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Edinburgh South Gyle
Data centre

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Most connected datacentre outside the M25
  • 29 telecommunication carriers
  • 24 x 7 CCTV recording with 108 cameras
  • 14 dedicated halls from 60m²
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LOCATION

The Clocktower
South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9LB

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Why Edinburgh South Gyle?

Our South Gyle data centre is the largest in Scotland and the most connected north of London, connecting enterprises with transatlantic deployment via our Newcastle facilities.

Located in the west of Scotland’s aspiring ‘data capital of Europe’, our facility houses 29 telecommunications carriers and offers best-in-class security, reliability and connectivity. South Gyle is pre-built and pre-configured for the rapid installation of your hardware whether you require part of a single rack or a dedicated private suite.

  • TRANSPORT

    DISTANCE

  • Edinburgh City Centre

    6.1 miles

  • M8 Motorway

    5.0 miles

  • Edinburgh Airport

    3.5 miles

  • Edinburgh Waverley train station

    4.3 miles

  • Edinburgh Park Train Station

    2.2 miles

  • Bankhead tram stop

    0.6 miles

The Clocktower, South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9LB

South Gyle is just one of three data centres close to Edinburgh

Data Centre features

  • 961 rack capacity

    Available in 42U or 48U, 600mm x 1,000mm ½ rack, full rack, private cage, 35M2 sin small vaults.

  • 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.

  • Multiple transit & connectivity providers

    Multi-gigabyte transit can be provided through our network of reliable, high-speed diversely routed providers.

  • 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.

  • 10 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

Edinburgh South Gyle specification

  • Configuration
    • South Gyle delivers 4 MW of IT power to 27,000 sq ft of technical space across 3 data halls
    • 961 rack capacity, each hall supporting up to 35 racks in secure suites, cages or shared configurations
    • High density rack options available up to 15kW per rack
    • Dedicated halls from 60m2 available
  • Power
    • Incoming Supply
      6.0MW diverse 11kV incoming supplies to five on-site substations and redundant transformers providing a 2N configuration
    • Standby Generator Provision
      Multiple generators in 2N configuration with 50,000 litres of fuel on site
    • UPS Provision
      2N configuration with 60 minutes of autonomy
  • Environment
    • Cooling
      Free Air and DX redundant cooling solutions to 3.2MW in N+1 configuration
    • Fire Protection
      Double-knock and Vesda systems, with IG55 and FM200 fire suppression systems
    • 24 × 7 environment monitoring
    • RAISED Floor
  • Security
    • Access Control
      Swipe card & PIN for access, with access recorded – minimum 12-month retention
    • CCTV
      24 x 7 CCTV recording with 30-day or 90-day retention
    • Other Systems
      Intrusion alarm system
  • Connectivity
    • Multiple diverse-routed resilient Internet site backhaul
    • Dark fibre connections available
    • Telecommunications provision with 29 carriers

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Vendor Partners

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  • “I’ve worked with Pulsant for over 12 years and in that time I’ve seen us build a team of well motivated and knowledgeable individuals.”

    Alan Lucas

    Head of Data Centre Operations (Scotland)