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An Introduction to our UK Data Centre.


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An Introduction to our UK Data Centre.

Our UK data racks are located in the IOMART facility in Maidenhead in Berkshire near London. This ISO9001 and ISO27001 certified facility we believe is one of the most reliable and stable facilities in the United Kingdom. Many of our servers have years of 100% uptime in this facility and the network uptime has been 100% for years from our experience.

Here are some facts about this facility:

Key Features

  • 24 hour Manned Security, Biometric Access & Intruder Alarms
  • 24 hour on site Network Operations Centre (NOC)
  • 6 x 1.5 MW Generators
  • 0.75 kW/m² power density
  • N+1 Air Conditioning Systems
  • Dual zone fire detection
  • Up to 63A MCCB’s within PDUs
  • Dark Fibre Capability & Diverse Fibre Entry
  • Carrier Neutral
  • 2 x 8 MW Diverse Supply UPS (N+1)
  • Controlled Environment – room temperature 24°C +/- 2°C
  • 0.75kW/m² cooling density
  • 12kN/m² raised floor system – 450mm & 600mm void
  • Mirrored Switchgear

Maximum Security

  • 24 x 7 x 365 Manned Security & Monitoring
  • Biometric access policies
  • Internal and External CCTV systems
  • Security breach alarms

Power

  • Dual independent power feeds, backed up by dual battery string Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) systems (deployed as standard)
  • 6 x 1.5 Megawatt diesel generators – protect services from any single power failure


Technical Support & Services

  • On site technical engineers 24 x 7
  • All technicians are employed direct by iomart
  • On site Network Operations Centre (NOC)

Stable Environmental Conditions

  • 24 x 7 environmental monitoring systems
  • Constant evaluation and testing of all systems
  • N+1 redundant Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Fully redundant air handling units provide constant fresh airflow
  • Raychem Fluid Detection

Interconnectivity

  • Diverse fibre routing via multiple carriers
  • Truncated internal cable network
  • ODF/DDF (Optical Distribution Frame/Digital Distribution Frame) bandwidth
  • Cross Connection to a number of Tier 1 carriers
  • Internal inventory systems track all cables, circuits and cross-connects
  • Scalable architecture including multiple redundant core switches and routers

Thanks for taking the time to read about the Data Centre in Maidenhead that we use for our UK clients. If you have any questions or want to take a trial of any of our services just let us know. We look forward to having you experience this facilities stability and reliability.

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