Metalloinvest, a leading manufacturer and supplier of iron ore products and hot briquetted iron in the world market, one of the regional producers of high-quality steel, together with the system integrator and IT service provider TALMER (part of IKS Holding) has completed construction of a backup data processing center (RDC) on the basis of Lebedinsky GOK (part of the Metalloinvest company) in the city of Gubkin.
services. It allows you to flexibly respond to the growing demand for computing power and fully ensures compliance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in terms of personal data, ”commented Yulia Shutkina, Director of Digital Transformation at Metalloinvest.
The basis for automated analytical systems, production process control systems and innovative activities is currently a single information core deployed on the basis of a data center at another Metalloinvest enterprise - Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant named after A.A. Ugarova. The expansion and geo-diversity of the Company's IT infrastructure strengthens the resilience and guarantees the uninterrupted operation of systems.
The total area of the RDC is over 320 m2. The power supply is designed to improve energy efficiency, energy conservation and maximum operational safety. Provided autonomous operation of IT equipment lasting more than 4 hours. The data center is equipped with fire alarm and automatic gas fire extinguishing systems. Comprehensive security is provided by video surveillance systems and intelligent access to premises and equipment.
The entire engineering infrastructure of the RDC is controlled by an automated dispatch control system. The structured cabling system makes it possible to quickly and inexpensively connect new equipment to the corporate network of the Company.
“A modern and reliable IT infrastructure is an essential component in the era of digital transformation. IT resources allow you to launch new projects, optimize costs and ensure the smooth operation of company information systems. At all stages, from design to commissioning, our specialists applied the best technologies and practices. A reliable foundation has been created, on the basis of which Metalloinvest will be able to build, implement and scale digital transformation projects, ”said Grigory Evdokimov, Director of Mining and Metallurgical Combines at TALMER.
“The RCOD was implemented in accordance with the recommendations of the independent international expert organization Uptime Institute on the level of fault tolerance TIER III. Modern engineering systems have been designed and put into operation to ensure the smooth operation of IT equipment, technical and physical security. Also, in accordance with the recommendations of the Uptime Institute in terms of operational activities, a data center operation department has been organized, which provides 24/7 monitoring and operability of hosted IT equipment ", - Alexander Gladkikh, Head of the OEIS Data Center, Metallo-Tech LLC (part of Metalloinvest Group) ...