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Virtus London 1, Enfield - Tier 3 Data Centre

A city-edge, tier 3 data centre offering interconnection with all major European internet exchanges.

Virtus London 1 data centre is based in North London (outside the city centre) and easliy accessed from the M25 junction 25 and just 28 minutes from Liverpool street. 

Opened in 2011, this data centre was built to meet the growing demand for high speed, reliable, scalable colocation services in locations close to London but away from the congestion, risks and costs associated with of the city centre itself.

The site is protected by a 3m high perimeter fence, a manned vehicle entry gate, biometric security systems and has an on-site security team 24/7/365 so you can sleep easy at night.

Powered by 100% renewable energy, with a respectable Power Useage Effeciveness (PUE) rating of <1.5 and a BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) rating of "Good" this site offers all the right green credentials.

This data centre offers great quality colocation services close to London's city centre without premium London pricing. It's a great value option. Contact us now for a fantastic colocation quotation.




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Location & Transport

  • By Car: 2.4 Miles within M25 (exit J25), A10 (0.3 Miles)
  • By Rail: 28 Minutes from Liverpool Street to Southbury Station (28 Mins)
  • Oakwood Underground, Piccadilly line (3.7 Miles)
  • By Air: City Airport (16 Miles), Stanstead (26 Miles) 
  • Distance to central London: 11 Miles
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  • PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) <1.5
  • Powered by 100% Renewable energy
  • Designed to BREEAM "good" standard
  • Chilled water system with N+1 air-cooled chillers
  • Fans and pumps controlled by variable speed drives
  • Hot and Cold aisle contanment options
  • DCIM (data centre infrastructure management) metering and monitoring
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  • Total IT Power: 4.2MW over 2,900m2 of net technical space
  • 8MVa incoming diversely routed supply from national grid
  • Centralised N+N in-line UPS plant
  • Dual A&B supplies to all customer areas (10 minutes autonomy at full load)
  • Centralised N+1 HV Standby diesel generators (72 hours at full load)
  • N+1 Computer room air conditioning (CRAC) units in each data hall with A&B UPS supplies
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Variety of Tier 1 and 2 connectivity providers

Diversity of carriers offering fully resilient connectivity

Diverse fibre entry points to the site

DDoS Mitigation service available

Layer 2 Interconnects to multiple sites

Multihomed IP Transit available

Waves available on request

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Staffing & Services

  • Remote Hands: Available on request
  • Data backup: On-site & offsite
  • On-site build room/storage
  • Managed router service available
  • Managed firewall service available
  • Managed office
  • Secure on-site parking
  • Meeting rooms and canteen area
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Security & Fire Protection

  • Physical: 3m high perimeter fence, manned vehicle entry gate with security bollards at perimeter
  • Entry system: Full authentication and access policy control + Biometric entry system
  • Security Staff on site: 24/7/365
  • CCTV: Internal and external IP CCTV with complete site coverage
  • Fire Suppression: VESDA + Water mist fire suppression

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