West Berkshire Council

West Berkshire Council has over 1,800 staff and delivers online services to some 155,000 residents over the area. West Berkshire covers towns including Newbury, Thatcham, Theale, and Hungerford.

The challenge

  • Data centre estate refresh
  • Achieve a better PUE
  • Future-proof infrastructure for inevitable increases on bandwidth demand
  • Fit a defined architectural area
  • Keep within budget constraints
  • Proven design to allow for quick switch over

The solution

  • 10Gb top of rack switch-based solution using Brocade technology
  • Able to achieve the required port density within a set footprint
  • Integrate with existing architecture that allowed for future upgrade options

Why Redcentric

  • Able to provide a solution that met technical, operational and commercial requirements
  • Worked closely with Brocade engineers and services team
  • Took on the responsibility of designing an appropriate solution




Government / Public Sector


  • Data centre refresh
  • Hardware Set Up and Support
  • Software Support
  • Network Connectivity
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