VIRTUS's London data centre campus goes live

18 July 2018 | James Pearce


VIRTUS Data Centres has announced that its new London data centre campus, one of the largest in the UK capital, is now live.

Two data centres on the campus, which is located in Stockley Park, are now online, offering a combined 40MW of IT capacity between them

The VIRTUS LONDON5 and LONDON6 sit on the seventeen acre campus and bring the company’s total load capacity in the London area to 90MW. It is also planning a third data centre, LONDON7, for the site, which will add another 25MW of capacity.

The campus has the secured power capacity to increase to 120MVA of incoming power from diverse grid connection points and 70,000msq of data centre space.

VIRTUS is part of the ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) group, a carrier-neutral and advanced data centre platform with over 65 data centres in India, China, Singapore, Thailand and the UK.

Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, said: “The go live of our VIRTUS Data Centre Campus at Stockley Park is part of an important year for VIRTUS. We continue to see a burgeoning demand for colocation in the UK data centre market, as enterprises and cloud providers scale out their platforms to meet user demand for digital services. 

“VIRTUS provides leading flexibility and the highest quality customer service and solutions at hyper-scale. We offer our customers true flexibility in design and can tailor solutions to customers’ exact needs. Importantly, we also have a power and space road-map in London of over 100MW that can continue to support customers as their needs change and their businesses grow. We look forward to a successful 2018 and beyond, as we continue to meet the demands of a dynamic market.”