5/14/2012 2:18:06 PM
Daisy opens doors to new £1m data vault
Unified comms provider Daisy Group has opened a 12 tonne bombproof door to its Manchester data centre after completing a £1m upgrade.
The underground facility is located within a former Bank of England bullion vault. The upgrade will be used to improve Daisy's infrastructure, increase its network capacity and launch a new computing on demand service.The Manchester data centre is one of four operated by Daisy across the UK. The vault has two-metre thick granite walls and a 60cm bomb blast corridor surrounding the data storage area.
Daisy corporate sales director Will Kennedy said: 'We’ve been hosting data for more than 12 years and have seen the market and the demand for secure storage increase dramatically in that time. The new facilities and space that we have created in our Manchester data centre mean that we’re able to open up our world-class hosting solutions to any kind of business, large or small, that require secure and instant access to their data and applications.'
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