Datum for service providers

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Datum is the perfect colocation partner for IT service providers of all specialities, including managed service providers, systems integrators, connectivity, cloud, ISVs and SaaS businesses. The Datum model was based on experience gained from both sides of the data centre wall, as both provider and user, experience which showed the importance of supporting a robust facility with responsive service and operational transparency.

Our business is all about trust, confidence and peace of mind. Service providers need a data centre on which they can rely in order to effectively deliver their solution, support their clients and grow their business. Datum understands the importance of transparency and reliability so that service providers can trust at all times that their clients’ data is in safe hands.

  • Scalable capacity for managed hosting
  • Detailed insight into ongoing energy usage and operational status to share with your clients
  • Complete transparency into environmental factors
  • Carrier and cloud neutral connectivity
  • Peace of mind on security and resilience
  • Dedicated client service manager to assure comprehensive client focus

Datum's colocation service - benefits for service providers and their clients

The high quality London-edge data centre with its enhanced service wrapper makes Datum the perfect colocation partner for service providers of all specialities, including managed service providers, systems integrators, connectivity, cloud, ISVs and SaaS businesses.

And Datum's connected ecosystem, Datum Connect, brings together service providers and enterprises in direct connectivity within FRN1, enabling cloud strategies for enterprises by offering direct connection to a community of private, hybrid and public cloud services – and facilitating partnerships across the SP community to build and deliver new offerings.

  • Carrier-neutral connectivity providing you with options to deliver the optimal mix of resilience and cost
  • Robust environment for cloud and managed hosting backed by our 100% availability SLA
  • Cost-savings from the purpose-built data centre, with fully 2N power infrastructure and environmentally efficient cooling
  • Increased efficiency though the environmentally intelligent cooling system, maintaining the correct environment for hardware whilst delivering a reduced carbon footprint and lower running costs, benefiting you and your clients
  • Scalability that allows you to flex your infrastructure in line with business demands
  • Enhanced multi-level government-grade security to protect client kit
  • Reliable and responsive on-site technical support through our remote hands service

Enterprise / Service Providers

Management and support to assist from smooth transition to successful engagement

Enterprise / Service Providers

Client-centred engineering and remote hands services

Enterprise / Service Providers

Resilient links at any bandwidth across the UK and to Europe and the USA

Enterprise / Service Providers

Multivendor break-fix for client equipment, blended option for in and out of warranty

Enterprise / Service Providers

Office Recovery locations throughout the UK to support Business Continuity Plans

Get in touch to discover how we can support your business

Service provider case studies

Datum's service provider clients rely on our data centre and our services as the foundation for the solutions they deliver. Their clients are in turn attracted by the secure location and comprehensive access controls, and as part of our approach to client confidentiality, all case studies included on this website are real but unattributed to ensure the anonymity of the featured organisation.

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Service Providers

Business continuity and workplace recovery provider select Datum to support their solutions
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Service Providers

Surrey-based computer services company selected Datum
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Partner / Service Providers

Global IT services provider, Ensono, confirms Datum as primary data centre in 10 year agreement
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Service Providers

Hampshire-based IT service provider turned to Datum to support growth plans
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Service Providers

New data centre extends services portfolio for future growth
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Enterprise / Service Providers

When a fast turn around was vital, the Datum approach was key
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Enterprise / Partner / Service Providers

How a service-led approach made all the difference for this client
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Partner / Service Providers

This story outlines how Keysource and Datum have worked together since the inception of Datum to the benefit of both parties.

Service provider articles

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News

14 October 2020

Our new sustainable energy contract, with energy from renewable sources and carbon offsetting, supports our green credentials.
Matt McCluney - Datum's Account Manager

Blog

24 September 2020

Eight years in the life of Datum - from a portacabin to the build-out of the first floor of our Farnborough facility - in our Account Director's words.
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Blog

24 August 2020

Many businesses are turning to data centres to provide them with the physical and cyber security provision they require. Here's why ...
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Blog

23 July 2020

Why we selected Farnborough's Cody Technology Park for our flagship datacentre facility over and above other potential locations.
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Blog

19 June 2020

How using digital technologies (digitising processes, introducing IT automation and operational efficiencies) improves efficiency and increases competitiveness.
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News

26 May 2020

Lockdown has hampered access to on-premise IT infrastructure for many, at a time when resilient IT has been key to business survival. What’s the solution?
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News

30 April 2020

Ian Mace, our Data Centre Manager, on going far beyond keeping our colocation services going during lockdown as we embark on a new, exciting installation.
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News

15 April 2020

How key staff across our three core teams have adapted to new ways of working during the coronavirus lockdown.
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News

17 March 2020

Continuing to offer the best possible service through these unprecedented times is our utmost priority. Here's how we intend to do it.
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Blog

13 February 2020

Will Sargent, Datum's Account Director, talks about Datum's uniquely customer-centric perspective.
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Blog

17 January 2020

Datum ended 2019 on a high and we've begun 2020 with the wind in our sails - we're extending and growing to cater to the demand for our service-enhanced colo.
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Blog

10 December 2019

Consolidation at the top end of the data centre market is quickening, but is bigger always better?