Savvis is to open a new data centre in Slough.

 

The new facility features 37,500 square feet of raised floor and was built to address the growth in customer demand for managed hosting services.

 

Installed within the data centre are several advanced features for heating, ventilation and a chilled water air conditioning system. Security and safety features designed to safeguard customer information include advanced biometric scanners and access controls, over 200 CCTV cameras and VESDA fire detection systems.

 

Brian Klingbeil, Managing Director EMEA for Savvis, said: “Since Savvis announced the Slough data centre investment, requirements for hosting and managed services across EMEA has continued to grow and we have experienced unprecedented demand levels for hosting in Slough from companies in the UK and across the globe.”