Northampton Data Centre

Find out more about our state-of-the-art data centre in Northampton.

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Purpose built for the future

Only an hour from London and just off the M1 corridor, our Tier 3+ standard Northampton data centre covers 41,000ft2 square feet and houses 800 rack space capacity.

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State-of-the-art and unique data centre

Home of our Node4 Solution Centre (NSC), a complete demonstration and presentation facility, this is where we can show our best-of-breed solutions such as Cloud based services including hosted email, voice, disaster recovery and backup technologies.

Operating within our ISO27001 scope, our data centres are kept safe and secured, 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), incredibly 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:

  • 41,000ft2
  • Three data halls
  • 800 Racks
  • ISO 27001 accredited; PCI compliant
  • Tier 3+ standard
  • Remote hands and eyes available
  • 100% SLA on power and cooling uptime

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.

Jason Richards
Technical Director, Exchequer Dynamics


Building

  • 41,000ft2 data centre comprising of 3 data halls
  • 24 x 7 x 365 building operation
  • Heavy duty raised flooring with 12kN per m2 loading capacity
  • Secure managed delivery with access ramps throughout
  • Fully monitored BMS (Building Management System)
  • Goods Lift (1000KG)

Security

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

Cooling

  • N+2 Rittal free cooling glycol-based chillers
  • N+N high efficiency CRAC units / Cool Wall
  • N+1 Emerson EFC Evaporative Coolers
  • Multiple temperature and humidity sensors throughout the data halls
  • Hot or cold aisle containment
  • Fully monitored and regularly serviced

Power

  • 4.0 MVA N+N
  • Up to 32 Amps per rack
  • All racks resiliently dual feed
  • N+N UPS with 25-minute autonomy
  • 4 x 2 MVA Transformers N+N
  • N+1 generators with minimum 72 hours of fuel

Connectivity

  • 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 standard

The Data Centre Landscape - 4Cast

Part 1 of our first 4Cast episode, CEO of Node4, Andrew Gilbert, offers a glimpse into the Data Centre Landscape: the challenges faced and predictions for the future; as well as discussing Hybrid Cloud and IoT.


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Security

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