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Data Centre + Telecommunication Projects

Project Description


Umow Lai has significant Data Centre and Telecommunication design experience, having worked on a large number of Data Centre projects for national, multinational and government clients. Due to security reasons we cannot disclose details of the projects we have completed.


Umow Lai provides a comprehensive professional Data Centre consultancy including project planning and management and fully co-ordinated design solutions.


Umow Lai’s consulting services, utilising internal and external specialists, include Building Engineering Services, Architecture, Structural Engineering, Cost Planning, NCC Compliance, Town Planning, Acoustic Engineering, Security and ESD integration.


The firm has undertaken a large number of Data Centre projects for national, multinational and government clients involving masterplanning, feasibility studies and implementation of new and refurbished data centres.


  • Normal, Standby and Uninterruptible power supplies
  • Water supply and drainage system
  • Power Quality Control
  • Fire protection systems
  • Central thermal plant and reticulation
  • Data cabling and network equipment
  • Trigeneration systems
  • Audio-Visual services
  • High density air conditioning plant
  • Sustainable design initiatives


Recent Data Centre Projects Include:

  • Melbourne Airport Primary Data Centre
  • Telstra Master Planning of major Data Centre
  • National Australia Bank Data Centre. Melbourne
  • Telstra Internet Data Centre (IDC), Exhibition Telephone Exchange, Melbourne
  • Telstra – Strategic Exchange Infrastructure Upgrade to meet increasing IDC and other Network demands
  • Energex Data Centre, Brisbane p Planning of new standalone data centre
  • RMIT University, Melbourne – Planning of new Greenfield Data Centre and Upgrade of existing Data Centre
  • Coles Myer – Upgrade work at existing Data Centres at Head Office and Abbotsford, Melbourne
  • Tasmanian Government Data Centre
  • Australia Post Data Centre, Melbourne
  • Department of Infrastructure Data Centre, Melbourne
  • Department of Justice – Data Centre in new Head Office, Melbourne
  • State Revenue Office – Data Centres in new Head Office, Melbourne
  • Department of Industry, Innovation & Regional Development – Data Centre in new Head Office, Melbourne
  • IBM Classic Blue – Reporting and upgrade works for Data Centres in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Brisbane
  • IBM Data Centre, Cheltenham, Melbourne
  • Consultant for IBM’s Data Centre facilities throughout Australia
  • Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Data Centre
  • Victoria University – Data Centres for Footscray and St Albans campuses
  • Victorian Government – Report on consolidation of whole of the Government Data Centre facilities
  • First Data, Sydney
  • Mobil Esso House – Upgrade works in Melbourne
  • Sensis (Yellow & White Pages) Data Centre, Mitcham, Melbourne