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The Bunker Announces Power Upgrade Project Completion

February 10, 2011 by  

Hosting BlogUNITED KINGDOM – The Bunker Secure Hosting Ltd, provider of Ultra* Secure Data Centres and Managed Services is pleased to announce the successful completion of a power upgrade project at its data centre in Ash, Kent. The high voltage and low voltage infrastructure has been replaced with brand new state of the art equipment delivering double the amount of power, improved resilience and automation, and ample capacity for future growth.

“Demonstrating our commitment to customer service levels, we have invested over £2 million in this project, providing The Bunker with an infrastructure for 4,500 KVA, sufficient capacity to supply the whole Data Centre, of which 1,500 KVA is being currently used,” said Peregrine Newton, CEO of The Bunker.


The investment provides multiple levels of resilience; at high voltage and low voltage stages, with two separate feeds from different sub stations. Each feed has a dedicated transformer, generation plant and Uninterruptable Power Supply systems, thus providing the power supply with the highest resilience possible. Further benefits from this upgrade are the availability of dual feeds and up to 32 amps per rack. Additionally, the new infrastructure makes The Bunker much more energy efficient.

Peregrine Newton added, “I am delighted that the power upgrade is now completed. The power supply and management we now have in place provides The Bunker with one of the most advanced and modern infrastructures in the country, providing our customers with the reassurance they expect from The Bunker; that their outsourced operations are housed in industry leading facilities. We are looking forward for further opportunities for development and expansion“.

About The Bunker
The Bunker delivers Ultra Secure Colocation, Managed Hosting, Outsourced IT and other Data Centre solutions from within Europe’s most secure data centres.

Our data centres, which are outside the M25 yet within easy reach of London, are military-grade nuclear bunkers purpose built to house the UK’s air defence systems. We run 24/7/365 – our NOC monitors systems both nationally and internationally and is staffed around the clock by system and network engineers and security staff. The Bunker is ISO 27001 and PCI DSS accredited and follows ITILv3 best practice and PRINCE 2 project management standards.

Our clients are financial services organisations, technology companies, local government and other regulated businesses that value a premium service built around security.

For more information visit www.thebunker.net

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