Colocation Data Centre | Stellium UK Data Centre

Stellium, the UK’s premier colocation data centre is the nexus of sustainable hosting, global subsea fibre, and extensive terrestrial carrier networks

Stellium’s Northern Powerhouse location in Newcastle has emerged as a major UK data centre and connectivity interconnection hub. Stellium is the secure UK cable landing station (CLS) for the new international subsea fibre cables from Aqua Comms (to/from the USA), and the new subsea fibre cables from Altibox/NO-UK (to/from the Nordics and Mainland Europe).

The cable landing stations are located within our highly secure data centre making us unique in the UK in terms of security resilience

OCP Ready Colocation Data Centres

We provide the UK’s best-in-class data centre and global connectivity services with OCP Ready™ colocation supporting High Performance Computing (HPC), Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads. Our clients are some of the worlds leading companies operating in the fintech and high frequency trading sector, the energy services sector, technology and internet services, visual media and streaming services, healthcare/pharma research industries and public sector.

See what Stellium can provide for your digital infrastructure needs by choosing the rack option you require below:

No other data centre provider in the UK offers this level of connectivity, direct from the US and through to mainland Europe. Even better, it’s backed up by one of the UK’s largest purpose-built data centre campuses, with Tier 3+ technology and 80MWs (designed to scale to 180 MWs) of 100% renewable REGO certified power linked direct to the 275KV National Grid.

Our data centre is OCP Ready™ certified, ISO-27001 Information Security Management, ISO-14001 Environmental Management, ISO-9001 Quality Management, ISO-20000 IT Service Management, ISO-22301 Business Continuity Management, PSN Network and Cyber Essentials+ certified, along with being rated BREEAM Excellent.

Stellium provides a range of data centre services including multiple public clouds on-ramp, technical remote hands and cross connect services.

To see why some of the worlds leading businesses have chosen Stellium as their data centre operator of choice, take a virtual tour of our Newcastle facility today here.

Why Newcastle?

There are many reasons to choose Newcastle as your location of choice. Why continue to locate in congested London with increasing power costs and repeated issues with infrastructure when:

  • Stellium provides 80 MWs (designed to scale to 180 MWs) of REGO certified renewable power at Stellium Newcastle.
  • The North East has the lowest carbon intensity of any region in the United Kingdom.

    Source: National Grid ESO

     

  • Stellium has no cooling issues – unlike London data centres who experienced major cooling issues in 2022, Stellium had none.
  • Stellium’s Tier 3+ data centre in Newcastle operates in less hostile temperatures than London, rarely exceeding 22 deg C v London’s 32 deg C (June 2023).The consequences are lower cooling bills and a cooling system that always works well within its design parameters.
  • Stellium provides metered power contracts – in London the infrastructure to give metered contracts is not always available. Energy is now 70% of your colocation cost so this is a major issue for your business in terms of transparency.
  • Stellium provides mobilisation time for contracts up to 1.3MW in 4 weeks.
  • Stellium has no latency congestion. In fact we provide some of the lowest latency now available in the UK. As the landing station for the latest international subsea fibre cables, Newcastle is now closer to New York than London is.
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  • One of the most accredited data centres in the UK, including OCP Ready™ certification for AI and HPC data centre services.

News: Global mobile network operator collocates in UK’s Northeast

Stellium Data Centres and ITPS leverage Zayo Group’s network to win 5G mobile operator contract in North East. 

News: Stellium’s Newcastle Data Centre achieves OCP Ready™ certification from Open Compute Project Foundation

Compliance eases the deployment of High Performance Computing (HPC), Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) IT hardware at scale by businesses.

News: Stellium subsea Cable Landing Partner Aqua Comms Partners with NYI to Expand Interconnection Capabilities in the U.S.

Partnership enables international subsea cable provider Aqua Comms to provide customers with cost-effective access to an extensive global interconnection ecosystem that runs from the U.S to the UK (landing at Stellium Newcastle) and on to mainland Europe.

News: Colt announces network expansion from Stellium Newcastle to NJFX New Jersey USA

Colt Technology Services connects Stellium Datacenters Newcastle directly with NJFX New Jersey over its new transatlantic backbone route.

News: Stellium implements battery storage and solar solution at Newcastle data centre

Innovative sustainability measures will further reduce carbon footprint and customer power costs.

Stellium Blog: Why should infrastructure and operations leaders implement a data centre infrastructure sustainability programme?

Implementing a data centre infrastructure sustainability program offers several benefits for infrastructure and operations leaders as seen at Stellium in Newcastle.

News: CBRE North of England data centre market report released and Stellium Data Centres cited as viable alternative to London for hyperscalers

News: CBRE today announced the release of The North of England Data Centres Report. The report is available for free download here.

Stellium Blog: Data centres for the gaming industry

Data centers for the gaming industry like Stellium are specifically designed to support the unique requirements of online gaming, such as low latency, high availability, and large amounts of data storage and processing……

Stellium Blog: Global Submarine cables and connectivity

Global Submarine cables such as those which land at Stelliums Newcastle data centre play a crucial role in connecting data centers to the global internet. They provide high-speed, low-latency connectivity that enables the flow of large amounts of data between data centers, businesses, and end-users….

Stellium Blog: Wind energy use in data centres

Wind energy can be used to power data centers, such as here at Stellium, by using wind turbines to generate electricity. This helps us and our customers reduce our carbon footprint and become more environmentally friendly….

Stellium Blog: Should data centre customers look at using Immersion Cooling?

Immersion cooling is a method of cooling data centers in which the IT equipment is submerged in a liquid coolant. This can provide several benefits over traditional air cooling methods for data centre customers, including…..

News: Newcastle Meets London as LINX, NCL-IX and BSO form Strategic Partnership

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), BSO Networks and Stelliums onsite IXP: Newcastle Internet Exchange (NCL-IX), have announced a new partnership for the good of the internet and interconnection services in the UK.
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