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Learn how Siemens helped Digital Realty grow their colocation site network to meet customer needs at unrivaled speed.

Today, everything is based on data – and data centers must deliver speed and scalability to successfully serve as the backbone of entire industries, the factories of the 21st century. Learn how global data center player Digital Realty, together with Siemens, grew their colocation site network by scaling to meet customer needs at unrivaled speeds…. Read More


Schneider Electric to Highlight Edge Compute Opportunities for Colos and Preview Upcoming Release of New 3-Phase Li-Ion UPS at Datacloud ...

Schneider Electric to demonstrate its breadth of capability to support the colocation data centre industry at Europe’s foremost business networking and deal-making forum  Rueil-Malmaison, France – June 6th, 2016 – Patron of Datacloud Europe for the 7th successive year, Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced details of its participation… Read More


Colocation customers looking to migrate their services to another provider

Recent research conducted by London based managed hosting, colocation and network services provider, Coreix, has revealed that 18.6% of customers who use datacentre services will be looking to migrate their services to another provider in the coming months. This research is highlighted in the company’s latest whitepaper ‘How To Guide: Choosing a Right Colocation Provider’… Read More


Charles Square case study

This case study focuses on how an established managed hosting, colocation and network services provider was able to tailor and deploy a solution for an expanding UK based managed hosting company. Prior to migrating its systems, servers and infrastructure to a new provider, unsatisfactory remote hands support had been a major concern for the company…. Read More


Nimbus Hosting case study

Having encountered numerous power related issues,Nimbus Hosting needed to find an alternative energy efficient Tier 3 London based datacentre provider which could offer the team best in class connectivity, scalable hosting space alongside access to a highly skilled 24x7x365 remote hands team. As an expanding company, Nimbus also needed to ensure that it could have the… Read More


How to Guide: Choosing the Right Colocation Provider

As businesses increasingly opt for colocation services, they are beginning to notice a number of issues with their service providers that could potentially hinder business growth. In an effort to get to the bottom of these concerns, Coreix, a London based supplier of dedicated servers and colocation services, surveyed 110 senior executives who use datacentre… Read More


Volta and C4L join forces to deliver direct connections to AWS in central London

The developer and operator of central London’s newest purpose-designed, carrier-neutral data centre, Volta Data Centres and coreTX fibre network owners C4L, today announced colocation solutions are available via Amazon Web Services (AWS) at Volta Data Centres as part of C4L’s Service Provider (SP) Connect service. The solution allows customers of Volta to be able to… Read More


Tech firms collaborate to support UK’s fastest growing economy

Dorset-based tech firms collaborate to create the world’s best connected free-to-use device lab, with a brand new dedicated 1Gb line. With over 400 mobile, tablet and wearable devices available, the Open Device Lab based in Bournemouth is part of a global community initiative designed to provide free and easy access to internet enabled devices for… Read More


C4L sign stand sponsorship five year extension with newly promoted cherries

The C4L Main Stand will continue lighting up AFC Bournemouth’s stadium for another five years following an official sponsorship extension was signed and confirmed today. Following a successful partnership over the past four years, locally based data centre and connectivity provider C4L have officially put pen to paper with the newly promoted Barclays Premier League… Read More


Efficiencies and the role of DCIM

In January 2014 a post written on Silicon Angle’s blog site, estimated that global data centre traffic will grow threefold (a 25 percent CAGR) from 2012 to 2017, whilst Uptime Institutes figures have noted that data centres consume up to 3% of all global electricity production. Cloud growth between 2011 and 2012 saw public cloud… Read More


High density colocation powers academia

City University London, a leading global academic institution committed to academic excellence, has installed its second of three high performance computing racks at Custodian Data Centres’ flagship data centre in Maidstone Kent. City University has over one hundred years’ of research and education experience and the new high performance rack, is enabling City to maintain… Read More


True Diverse Power in a Modern Datacentre

Custodian Data Centres recently performed a snapshot survey among customers who also host some of their equipment at other datacentres. We were interested to learn that many could not identify which power delivery model their racks hosted at other facilities were using, beyond knowing they had either one or two feeds. Most clients with two… Read More



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