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IO to open first European data centre in Slough

IO will build a data centre in Slough ahead of further European expansion plans.

The 10,405 sq m colo site will boast 20 MW of core power, provided by SSE and will be opened this year.

IO said the facility will be one of the most energy-efficient in Europe featuring a closed-loop chilled water cooling system.

As for the telecommunications, the hub will be carrier-neutral and have two diverse fiber entry vaults with four eight 100mm PVC conduits each.

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The company added that up to seven Caterpillar power backup generators of 2.5MW each will be deployed on site.

IO said: "IO is entering the European market with a brand new facility in Slough, just outside of London. With more than 10,000 square metres of total space, the data centre features highly reliable power, a dedicated substation and will house IO’s market-leading data centre modules."

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