From left: Lawrence Jones, co-founder of UK Fast, with Dave Loughman, corporate manager during a Co-operative Bank
19 Mar 2012, 17:35
Internet hosting association UK Fast has cumulative a £1.2m loan
from a Co-operative Bank to acquire new buildings for destiny data
centres during Cobra Court in Trafford Park.
UK Fast is formed in Bruntwood’s City Tower in Manchester
city centre, has acquired 3 new buildings as destiny data
centres during Cobra Court, Trafford Park and expects to see the
creation of adult to 100 rarely learned jobs in a subsequent 12 months, to
be formed opposite a company’s city bureau and new information centre
Founded in 1999 by Lawrence Jones and his mother and business
partner Gail, UK Fast provides hosting services for 4,000 clients
in a UK and overseas.
The new information centres will boost UK Fast’s storage
capacity from 8,500sq ft to 14,500 sq ft and some-more than double the
company’s hosting ability from 9,000 to 24,000 servers. Work
on a centres has begun and they are approaching to be fully
operational by summer 2012.
UK Fast has banked with a Co-operative Bank given Aug 2009
and this is a second time a bank has supposing appropriation for the
company; it formerly perceived a £665,000 loan in 2009 for
the merger of UK Fast’s initial information centre, also formed at
Cobra Court in Trafford Park.
Lawrence Jones said: “The hosting attention consumes around
the same volume of electricity on operations any year as a country
the distance of Argentina. This represents a estimable impact to our
environment. At UK Fast we trust in obliged business and are
dedicated to building new ways of operative to revoke the
environmental impact of a products and services.
“Our joining to shortening a environmental impact of our
business is also reflected in a pattern of a 3 new data
centres, that symbol a start of an sparkling enlargement for our
company, assisting us to accommodate a ever augmenting direct for our
products and services and assisting to emanate jobs in the
UK Fast is now in a growth stages of implementing
hydro-electric projects to beget purify appetite to efficiently
power a company’s information centres.
Dave Loughman, corporate manager during a Co-op, said: “We
pride ourselves on a singular reliable positioning and lending
commitment to a renewable energy, recycling and CO reduction
“UK Fast is a abounding business, that is heading a way
forward in a rebate of appetite expenditure in a attention and
we are gay to play a purpose in permitting them to realize their
ambitions for a future.”
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