IPT Unveils New Data Management Solutions


Raheem Akingbolu

Integrated Power Technologies Limited (IPT) has introduced some of the latest innovation in IT and data preservation to its Nigerian customers. The firm’s Managing Director, Karam Chacktoura in his opening remark at a conference organised by the firm in Lagos said it was organised to introduce clients and stakeholders to latest ‘IT and Data Center Infrastructural Developments’
Some of the innovations presented includeStulz’ new solutions for mobile and modular data centre, kidde latest fire suppression system technology, SOCOMEC’ modular clean power backup and management; and ORTEA’ high end voltage regulators

The products were presented and analysed by experts such as Area Manager for Stulz in Africa, Michael Jux, Tom Gardner of Stulz Technoogy Integrated UK, Area Manager Ortea Africa, Paul-Marie Dable and segment Development Manager Socomec France, Jeremy Pleynet.

Earlier, Chacktoura had explained that the new products were informed by market changes. He added that the company thus organised the conference to bring its clients up to speed with these latest technologies that would improve their operations locally.
Chacktoura, who disclosed that he has spent 21 years of his career in Nigeria, stated that the products would be of immense benefit across wide spectrum of businesses in the Nigerian economy.

His words: “We work with Port authorities, airports, financial institutions, telecoms operators, oil and gas. There are some latest technologies always coming up every year. They are innovations to meet up market demands, improving efficiencies, meeting up with regulations. There is more integration in this part of technology. So this is why we are passing these innovations to our clients. These resource persons bring the know-how abroad to our doorsteps here to apply it in an efficient way and at a reasonable cost.

“These are technologies adopted in the market especially with the collocations: the big data centres where we are saving power consumption and improving cooling of IT systems. These solutions are improving the environment and infrastructure for information to be stocked inside servers and used properly. It improves the area of operation for information.

“It offers protection for telecoms and industrial equipment by giving back up time to change over between sources. These technologies also offer solutions in terms of redundancy: if one fails, not everything fails. To make sure power is available to the equipment to work. They also come with ease of maintenance: a modular system where you can have parts removed in case of faults without disturbing the whole operation, plus expandability of structures without many disturbances.

On the unique features of some of the products, he said: “For instance, Chillers, DCIM to manage data centres and information as well as providing good cooling systems at high efficiencies. Not just cooling for the sake of it. The operational cost is less and the result is high class. Our solutions are able to reduce the clients total cost of ownership. They are more efficient and designed in a proper way.”

To make the conference seamless, IPT partners with Stulz from Germany on cooling solutions and Data center, Socomec from France on UPS, static transfer switches and power efficiency metering systems and Ortea from Italy on stabilisers and regulators.

Head of Sales at IPT, Mr. Onwuka John told Journalists at the event that IPT represents the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in Nigeria and provide services in various areas such as; Total Data Center and Telecom Site Preparation, Clean Power and Backup Solutions using Socomec UPSs, STS Systems and Rectifiers- Socomec and Precision Cooling System- Stulz Germany. Others are; Stabilisers up to 6000KVA by Ortea Italy, Integrated Fire Alarm, CCTV and Access Control- by UTC, Suppression Systems such as FM200, CO2 etc.