COLOCATION

Our colocation services will protect your high-value data in one of our secure and accredited data centres in the UK.

introduce more resilience with colocation

Introduce more resilience into your IT environment with higher availability, total security and the ability to scale fast with colocation services that puts you in complete control. You provide the hardware and we will secure, power and connect your complete solution in our data centres. With state of the art colocation services, there’s never been a better time to introduce agile IT services into your organisation.


BUILT-IN RESILIENCE AND AVAILABILITY

  • We wholly own and manage our data centres
  • Designed them from the ground up with resilience built in from day one
  • 100% performance and service SLAs for power and cooling uptime guarantee high availability in even the most demanding conditions

total security and peace of mind

  • ISO27001 certified data centres
  • Security personnel onsite 24×7
  • Full perimeter fencing
  • Multilayer access control
  • CCTV and FM200 & IG55 fire suppression for complete peace of mind

Supporting you all the way

  • Providing you with secure rack space with power and connection to your chosen carrier, you will be up and running in no time
  • With our migration, and remote Hands & Eyes services, our onsite engineers are here to help with day to day installation, maintenance and troubleshooting tasks

scaling with you

  • We’re ready to scale with you. Instantly increase rack space, power or bandwidth when you need it and grow without limitations.

Four Regional Data Centres

Along the M1 Corridor

DERBY

DERBY

Capacity
16,000 square feet
330 Racks
4 Data Halls
Security
Perimeter Fencing
CCTV
Photo ID
24/7 Manned Security
ISO27001
Power
2.5 MVA Power from diverse substations
N+1 Generator Backup
N+1 UPS
Environment
N+1 DX Cooling Air Conditioning
FM200 Fire Suppression
Full concurrent maintainability
Connectivity
Dedicated Internet
MPLS (PoP)
Services
Onsite Support Team
Remote Hands and Eyes
Managed Services Cabling
NORTHAMPTON

NORTHAMPTON

Capacity
41,000 square feet
800 Racks
3 Data Halls
Security
Perimeter Fencing
CCTV
Photo ID
24/7 Manned Security
Anti-pass-through data centre entry
ISO27001
Caged areas available
Power
4.0 MVA Power, Quad Transformers
N+1 Generator Backup
N+N UPS
Fully concurrent maintainability
Environment
N+2 Water Cooled Chillers with N+N Air Handlers
IG55 Argon/Nitrogen Plus VESDA Detection
Full concurrent maintainability
Connectivity
Dedicated Internet
MPLS (PoP)
Services
Onsite Support Team
Remote Hands and Eyes
Managed Services Cabling
LEEDS

LEEDS

Capacity
26,000 square feet
450 Racks
4 Data Halls
Security
Perimeter Fencing
CCTV
Photo ID
24/7 Manned Security
Anti-tailgating pod
ISO27001
Caged areas available
Power
3.3 MVA Power from diverse substations
Dual Transformers
N+1 Generator Backup
N+N UPS
Fully concurrent maintainability
Environment
N+N Water Cooled Chillers with N+N Air Handlers
FM200 / IG55 Argon/Nitrogen Plus VESDA Detection
Full concurrent maintainability
Connectivity
Dedicated Internet
MPLS (PoP)
Services
Onsite Support Team
Remote Hands and Eyes
Managed Services Cabling
SLOUGH (EQUINIX)

SLOUGH (EQUINIX)

Capacity
226,042 square feet
7,000 Racks
4 Data Halls
Security
Perimeter Fencing
CCTV
Photo ID
24/7 Manned Security
ISO27001
Power
4.0 MVA Power, Dual Transformers
N+2 Generator Backup
N+1 UPS
Environment
(N+2) Air Cooled Chillers with Free Cooling Facility
Double-interlocked Pre-action fire suppression (Dry Pipe)
Connectivity
Dedicated Internet
MPLS (PoP)
Services
Onsite Support Team
Remote Hands and Eyes
Managed Services Cabling

COLOCATION FAQS

What’s the difference between Colocation and a Data Centre?

Colocation means that instead of hosting your IT equipment on-premises, you host it offsite in a data centre run by a colocation provider. You might colocate your primary equipment, or a secondary backup as part of your business continuity and disaster recovery strategies. A data centre is the purpose-built facility that hosts your IT equipment. Racks within the data centre provide storage, and your colocation provider will manage and monitor the environment to ensure that conditions are at their optimum. Here at Node4, for instance, we build, design and manage our data centres, taking into account security, connectivity, space, power and cooling.

What is the difference between Colocation and Cloud Hosting?

Cloud is a type of colocation, where you move your IT to a third-party data centre and they operate the hardware and software infrastructure for you. Many businesses are moving to cloud for cost-savings and scalability. It’s a great option if you don’t have an existing infrastructure, or you want to replace existing, ageing infrastructure.If you want full control of your hardware and don’t want to be reliant on a third-party for its operation, colocation is a good alternative. It means moving your own IT equipment into a colocation data centre, and still benefiting from having it in a purpose-built environment.

Why have a UK Colocation Data Centre?

There are several benefits to colocation, when compared with hosting IT on premises. Predictable monthly OPEX costs, and the ability to easy scale up (or down) or move offices without having to move your IT equipment, are a just a few.Also, with colocation, you can leave building and maintaining the infrastructure to your provider – and instead focus on what you do best. Colocation providers invest millions in their purpose-built data centres, more than most businesses can. This means they provide better security, disaster recovery and resilience. Operating at a larger scale, they often have better green credentials too.

What is Colocation?

Colocation allows your business to host your server in a third-party environment and share their bandwidth as your own. Moving your on-premises server into a data centre means that you can leave the time and cost of maintaining its environment to your UK colocation provider.

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