Host-IT opens new data centre in Leeds

Host-IT today announced its latest data centre which is based in close proximity to Leeds and strategically located to West Yorkshire and the M62/M1 motorways.

The facility features 7,000 sq ft of net technical area along with top-tier power, cooling and security. In addition to full power backup of UPS, batteries and generators there are two diverse fibre routes into the site which also provides 24 x 7 access and on-site support.

With the opening of its Leeds facility Host-IT now has a network of five UK regional edge data centres which also includes sites in Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Bristol and Nottingham. The high quality tier 3 data centres offer excellent high speed low latency colocation and hosting services for local and regional businesses, including the rapidly growing technology sectors in each of these areas.

Andrew Willis, Managing Director of Host-IT commented: "Our team have been very busy over the past few months working to expand our services to more locations across the UK. We are delighted to have added a fifth data centre to complement our existing regional sites all of which are experiencing strong demand from our growing customer base."

He added: "We offer an exceptional value proposition for SMEs based outside of London seeking cost-effective solutions."

Host-IT's suite of enhanced service offerings includes VMs, IaaS, Bare Metal, Shared Colocation as well as 1/4 and 1/2 rack options.