Farnborough – 26 May 2015 – Datum Datacentres has appointed Liam Mitchell as the new Data Centre Manager responsible for ensuring the continuing smooth running of Datum’s secure and resilient Farnborough facility. To further support the rapidly expanding Datum client base and the current build out of the new data hall, the engineering team will also be strengthened by the recent appointment of Thomas Gould as Data Centre Engineer.
With nearly 20 years in the data centre industry including 10 years of data centre management, Liam has a deep understanding of what makes a data centre tick. Having managed data centre and hosting services for ITV and Barclays Investment Bank, he understands the importance of availability and its potential impact on end users. His many strengths include a passion for getting it right first time, a belief in the importance of strong processes to minimise risk and a dedication to ensuring the data centre operation provides all Datum clients with the security and resilience they demand.
Dominic Philips, Managing Director of Datum, adds, “We are delighted to welcome Liam and Thomas on board. When we launched Datum, we were determined to provide a stand-out service that would truly support our clients’ business and this has been validated by our selection by so many prestigious organisations as their co-location datacentre provider. Our Operations team is key to ensuring that we truly deliver the full package of enhanced security, resilience to 2N, carrier- and cloud- neutral connectivity, environmental efficiency and enterprise-class service management I am confident that with Liam’s guidance, our data centre will continue to exceed client expectations.”
Datum provides leading-edge carrier and cloud neutral co-location data centres to enterprises and service providers. As part of the Attenda IT Services group, delivering always-on availability, robust security and enterprise class service is hard wired into our operations. Our data centres are trusted as secure environments for content, data and business critical IT to connect with a neutral choice of networks and cloud service providers.
Datum FRN1 has capacity for more than 1,000 co-location racks within a high security campus in Farnborough, which is fast developing as a strategic London-edge data centre hub. The facility incorporates a pressurised free cooling design that delivers enhanced environmental efficiencies and supports high density computing to 30kW per rack as standard. Always on availability is supported by resilience in both design and operations underwritten by a 100% uptime SLA with helpdesk and remote hands services which are available 24×365.