Rackspace Technology Data Centers: London (LON8)

Enterprise-grade infrastructure, managed by data center specialists

The largest of our London data centers, LON8 boasts 7,561-square-meters of raised flooring. It has two plants of 3 x 900kWr air-cooled package chillers, with 3,600kWr total, and N+1 redundancy. The facility is expertly managed 24x7x365 by our network and system engineers, and the facility is equipped with biometric scanners, video surveillance, alarm systems, key card access and laser-based smoke detection.

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Data center statistics and specifics

  • Raised Flooring: 7,561 sq m
  • 17 MVA Total Utility Power
  • Manned 24x7x365
  • Biometric Scanners
  • Video Surveillance
  • Alarm System
  • Key Card Access Required
  • Laser Based Smoke Detection
data center facility and security
  • 423 kW UPS Power Capacity
  • N+1 Redundancy
  • Diesel-Powered Generators with 3,800 kVA Capacity each
  • Two Plants of 3 x 900kWr Air-cooled Package Chillers with 3,600kWr Total, N+1 Redundancy
  • Double Interlocked Dry Pipe Pre-Action Sprinkler System
data center power and cooling
  • One Tier-2 Service Providers
  • 10-Gigabit Ethernet Per Carrier
  • Redundant Cisco 2-Tier LAN Architecture
  • 2 Carriers Providing Fiber Based Connectivity to Site
  • Redundant Cisco & ARISTA Routers
  • Cisco Switches for Access Layer
data center connectivity and infrastructure
  • Customers Retain Admin Control of Leased Servers
  • Rackspace Retains Control of Networking Hardware
  • Console Access Provided via SSH over VPN
  • Centralised Facility Monitoring & Management System
data center accessibility and monitoring

Rackspace adheres to a broad range of information and security certifications & standards including:

  • SSAE18 SOC1, SOC2, SOC3
  • PCI DSS
  • ISO27001
  • ISO14001
  • ISO9001
data center standards and compliance
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Our Industry-Leading Guarantees

Customers in over 120 countries, including over half of the FORTUNE® 100, rely on our 100% Network Uptime Guarantee and infrastructure guarantees.

Network Guarantee

We guarantee that our data center will be available 100% of the time in a given month, excluding scheduled or emergency maintenance. Otherwise, we apply a 5% credit of your monthly fee for each 30 minutes of network downtime, up to 100% of your monthly fee for the affected server.

Infrastructure Guarantee

We guarantee that data center HVAC and power will be functioning 100% of the time, excluding scheduled or emergency maintenance. Otherwise, we apply a 5% credit of your monthly fee for each 30 minutes of data center infrastructure downtime, up to 100% of your monthly fee for the affected server.

Hardware Replacement Guarantee

We guarantee that replacement or repair of Rackspace Technology-provided hardware or components will begin within one hour of problem identification. Otherwise, we apply a 5% credit of your monthly fee for each 30 minutes of downtime, up to 100% of your monthly fee for the affected hardware.

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