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UK Data Center Developer Lasercharm Advances Cambridge Modular Development, Selects WiredRE as Data Center Advisor

Companies mentioned in this article: Wired Real Estate Group Inc.

LAS VEGAS and LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lasercharm has acquired, and received planning approval for an approximately 700,000 sq ft data center development near Cambridge, UK. The 40 acre site, known as Camro Data Center Park, is just north of Cambridge, the UK's hub for high-tech business known as "Silicon Fen." The site features its own energy center, open access diverse fiber routes to the US and Europe, and multiple options for scalable and graduated occupancy via modular data center designs. Wired Real Estate Group Inc. ("WiredRE"), the nation's leading independent cloud, colocation, and data center advisory firm, has been selected by Camro as data center advisor.

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"Camro is a step ahead of what has been available in this sector, with its own power sources and diversity of fiber. However, what makes this site truly exceptional is its proximity to the UK's leading scientific and technological center of Cambridge," said Tim Gwyn-Jones, CEO of Lasercharm.

Only 1.5 hours from London, the Camro data center campus has begun development of the first phase of net technical space. The initial phase of development envisions 9.0 MW of utility capacity with plans to ultimately reach up to 75 MW, including solar power opportunities. Existing designs incorporate modular technology that allows occupants to scale as their demand grows, in minimum MW increments.

"The location, scale, power, and shovel-ready status make this site exceedingly attractive." commented Everett Thompson, WiredRE CEO, "Camro is a great example of why firms use WiredRE to identify and qualify unique data center alternatives."

About Camro, Cambridge Data Center

With planning permission for up to 65,000m² and 75MW, Camro is designed to provide flexible data center solutions as a modular park with an option for traditional data halls. These scalable solutions provide cost effective and energy efficient space with capacity available when it is needed. Camro offers adaptable solutions for intellectual property and mission critical data.

About Wired Real Estate Group Inc.

WiredRE is a global leader in cloud, colocation, and data center advisory. The firm uses its proprietary research to advise enterprises on strategy, planning, brokerage and finance. WiredRE counts two of the top three global telecom firms and over half of the most admired banks in the U.S. as clients. The firm represents major UK data centers including Cobalt, Camro, and other retail and wholesale providers. To search WiredRE's international and US data center list with over 2,000 data centers, visit WiredRE.com.

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SOURCE Wired Real Estate Group Inc.