Reasons to locate your Servers may be due to lack of connectivity, the environment and perhaps most importantly security. Many businesses choose colocation services to ensure ownership and complete control of the physical servers whilst eliminating any of the aforementioned challenges.
Our chosen facility located in the London Docklands has 560 racks in 2 Data Suites covering 14,221 sq ft. The Data Centre operates elite technologies for power, cooling, security and communications, to deliver an efficient solution for our clients.
Meeting Uptime Institute’s Tier III classification, the Data Centre boasts industry leading technology together with the latest power, monitoring and security systems.
The Facility has 2MVA of power, providing diversity to critical systems and the technical area throughout the Data Centre. An EN50600 and Tier III level power system, from our dedicated on-site substation to rack level distribution; the facility is energised by Schneider Electric, the industries global leaders. Dual independent switchgears, supported by dedicated APC Symmetra PX UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) and generator backup systems, allow this resilient system to provide true diverse power to all critical areas of the Data Centre.
The Centre benefits from being part of Metro Networks which provides extensive coverage across the UK and connects the facility to other major national communication hubs. The Centre is a Cloud and Carrier Neutral Operator, with a multitude of Tier 1 carriers readily available and the ability to provision diverse, low-latency, resilient circuits and therefore, choices that will best suit your specific needs can be offered. In today’s business environment, customers are connecting from multiple devices at any one time, creating a surge in Big Data; true 100GB/s connectivity is provided courtesy of the Hellermann Tyton RapidNet Solution.
The site is protected with advanced security systems with access being restricted to selected and approved personnel only. The purpose built structure benefits from the omission of windows, greatly reducing the potential risk of intrusion. With 24 hour surveillance and security personnel, you can be assured that we exceed your security needs. The security features include a controlled access policy, 24/7 security with external and internal IP CCTV including ANPR, Grade III intruder and perimeter detection with anti-climb and IP Access Control with multiple man traps and anti passback.
Industry leading monitoring, courtesy of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare™ DCIM Suite, provides extensive visibility across the entire Data Centre. Environmental sensors alert our facility operators and clients to changing conditions to allow precise reporting of the environment. Our highly intelligent BMS integrates seamlessly to combine all monitored elements of the facility, this includes: power, cooling, temperature and humidity, FM200 fire suppression and leak detection. This high-level monitoring, together with optional additions, is available to all of our clients for added assurance.
Deploying resources to site to perform planned and unplanned maintenance work can be inconvenient and costly. To help support the day-to-day operations of your hosted equipment, and therefore your business, there is a comprehensive support service covering the management of onsite tasks, procedures and fault reporting. Certified technicians are on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can be safe in the knowledge that all of your services, no matter how large or small, are in the hands of our experienced professionals, who will act as an extension of your own team.
The Centre provides a private and secure test suite for customers allowing for maintenance and build work to be carried out on-site. Equipment can be shipped directly to site allowing configuration to be completed at the facility. With pre-provisioned hardware and connectivity, your engineers will maximise their time at the facility, allowing for rapid deployment and installation of your equipment. Comfort seating is provided along with refreshments. For extended visits or meetings, we can offer a private meeting area located within the immediate vicinity.