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Pacific Controls scales new heights by setting up a research lab for cloud computing in Vienna University of Technology

Vienna University of Technology

Vienna, Austria, April 2, 2011: Pacific Controls announced a joint initiative with the Vienna University of Technology to open a dedicated cloud computing lab in the university campus to carry out research and development on ICT enabled managed energy services solutions for buildings and infrastructure.

Pacific Controls is also building a USD 130 million cloud enabled managed data center in Dubai to leverage its extensive managed service delivery experience and expertise of managing cloud infrastructure and services delivery using its enterprise city management platform, Galaxy. Pacific Controls have developed several unique services that focus on enhancing the customer operations, including scalable bandwidth options, virtualization, elasticity, business continuity solutions, managed firewall, remote hands and load balancing, as well as reliability products including monitoring, data storage, backup, on-off site archiving, out of band access and disaster recovery.

Pacific Controls has pioneered in providing managed services on the hybrid cloud to its customers with end-to-end total information security. A new paradigm is created in the ICT enabled managed energy services solutions for buildings and infrastructure through the use of virtual software technology. Pacific Controls has entered this new realm of building automation management to develop advanced software for a virtualized automation control process.

The team of specialists from Pacific Controls and Vienna University of Technology will be working on developing “robots” for the software system – intelligent controls that respond to alarm and maintenance messages without human intervention, making the building control process even easier and faster.

The expert group from the Vienna University of Technology will review the design and development strategy and conduct scientific research in the field of virtual software services solutions.

One major focus of the company’s building automation system was energy control, an important part in managing a building’s energy consumption. Pacific Controls’ advances in virtualized automation controls process could help to reduce a building’s energy costs by up to 50 percent. The partnership between Pacific Controls and Vienna University of Technology will facilitate in achieving these ground breaking feats.

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