UK Grid Launch New London Colocation Data Center Facility

May 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Webmaster ToolboxLONDON, UK – UK Grid, leading providers of carrier neutral colocation solutions, today announced the launch of a new 22,000sq ft North London data center, named ‘London One @ Staples Corner’.  The facility shall accommodate in excess of 500 server racks and is due to open in Q3 2011.

The new site, conveniently located at the Staples Corner junction of the M1 (NW2), will see the company’s carbon neutral data center footprint grow to 75,000sq ft and will ensure that UK Grid have one of the largest portfolios of colocation capacity in multiple cities of the UK. As a result of the expansion up to 30 new jobs will be created locally to manage the London One site and help meet client needs. Read more

CyrusOne to Open Its First International Data Center Location in London

March 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hosting ToolboxHOUSTON – CyrusOne, a preeminent enterprise data center colocation provider, today announced its segue into the European market with a new colocation data center in London. The 10,000 square foot facility, which is the first data center for CyrusOne operations in Europe, will expand the company’s international customer base and serve existing CyrusOne customers that have international data center requirements. CyrusOne has first rights of refusal on an additional 10,000 square feet, to be taken upon request.

In keeping with CyrusOne’s standards for high availability colocation space, the company’s London facility will feature N+N or N+1 power solutions; a minimum N+N Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with battery back-up, a minimum of N+1 standby on all cooling systems, as well as state-of-the-art fire detection and suppression, security and building management systems. Additionally, the CyrusOne London facility has access to multiple telecommunication providers including: Abovenet, British Telecom, COLT, Easynet, Virgin Media, Vtesse and Verizon. Read more