100% SLA on power and cooling uptime giving you complete peace of mind

Ideally located off the M1 corridor and just an hour from London, our Northampton data centre covers 41,000 square feet and houses 800 rack space capacity, and is a Tier 3+ standard.

Uniquely it is also home to our Node4 Solution Centre (NSC), a complete demonstration and presentation facility, where we can show our best-of-breed solutions including Cloud based services such as hosted email, voice, disaster recovery and backup technologies, as well as other services such as video conferencing and colocation.

Operating within our ISO27001 scope, our data centres are manned 24/7 with full perimeter security fencing, PIR sensors and secure customer build areas. In line with PCI DSS requirements we operate extensive CCTV coverage (90 day retention), strict access policies and zonal swipe card systems.

We can also assist with customers looking to attain Impact Level classification (IL2 andIL3) and its 2014 replacement, Official.

At a glance

  • 41,000 sq ft
  • 3 data halls
  • 800 Racks
  • ISO 27001 accredited; PCI compliant
  • Tier 3+ standard
  • Remote hands and eyes available

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Data Centre Specification


  • 41,000 sq ft data centre enclosed in 3 data halls
  • 24 x 7 x 365 building operation
  • Raised flooring in all data centre halls
  • Secure managed delivery with access ramps throughout
  • Floor loading capacity 12kN per sq m
  • Goods Lift (1000KG)


  • ISO27001 accredited
  • Zonal swipe card entry
  • Hi Def CCTV with 90 day retention
  • 24/7 onsite security presence
  • High security perimeter fencing
  • Reinforced concrete walls


  • 4.0 MVA N+N
  • Up to 32 Amps per rack
  • All racks resiliently dual feed
  • N+N UPS with 16 minute autonomy
  • 4 x 2 MVA Transformers N+N
  • N+1 generators with minimum 48 hours of fuel


  • N+2 Rittal free cooling glycol based chillers
  • N+N high efficiency CRAC units / Cool Wall
  • N+1 Emerson EFC Evaporative Coolers
  • Floor and ceiling humidity sensors
  • Hot or cold aisle containment
  • Fully monitored and regularly serviced


  • Part of the Node4 MPLS core network
  • Connected to our other data centres
  • Resilient connections to Telehouse, Global Switch and Telecity
  • Diverse fibre routes into the building
  • Carrier-neutral connections to multiple tier 1 providers

Fire Detection & Suppression

  • IG55 & FM200 Fire Suppression System to data halls
  • VESDA fire protection
  • Fire detection in all rooms, ceilings and below raised floors
  • Regular fire training and inspection
  • Fire systems at Node4 comply to BS EN 15004 standards

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“With the Node4 data centre being within easy reach, it makes the management of our test & live systems very simple with 24/7 access. For our customers, we are now able to offer colocation services, private cloud solutions, business intelligence applications as a hosted service and data convergence for Exchequer customers. With the Node4 data centre being within easy reach of our offices, it makes the management of our test and live systems very simple with 24/7 access.”

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