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Next Generation Data Center – Newport, Wales

| June 5, 2014

Newport, Wales

“The White Elephant” as referred to by the locals of Newport stands at 750,000 square feet housing a direct on-site fibre interconnects enabling 1.4 ms latency to London and offers various tier 1 connectivity options including BT, Cable & Wireless,  NTL, Virgin Media, Level 3, Geo, Neos and Surf Telecom – the latter has direct connections to 12 transatlantic submarine cables  and provides a  non-London transit alternative for added security and resiliency purposes. Along with its sheer size, the center is also one of the most well-equipped facilities in the industry, with capacity for over 19,000 racks all of which are housed under industry leading security conditions. GD Newport is second-to-none with it’s own dedicated private power supply connection to the SuperGrid offering up to 90MW of power.

Metric Value Ranking
Size (sq. ft.) 750,000 #2
Investment ($) 150 million N/A
Power Consumed (MW) 90 N/A
Green Power Output (MW) 0 N/A
Green Power Output (%) 0 N/A

Category: AMEA, Regions

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