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Pulsant invests £20m in South London datacentre

Pulsant, the leading UK provider of hybrid cloud services, has announced the official opening of a new datacentre hall in its South London facility. Hall 7 is the latest development in a planned £20 million investment across the site and features more than 400m2 of new data floor space to accommodate almost 200 racks.

The hall was built with energy efficiency, redundancy and security in mind. It was designed as a minimum to be a fully maintainable N+1 configuration across power and cooling, and features multiple points of presence from a variety of carriers and providers, including Pulsant’s own resilient fibre network. With direct connectivity at low latency to 5 London major points of presence, as well as direct connections major exchanges outside of London, the facility offers a state of the art, cost effective and extremely well connected base for all hybrid service customer requirements.

“The construction of Hall 7 is just the latest step in our plan to expand the capacity and services delivered from out South London datacentre site to include eight purpose-built data halls, bringing the total area to 3,300 m2. As it stands, the new hall expands our capabilities in this attractive location just outside the City and has met our customers’ demand for more space in a highly secure, connected and resilient facility,” says Matt Lovell, CTO, Pulsant.

The South London datacentre, one in Pulsant’s network of 14 owned and operated sites, is a tier 3 equivalent facility that features round the clock on-site security, ISO 9001, 14000, 27001, 22301, Cyber Security Essential, CSA Star and PCI DSS accreditation.