Datacentre & Network

Datacentre Overview

All of our equipment is based in Spectrum House or iomart DC #5, a purpose built 14,000ft² facility conveniently located in the Thames 'Silicon Valley' in Maidenhead, Berkshire, United Kingdom. Spectrum House provides us with redundant cooling, power, fire supression systems, security and high quality redundant connectivity for our hardware.

You may watch a video about our datacenter here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33aOkxE5N_s

Network Overview

The iomart network (AS20860) is a high quality all Cisco powered network and formely rated as one of the best performing networks in the UK by Speedtest.net. In addition to multiple Tier-1 carriers and 200+ peering sessions, the network terminates in each of iomart's UK datacentres which include London, Maidenhead, Nottingham, Leicester and Glasgow.

Public Uptime Statistics:
http://www.hyperspin.com/publicreport/56973/28414/2/133527

iomart Network Map

Server Hardware

We use Supermicro and in-house built servers with Quad Core CPUs, 12GB-32GB RAM and 4-8 enterprise-grade SATA drives in a hardware RAID10 configuration. By using smaller servers, we place a lower number of VPS per server ensuring low contention, and high reliability.