Proximity opens Tenth UK Data Centre

August 15, 2022

Proximity Data Centres has opened a new facility in Milton Keynes, its tenth in the UK.

Proximity Milton Keynes Edge 10 is a purpose built, tier 3 standard 48,000 sq ft facility with multiple data halls and provides 3MW of available power.

The 3.2 acres site offers low latency connectivity via multiple tier 1 carrier connections, including dark fibres with fully diverse links.

The latest of the company’s portfolio of edge data centres will service Central England. It has been opened is in line with the company’s strategy to provide a nationwide network of highly connected regional edge data centres, which meet the digital needs of 95 per cent of the population outside London.

John Hall, managing director, colocation at Proximity Data Centres, said: “Proximity Milton Keynes Edge 10 is ideally located for the many businesses in Central England looking for secure, scalable colocation services combined with high-speed low latency connectivity to meet the needs of increasingly demanding users and applications. The region also has a rapidly expanding technology sector and Edge 10 is ideally positioned to support this important market.

“Edge 10 is an important milestone for Proximity as we are now well on the way to establishing a truly UK-wide edge data centre footprint capable of reaching 95 per cent of the population. We plan to have a further ten sites available within the next 12 to 18 months.”

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