When it gets down to the basics, you’re looking for a cost-effective and 100% dependable partner to deliver your managed hosting to the highest of standards. Well, our results speak volumes. With over hundreds of supported users across numerous countries as well as many years experience behind us, you can be confident that your hosting needs couldn’t be in better hands. With three carrier-class datacentres in London, Manchester and Lincoln we’ve got the nation covered, being totally accessible to your business no matter where you’re located.
GCI have received ISO 27001 certification for our datacentres, an internationally recognised accreditation relating to data information & security. Certified ISO 27001 Datacentres are located in Manchester and our former MoD Smartbunker, both of which offer Eco-Friendly hosting and Cloud Services, on-site expertise and GCIs private 10GbE core network.
GCI Datacentres comply with the industry-standard datacentre tier 3 as defined by ANSI under TIA-942, adopted from the widely-known Uptime Institute definitions. In its simplest terms, a tier 3 facility is defined as follows:
Tier 3 - Concurrently Maintainable: 99.982% Availability
- Enables planned activity without disrupting computer hardware operation.
- Multiple power and cooling distribution paths but with only one path active. Includes redundant components (N+1)
- Includes raised floor and sufficient capacity and distribution to carry load on one path whilst performing maintenance on the other