China’s favorite e-commerce giant Alibaba is planning the launch of a cloud region in London, two years after entering the European market with a data center in Frankfurt. The move was not highly publicized; the company merely updated its website to advertise the future availability zones in t...
Company: Sota Solutions Ltd
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Western Europe
Data Centre 810 is a high-specification 8,000sq ft hosting and co-location facility which is owned and managed by Sota. Securely located in Kent Science Park approximately 40 miles from London, 810 comprises a sealed fire-safe pod which is housed within a modern technology unit, with the purpose-built data hall optomised for cooling system air flows.
Standard features include redundant dual path power distribution and switching, resilient uninterruptable power supplies, dual auxilliary power generators, redundant air handling and conditioning systems, high-efficiency hot aisle containment, very early smoke detection apparatus, and automatic gas fire supression. An external plant area accommodates energy-efficient dry-air coolers and two auxilliary diesel generators. Security is provided by razor-wire perimeter fencing, 24x7 security patrols, and extensive video surveillance.