Intelligent Data Centres Issue 43 | Page 26




2 . UK
Proximity Data Centres , the UK ’ s fastest growing regional Edge colocation data centre provider , has announced the opening of its 10th UK facility . Proximity Milton Keynes Edge 10 is a purpose-built , tier 3 standard 48,000 square foot facility with multiple data halls and provides 3 MW of available power . Conveniently located to Milton Keynes , the 3.2 acres site offers low latency connectivity via multiple tier 1 carrier connections including dark fibres with fully diverse links .
1 . US
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency ( VITA ) has announced the completion of a major , two-year long project designed to move the Commonwealth of Virginia ’ s enterprise data centre from a traditional site to a modernised , cloud-ready platform . All 65 Commonwealth executive agencies have been migrated to the cloud-ready platform and the former data centre now stands empty .
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