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Pulsant invests £4.5m in Manchester data centre

Pulsant invests £4.5m in Manchester data centre

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Pulsant, a leading UK data centre and Edge infrastructure provider, has announced £4.5m further investment in its Manchester data centre, supporting the delivery of Edge Computing and high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity for local businesses.

Due for completion in December 2023, the expansion of Pulsant’s Data Hall 4 will make Edge Computing capabilities more accessible and powerful for businesses in the North-West through Pulsant’s platformEDGE, its next-generation Edge Compute platform. Local businesses will be able to access LINX peering services and 10 global clouds – all from the heart of Manchester.

The investment will deliver 300kW of additional IT capacity and expand the facility by 320 square metres – futureproofing the growing demand for enterprise-grade connectivity across Manchester and the North West.

Ben Cranham, COO, Pulsant, said: “For regional businesses to thrive, they need access to a high bandwidth, low latency interconnection network. This investment in Manchester extends our commitment to support the growing technology demand for regional data centre access and colocation services across the North West. 

“It supports Greater Manchester Council’s forward-thinking digital strategy and evolving regional ecosystem, enabling Manchester to become one of the leading digital economies in the next five years.”

Pulsant remains committed to achieving sustainable business operations, with near-term carbon reduction targets approved by the SBTi as part of their journey to net zero by 2050.

In Manchester, measures include trialling non-palm oil-derived HVO biofuel to replace fossil diesel in its standby power generators and a commitment to eliminate the use of FM200 fire suppressant gas by 2030. 

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