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Datum company profile

Datum Datacentres is the leading independent, pure-play, enterprise grade data centre in South-East England — a proven platform for digital transformation for enterprise clients and a trusted partner underpinning the offering of service providers.

Connected. Secure. Accessible

Datum’s highly connected London-edge site is located on an ultra-secure and easily accessible campus in Farnborough (part of a strategic London-edge colocation cluster). It is a Tier 3+, 2N power data centre with capacity for 1,200 footprints (a further 1,200 footprints to be added by 2025) providing a maximum power density of 30kW per rack and low latency to London.

Datum takes a service first approach (the 'Datum difference') providing support throughout the lifecycle of the contract, bespoke service offerings, a dedicated engineering team, proactive and insightful reporting and bespoke account management.

Key to Datum's proposition is its proven environmental efficiency — Tier 3+ power and cooling solutions, a 100% power availability SLA, energy from renewable sources, full carbon offsetting, and state-of-the-art adiabatic cooling delivering a PUE of 1.25 and effective cooling of high-power densities.

Datum's clients

Datum serves vertical markets including IT security services, defence, finance, broadcast media and education, including many FTSE 250 and Fortune 500 organisations.

Enterprise clients: Global, national and local enterprise clients rely on Datum as a proven platform for digital transformation, utilising service-enhanced colocation and flexible contract offerings.

Service provider clients: Datum’s pure-play colocation offering ensures service providers receive best in class service and premium facilities, conferring financial and reputational benefits from priming or referring business and opening up new opportunities with other Datum clients.

Datum clients

Datum timeline

  • 2012: Datum Datacentres launched (FRN1) to provide a robust colocation service for business-critical IT.
  • 2016: Became standalone entity (previously a group company of Attenda) and completed a large capacity upgrade.
  • 2020: The phased build-out of FRN1 began adding a further 700 footprints on the first floor of FRN1.
  • 2021: Acquired by UBS Asset Management, providing Datum with the capital to expand its existing successful model.
  • 2022: Datum acquired Teledata — its first bolt-on regional acquisition as part of its regional expansion strategy.

The Datum Difference

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