Fire protection of data centres

Avoid damage in the event of a fire, with an Inergen system

Overheated servers or a short circuit in a power supply are often the primary cause of fire in a data centre.

This results in downtime, loss of valuable data and can have grave consequences for the companies that have their data hosted – and for those responsible for the security of the data center.

Hear Martin Andersen, Site Manager at Fuzion Data Center, explain why they have chosen Inergen.

Inergen is able to deal with the data center’s worst nightmare

Competition today among data centers is fierce, and downtime is any data center’s worst nightmare.

Today, when most businesses rely on being online all the time, downtime has major consequences. Employees are unable to perform their work, customers cannot receive any service. It rapidly takes its toll on reputation and revenue if the servers and the company’s data are not reconnected quickly.

The risk of fire can be minimized. By choosing a fire extinguishing system with Inergen®, you will avoid many sleepless nights.

5 good reasons to protect against fire with Inergen

  • Automatic room shut-off system – a safe, very reliable solution.

  • No damage to expensive servers, data and server racks.

  • No injuries – even if there are people in the data center during activation of the Inergen system.

  • Sustainable and environmentally friendly fire protection – completely harmless to the environment. Inergen is 100% sustainable and consists of naturally occurring gases.

  • No loss of reputation and revenue due to downtime.

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Here you will find answers and guidance on why Inergen is the fire extinguishing technology for a safer and greener future.

Throughout the world, countless data centers use Inergen

24/7 without exception, accessibility is what we all expect from our IT systems today. This makes data centers particularly sensitive to downtime. We can’t work if we’re unable to access our data and servers. That is why it is especially important to protect data centers from fire.

A fire in a data center can result in huge financial and material losses – and worst of all, human injury. With the right fire extinguishing solution, you can protect your data center from fire and downtime.

Fire protection with Inergen is suitable for use in data centers. Throughout the world, countless data centers use Inergen from Fire Eater with great satisfaction.

Why do data centers use Inergen for firefighting?

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How does Inergen work in a data center

Inergen systems respond quickly and automatically to any fire that may occur in a data center. As soon as a fire is registered e.g. via an aspiration system, Inergen spreads quickly and efficiently into the room reducing the oxygen level and extinguishing the fire. Although the oxygen level is reduced, it is safe for people to remain in the room.

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Which solutions should you choose for fire protection of a data center?

We tailor the solution to your requirements, and we offer special fixed extingushing solutions for data centers, which specifically protect data on the servers. An analysis of the building or the size of the data room etc., can determine precisely which solution is best for you. All systems are dimensioned for the specific room or building to be protected.

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You can get a no-obligation review of your need for fire protection as well as advice on which solution is best for you.

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Whether you need advice or a thorough review of your fire protection needs, our team is here to guide you every step of the way. We are committed to answering all your questions and providing the support you require.

Simply fill out the contact form, and we will promptly contact you. Your fire safety is our priority.

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    Hvorfor Fire Eater?

    Bekæmp ilden med Fire Eater

    Brandforebyggelse er din bekymring, men det er vores ekspertise. Modtag det optimale brandsikringssystem med omfattende kundesupport, fra systemdesign til vedligeholdelsestjenester. Med over 40 års erfaring med inergen-teknologier og innovation bringer vi hyperfokuseret viden og en gennemprøvet løsning til dit datacenter.

    Vores systemer er omhyggeligt designet og fremstillet til at overholde strenge standarder, gennemgår strenge test- og certificeringsprocesser for at sikre overholdelse af internationale brandsikkerhedsregler. Vi leverer skræddersyede løsninger, der imødekommer dit anlægs unikke brandbeskyttelseskrav, hvilket sikrer optimal ydeevne, sikkerhed og problemfri integration.

    Ved at vælge Fire Eater vælger du en partner, der er dedikeret til at levere de værktøjer, der gør dit arbejde lettere.



    Fra brandsikker til fremtidssikret

    Vælg et bæredygtigt brandslukningsanlæg, der gavner din virksomhed og miljøet.

    Inergen er en inert gas, der er fuldstændig miljøvenlig og bæredygtig. Det er sammensat af naturligt forekommende atmosfæriske gasser, herunder 52% nitrogen, 40% argon og 8% kuldioxid.

    Inergen er helt sikkert at indånde og har et globalt opvarmningspotentiale (GWP) og ozonnedbrydningspotentiale (ODP) på nul. I modsætning til nogle brandslukningsmidler efterlader Inergen desuden ingen rester og kræver ingen oprydning efter udledning. Dette eliminerer behovet for omfattende oprydning eller dyr nedetid. Gør det til et omkostningseffektivt og fremtidssikret brandslukningssystem til datacentre.


    Hvorfor Inergen?

    Extinguish your risk

    Hold personer og aktiver sikre uden sekundær skade. Inergen® undertrykker effektivt brand på kun 40 sekunder og forårsager ingen skade eller skade på mennesker, udstyr eller planeten.

    Argum,enter for Inergen som brandbeskyttelse i energisektoren

    Hurtig og automatiseret responstid.
    Hurtig slukningshastighed.
    Gennemprøvet og pålidelig teknologi.
    Ingen efterfølgende genantændelse.
    Harmløs for mennesker.
    Automatisk rumspærringssystem.
    Ingen skader på servere, data og serverracks.
    Vandløst system.
    100% bæredygtig.
    Ingen oprydning.
    Ingen nedetid.

    Why Fire Eater?

    Fight fire with Fire Eater

    Fire prevention is your concern, but it’s our expertise. Receive the optimal fire protection system with comprehensive customer support, from system design to maintenance services. With over 40 years of experience with inergen technologies and innovation, we bring hyper-focused knowledge and a proven solution to your data center.

    Our systems are meticulously designed and manufactured to adhere to strict standards, undergoing rigorous testing, and certification processes to ensure compliance with international fire safety regulations. We provide customized solutions that cater to your facility’s unique fire protection requirements, ensuring optimal performance, safety, and seamless integration.

    By selecting Fire Eater, you’re choosing a partner dedicated to providing the tools that make your job easier.

    How it works

    How Inergen systems work in a data center

    The Inergen® fire suppression system is an automated solution designed to swiftly and effectively extinguish fires. It employs an aspiration system, which incorporates highly sensitive fire detection technology capable of identifying fires in their initial stages. Once a fire is detected, Inergen® is promptly released into the room. Reducing the oxygen level just enough to stop combustion, without posing any risk of harm to individuals present.

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    From fireproof to future-proof

    Choose a sustainable fire suppression system that benefits your business and the environment.

    Inergen is an inert gas that is entirely eco-friendly and sustainable. It is composed of naturally occurring atmospheric gases, including 52% nitrogen, 40% argon, and 8% carbon dioxide.

    Inergen is entirely safe to breathe and has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) and Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) of zero. Additionally, unlike some fire suppression agents, Inergen leaves no residue and requires no cleanup after discharge. This eliminates the need for extensive cleanup or costly downtime. Making it a cost-effective and future-proof fire suppression system for data centers.

    Why Inergen?

    Extinguish your risk

    Keep people and assets safe with no secondary damage. Inergen® efficiently suppresses fire in just 40 seconds, causing no damage nor harm to people, equipment, or the planet.

    Reasons for inergen fire protection in your data center

    Quick and automated response time.
    Rapid extinguish rate.
    Proven and reliable technology.
    No subsequent re-ignition.
    Harmless to humans.
    Automatic room shut-off system.
    Zero damage to servers, data, and server racks.
    Waterless system.
    100% sustainable.
    No clean up.
    No downtime.

    How do you best

    extinguish a fire?

    It depends on many things - and you have several options.

    Get an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of the various extinguishing methods.