Project Profile: Fiserv Trust - BHC Financial, Pennsylvania
Project: Data Center, Tele/Data/Voice/Video/AV & Safety Consulting
Scope of Work: Professional Systems Engineering was responsible for Data Center Design all communications and network planning, telecommunications infrastructure, pre-action fire protection sprinkler, smoke detection, high-rise fire alarm systems, security, audio/visual/video and consumer meet/greet/“ticker” areas of this securities investment firm. The data center included deployment of parallel processing computers in a bubble environment. Network operations center (NOC), call center, and fallback areas were designed, as well as 60,000 SF of hi-tech open office with custom data services.
Telecommunication services included LAN, coaxial, fiber optic and specialized cabling for a total of 21 networks for communications both within the US and overseas. Telecommunications included multiple consoles for transaction trading, confidential telephone networking for communications requirements and fallback switching mechanisms for emergency activation.
Fire sprinkler design included sophisticated on/off sprinkler heads and smoke detection and annunciation for the complete facility. An integrated security system was also provided including security, monitoring, and card access.
This global financial securities trader required 30 networks including fiber, coax and UTP based media. A large main call center, fallback center, network control and mainframe computer room were all designed. A structured cabling system for stock and fund trading through advanced communications were provided in addition to two floors of open office space.