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Reading South Data centre

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Reading South delivers 3.0MW of IT power across five data halls
  • 1,000 racks of data centre white space
  • 24x7 on-site security team
  • On the M4 Tech corridor, close to Slough and London
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LOCATION

Unit 2, Smallmead Road
Reading, Berkshire
RG2 0QS

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Why Reading South?

Located close to Junction 11 on the M4, our Reading colocation facility is perfectly situated to serve the M4 corridor and the West Country. The facility has five data halls designed to provide optimum efficiency, availability and performance for your requirements. The data centre is pre-built and pre-configured for the rapid installation of your hardware, whether you require part of a single rack or multiple racks in a secure cage.
  • TRANSPORT

    DISTANCE

  • City Centre

    2.8 miles

  • M4 Motorway

    2 miles

  • Heathrow Airport

    27.6 miles

  • Southampton Airport

    46.5 miles

  • Reading Train Station

    3.8 miles

Unit 2, Smallmead Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0QS

Data Centre features

  • Dark fibre connections

    Multi-gigabit transit can be provided through our network of reliable, high-speed diverse-routed dark fibre connections.

  • Reliability

    Redundant mains feeds backed up by UPS and diesel generators, with dual feeds to each rack provide a guaranteed level of committed power.

  • 24 x 7 ENVIRONMENT MONITORING

    By automated management systems, with Pulsant’s engineers on standby to deal with any alerts.

  • High density rack options

    Options of a caged environment or racks in colocation hall.

  • Megaport enabled
  • Dark Fibre Connectivity
  • Secure

Why Pulsant for colocation?

We provide a secure, reliable and cost-effective way to ensure your infrastructure remains resilient, scaleable and highly available.

As the largest regional data centre provider in the UK, all data centres are strategically located, fully connected and cloud-ready, enabling you to take advantage of the same connections as a London data centre, with local benefits.

AVAILABLE
WE’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR SYSTEMS AND DATA. YOU TAKE CARE OF YOUR BUSINESS.

Maintaining high levels of up time is essential. That’s why all our data centres are 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
ACCESSIBLE
KEEP IT LOCAL.
 

You need your engineers to have access to your servers, that’s why we have data centres across the UK. Though whenever required our experts are on-hand to perform either routine or emergency tasks.

  • 12 facilities located across the UK
  • Ideally located to major road & rail links
  • 24-hour access
  • Full range of supplementary services
SECURE
PROTECTING YOUR SYSTEMS AND DATA IS OUR TOP PRIORITY.

With multiple levels of access control, internal and external CCTV, on-site staff, perimeter fencing and escorted visitors you’ll be sure that your servers are well protected. We also have secure cages to isolate racks or even dedicated rooms for added peace of mind.

  • Secure access controls
  • Internal and external CCTV
  • ISO 27001 accreditation for IT security
  • Cages and private suites

Reading South specification

  • Configuration
    • Reading delivers 3.0 MW of IT power across five data halls
    • Up to 15kW racks are supported
    • Options of a caged environment or racks in colocation hall
    • Ideal for DR and back up to the Slough Data Centre Hub
  • Power
    • INCOMING SUPPLY
      4.0 MVa power supply
    • STANDBY GENERATOR PROVISION
      N+1 standby diesel generators with 120 hours run time at full load
    • UPS PROVISION
      2N (A+B) UPS Redundancy
  • Environment
    • Cooling
      Cooling in an N+1 configuration
    • Fire Protection
      IG55 fire suppressant
  • Security
    • Access Control
      Full access control with audit trail
    • CCTV
      HD digital CCTV with 90 day retention
    • Other Systems
      Biometric access control
      ‘Man trap’ secure anti-tailgating barriers
      Secure perimeter fence
      Internal fencing inside perimeter for plant areas
  • On-Net Services
    • CONNECTIVITY
      Multiple diverse-routed resilient internet site backhaul, dark fibre, 1Mb – multi Gb transit
    • CARRIERS
      BT, CityFibre, Colt, Exponential-E, Glide, hSo, Kcom, Luminet, Neos Networks, OpenReach Telia, Virgin Media, Vodafone, Zayo

Accreditations

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PCI
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Vendor Partners

Microsoft Partner
Dell EMC
HPE
Cisco
VM Ware

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  • “After starting with Pulsant over a decade ago as a trainee support engineer, I am proud to oversee the team to ensure we maintain a high standard of customer service. ”

    Matthew Moore

    Data Centre Services Manager (SE)
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