Dundee CoLocation

Headquartered in the tech capital of Scotland, our Dundee data centre and lab is home to some of the countries leading innovations in cloud computing.

World class data centres in Scotland

Experts in data security

Our world-class Dundee headquarters was designed and built in partnership with IBM and a perfect strategic distance from our Aberdeen data centre. Used by the country’s leading organisations, we have experience of operating up to Government Impact Level 4 security, now known as ‘Officially Sensitive’. Our facilities are audited by Certification Europe and have achieved the ISO 27001:2013 award in security. View our certificate here.

This means that we continuously establish, maintain, improve and implement an information security management system that meets all requirements set out by Certification Europe. We have the policies, processes and people in place to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability. The most energy efficient and secure in the country, our facilities have an on-site team of data centre and facility management experts here 24x7x365 to support our customers.

200 rack capacity data centre

Helping power your business

Our Dundee data centre comprises of 2 physically separate and functionally independent data halls holding 100 racks each. Both data halls are armed with NOVEC fire detection and suppression systems, dual-skinned 1 hour fire rated panels and 3000kW of N+1 DX cooling technology.

Powered by our own UK-wide network with diverse power and communications options, we are 100% carrier neutral and provide flexible scalability that gets you anywhere in the UK in less than 20 milliseconds.

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Data Centre Security

Data Centre Tier’s explained

What does the Tier category for data centres actually mean?

  • Tier I = non-redundant capacity components (single uplink and servers)
  • Tier II = Tier I plus redundant capacity components
  • Tier III = Tier I + Tier II plus dual powered equipment and multiple uplinks
  • Tier IV = Tier I +Tier II +Tier III and all components are fully fault-tolerant including uplinks, storage, chillers, HVAC systems, servers. Everything is dual-powered.

Availability according to tier

Tier I = Guaranteeing 99.671%

Tier II = Guaranteeing 99.741%

Tier III = Guaranteeing 99.982%

Tier IV = Guaranteeing 99.995%