(The Hosting News) – This week sees the launch of DataVita, a new business which will operate from Fortis, Scotland’s largest and most energy efficient purpose built datacentre. Fortis will open at Newhouse, Lanarkshire in May 2016. DataVita will offer a range of innovative, agile datacentre and cloud services. These will be aimed at private and public sector customers who are looking to store their data securely while reducing the financial and environmental costs.
The £200m facility is situated just off the M8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh. It is Scotland’s first commercial co-location datacentre to utilise the latest technology which harnesses Scotland’s cool climate to deliver the highest levels of power efficiency and is powered by 100% renewable energy sources. The 100,000 sqft, 2000-rack facility is expected to create around 50 high-value skilled jobs over the next five years.