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Proximity announces tenth edge colocation data centre

August 15, 2022

Milton Keynes is major milestone in data centre operator’s expansion

UK – 15th August 2022: Proximity Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing regional edge colocation data centre provider, today announced the opening of its tenth UK facility. Proximity Milton Keynes Edge 10 is a purpose built, tier 3 standard 48,000 sq ft facility with multiple data halls and provides 3 MW of available power. 

Conveniently located to Milton Keynes 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 growing portfolio of edge data centres will service Central England, one of the UK’s largest regions.  This is in line with the company’s strategy to provide a nationwide network of highly connected regional edge data centres which meets the digital needs of 95% 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% of the population. We plan to have a further ten sites available within the next 12 to 18 months.” 

Proximity’s high capacity, scalable and extremely resilient tier 3 facilities enable enterprise businesses, CDNs, cloud and immersive technology providers to maximise competitive advantage through reduced latency and data transit costs, enhanced operational efficiency, and more responsive customer service.  

About Proximity Data Centres

Proximity Data Centres operates a rapidly growing trusted network of regional carrier-neutral edge data centres across the UK. These allow clients to locate their data in local markets, close to the data end user. By choosing Proximity’s network of edge data centres enterprise, public cloud and content service provider organisations maximise competitive edge through reduced latency, enabling improved response times and reduced transit costs. 

The company is fully committed to providing energy efficient and sustainable facilities which are built to tier 3 industry standards and are ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 compliant. Full on-site support, transition and onboarding is provided to customers. For maximum convenience, a straightforward customer contracting model is provided with a single set of SLAs covering one or multiple sites, as required. Scope of services is tailored to suit regional demand.   

Further Information:

Proximity Data Centres

T: +44 (0)3300 250 138

info@proximitydatacentres.com

Press Enquiries:

Nigel Parker

Fulfil Communications

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nigelp@fulfilcom.com

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