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Equinix MA3

MA3 is a data centre in Manchester run by Equinix, who gained it on acquiring its former operator Telecity.

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  • Colocation Space: 28,664 sq ft (2,663 sq m)
  • Building Type: 2 floors, steel frame with in situ concrete slabs
  • Parking: Adjacent to the building (no charge)
  • Floor Type: Raised
  • Floor Load Capacity: 245 psf (1200 kg/sq m)
  • Flood Plain Info: Low flood risk
  • Seismic Design Category: Low
  • Fire Suppression: HSSD (High Sensitivity Smoke Detection), Water mist (Marioff Hi-Fog), Double knock activation


  • Power and Cooling Density: 20 kW rack
  • Utility Feeders: 2 x 3,465 kVA
  • UPS Configuration: 2N
  • UPS Redundancy: 2N
  • Standby Power Configuration: 4 x 2,036 kW generators
  • Standby Power Redundancy: N+1
  • Cooling Configuration: Chilled water with evaporative cooling towers
  • Cooling Redundancy: N+1


  • Physical: Man trap entry, single entry point
  • Human: On-site security officers 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Electronic: PIN and Card Readers, Biometric Readers (Iris Scan), CCTV with 90-day Video Retention, Motion Detection

Equinix's Certifications

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 22301
  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 45001
  • ISO 50001
  • SOC 1 Type II
  • SOC 2 Type II

Address and Location

Data Centre Name: 
Joule House, 76 Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, Manchester
M17 1HE
Former Operator Brands: 

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 020 7847 4550

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