Global Switch London North Brochure


Critical Environments Management – Experienced 24x7x365 facilities management team – Environment (thermal conditions) monitored 24x7x365 – All Building Management Systems (BMS) monitored 24x7x365 – Comprehensive energy metering system – Internationally recognised critical environments programme

Connectivity – Carrier Neutral – Network dense with access to multiple global and regional carriers and Internet service providers offering Dark Fibre, Wavelength, Ethernet, MPLS, VPLS, IP Transit, Peering, CDN, Storage, Virtualised Services (SDN), Voice and Mobile Services – Access to multiple cloud services through leading public, private and hybrid cloud solution providers

Cooling – 16.1MW of cooling provision – Minimum N+1 resilience on all systems – CRAC units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the recommended range of ASHRAE TC9.9 – Diverse distribution pipework throughout – Chilled water cooling system – In rack cooling capability if required Security – Operations Centre manned 24x7x365 – Security guard patrols 24x7x365 – Continuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas – CCTV records kept for 90 days – Comprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas – Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (PIDs) – Strict access control procedures to ISO 27001 and PCI DSS Compliant – Access control using proximity card readers – Physical access via mantrap – Secure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365

Main Structural Features – Steel frame with concrete floors, metal faced cladding and glazing – 5m slab to slab height – Raised floor height of 600mm (Areas 1 and 2), 800mm (Area 3) – Minimum from raised floor: 3.8m clear height to underside of deepest beam – Floor loading of 5kN/m 2 (Areas 1 and 2), 12kN/m 2 (Area 3) – 2 goods lifts (2.5 tonnes), 2 passenger lifts Power – 11kV utility supply with N+1 redundancy – Utility power supply capacity of 26MVA (current and planned) – Technical (IT) power supplied by on-site static N+1 UPS in Area 1 and by Diesel Rotary UPS with N+1 redundancy in Areas 2 and 3 – Mechanical systems backed up by standby generator system for Area 1 with N+1 redundancy – Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas – On-site fuel storage to support 48 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery – Offering 2,000 W/m 2 as standard with higher power density solutions fully supported – Annualised PUE of less than 1.3 in Area 3

– 2 dedicated Meet Me Rooms – 2 diverse building entry points

Other Services – Cross connects – Customer reports – Deliveries and storage – Design and build – Fit out – On-site facilities – Remote hands – Technical cleaning – Waste disposal

– Diverse cable routes and pathways – Campus fibre system interconnecting London North and London East – Roof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment – Multiple LINX Fibre/Capacity Partners and remote peering service providers Fire Detection and Suppression – Analogue addressable fire detection system in all areas – Aspirated early warning smoke detection system (monitored 24x7x365) – Argonite and FM200 gas suppression systems in technical areas

Certifications – ISO 9001, 14001, 27001, 45001, 50001. – Membership of the United Kingdom Climate Change Agreement (CCA) – PCI DSS Compliant

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