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“ Laying the foundations for Growth”. NextGen Roadshow - Nottingham. “C onnecting Nottingham”. Connecting Nottingha m – Our vision for the city. Providing 21 st century communications in Nottingham to connect people to businesses and public services - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Laying the foundations for Growth

Connecting Nottingham

NextGen Roadshow - Nottingham July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Our vision for the cityProviding 21st century communications in Nottingham to connect people to businesses and public services to connect businesses and public services to customers drive economic growth to the city of Nottinghamattract High-tech companies to the city

What infrastructure is neededA Wireless or fibre network across NottinghamCity & suburb wide coverageincluding hard to reach areas Centrally located data centre with national & global connectivityCarrier Neutral to drive competitionIndependent network gateway to drive an Open Network July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Welcome to The Portal

July 6th#The Portal Located in the centre of NottinghamDavidsons Group owned site

Brand new state of the art 90,000 ft Tier 3+ carrier neutral colocation Data Centre

Environmentally friendly design features & engineered as next generation fit for purpose efficient modular & scalable data centre

Space for over 700 - 1200 Mid to High Density racks (up to 20kW per rack)

Carrier Class and Carrier Neutral with Global Crossing, Cable and Wireless & Hibernia operating on site along with extensive dark fibre from NTL, BT, Kingston & Colt

Direct access to international transatlantic fibres & European access routes, global internet exchange points & peering locations

Midlands Internet Exchange point location

July 6th#The Portal - The HUB of communications for Nottingham

Dedicated protected links to both London & Manchester national data centresOnsite Fibre infrastructure from national & global carriersAccess to national fibre network to all UK major citiesDiverse power from regional main power station Access to 2 airports for European/international routesNational Rail infrastructure for easy access M1 Corridor and central location Local universities for skills and collaboration

July 6th#The Portal Data Centre Main points

Major Power Availability Central UK Location High Physical Security CarrierNeutralTrusted Brand Infrastructure

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Delivering our vision First building block is in place - The Portal

Inherited a major asset from the closure of BR computing

Strategic infrastructure of fibres that all start from and terminate from the site

The major national & global network carriers all have a presence on the site

The Portal is extremely secure with abundant power onsite

Centrally located in Nottingham

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Wireless NetworkLegacy investment Core base station at Victoria Centre

Network now consists of 7 Base stations across the city

Coverage extends across 60% of the city and has reach of 15km

1 GigE capacity over core base stations offering synchronous contended and uncontended speeds from 2Mbit/s up to 50Mbit/s

Excellent service levels (99.99%)

Clients include local authorities - Rushcliffe Borough Council, private sector operators Confetti, Victim Support, Ingeus, etc

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham View from one of our base stations

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Our current wireless coverage

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Confetti Case Study Confetti located in central Nottingham City campus

Required satellite office located in Colwick Industrial Estate to be connected to City campus

Colwick had slow broadband connectivity

Provided 2 Mbit/s synchronous connection providing quality of service for both data and voice transmission

Connected both sites over wireless on a private network

A hard to reach area solved by the EMNET wireless network

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Planning for the future Working with our partners to provide even faster wireless across the City using 4G/LTE technology

4G/LTE will drive a new set of advanced services across the cityNew wireless services for blue light & mobile workersNew wireless services for the public transport networkNew wireless digital advertising services location specific advertising New wireless CCTV services to increase public safety New wireless cloud based servicesNew wireless games services

The Portal is the connecting hub that will enable these new services attracting new businesses to the city of Nottingham which will create and offer these new services to the public and business market

July 6th#Connecting Nottingham Thank you for listening Questions & Answers July 6th#


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