Colocation

We are a highly connected colocation provider.

We are a highly connected colocation provider.

Our data centre is served by multiple carriers with diverse routes into the building and dedicated meet me rooms. As part of our colocation provision you get access to the major UK telecommunications carriers and global networks and link to the major internet exchange point in the UK. Our own multi-connected transit network provides the option of low-cost high-performance global IP transit.

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Colocation services that are reliable and secure.

Colocation services that are reliable and secure.

Our tier 3 data centre in Manchester’s MediaCityUK has resilient and reliable power distribution, cooling, monitoring, fire suppression and physical security systems in place and is supported by industry best practice operational processes to provide the dependable colocation services you need. Located in an emerging tech hub, away from the already over-crowded infrastructure of the South-East, offers further advantages. If you are a Manchester based organisation requiring colocation services, see our Manchester colocation page

Our colocation services are competitive on price.

Our colocation services are competitive on price.

We offer flexible pricing models as part of our colocation services and are extremely competitive on price. We’re happy to bill by the cabinet, per kW or to provide metered power and we offer flexible growth models. With a dedicated build room, secure 24/7 access and fantastic support you can migrate your infrastructure to our data halls and achieve the secure, reliable colocation services you need at great value.

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We offer a stable and proven route to the Cloud.

We offer a stable and proven route to the Cloud.

Perhaps our greatest value-add is the flexibility we offer. We provide a simple pathway for you to transition to our public cloud or private cloud services. Transform IT spend into a low-priced operational expense by running your operating systems, applications and data on our infrastructure. Our incredible support makes the transition to cloud computing easy: transition as you wish, at the speed you wish, and with the support of our proven team.

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Tell us your space, power and connectivity requirements and we’ll send you an indicative quote within 24 hours for our leading colocation services.

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Connectivity

We are committed to carrier neutrality. The multiple fibre and service providers in our facilities present our colo customers with commercial and technical advantages.

Service Providers

  • SSE
  • OpenReach
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodafone
  • zayo

Site Specification

  • Secure Data Centre Facility

    1,872m2 of raised floor over two halls secured by robust 2m palisade fencing with intruder detection, CCTV and security gate with stringent access procedures. FM200 fire suppression and VESDA with smoke heads above and below floor.

  • Effective cooling

    Cool aisle containment, with effective cooling for high-density cabinets. Warm air vented through duct to 3.5m false ceiling void. N+1 CRAC air handling units and N+1 direct exchange air conditioning units for reduced water leakage risk, all fed from A and B supplies.

  • Flexible design

    Pods of up to 48 racks with 12kN/m2 floor loading. Electrical and structured cabling below floor. 32A A&B electrical supply to racks operating on a balanced load basis. High-density loads catered for through containment pod design.

  • On-site build facilities

    Secure goods access and secure storage. Dedicated build room. 24/7/365 customer access and 24/7/365 ‘remote hands’ support service with direct access to skilled engineering teams.

  • Highly Connected

    Diverse fibre access, including: Zayo, Virgin, Vodafone, Scottish & Southern Telecom, Level 3, and BT. Independent carrier meet me rooms. Connectivity to IX Manchester and the local metro optical and IP network linking both Manchester Science Park sites (Kilburn and Williams), Sharp, Michigan Park, and MediaCityUK.

  • Resilient service continuity

    Multiple carriers with diverse access routes. BMS system monitoring all plant components. Dual electricity feeds to pair of transformers (2N, A&B), 2N UPS with 10 minutes autonomy (A supply: static. B supply: rotary) and 2N standby generation with 24 hour (max load) of fuel held on site and 5 hour indefinite refuelling contract. 24/7/365 support and an experienced management team.

Environmental

DataCentred is committed to reducing our carbon footprint and designing our data centres for optimum energy efficiency.

We’re a participant of the EU Code of Conduct, which was launched in 2008 to tackle the increasing energy consumption of European data centres. As well as operating in an energy efficient framework we are actively pursuing creative solutions to reduce data centre energy consumption.

An Experienced Team

Our management team has specified, designed and built more than 30 data centres across Europe.

When you chose DataCentred for your colocation partner, you will directly benefit from the experience and technical capabilities of our team – giving you well-engineered data centre solutions with amazing support.

Our technical team has led the field on OpenStack public cloud provisioning here in the UK, totting up many ‘firsts’ along the way.