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Newcastle Will Play Host To UK’s Largest Purpose Built Data Centre

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Newly minted data centre firm Stellium will make Newcastle s northern tech hub the base for its UK data centre

Newcastle will be the home of the UK s largest purpose built data centre, courtesy of freshly-minted company Stellium, bringing more server-based services to the North.

Stellium is founded by the Noel Meaney, the founder of Citadel100 Datacenters, euNetworks and Seafibre Networks and will be targeted at delivering wholesale, rack and cloud services, with the goal of being specifically designed handling varied computing tasks and workloads.

The new data centre s campus, due to be fully operational by the end of 2016, is being touted by Stellium as having the power, scale and flexibility to provide enterprise-level cloud infrastructure, powered shell facilities, and dedicated and shared co-location services.

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The new data centre as its one dedicated power supply from an adjacent National Grid inter connector, which delivers up to 80MVA through four 20MVA 11kv feeds from two dedicated SSE substations.

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