Piller to supply India’s first MV IP-BUS UBT+ system
IT giant Wipro commissions landmark UPS for new 50-acre campus
Major Indian IT corporation Wipro Ltd has commissioned Piller Power to supply MV IP-BUS (isolated parallel system) employing Piller's UNIBLOCK UBT+ UPS for a data centre at its all-new 50-acre campus at Kodathi in Bengaluru.
The new system, entirely bespoke and a first for India, will power the entire Kodathi campus via 4 x 1800KW Piller UBT+ Rotary UPS units with flywheel and external diesel gensets, expandable to 6 units in a subsequent stage of development.
Concurrently maintainable, this is a sustainable green solution which combines high availability with high efficiency to deliver many advantages over conventional battery solutions.
Wipro Ltd, among the top three IT companies in India and one of only five Indian companies to feature in the Thompson Reuters ‘World’s top 100 technology companies’, is publicly listed and has approximately 162,553 employees worldwide, with 2018 global revenues of around 8.4 billion USD.
At 2 million square feet and a capacity for over 30,000 workers, the new campus, Wipro’s biggest to date, is being described as “an agile workspace aimed at the digital worker.”
Piller’s isolated parallel (IP) system configuration enables unique advantages by combining isolated-redundant and parallel-redundant UPS configurations to offer outstanding maintainability and unique fault tolerant characteristics in data centre applications where high operational efficiencies are absolutely critical.
Shailendra Bais - Head of Sales Piller Power India Pvt Ltd said:
"We were delighted to be selected for our IP BUS solution, Piller is an ideal strategic partner with the experience and product performance necessary to provide the protection critical IT operations demand under India's erratic grid conditions.”
Corporate office of Wipro Ltd. in Bangalore, India. Wipro Ltd - a global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company with approx. 160,000 employees serving clients across 6 Continents.
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company who harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help their clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, they have over 160,000 employees serving clients across six continents.
Piller is a world leader in power protection technology. The company builds electrical systems for mission-critical applications worldwide. Clients include many of the world's central and commercial banks, stock exchanges and other financial institutions, as well as broadcasters, airports, telecommunications networks, government departments and co-location operators.
Founded by the German engineer Anton Piller in 1909, more than a century on Piller is still headquartered and produces in Osterode and nearby Bilshausen, although today the company has subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia and today employs approaching 1000 people worldwide. In November 2016, Piller Power Systems Inc, the US subsidiary of Piller Group GmbH, acquired the assets and business of Active Power Inc, the US kinetic energy storage specialist.
Piller group is a division of the UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.