‘Matthew David Smith and Matthew James Cowlishaw of Deloitte LLP were appointed Joint Administrators of Migration Solutions Holdings Limited (the “Company”) on 5 September 2019. The affairs, business and property of the Company are being managed by the Joint Administrators. The Joint Administrators act as agents of the Company without personal liability.’

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The Gatehouse Data Centre

Your business can benefit from high-quality, flexible, cost effective data centre services – backed by exceptional customer care.

These services (also known as ‘colocation’ or ‘server hosting’), enable you to place your IT systems in The Gatehouse, our specialist UK data centre in Norwich, where you can take advantage of high levels of security, efficiency and lower costs.

The Gatehouse has achieved and maintains accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management, ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management Security. The Gatehouse is also certified under PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and the Cyber Essentials Scheme.

Key benefits:

  • The Gatehouse Service Desk team are available 24x7, to provide 'Smart Hands' support
  • The Gatehouse offers multi-layered physical security protecting your data and equipment
  • The Gatehouse power is UPS fed and supported by three backup generators
  • The Gatehouse provides low latency / high speed connectivity from over 250 providers

Location

The Gatehouse data centre is located in one of the safest low risk areas of the UK. Famed for its idyllic coastline and The Broads National Park, Norfolk boasts one of the lowest crime rates in Britain.

The Gatehouse date centre rests in a quiet commercial area, just outside the picturesque Cathedral city of Norwich.

Just 1 hour 50 minutes by train from London, or 2 hours by road, our date centre is located far from the risk of flooding or any other natural threat and is a perfect location for ensuring business continuity and disaster recovery.

External aerial shot of The Gatehouse data centre
Technician working on a rack

Cabinets

  • Standard 600mm x 1200mm x 42u cabinets
  • Rack power strips offering IEC C13, C19 and MK 3-Pin sockets
  • 10 GB cabling as part of an intelligent infrastructure management system
  • Metered A and B power supply
  • Monitored front & rear for temperature and humidity
  • Blanking plates installed as standard
  • Other cabinet sizes and specifications can be delivered upon request

Security

Physical security is the first consideration when protecting your data. Situated in a very low risk location, The Gatehouse data centre offers features such as:

  • 24/7 onsite security team
  • 3m perimeter security fencing
  • Microwave intruder detection
  • Extensive CCTV throughout
  • Proximity card access
  • Biometric iris recognition
Closeup of a biometric iris scanner
Closeup of UPS batteries

Power

A reliable source of power for your IT equipment is crucial. The Gatehouse data centre features:

  • All rack power is fed from UPS ‘Rotary Uninterrupted Power Supply’
  • 3 backup generators with sufficient fuel for 8 days running at maximum capacity
  • Diverse sets of power delivery infrastructure
  • All power sourced from a 100% renewable supply

Cooling

IT equipment creates heat which can be damaging and shorten hardware life, therefore cooling is essential. The Gatehouse data centre features:

  • Data hall temperature maintained at 25°c (cooler than industry and manufacturer guidelines)
  • ‘Free cooling’ system which uses less energy by harnessing lower outside temperatures
  • Humidity monitoring and control to improve equipment life
  • Recycling of waste heat to power humidity control
External shot of the air conditioning units

Fire Protection

In any secure environment, malicious or accidental fire is always a threat. The Gatehouse data centre features:

  • Zoned fire detection system controlled by a Building Management System
  • Gas suppression using inert gas to extinguish fire in the server rooms without damaging equipment
  • Elsewhere a ‘dry pipe pre-action mist system’ which guards against false triggering

Environmental

At MIGSOLV we take our environmental responsibility seriously. Data storage uses high levels of energy which we continually seek to minimise. Our ISO 14001 accreditation ensures we operate to the highest environmental standards. Our measures include:

  • ‘Free cooling plant’ using the ambient outside temperature to provide 333 days per year of free data centre cooling without the need for refrigeration
  • Cold aisle containment, cooling only the air around IT equipment
  • LED lighting throughout, saving 90% energy
  • Reuse of heat generated by equipment to control humidity