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News Release

Romonet provides TCO and Performance Optimisation analysis for Virtus Data Centres
Released: 20th November 2013
Publisher: Spark Communications

London, November 20th 2013: Romonet, a leading provider of advanced data center predictive modeling tools, announced at the DatacenterDynamics Converged London 2013 conference that it has been appointed by Virtus to assist with its TCO and performance optimization analysis on LONDON2; Virtus’ new flagship data centre facility in West London. The analysis, based on Romonet’s proprietary data centre performance analysis and optimization software and extensive database, will help Virtus make important technology and operational decisions.

The new Virtus facility is designed to meet the growing demand for scalable, reliable, on-demand colocation services and will be the first in London to deploy a new ground breaking fresh-air, evaporative cooling technology that dramatically decreases energy consumption; bringing site power usage effectiveness (PUE) to below 1.2 and so delivering substantial savings to Virtus’ clients. The Romonet analysis results help Virtus to demonstrate the performance of their facility to their customers with a high degree of accuracy and confidence.

Neil Cresswell, CEO of Virtus commented: “We chose Romonet as our preferred partner for this project because they were able to provide a turnkey solution covering a comprehensive assessment of the new eco efficient design, construction of the facility and subsequent operation on completion. While we were confident that the design delivered the lowest TCOs for our customers, the Romonet report was able to reinforce this for us.” 

“We are very pleased to be working with such an innovative organization”, said Zahl Limbuwala, CEO of Romonet. “We hope that Virtus will continue to gain benefit from the results of the study; in particular the modelling work around the financial and efficiency implications of decisions that must be made through the life cycle of a new facility.”

Romonet introduced its award winning Romonet Software Suite in November 2010 with the aim of helping businesses run their data centres in a more efficient and cost effective manner. The unique predictive modeling capabilities of the product allow its clients to control costs and reduce risk, by improving financial forecasting of data center equipment, IT platforms & workloads.

Because Romonet models the environment rather than metering it, the software can provide decision-making data before decisions are made, enabling organizations to make more informed choices.

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About Romonet

Founded in 2006, Romonet® is a UK based software company, with offices in London, San Francisco and New York. Romonet developed the world's only predictive modeling tools for building true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) financial models for Data Center & IT operators. Romonet allows businesses to accurately predict, account and manage financial risk within their data center or cloud computing environment.  Romonet’s technology has been repeatedly described as the industry’s holy-grail of predicting and controlling financial performance.  For more information, visit

About Virtus

Virtus, London’s flexible and efficient data centre specialists, help customers optimize their IT for todays challenges. Powering their 24/7 IT operations with the flexibility to enable IT expansion and consolidation: helping businesses to run smoothly and grow securely.

Our data centre and connectivity solutions provide the foundation for technology, which is increasingly at the front and centre of every successful, connected business. Our goal is to make IT more efficient, more flexible and more cost-aligned to changing requirements.

In the last 5 years we have built a reputation for exceptional service and value. We specialize in the middle-market for data centre solutions in London, incorporating the best of wholesale and retail models. Virtus solutions are ideal for businesses who need scalable, reliable, efficient colocation, with the convenience and rich connectivity of London locations. They are uniquely flexible solutions supported by honest, responsive customer support, at the lowest TCO available in London.

Virtus is London’s fastest growing specialist data centre provider. Our highly experienced management and operations team, has a perfect track record of delivering 100% availability to our cloud, MSP, financial, media and education customers, delivered from large eco-efficient data centres, designed, built and operated by Virtus on land that we own. Our expanding portfolio currently comprises 28 MVA of power in 250,000 sq. ft. of data centre space in outer London’s Zone 5, interconnected to key sites in London by 20 leading network carriers

Today, we continue to innovate in the way businesses of all types deploy and acquire colocation and connectivity services.

Virtus, London’s flexible and efficient data centre specialists for IT Service providers and Enterprise IT Companies.

For more information please go to: or contact us on twitter: @VirtusDCs.

Press Contact:

Dominic Walsh

Spark Communications

Tel. +44 (0)20 7436 0420

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