Secure I.T. Environments builds new data centre at heart of Wrexham Hospital

05 December 2018

The 120m2 facility is said to provide the high levels of resilience expected in the NHS.

The 120m2 facility is said to provide the high levels of resilience expected in the NHS.

Secure I.T. Environments (SITE) has completed a new 120m² data centre at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. 

The new data centre has an internal footprint of 12x10 metres and is designed to meet the Class 2 requirements defined in BSEN 50600 parts one and two. 

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Clarification from the Data Centre Alliance

15 November 2018

Following our September issue article about data centres (‘The centre of attention, pp11-13) Steve Hone, CEO of the Data Centre Trade Association, has asked us to publish the following clarification regarding some of the points that were attributed to him:

“Whilst London is still a popular data centre location, the quality and quantity of power in the city is starting to become an issue, resulting in data centre providers opting to build further into the commuter belt. The attraction of these out of town locations is simple – lower land/real estate costs, and more power availability.”

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IX Reach brings cloud options to TeleData’s Manchester data centre

09 November 2018

IX Reach will provide cloud connectivity from TeleData’s flagship data centre in Manchester offering tenants access to its full portfolio of services including direct connections into the cloud.

Cheshire-based IX Reach is a global reseller for internet exchange points and provider of wholesale carrier solutions such as remote peering, low latency point-to-point/multipoint capacity, cloud direct connect solutions, etc.

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CityFibre unveils £2.5bn investment plan to expand full fibre network

29 October 2018

CEO Greg Mesch says CityFibre's rollout will catalyse "huge economic growth" in regional towns and cities.

Rollout will catalyse "huge economic growth" – CEO Greg Mesch.

CityFibre has announced a new £2.5bn full fibre investment plan.

It has identified 37 towns and cities where it already has critical fibre spine assets as primed for expansion for FTTH.

The firm says the rollout will deliver five million homes and corresponds to one third of the government’s 2025 target of 15 million homes.

It adds that the scale of the plan means it will be awarding city and town-wide construction contracts across the country for several years to come.

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