Datum's strategic London-edge location

Aerial view of Cody Technology Park

Datum Farnborough

Datum FRN1 is the carrier and cloud interconnection hub in Farnborough, fast-growing as the second largest outer London data centre cluster. FRN1 is strategically located inside a full secure park perimeter, providing a strong alternative to a central London data centre. In addition to fast connectivity and good transport links, the park is controlled by CCTV and 24/7 dedicated manned on site security service. In addition, the data centre is designed to meet the requirements of industry-recognised certifications including ISO 27001 and PCI DSS with multi-level access control, full CCTV, intruder detection, alarm systems and fire security:

  • Strategic, London-edge location outside M25
  • Excellent transport links and services
  • Based on the high security QinetiQ Cody Technology Park
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Farnborough - the ideal location for our growing datacentre

Farnborough is a popular location for businesses – it has significant defence industry heritage, a rich history as the birthplace of aviation and is a hub of innovation. Because of this, it has an excellent connectivity and power infrastructure, and renowned out-of-town secure business park locations.

One of these is Cody Technology Park, the high security business park we selected when we launched Datum in 2012. Our flagship datacentre facility, which was designed and built to our exacting specifications, provides us with the space we need to grow, and Cody Park offers clients and visitors with outstanding on-site facilities such as easy access, ample car parking and conference spaces. 

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Ease of access

Conveniently located to the West of London, close to the M3, M4 and M25, Datum FRN1 offers a cloud and carrier neutral cloud hub. Farnborough itself has a mainline railway station with high speed 40 minute journey time to London Waterloo.

Connectivity and choice

Connected by multiple fibre providers, FRN1 has a latency to Slough and the City of London of less than 1 millisecond.

Park facilities

The QinetiQ Cody Technology Park offers great connectivity within a secure campus, with exceptional building quality due to its defence industry heritage. The convenient onsite facilities include plentiful car parking, conference rooms and theatres, café, restaurant, gym and client use offices.