ABB delivers technology leading critical power solution for Shanghai Stock Exchange data center project

Shanghai, July 18, 2017 – ABB will provide more than 1,500 units of MNS® low-voltage switchgear for the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Jinqiao Technology Center project in 2017 to support the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the customer’s data center.

The ABB MNS low-voltage switchgear will provide high security and reliability features for the SSE Jinqiao Technology Center project. With a modular design, the product allows for the easy replacement of functional units without outage, ensuring the minimum possible downtime and impact. Its outstanding arc-resistant design and material ensures the highest levels of operator safety and also meets the anti-seismic and anti-impact requirements of the installation. Moreover, MNS is a flexible and compact solution, with rear cable access, which enables the customer to optimize the layout of the installation room and save valuable space.

Through the expansion of space, power, supporting functions and security specifications, SSE's Jinqiao technology center is positioned as a the main operation center and an industry hosting service center. These improvements will ensure the stable operation of China's capital market and promote the growth of Shanghai's international financial center.

"We are honored to support SSE's data center with ABB's extensive experience and leading technology in the data center industry," said James Zhao, Lead Division Manager, Electrification Products, China. "As a global electrification leader in the data center segment, ABB powers customers' infrastructure and enables intelligent monitoring services through comprehensive intelligent data center solutions. In the future, we will vigorously promote the ABB AbilityTM digital solutions and our strength in technical innovation, helping customers create more value and providing intelligent green power for the data center industry."

With the boom of cloud computing, big data and the Internet of Things, data has been growing exponentially. Amid such a trend, data centers have seen a significant growth in energy consumption. Stable power supply is crucial to safe and reliable operation of data centers.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees. ABB has a full range of business activities in China, including R&D, manufacturing, sales and services, with 17,000 employees located in 139 cities, 40 local companies, and online and offline channels across over 300 cities.

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) was founded on November 26 1990, and commenced operation on December 19 of the same year. It is directly governed by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). SSE bases its development on the principles of rule of law, regulation, self-discipline, and compliance in order to create a transparent, open, secure and efficient marketplace. SSE endeavors to perform a variety of functions such as providing marketplace and facilities for the securities trading, formulating business rules, accepting and arranging listings, organizing and monitoring securities trading, regulating members and listed companies, and managing and publicizing market information.

Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is ranked #4 in the Shanghai market. At a national level, SSE is operating amongst 53 colocation facilities and is ranked #26 in China.

For more information please contact:

Lynette Jackson
Head of Communications
Electrification Products Division
Affolternstrasse 44, P.O. Box
CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 (0)43 317 54 04


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