Ark A102

A102 is a modern data centre on Cody Technology Park, a business park popular with defence organisations, including Qinetiq, which used to be the site's sole occupier.

The data centre is very popular with public sector organisations.

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Data Centre Features

We are waiting for Ark to get back to us with data centre specifications. Here's what we think they're going to say:

  • Purpose-built data centres. Not converted office buildings.
  • Connectivity: two diverse fibre routes connect every data hall.
  • Two physically separate power feeds to each data hall (data centre building).
  • Backup generators able to power the data centre's full operational load for 72 hours.
  • 24/7 manned campus.
  • Security staff check and logs all persons and vehicles visiting the site.
  • Military-grade fencing for the campus.
  • Hostile vehicle mitigation: trees and raised ground help protect the campus from hostile vehicles.
  • Data halls have their own prison-grade fencing with anti-climb features, prison-grade fencing.
  • Air-cooling (rather than mechanically cooled), for over 99% of the year.
  • Rain water harvesting supports environmentally-friendly supplemental water cooling.
  • Solar panels on the roof boost environmental friendliness.
  • 24/7 service desk.
  • Data centre operator controls and supervises any on-campus civil works.
  • Data centre operator owns the site's freehold.
  • Dedicated electricity substation within the secure campus.
  • Balancing pond to protect against flooding. The data centre's location's is classified as 'low risk' by the Government with respect to long-term flood risk.
  • The management of the data centre is independently audited.
  • Ark's Cody Park (the data centre campus of which A102 is part) has been granted the Uptime Institute’s Management & Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval

Address and Location

Data Centre Name: 
Cody Park, Old Ively Road, Farnborough, Hampshire
GU14 0LH
Ark Data Centres
Associated Labels (past and present): 
Crown Hosting Data Centres

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