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Newcastle Central Datacentre

  • Single secure data hall
  • 218 rack capacity
  • 24 x 7 environmental monitoring
  • Total UPS capacity of 500kW

5 Bridge View
Stepney Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6PN
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In the heart of Newcastle

A purpose-built single-storey facility of 6,000 square feet in the heart of Newcastle with a single secure data hall supporting a total of 218 racks. Colocation, managed services and on-site cloud are available to all customers. The Newcastle Central colocation space is “move-in ready”, pre-built and pre-configured for the rapid installation of your hardware, and offers footprints ranging from part of a single rack to a secure cage housing multiple racks.

Location

Superb access from road, rail, tram and air.

Newcastle Central Datacentre is a purpose-built, single-storey facility of 5,000 square feet. Here we have a single secure data hall supporting a total of 220 racks. Those travelling up to Newcastle by car can continue along the A1 and take the exit for A193. You will also find Newcastle Railway Station a 10-minute walk from our datacentre. It takes around half an hour to travel from Newcastle Airport via tram. Simply take the green line to Monument (12 stops) and walk for 10 minutes. The fastest route is by taxi, which takes around 15 minutes via A696 and A167.

  • City Centre
    City Centre

    0.9 miles

  • A1(M) Motorway
    A1(M) Motorway

    4.6 miles

  • Newcastle upon Tyne Airport
    Newcastle upon Tyne Airport

    7.2 miles

  • Newcastle Train Station
    Newcastle Train Station

    1.7 miles

  • Silverlink
    Silverlink

    6.1 miles

5 Bridge View

Stepney Lane

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 6PN

Specification

  • Dimensions

    • Single data hall of 6,000 square feet
    • 218 rack capacity

    Credentials

    • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management
    • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management
    • European Data Centre Code of Conduct Participant
    • PCI-DSS Compliant

    Security

    • Swipe card and PIN for access, with access recorded
    • CCTV with 90-day retention
    • IR and motion detection sensors
    • Intrusion alarm system
  • Power

    • 1.28 MW total power provisioning on diverse feeds to on-site substations
    • Diverse N+1 power supply
    • 500kW total UPS provision with N+1 configuration
    • 1.28 MW generator provision
    • Dual 16A or dual 32A three-phase feed to racks

    Environmental

    • 24×7 environment monitoring
    • 640kW cooling providing N+1 coverage
    • Double-knock FM200 fire suppression including VESDA System
    • Raised flooring

    Connectivity

    • Multiple diverse-routed resilient site backhaul
    • Telecommunications provision with 4 carriers
    • Dark fibre connections available

The benefits of Pulsant colocation

With our colocation service, you simply move your equipment into our datacentre and we will look after the costly supporting infrastructure: building fabric, power, cooling, connectivity, and physical security. As your IT needs grow, your datacentre footprint can scale accordingly.

  • We’ll take care of your systems and data so you can take care of your business

    We appreciate that maintaining high levels of uptime is essential: in business-critical or customer-facing IT systems any downtime will result in loss of business and reputation. That’s why we have multiple levels of equipment redundancy to maintain a functioning datacentre environment even in the face of major disruptions to IT operations such as power outages.

    Every Pulsant datacentre is designed from the ground up to be secure and reliable.

    • Multiple UPS banks
    • Diverse N+1 power supply
    • Equipment redundancy
    • On-site diesel generators
    • Multiple redundant cooling systems
    • Multiple diverse network connections
  • A local facility for maximum convenience

    We recognise that you want your own engineers to have access to your servers, so we have datacentres across the UK, allowing you to choose a location that is convenient for you. Your equipment will always be available to your engineers, subject to the access protocols of our datacentre security.

    Our expert datacentre engineers are available and can perform many routine or emergency tasks for you. We call this “remote hands”, where our engineers act on your behalf.

    • Ten facilities located across the UK
    • Ideally located to major road & rail links
    • 24-hour access
    • Full range of supplementary services
  • Looking after your systems and data is our prime concern

    Our datacentres offer a high level of physical security for your systems. With multiple levels of access control, internal and external CCTV, on-site staff, perimeter fencing, escorted visitors, you can be sure that your servers are well protected. Pulsant’s ISO 27001 accreditation for IT security covers all of our datacentre facilities.

    Where you have heightened security needs, we can provide secure cages to isolate your racks or even dedicated private rooms with their own secure access controls.

    • Secure access controls
    • Internal and external CCTV
    • ISO 270001 accreditation for IT security
    • Cages and private suites

Trusted to deliver by leading UK brands

We work with our customers as an extension of their team, implementing secure, innovative and creative IT solutions to deliver performance.

wardhadaway law firm
sage gateshead
  • "Pulsant has been critical in the setup and hosting of our Cloud infrastructure for this complex and secure project materials."

    Elaine Reid, IT Project Manager

    Queen's University Belfast, The Centre for Data Digitisation and Analysis

  • Colocation FAQs

    How can Pulsant help me secure my data and operations, helping to achieve compliance today, during and after Brexit?

    We have vast knowledge of and experience in the datacentre and hosting market. We have the right staff, accreditations and understanding of compliance and regulation to guide you through the change and help you minimise the impact on your business.

    My business can’t afford downtime as a result of poor connectivity; how do you ensure resilience?

    We are carrier neutral, with relationships with more than 30 carriers and ISPs. This means there are diverse connections out of our datacentres, so there is no compromise on performance, speed or availability.

    I need a datacentre close to my business. Where is Pulsant located?

    We have a network of 10 datacentres located across the UK, ranging from London to Sheffield, and Newcastle to Edinburgh. Take a look at our datacentre map to find a site near you.

    How flexible / scalable are your datacentres?

    We work with you and your team to determine the space you require within a data hall, rack or suite. Based on our experience, we are also able to help you plan for your growth requirements, and can help you scale up quickly, easily and cost-effectively, when the need arises.

    How do I know where my data is?

    If you’re concerned about data sovereignty, you can host your data in one of our 10 UK datacentres. Our colocation service means you choose the datacentre that will host your equipment so that you can access it as needed and meet any regulatory requirements when it comes to location.

    Will my servers be safe outside of my premises?

    Your servers will be safe in one of our datacentres. We take the safety of our customers’ infrastructure seriously. We have the highest levels of physical security in our enterprise datacentres, with access control, and 24/7 manned and monitored security.

  • Meet our Datacentre Manager

    Jim Brown

    Datacentre Manager

    Jim has been the Datacentre manager for Newcastle Central DC for 15 years. With full certification in IOSH and EIC, Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role, providing a reliable and efficient datacentre service for our customers.

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Accreditations

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CSA Star
PCI