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Proposed construction of new data center for Kenya Revenue Authority


Project Information

CLIENT Kenya Revenue Authority
PROJECT FINANCIER Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA)
PROJECT CONSULTANT Remax Consult Limited
PROJECT CONTRACTORS KTNET-POSCO-CHESS CONSORTIUM
PROJECT DURATION Feb 2017 – November 2017
SITE LOCATION Corporate Business Centre – Elgon Road Upper-hill, Nairobi

The Proposed KRA Data Center Facility is designed as a TIER III to be implemented in two phases. It has inbuilt redundancy to ensure high availability. The facility is intended to house critical KRA systems and as such is designed to have an integrated security and 24/7 monitoring.

The Data Center will improve Efficiency, Storage and Availability of KRA Systems.

Main Features

Data Center Capacity 62 Racks
Electrical Load 800 KV
Containment 2 Rows
Cooling Capacity 42.7 kW
Generators 3 x 400 KVA (Prime Rated)
Transformers 2 x 1000 KVA

Our Role

In the Project Consortium CHESS was the consortium partner . We carried out the following functions during the Projects physical implementation.

  1. Project Supervision and Management
    • Site Office management
    • Project Daily Reporting
    • Preparation of Monthly Progress reports
    • Preparation of Weekly Project Status reports
    • Formed part of the Project Implementation Team
    • Project Materials control
    • Site Safety
  2. Selection and coordination of Project Subcontractors
  3. Preparation and coordination of 11KV primary service line installation by Kenya Power & Lighting Company
  4. Preparation of design review proposals