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How to choose a data centre outside of London

April 25th, 2014 Advice, Blog, Colocation, Data Centre

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Do you really need to use a data centre in London? It could be more cost effective, and logistically sound, to use a facility outside of the capital. But how do you know which is the right centre? London has long been thought of as the data centre hub of the UK. With many high-tiered

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Top 9 reasons to use a data centre

February 27th, 2014 Advice, Backbone Connect, Blog, Colocation, London Data Centres

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Last year was a good year for the data centre industry. Data centre usage in the UK rose by 830,000 square feet – an increase of 18%. If you’re still running your IT infrastructure from an on-site server room, perhaps you should think again. Here are the top 10 reasons you might want to consider migrating

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Your New Year’s Data Resolutions

January 8th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, Colocation, Internet, London Data Centres, MPLS

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Do you have any new year’s data resolutions? Check out our list of some of the things you might want to think about for 2014… So 2014 is here, the hangover has subsided and you’re back at work, refreshed and ready to face a new year filled with exciting challenges. And like millions of people

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What are data centre tier ratings?

October 28th, 2013 Blog, Colocation, How To

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If you’re looking into colocation services, or if you already host your infrastructure in a data centre, you’ll no doubt have come across the term Tier Ratings. But what do they really mean, and why do they matter? Here’s a very quick guide to get you started: What are tier ratings? Tier ratings, or rankings,

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Colocating in the capital? Here’s how to pick the right London data centre

October 7th, 2013 Blog, Colocation, How To, London Data Centres

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Recently revealed plans for a new data centre in the capital are proof that colocation in London is growing in popularity. But with such a large array of facilities to choose from, how can you make sure you pick the right data centre for your needs? Read through our checklist of the most important things

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Relocating within Level 3 Goswell Road

July 28th, 2013 Blog, Colocation

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From time to time we get approached by a client that needs to relocate within a data centre, sometimes they’re disappointed with their current supplier or need more power than they can get in their current racks. Whatever the reason we’re always happy to help. We occupy most of the 4th floor and a significant

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I just don’t have the power captain

February 21st, 2012 Blog, Colocation

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Blades, SAN’s & high density switches have all been designed to free up valuable space in the datacentre but it seems no one thought about the power consumption these beasts require. How are UK datacentre providers keeping up with the power demands of new technology Data centre power not in-line with the technology it supplies

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London colocation video intro

October 21st, 2011 Blog, Colocation

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A quick intro to our colocation services

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