VIRTUS brings Stockley Park online

VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS) has announced that its Stockley Park campus is now online, with the first pre-let customer to be live imminently.

LONDON5 and LONDON6 will bring VIRTUS’ total IT load capacity in the London area to 90MW. With plans for another 25MW at LONDON7 on the Stockley Park Campus well underway, this will bring VIRTUS’ total London portfolio to 115MW. At just over seventeen acres, the VIRTUS Stockley Park Campus will be London’s largest data centre campus and one of the most advanced data centre facilities in the in the UK.

VIRTUS’ Data Centre Campus is strategically located at the intersection of UK telecom carriers outer London resilient fibre loops and the lowest latency fibre paths between Slough and London. The mega campus is built to cater for the connectivity requirements of all businesses, from hyper-scalers to proprietary and high frequency trading companies. Access to telecoms duct and high-count fibre is an essential part of VIRTUS’ colocation offering and the company has deployed a multi-subducted infrastructure solution to offer resilient access to all carriers from launch.

Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, commented, “The go live of our VIRTUS Data Centre Campus at Stockley Park is part of an important year for VIRTUS. We continue to see a burgeoning demand for colocation in the UK data centre market, as enterprises and cloud providers scale out their platforms to meet user demand for digital services. VIRTUS provides leading flexibility and the highest quality customer service and solutions at hyper-scale. We offer our customers true flexibility in design and can tailor solutions to customers’ exact needs. Importantly, we also have a power and space road-map in London of over 100MW that can continue to support customers as their needs change and their businesses grow. We look forward to a successful 2018 and beyond, as we continue to meet the demands of a dynamic market.”

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David Dungay

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