design consultancy, feasibility studies, large projects delivery, IST/commissioning

Anthony Ungless
Electrical Consultant Melbourne, VIC

years of experience

Anthony has developed technical skills from working in a variety of industries including rail, industrial,
and building services within Europe, Asia, and Australia. He has more than 15 years experience in
the data centre and banking sectors undertaking design and operational management roles.
He has the experience to execute from concept through to the site phase and IST, along with
protection studies maintenance, technical management, and fault investigation skills.
Major projects: Telstra, Gen-I NZ, NextDC, Fujitsu, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley
Qualifications: Certificate of Electrical Trade Studies, Professional Certificate Power Systems
Protection, EEA High Voltage Master Class, A Grade electrical license (WA)
Skills: Design and consulting, protection studies, maintenance and management, IST
and site engineering
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Farhad Azizian
Electrical Consultant Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Farhad is a subject matter expert in consulting engineering practices and has extensive experience
in design, assessment, supervision, and commissioning of projects.
Farhads strong technical knowledge and experience with top tier companies and clients
consistently deliver sustainable, efficient, and innovative solutions for data centres
and infrastructures.
Major projects: Vodafone, Tasmanet, DX West, Interactive
Qualifications: Green Grid member, Uptime Accredited Tier Designer, NABERS Accredited
Assessor, NSW approved Energy Saver engineer, Electrical Engineer (MSc.)
Skills: Design and consulting, tier and risk analysis, IST and site supervision, innovative solutions

Rawnee Ho
Electrical Consultant Perth, WA

years of experience

Rawnee has extensive experience in design, specification, commissioning, and integrated system
testing of mechanical systems.
Rawnees consultancy experience provides industry-leading design and assessment skills
in commercial offices and data centres to meet the complex challenges faced by many
Australian businesses.
Major projects: DX West, Perth Mint, Fremantle Ports, Mains Road, City of Swan
Qualifications: Green Grid member, CPEng, NPER & RPEQ, EA, Chartered Engineer (UK),
Prof. Engineer (Malaysia), Electrical Engineer BEng (Hons) & MEng, Building Tech (MSc),
restrictedelectrical lic., Dip in proj. management
Skills: Design, consulting, IST/commissioning, energy assessments
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Negar Baseri
Electrical Engineer/CAD Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Negar is an electrical engineer with comprehensive experience in electrical design and producing
detailed and complex electrical and mechanical drafting. Negars knowledge and background help
to provide high-quality and accurate technical documentations.
Major projects: DX West, Animal Logic, Tamworth, Tafe Nirimba, CDC, Best & Less
Qualifications: Digital Electronics (MSc), Electrical Engineering (BSc), Instrumentation and Controls
(TAFE), MIEAust member of Engineer Australia
Skills: AutoCAD, electrical and control design, PLC & SCADA programming, documentation

Sivakumar Gurusamy
Mechanical Consultant Melbourne, VIC

years of experience

Siva has extensive experience in mission-critical facility life cycle stages like assessment, design,
development/expansion/modification, commissioning, validation, and sustainable operation.
Sivas strong technical knowledge and value engineering expertise consistently deliver innovative,
modular, scalable, and sustainable solutions for achieving best return on investment at optimum
total cost of operation.
Major projects: Aurora Energy, Tasmanet, DX West, Crown Casino
Qualifications: Certified energy manager, Green Grid member, Uptime Accredited Tier Specialist,
NABERS Trained Assessor, mechanical engineer
Skills: Sustainable and value engineer, design lead and coordination, precision and free cooling,
energy and risk assessments
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Gary Bocarisa
Mechanical Consultant Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Gary has extensive experience in design, specification, commissioning, and integrated system
testing of mechanical systems.
Garys consultancy experience provides industry-leading design and assessment skills
in commercial offices and data centres to meet the complex challenges faced by many
Australian businesses.
Major projects: HSBC, CCDHB, Vodafone, Tasmanet, DPS, Digital Sense
Qualifications: Mechanical engineer (BEng Hons), Uptime Accredited Tier Designer, NABERS
fordata centre, NSW approved Energy Saver engineer
Skills: HVAC, concept and detailed design, energy assessments, IST/commissioning

Sam Lumley
Assessment Engineer Canberra, ACT

years of experience

Sam has diverse experience in critical power and cooling assessments across a range of industries
including telecommunications, government, finance, transport, and defence.
He has a passion for energy efficiency and a goal to work with customers to meet their energy
efficiency objectives.
Major projects: Vodafone, Equinix, DPS, Dell Australia, Macq. Telecom, OEH
Qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics & Robotics), Bachelor of Science (Computer
Science and Software Eng.), Grad. Cert. of Business Management (Project Management),
Accredited member of NSW Energy Saver Panel Auditor
Skills: Concept and detailed design, energy assessments, financial modelling, feasibility study
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Salo Peter
Quality Assurance Engineer Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Salo has extensive experience in critical power systems, data centre products, standards,
and compliances.
Salos product-based experience, technical, and analytical skills together with knowledge
of Australian standards provides optimisation and risk minimisation in data centre designs
and projects.
Major projects: Schneider Electric Enterprise customers Northern Region, Schneider Electric
Enterprise customers Southern Region
Qualifications: Electrical engineer (BE Electrical & Electronics), Engineering diploma
(Telecommunications), Electrical Installation, Standards Certificate 3, enterprise product
trainings at Schneider Electric Power Academy
Skills: Consulting, data centre products, critical power systems, standards and compliance

Kalpesh Chauhan
Configuration Engineer Sydney, NSW

years of experience

Kalpesh is an electrical engineer with extensive experience in critical power systems, data centre
products, and energy assessments. Kalpeshs product knowledge, technical, and analytical skills
together with technical expertise on data centre solutions provide risk mitigation and optimal
data centre designs.
Major projects: ARTC, Gen-I NZ, Vodafone, Roads and Maritime Services, DIBP
Qualifications: Masters in Information Systems, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), member of
TheGreen Grid (TGG), MIEAust member of Engineer Australia
Skills: data centre design, critical power products, energy and risk assessments
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