|Douglas-based Netcetera, Europe's leading web hosting service provider, is to open the Isle of Man's largest data centre facility in the Ballasalla Freeport, near Ronaldsway Airport.|
'We are very excited to offer Isle of Man businesses a new choice in hosting services by opening the Island's most advanced and cost-effective facilities for housing IT infrastructure,' said Peter Skelton, Netcetera's managing director. 'For 10 years we've been providing a customer-focused and highly responsive service to Europe's leading companies, and now Isle of Man companies can benefit from the cost effectiveness of our technology and services.
Netcetera's new data centre boasts 700+ rack hosting capacity (approximately 28,000 servers) and offers a comprehensive range of Internet services. It features state-of-the-art infrastructure including:
scalable and redundant power and cooling
fire protection systems
specialised heat and smoke sensors
24x7x365 technical support
unmatched levels of security a controlled environment - from a 1u shelf to private partitioned areas. The Netcetera data centre represents a £10 million investment in the Isle of Man, is the company's first data centre to be located on the island and will open in September 2006.
'Netcetera's new data centre is further evidence of the significant investment being made in the Island's hosting infrastructure at the present time' said Tim Craine, Isle of Man Government's Director of E-Business. 'With the continuing growth in the Island's eGaming and broader eBusiness industries, there is significant demand for world-class infrastructure and developments such as this one will ensure that we have the necessary facilities to support such growth.'
Peter Skelton concluded: 'Since 1996, we've offered our customers the market's most cost-effective hosting services. Providing the best value and the best technology continues to be the cornerstone of our business.'
Launched in 1996, Netcetera is one of Europe's leading Web hosting service providers with customers in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Registered and operated from the Isle of Man, the company employs 14 people and provides complete solutions for Web hosting, domain name registration, ecommerce, virtual private server hosting, email, dedicated server hosting and server-based applications hosting.
Netcetera is focused exclusively on providing advanced hosting services and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.
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