Manchester Data Centre

Our Manchester data centre is located on a purpose built technology park, just south of the city centre. It offers 278m²(3,000 ft²) of high quality, resilient and secure space. Customers using our Manchester data centre enjoy high speed secure connections to a wide range of Tier 1 national and international carriers as well as the city’s own dedicated fibre-optic network the Loop. With data integrity and security key for every organisation all our UK data centres are ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and PCI DSS compliant. In fact, with an impressive number of global certifications, we’re proud to say we are the UK’s most accredited cloud company. Our data centre in Manchester is part of a geographically dispersed network of secure data centres that iomart owns and operates throughout the UK, offering colocation, managed hosting and managed cloud services to all sizes of business.

Key Features

  • 24 hour manned security, CCTV and intruder alarms
  • 24 hour on site Network Operations Centre (NOC)
  • 2 x 2 MW Generators
  • 0.75 kW/m² power density
  • N+1 Air Conditioning Systems
  • VESDA fire detection and FM200 suppression system
  • Up to 63A MCCBs within PDUs
  • Dark fibre capability and diverse fibre entry
  • Carrier neutral
  • 2 x 380 kVA UPS (N+1)
  • Controlled environment – room temperature 21°C +/- 2°C
  • 0.75kW/m² cooling density
  • 12kN/m² raised floor system – 480mm void
  • Mirrored switchgear

Maximum Security

  • 24 x 7 x 365 manned security and monitoring
  • Key fob access policies
  • Internal and external CCTV systems
  • Security breach alarms


  • Dual independent power feeds, backed up by dual battery string Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) systems (deployed as standard)
  • 2 x 2 MW diesel generators – protect services from any single power failure

Technical Support & Services

  • On site technical engineers 24 x 7
  • All technicians are employed direct by iomart
  • On site Network Operations Centre (NOC)

Stable Environmental Conditions

  • 24 x 7 environmental monitoring systems
  • Constant evaluation and testing of all systems
  • N+1 redundant Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Fully redundant air handling units provide constant fresh airflow
  • Raychem fluid detection
  • FM200 fire suppression equipment


  • Diverse fibre routing via multiple carriers
  • Truncated internal cable network
  • Cross connection to a number of Tier 1 carriers
  • Internal inventory systems track all cables, circuits and cross-connects
  • Scalable architecture including multiple redundant core switches and routers

iomart owns and operates data centres at eight locations in the United Kingdom and has multiple Points of Presence around the world, all backed by our guaranteed service levels. Our data centres are inter-connected via a high performance optical fibre network and, because we are carrier neutral, we can connect you onwards to multiple Tier 1 national and international carriers. From the smallest requirement to the largest, iomart offers a full spectrum of solutions. Each of one of our UK and global data centres is totally secure, highly resilient and designed to cope with all computing demands. Our expert team will work with you to build the hosting environment that best meets your business requirements, allowing you to take advantage of the huge growth in cloud computing wherever your business is located in the world. Contact us below to find out more about our global data centre network for a cloud enabled world.

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