DC1: Netwise Hosting - London Central

Netwise Hosting are like us a private company who deeply care about their Clients and the quality of service which they provide. In addition, not only do they own and operate their own Data Centre with capacity for 200 Racks but they were completely responsible for every aspect of its build right through from inception to operation. To, us this is very important because we not only want to partner with companies who have a total understanding of the service which they provide but also people who can take responsibility for ensuring uptime and reliability as well as rapid resolution in the unlikely event of a problem occurring.

The Key Specifications of the Netwise Hosting London Central Data Centre are:

Power

  • Dual, diverse 250kW A+B grid-fed power system/supplies
  • N+N and N+1 APC UPS system options with minimum 10 minute autonomy
  • Up to 64 Amps of A+B conditioned power per rack
  • N+1 Sisu 220kVa diesel generators with 8 hour day tanks
  • 48 hour on-site diesel fuel supply with 24×7 refueling contracts

Cooling

  • N+2 CREC EcoCooling (Computer Room Evaporative Cooling) Units
  • Redundant Crouzet HVAC control systems
  • N+1 dedicated HVAC APC UPS systems
  • Fully enclosed cold aisle containment systems
  • Ziehl Abegg EC (Electronically Commutated) high efficiency supply and exhaust fans

Connectivity

  • N+N meshed Cisco 40/100GigE network
  • Fully IPv4 and IPv6 enabled network
  • Meet-Me Room with access to high quality blended IP transit in addition to custom services from BT, Virgin Media, Level3, Cogent, TI Net, GTT and Telia
  • Diverse backhaul to both THN and HEX
  • Wavelength, Office to DC, Leased Line, Point to Point, MIA, ISDN, PSTN and MPLS connectivity services
  • Access to LINX and LONIX Internet Exchange Points plus Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and IBM SoftLayer public cloud providers

Security

  • 24×7 manned facility with on-site security guards
  • Full HD building wide CCTV system with 90 day recording retention
  • Anti-intruder 2.4M high perimeter fencing with razor wire anti-climb and armco anti-park systems
  • Multi-level pin code, RFID and biometric access control systems

Green credentials

  • Refrigerant free ASHRAE 9.9 compliant CREC system
  • Designed facility capacity PUE of 1.12
  • Intelligent APC/Schneider Electric, Crouzet/Weinview BMS (Building Management System)

Other

  • High sensitivity VESDA systems with double knock BMS integrated fire alarm and detection
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Accreditation, pending
  • ISO 27001 Information Security Management Accreditation, pending

DC2: The Bunker Secure Hosting - Newbury

Security is at the heart of every stage of the Bunkers operation and their Data Centre’s are widely regarded as the most secure facilities within the UK. Housed within a fortress like facility on Greenham Common Air Base which was previously home to the US Forces Nuclear Control Centre the Newbury facility is literally Bomb Proof which makes it the perfect location for our customers data.

The key specifications of The Bunker’s Newbury Data Centre are:

Network

  • Fully Redundant Network @ N+1.
  • Diverse independent telco risers from public highway to data floor.
  • Private MPLS network.

Power

  • Redundant UPS conditioned power @ N+1.
  • Two separate incoming power supplies with diesel generator backup.

Cooling

  • Redundant air conditioning units to guarantee stable temperature and humidity @ N+1.

Security

  • Steel and concrete mix reinforced blast proof walls.
  • Solid steel blast protection doors.
  • Tempest RFI intrustion protection.
  • Sophisitcated access controls.
  • Environmental and power monitoring.
  • Firetrace fire suppression system.
  • Motion detected and fully monitored CCTV System.
  • Visual verification of all persons entering the data floor with no unescorted access allowed.

DC3: Equinix - Harbour Exchange London

As one of the locations hosting the UK Internet Exchange (LINX), Harbour Exchange is one of the most desirable Data Centre facilities within the UK. It is one of the most connected facilities available today and offers unparalleled levels of security and resilience throughout.

Key features of the Harbour Exchange (HEX) Data Centre include:

Power

  • Multiple diverse A+B grid-fed power system/supplies
  • N+1 UPS system options with minimum 15 minute autonomy
  • Up to 32 Amps of A+B conditioned power per rack
  • N+1 diesel generators with 48 hour day tanks
  • 24×7 refuelling contracts

Cooling

  • N+1 down-flow air conditioning system
  • Chillers and DX condenser systems

Connectivity

  • Carrier neutral with direct access to multiple carriers
  • Various connectivity options available, plus Equinix cross-connects between IBX facilities
  • Antenna services available

Security

  • 24×7 manned facility with on-site security guards
  • Motion activated building wide CCTV system
  • Alarmed perimeter fencing with manned gated entrances
  • Biometric and iris recognition, RFID proximity card and PIN access control systems

Other

  • High sensitivity VESDA systems with double knock BMS integrated fire alarm and detection
  • Hi-fog water mist suppression system
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Accreditation
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Accreditation
  • ISO 27001 Information Security Management Accreditation
  • ISO 50001 Energy Management
  • PCI – DSS Attestation
  • OHSAS 18001

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