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UK colocation provider Kao Data is launching a new service aimed squarely at hyperscale clients who want to roll out new data centre capacity at speed.
Kao Data operates a gargantuan 40MW data centre campus in North London that has scalability for a further 30MW of capacity.
Not only is its Kao Park campus one of the UK’s largest developments, it was also the first in Britain to achieve OCP-ready status.
Leaseweb has officially opened a third data centre in the UK.
The new facility is located in Slough, Berkshire, and joins the company’s LON-11 and LON-12 facilities in central London.
Leaseweb has partnered with Iron Mountain, which acquired Leaseweb sister company EvoSwitch in 2018, to provide storage and information management services, including disaster recovery, via the facility.
Sean Hilliar, Co-Founder and Data Centre Manager, IP House, lists 15 tips to help you make the correct choice of colo Today, many businesses choose to host their critical applications within resilient colocation data centres, offering a cost-optimised solution that dramatically simplifies the complexities of owning and operating on-premise IT. However, a key issue that… Read More
The current crisis instigated by COVID-19 is putting immense pressure on organisations across the globe to maintain smooth operations while managing remote workforces and workloads. Therefore, many businesses that operate their own IT infrastructure – whether through racks located on the company’s premises, or via a data centre where they rent one or more colocation racks – are considering making a move to the cloud. In either situation, adopting a cloud strategy means that infrastructure needs to be moved from the office location to a data centre, or from one data centre to another that offers hosted services.
With data demands reaching new levels in 2020, the role of the data centre is set to take centre stage for IT leaders. Against a backdrop of constant disruption and increasingly ambitious enterprise and cloud strategies, how do you ensure that your data centre is futureproofed, so that you stay ahead of the game, rather than react to it?