TelecityGroup's largest London datacentre — Powergate — is one of eight the co-location provider has in the capital.
Powergate provides spillover capacity for the company's five Docklands and two City-based facilities. It is set to triple in size to provide further capacity over the next few years, while also aiming to improve its power efficiency.
TelecityGroup's Powergate facility in Acton, West London, provides spillover for its Docklands and City-based datacentres. Photo credit: Jack Clark
|Facility||TelecityGroup's West London Powergate datacentre|
|Power usage effectiveness (PUE)||1.65, moving to 1.35 after expansion of the facility|
|Size||54,000 square feet, with a further 108,000 after expansion|
|Racks|| (Declined to disclose)|
|KW per rack||Between four and 20KW|
|Cooling||Spread of technologies, ranging from powered ventilation and chillers through to a free-cooled chilled water system and cooling towers.|
|Hardware||A very broad variety|
|IT power||8MW, growing to 29MW after expansion|
|Opened|| June 2008 |