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7th February 2017

Datum Datacentres starts off 2017 on a high

Farnborough – 7 February 2017 – Datum Datacentres today announced that for the second year running, the company has exceeded its targets, with its ongoing expansion supported by two further appointments.

From its launch in 2012, Datum’s expanding business has proved the value of its co-location offering: a premium build data centre with a focused service wrapper delivering high levels of client satisfaction. As Dominic Phillips, Datum’s Managing Director explains:

We launched Datum in what was at the time a challenging environment for co-location but we were convinced that we could offer a differentiated service. We identified that the market was missing a high quality data centre that was competitively priced and able to deliver valuable levels of service to its clients.  We believed that this combination would most effectively support the challenges our clients’ faced when seeking the benefits that they could achieve from outsourcing their business critical IT.

Security cages at Datum data centres

What makes Datum different

Datum’s highly secure and resilient data centre houses clients that range from multi-million pound global corporations to small but ambitious IT start-ups. From public safety and security to international insurance, financial services, global cyber security, online payments, defence and engineering, each and every client benefits from a transparent partnership, responsive support and a client-first approach.

Datum’s Concierge service has proved its worth many times over in smoothing client transition into the data centre and working with them to ensure the co-location provision properly supports their business.

Datum staff: Joanna Terka - Finance & Lee Robers - Sales

New appointments

The client first approach extends to every member of the team, and Datum is delighted to welcome Lee Roberts to strengthen the Sales team and Joanna Terka as Datum’s new Finance Manager.

Lee brings a wealth of experience understanding client needs with a well-known technology business process management and consulting organisation where he spent most of his time project managing the move of co-location customers into data centres, and Joanna has already demonstrated a keen grasp of the business.

About Datum

Datum delivers service-enhanced co-location from its highly engineered secure FRN1 data centre within the ListX Cody Technology Park in Farnborough. The connection-rich facility is carrier and cloud neutral with latency to the City of London of less than one millisecond.

Datum launched in 2012 to provide a robust co-location service for business critical IT, tailored to meet the requirements of security-conscious enterprises and service providers. Datum is trusted by an impressive and growing client list of over 35 organisations from the private and public sectors, serving vertical markets from Finance and Insurance through IT Security Services, Defence and Engineering, and including companies from the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500. www.datum.co.uk

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