17 Jun 2020

Kao Data joins Cambridge Wireless (CW)

Kao Data are pleased to announce we have joined Cambridge Wireless (CW) as a member.

CW is the leading international community for companies involved in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile, internet, semiconductor and software technologies.

With an active community of over 1000 technology companies ranging from major network operators and device manufacturers to innovative start-ups and universities, CW stimulates debate and collaboration, harnesses and shares knowledge, and helps to build connections between academia and industry.

"We are pleased to have joined CW - one of Europe's leading technology communities and look forward to playing an active role in helping underpin the crucial role data centres have to play in digital transformation," said Spencer Lamb, Kao Data's VP of Sales & Marketing.

"Nowhere is digital transformation more prevalent than in Cambridge, where CW is headquartered. Kao Data is the most advanced data centre in the UK Innovation Corridor and perfectly placed to assist with increasing high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) requirements from Cambridge's tech community.

Kao Data's 40MW campus is located in Harlow, just to the south of Cambridge and was built on the site of Sir Charles Kao’s pioneering discovery of fibre optic cable in 1966.

About Kao Data

Launched in 2018, Kao Data develop and operate advanced data centres for high performance computing. From our hyperscale inspired campus in the heart of the UK’s Innovation Corridor between London and Cambridge - we provide HPC, cloud, AI and enterprise customers with a world-class home for their compute.

Our Harlow campus - built on the site of Sir Charles Kao’s pioneering discovery of fibre optic cable in 1966 - is a development of four state-of the-art, OCP-Ready, carrier neutral data centres. When fully completed the 15 acre, +£230m campus will support an ITE load of over 40MW, across 150,000sq ft of technical space – all powered by 100% renewable energy.

Backed by Legal & General and Goldacre - Noé Group, Kao Data is one of the largest campus developments in the UK and represents the future in sustainable, efficient and scalable computing - providing an industry blueprint to develop further best-in-class data centres.


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