Equinix Launches Second Phase of State-of-the-Art London Data Center

July 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hosting ServicesLondon – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of data center services, today announced the opening of the second phase of its latest London (LD5) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center. This expansion of Platform Equinix™ adds another 4,000 square meters of customer space and capacity for 1,400 cabinet equivalents in the London metropolitan area.

Russell Poole, managing director, Equinix UK, said, “London is one of the largest and fastest growing data center markets in the world and the opening of LD5’s second phase underlines our commitment to support our customers’ growth. We have been focusing our efforts on providing a global platform to meet the demand for colocation and network exchange services from the whole market. At the moment, this growth in demand is particularly strong from financial services firms and cloud service providers.” Read more

Onyx Acquires New Data Center in South Yorkshire

May 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Webmaster Toolbox – Onyx Group acquired a new data center, strengthening its position in the UK data center market. Based in South Yorkshire between Leeds and Sheffield, the strategic acquisition is an important milestone for Onyx, establishing us as a leading data center business in the enterprise space. The 22,000 square foot data center gives the Group a large presence in key regions across the UK – Scotland, North East, Yorkshire – and highlights the geographical expansion of the company.

“Our latest acquisition is a key step in the Group’s national footprint”, said Neil Stephenson, CEO, Onyx Group. “It takes us into a new geography, and expands our data center capabilities across the UK. Owning five data centers provides us with a unique advantage over competitors and it enhances our ability in meeting the data needs of larger enterprise businesses. It’s great to acquire a second facility in Yorkshire, following the opening of the North Yorkshire data center in March.” Read more

Sentry42 Opens First UK Data Center

May 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Webmaster ToolboxUK – Colocation specialists, Sentry42 has opened one of the most secure, reliable and environmentally-efficient data centers in the UK today. The 60,000 sqft newly refurbished Gatehouse Data Center is located in Norwich, East Anglia.

Sentry42 is the colocation business of Migration Solutions, the leading independent computer room and data center consultancy which has been responsible for the £12 million refurbishment of the data center and its ongoing management. Read more

Global Tech Company Sets up European HQ in Southampton

March 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Webmaster NewsSouthampton – PEER 1, the multi-million dollar web hosting company based in Canada has chosen Southampton as the UK headquarters for its European expansion programme. PEER 1 UK is already on an aggressive recruitment drive to find the very best technical, sales and customer service talent with a novel approach to finding the right team members: the company is offering to pay all successful new employees £1,000 if they want to give up their jobs in the first two weeks. The initiative is designed to ensure that PEER 1 only employs those who are fully committed to delivering outstanding customer service.

PEER 1 works with small and medium size businesses offering award winning managed hosting and dedicated hosting (through ServerBeach) on a ‘pay as you grow’ basis, and it guarantees the best customer service in the industry. Read more