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Tyneside gets another boost in its plan to be a northern data centre powerhouse

Former owner of Citadel100 Data centres, euNetworks and Seafibre Networks, Noel Meaney, has announced his new data centre venture named Stellium.

With plans to target wholesale, rack services and cloud solutions, Stellium’s data centres have been purpose-built based on the recognition that there is no longer a single type of computing or workload in today’s globalised digital economy.

The new data centre, located in Newcastle, is the first in the area to provide fibre optic networks, constructed to BREEAM Excellent and Outstanding Standards with power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating of 1.16.

It is to have its own dedicated power supply from an adjacent National Grid Interconnector, which provides up to 80MVA via four 20 MVA 11Kv feeds from two dedicated SSE substations.

A total of 40km metro fibre network was invested by Meaney, it connects Stellium’s data centres to multiple long-haul and international carriers, ensuring Stellium’s clients have low-latency, high-capacity connectivity to London, Europe and the US….Read More