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Data Centre Build: Phase Two

To facilitate the Cloud’s expansion we’ve moved into phase two of the data centre build out. Check out the progress we have made so far...

Posted Friday 07th August, 2015 by Aliysa

Tsohost Data Centre: One Year On

It's exactly one year since we launched our first ever Tier 3+ 2N Data Centre, at our headquarters in Slough! It's been a very exciting year for us all, during which our team has doubled in size.

Posted Wednesday 10th December, 2014 by Aliysa

Data Centre Efficiency: Greener Hosting

We don’t use the heat generated from our Data Centre to grow tomatoes nor do we have a wind farm in the yard but that doesn't mean we're not ‘green’! Here at Tsohost we're fully committed to reducing the carbon footprint of our operations and prov…

Posted Tuesday 04th November, 2014 by Aliysa

Data Centre Mains Failover Demo - Captured On Film

Regular power failure tests are an integral part of our data centre management and we’ve been carrying them out every month since launch. With the push of a button, the main power supply serving our data centre is disconnected and within 30 seconds t…

Posted Tuesday 18th March, 2014 by Aliysa

Behind The Scenes: Cabling Our Data Centre

At the moment our data centre has over 3264 cables that physically connect our servers to each other and the Internet. With more than 26,000 wires punched so far, maintaining and managing the DC really is a full time job!

Posted Tuesday 25th February, 2014 by Aliysa

Data Centre Build: Managing Airflow

At full capacity our 9,300 sq ft data hall will house 3,600 high spec servers that in total require a megawatt of electricity - that's enough to power a whole street of houses.

Posted Wednesday 09th October, 2013 by Aliysa

Data Centre Build: Inergen Fire Suppression System

It has been a busy week at the Tsohost HQ, the once empty data hall is starting to resemble a Data Centre with the installation of raised flooring and room partitions. The latest team on site are Tyco, who are in the process of installing an Iner…

Posted Wednesday 02nd October, 2013 by Aliysa

Data Centre Build: Power Distribution

In past posts I've described our data centre as being Tier 3+ 2N and the arrival of our transformer gives me the perfect opportunity to delve into what 2N means. So what exactly is 2N?

Posted Tuesday 24th September, 2013 by Aliysa

Mezzanine Build

This week we started and quickly finished phase 3 of the data centre build. The builders mentioned that it wouldn't take long to build the 9,000 sq ft mezzanine, but we never imagine it would take just two days to build the huge Meccano like structur…

Posted Monday 02nd September, 2013 by Aliysa