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Facing space, power and availability constraints, organisations are looking for cost-effective and reliable datacenters. With facilities across Europe, Computacenter offers a compelling total cost of ownership and access to resources at the most desired locations
A service component of our Managed Datacenter solution.
What we do
Computacenter offers a Managed Hosting service from highly available datacenters across the UK in Romford, Manchester, Leeds and Nottingham and in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Romford datacenter is the first in Europe to be Tier IV design-certified by the Uptime Institute and is located within the M25, only 30 minutes from the City of London.
As Europe's largest independent IT infrastructure services organisation, Computacenter is in a unique position, offering an end-to-end service for all datacenter requirements with very limited involvement of costly third parties. The complete service encompasses not only hosting but also relocation, supply, maintenance transformation, monitoring, reporting and disposal.
At a base level, the Managed Hosting service includes:
- Rack design and validation service
- Remote hands
- Cold aisle containment
- 24x7 incident/change/access requests
- Detailed reporting
By allowing Computacenter to host infrastructure in its datacenters, organisations benefit from:
Reduced total cost of ownership
• Our hosting charges are based on power usage at a device level
• We manage every step of the service, which means you can consolidate suppliers
• Economies of scale for maintenance services through Computacenter's extensive vendor relationships
Lower business risk
• Guaranteed availability of power and cooling
• 24x7 onsite monitoring staff
• Interconnected datacenters for disaster recovery and back-up
Increased business agility
• Rapid access to datacenter capacity supports business change
• Our award winning relocation and migration service will accelerate your transition to a hosted model
• Transformation services for an optimised infrastructure
• Detailed power consumption reports will help you address carbon reduction legislation, such as the CRC
• Disposal of redundant equipment in accordance with environmental legislation
Why we are different
Computacenter is uniquely positioned to offer a complete Managed Hosting service.
- End-to-end service for all hosting requirements with limited involvement of costly third parties
- Guaranteed Service Level Agreements through our dedicated datacenter maintenance engineers
- Europe's only design-certified Tier IV datacenter in Romford, Essex
- All datacenters are carrier neutral allowing our customers to select their preferred connectivity provider
- Award winning relocation and migration service for minimal risk and fast deployment during the sensitive transition period
- The investment in our Shared Services Factory enables customers to reduce cost by taking advantage of proven, repeatable and ITIL-based processes
- All customers benefit from Service Management expertise
Where we have done it
Computacenter provides managed hosting services to customers in various industry sectors. For example, the global recruitment giant Hays embarked on a major business change programme, requiring a step change in its IT operations and infrastructure to increase competitiveness and market share. To help Hays address these goals, we provide a resilient and flexible datacenter hosting service through our facilities in Leeds and Manchester.
To find out how Computacenter's Managed Hosting service can help you, please contact your account manager or email email@example.com