DC One, Workspace Technology’s state-of-the-art modular colocation data centre has been unveiled and officially opened by Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The launch day event consisted of presentations and speeches by a range of expert guest speakers from the data centre industry, including key representatives from Schneider Electric, GEA and Digital Birmingham, as well as guided tours of the Live Facility.
DC One, conveniently located in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands, just minutes from both M42 and M6 motorways and was built to meet the growing demands for high quality enterprise class data centre capacity within the Birmingham and surrounding areas, was officially opened by The Rt. Hon Andrew Mitchell, MP for Sutton Coldfield & former Minister.
The DC One opening launch day event consisted of a wide range of expert speakers from both the data centre industry and also representatives from Birmingham’s Digital and Smart City program. This is an initiative that aims to ensure that the benefits of digital technologies are available to all, their aspiration to make Birmingham City smarter and provide people and businesses with the tools to maximise their potential.
The launch also gave the opportunity for guests to be treated to behind the scene tours of this live next generation co-location facility.
Not only do Workspace Technology Ltd deliver unique data centre design and build solutions for multiple blue chip organisations they are now providing their own colocation facilities, designed, built and managed by this multi-award winning company.
Roy Griffiths, Workspace Technology’s Managing Director commented “Our new Rack Hosting Data Centre has been created to provide the IT demands that are required for Birmingham to progress and compete with other large UK cities. Our carrier neutral data centre offers a great range of flexibility which means that your server space can be completely custom designed, from quarter rack to fully bespoke suites allowing for all types of businesses, small start-ups to large corporations, to make use of this excellent energy efficient facility.”
Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP announced during his presentation “I have followed the progress of Workspace Technology since its inception, and am impressed with the progress that has been made. Workspace Technology is an important business for Sutton Coldfield. Not only does it support other businesses in Sutton, but it provides good opportunities of high quality jobs in the local community. We are proud to have the business in Sutton and I wish everyone involved success as they continue to develop.”
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