Gyron, one of UK’s data center providers recently announced that they are building a new data center in Slough, which is located just outside London. The data center is cover 56,700 sq.ft of space. The site will consist of dual redundant 8MW power suppliers from two dedicated on-site HV substations.
Gyron said the new data center will complement its existing Maryland’s and Centro facilities in Hemel Hempstead, UK, which combined will have a total power capacity of 19MW.
It has been reported that all three data centers are going to be linked with a new dedicated fibre optic network ring and that the new data center will have connections to multiple fibre-optic providers. The data center will also be provided with blast-proof windows and vehicular impact protection and prison specification perimeter fencing.
Gyron managing director Robin Balen said the facility will be built to a Tier IV standard and with Gyron’s other facilities, will provide disaster recovery and business continuity solutions.
“We plan on providing our colocation services at a class-leading PUE of between 1.2 and 1.3, with all power supplied from 100% green renewable sources, and we will be extending our ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001 external certifications to cover this facility,” Balen said.