Why London Data Center


Streamline digital transformation at Evoswitch’s colocation facility in London (former Credit Suisse Data Center). Whether you are consolidating, establishing a hybrid IT environment, or simply addressing data center change, you can trust this state-of-the-art facility to address your businesses infrastructure needs.

Location and facility

  • SL1 4, Slough, United Kingdom (Slough Trading Estate)
  • 53,820 sq ft facility
  • 6 x 2.7MW chillers N 2 configuration
  • Room Air Conditioning Units (RACUs) to provide a down-flow chilled water system at N 25%
  • The systems are designed to minimize any possible customer disruption and ensure that any minor problems remain localized



  • Telia
  • TATA
  • Cogent
  • GTT

Internet Exchanges

  • LINX
  • Lonap


  • Four redundant HV power systems from separate grids to each building on the Docklands site
  • Standard generators with a minimum of 24 hours autonomy at full capacity
  • 8 x 2.5MVA 11kV Generators with N+1 redundant standby generators with a minimum of 24 hours autonomy at full capacity
  • 2 (N+1) redundant UPS floor by floor
  • Redundant A & B power feeds to customer equipment
  • On-site primary substation with a total capacity of 50MVA including cooling, and two 132kV power lines directly connected to the National Grid with two transformers providing N+N redundancy

Fire protection

  • Data center areas are fitted with a fully addressable two stage fire detection system that monitors both under-floor and the room itself
  • Detectors with 50% mix of optical and ionization are split across 2 separate zonal-loops, to meet BS 5839, 6266, 5445 and 5588
  • Very early smoke detection alarms (VESDA) installed throughout the facility
  • Dry sprinkler fire detection system to meet BS 5306, 3115 and with LFEPA approval. Dry sprinkler is the main fire suppression method employed


  • Perimeter protected by alarmed fences and PIR detection
  • Gated entrances manned combined with a security management system to ensure no unauthorised access to the site
  • Movement activated CCTV coverage for the Perimeter, Entrances and Loading Docks, Common areas reception and corridors and of course our state of the art suites
  • Single point of entry to our main facilities controlled by time limited access cards combined with card Independent client card identification access system and integrated digital video camera surveillance
  • Proximity card access is provided from the main data center building and is issued to provide access only to authorized facilities management suites
  • Strict security processes are in place to ensure delivery and loading of goods are secure
  • Doors fitted with alarms that immediately report back to a manned security suite when unauthorized access is attempted or doors are forced or held open
  • A highly trained Security presence 24/7 to ensure that you and your nominated staff gain authorized access to the facility whenever you require, day or night
  • Independent client card identification access system
  • Secure and monitored single-person point of entry, physically guarded 24/7 and integrated digital video camera surveillance

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