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New Sussex Data Centre Launch

4D To Open New Gatwick Data Centre on 3rd March

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4D, the independently owned UK data centre operator and cloud provider, will open its new data centre, ‘4D Gatwick’, based in Crawley on Friday 3rd March, 2017. This will be the first dedicated colocation data centre of its kind in the area. The opening of this new data centre means that businesses across Sussex, Surrey, Kent and London will be able to take advantage of 4D’s colocation, connectivity and cloud services.

The data centre will be opened by Crawley MP, Henry Smith at 10:30 on Friday 3rd March. It will also be open to registered guests for tours and discussions throughout the day with the 4D team, including Founder and Technical Director, David Barker and Managing Director, Jack Bedell-Pearce. eMail to register for a tour.

The data centre, which has a capacity of up to 400 racks, 3 megawatts of power and resilient fibre to connect businesses to the internet and the heart of London, will receive £5m in investment from 4D over the next five years.

Key specifications of ‘4D Gatwick’ include:

• On-site security and technical engineers 24/7/365

• 3 megawatts of power capacity

• 10,000 square feet of technical space, up to 400 racks, able to draw 32Amps (as standard) of power each over A+B feeds

• Transit, MPLS, peering and DDoS protection from 4D’s network

• Fully resilient generators and UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) protection for backup power

• State of the art security, including biometrics and high-res CCTV

Talking about the opening, Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director at 4D, said: “We’re excited to be offering our data centre and its entire infrastructure benefits not only to Crawley, but other towns and cities along the A23 corridor such as Brighton, Redhill and Croydon. Our proximity to Gatwick airport means we’ll act as a magnet for international technology companies to setup in the area as well. But most of all, we’re looking forward to employing people from the area and working with local businesses in order to boost the digital economy of West Sussex.”

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