Our UK Data Centre Network

Melbourne, as a member of the iomart Group of companies, offers over 6,700 m² of advanced data centre technology space in 8 major UK locations, all connected by over 1,800km of dark fibre.

  • 24 hour Manned Security
  • 24 hour on site NOC
  • 2 x 2MW Generators
  • N+1 Air Conditioning
  • Fire Detection & Suppression
  • Dark Fibre Capability
  • Controlled Environment

Melbourne's data centres

All our data centre facilities are totally secure, fully air conditioned with redundant power supplies and are fully supported 24/7 by our on site Network Operations Team.

At Melbourne we directly manage, on behalf of the Group, two Manchester based data centres offering over a net capacity of 610 m². Reynolds House and Turing House are sister buildings located on the Manchester Technopark on the periphery of Manchester City Centre. We also offer directly managed services in our Nottingham data centre providing full redundancy and business continuity options.

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Key Features

  • 24 hour manned security, CCTV & intruder alarms
  • 24 hour on site Network Operations Centre (NOC)
  • 2 x 2MW generators
  • 0.75 kW/m² power density
  • N+1 air conditioning systems
  • VESDA fire detection & FM200 suppression system
  • Up to 63A MCCB’s within PDUs
  • Dark Fibre Capability & Diverse Fibre Entry
  • Carrier neutral
  • 2 x 380 kVA UPS (N+1)
  • Controlled environment – room temperature 21°C +/- 2°C
  • 0.75kW/m² cooling density
  • 12kN/m² raised floor system – 480mm void
  • Mirrored Switchgear

Full data centre specifications

Maximum Security
Environmental Conditions
Power
Interconnectivity
Support & Services
  • 24/7/365 manned security & monitoring
  • Key fob access policies
  • Internal and external CCTV systems
  • Security breach alarms


  • 24/7 environmental monitoring systems
  • Constant evaluation and testing of all systems
  • N+1 redundant Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Fully redundant air handling units provide constant fresh airflow
  • Raychem Fluid Detection
  • FM200 fire suppression equipment



  • Dual independent power feeds, backed up by dual battery string
  • Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) systems (deployed as standard)
  • 2 x 2 Megawatt diesel generators - protect services from any single power failure


  • Diverse fibre routing via multiple carriers
  • Truncated internal cable network
  • Cross Connection to a number of Tier 1 carriers
  • Internal inventory systems track all cables, circuits and cross-connects
  • Scalable architecture including multiple redundant core switches and routers



  • On site technical engineers 24/7
  • All technicians are employed direct by Melbourne
  • On site Network Operations Centre (NOC)

For more information about our Manchester data centres download the data centre technical specifications below or call us on : 0800 915 8771

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