Reading Colocation Spotlight

Why businesses are choosing the Reading facility for business continuity, colocation, hosting and connectivity.

The Reading data centre is a primary colocation site for businesses wanting a secondary site for business continuity, as well as a facility to host their existing systems, without the need to worry about cooling, connectivity, security and power.

The Reading data centre location is situated away from high thoroughfare roads for privacy, yet close to the motorway network for easy access to the M4 motorway.

The Tier 3+ data centre boasts 1,000 racks, with an estimated 40,000 server capacity across five secure data halls.

The facility offers key benefits in terms of resiliency, with 2N (A+B) distribution to racks, with flexible power up to 32A.

Taking colocation services from the facility comes with enhanced remote hands support, so you’re not dependent on your engineers travelling to the site every time you need to make a change or reboot a server. You have access to trained engineers when you need them.

Advanced security procedures, both at a physical and network level, is a key fundamental why many large national and international businesses choose the Reading facility for colocation. The facility is at the forefront of the latest access control procedures using iris biometric technology, secure perimeter fencing, HD Digital CCTV, 24/7 manned security and complying with security standards including ISO27001, PCI-DSS, BPSS and BS7858.

As a carrier neutral site, clients are able to choose from a range of carriers or can choose to take connectivity from Scholar. As one of our primary colocation sites, we can offer competitive IP transit, wavelengths and Ethernet transport, to selected data centres across the UK, with presence in strategic Docklands datacentres.

We currently have a fantastic summer offer for colocation services from this facility. If you sign up for colocation services before the end of August 2017, you won’t pay colocation rack costs until 2018. More details can be found by contacting our sales team.

For more information or if you’re interested in taking colocation services, hosting services, business continuity services or business connectivity from our Reading datacentre, please call a member of our team on 0845 5272 992 or email More info: Reading Colocation