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Who are Advanced DataCentre Systems?

There’s a lot more to Advanced DataCentre Systems. We don’t just provide Data Centre Infrastructure Management Solutions. We find out what you want from a DCIM, and build that solution around you – not anyone else.

What we do

Having developed and implemented the Sensorium™ software solution since 1994 Advanced DataCentre Systems Ltd have many years’ experience of Smart Buildings.

We now focus that experience and professional approach to provide Smart Data Centres. Since 2005 we have been providing bespoke DCIM solutions, automating the collection of technical data intelligently. Our user friendly graphical interface is designed to present to the Data Centre Manager information that is useful to him in order to oversee the Data Centre infrastructure in real time.

The ability to drill down into the data engine to analyse the Data Centre reactivity ensures it is designed in a way that works effectively.


Incorporating ’coal face’ customer feedback into our software ensures that our solutions deliver exactly what you need.


Our Sensorium Communications server and web native G.U.I incorporate ’plug-in’ technologies to create the building blocks we need to build our bespoke solutions.


Our cost-effective ’Turn-Key’ solutions ensure that projects are successfully delivered without wasting valuable internal resources which could be allocated elsewhere.


Our mantra is ‘Green and Clean’, we are constantly incorporating best practices and new technological developments to minimise our carbon footprint every step of the way.

Who we are
John Hardy
John Hardy

Technical Director & Co-Owner

Technical Director & Co-Owner John Hardy joined Trend Control Systems in the late 80’s and became expert in Engineering applications for Intelligent Buildings, defining and setting the standards for BMS Graphic design across the Group. Joining the MBO company he created the Sensorium™ software for Smart Building Integration and spearheaded both the development and the integration projects teams that delivered the Sensorium™ monitoring platform solutions. In 2005 John established what is now Advanced Datacentre Systems Ltd to continue the development of the Sensorium™ software for Smart Data Centre solutions. John has also recently been utilising his 25 year hardware integration experience to head up the design and development team to manufacture a range of Sensorium™ Network Controllers, Sensors and Intelligent Power Monitoring hardware.

Tony Elphick

Director & Co-Owner

Director & Co-Owner Tony Elphick qualified as an Electrical / Electronic Engineer beginning his post studying career as an Electrical Engineer in Commercial Buildings. Moving with the fast paced technological times he graduated his experience through control systems using PLC’s and Distributed Network Intelligent Systems in various industries. Moving south from Yorkshire to Sussex he joined Trend Controls in 1984 to focus on Intelligent Buildings incorporating energy efficiency techniques. Through an MBO he started his own company which developed Sensorium™ for Smart Building Integration. In 2005 he established what is now Advanced Datacentre Systems Ltd to concentrate on the Sensorium™ software for Smart Data Centre solutions.

Lee Hardy

Service Director

Lee Hardy has been working for Advanced Datacentre Systems since early 2008. His previous career was centred around IT Support and Systems Administration, before moving onto Project Management roles for a number of large multinational companies. His focus on customer support and his easy going friendly manner, together with the knowledge and expertise he has gained in the design, build and implementation of our Data Centre solutions means he has cemented his role as an integral part of the “Advanced DataCentre Systems family”

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