Products & Solutions

BT Compute Telehousing

Overview

The very best home for public sector IT platform

The ability for public sector organisations to securely store, manage and access valuable operational data and information is increasingly critical to continuity and performance. However, implementing and managing your own data centre can be costly. It also uses up resources that can be better targeted elsewhere.

The key is to maintain a balance between managing your critical data, and having a secure facility to host your IT systems. With BT’s unique Telehousing expertise and capacity – we can deliver secure, scalable, cost-effective solutions for public sector organisations from one of our secure data centres.

Benefits

In short, we provide secure, controlled environments within which you can operate your IT infrastructure. Unlike standard data centre hosting, BT Compute Telehousing enables public sector organisations to access and alter their own equipment. Government organisations can enjoy:

  • Reduced operational costs. By taking advantage of our economies of scale, you see a significant benefit in cost efficiency.
  • Reduced operational risk. Through independence from your main site, and by being protected by our multiple power and uptime Service Level Agreements.
  • Reduced carbon emissions. we are responsible for your power and cooling needs on our site, so you get reduced power consumption and lower carbon output.

What we provide public sector

  • BT Compute Telehousing provides you with highly efficient accommodation in a secure data centre environment.
  • You get the space you need to install and operate your IT and communications equipment
  • Equipment can be hosted in a shared or physically separate BT-controlled area
  • You have the option of inclusive services like equipment racking, remote hands, and media handling.
  • You also get all the supporting infrastructure you need to run it.
  • Working closely with you, we maintain the power and environmental aspects of the suite – as well as offering secure controlled access – while you provide your own hardware, application platforms, configuration, set-up and licensing content.
  • The floor space is allocated in footprints, in a suite specifically prepared for the requirements of modern IT equipment.
  • The suites in each data centre are configured to the same exacting BT standards

Why BT?

  • Experience and expertise in government – you will be supported by a team of specialist that understand your challenges
  • We have an extensive portfolio from private, hybrid and hosted solutions
  • We have capability to host Patient Identifiable Data (PID) with our BT Compute for Health service and other government secure data to ensure compliance with appropriate standards
  • Service commitment – we provide a 24/7 helpdesk
  • Easy to do business – you can purchase via G-Cloud and the PSN framework contracts.
  • We work with all major IT equipment vendors so we can secure competitive prices

Get in touch to discuss how we can help public sector organisations with their data challenges

With BT Compute Telehousing, we get leading edge technology, regulatory compliance, and reduced costs through economies of scale. At the same time we become a more sustainable business by using energy-efficient facilities.”
- Jetse Pettinga, Head of Systems Management, St Antonius Hospital

The Details

Colocation specifications

BT Compute Telehousing gives you the space and security, as well as the resilience and reach, to make your IT infrastructure work for you:

  • We deliver data centre services from 48 global data centres
  • Each one is built to conform to, or exceed, Tier 3 of the Uptime Institute’s definition
  • Every BT-operated data centre is equipped with the same high standards of security, atmospheric control and power
  • Each environmental system and power source is duplicated for greater resilience against systems failure
  • Delivering a 100% SLA for the provision of power to each footprint, we ensure continuity for your critical business processes (location permitting)
  • Our data centres feature VESDAs (Very Early Smoke Detection Alarms) and automatic fire defences for your added protection (location permitting).

Availability

Global reach, local service

BT Compute Telehousing is available in 48 data centres located around the world.

Resources

Brochure

BT Compute Telehousing brochure

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The very best home for your IT platform

Datasheets

BT Compute Telehousing – Farnborough & Corsham datasheet

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BT extends data centre capacity with two new state of the art datacentres in UK

Ovum

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Public Sector Enterprises and Cloud Computing: Realizing Efficiencies

BT Compute for Health

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A flexible, scalable, secure and compliant data infrastructure