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Types of Data Centre We Offer

What is a data centre?

All data centres are physical facilities where a business or organisation can house their critical IT Equipment, operations, applications, and data. As much of our daily life and work has moved online, physical infrastructures are central in storing, sharing, managing, and transporting the data that we use every day. 

What are the types of data centre?

There are many different types of data centre but all structures provide space, power, and cooling for compute, storage, and network infrastructure. These centres enable the delivery of shared applications and data, contributing to the efficient running of IT operations that need to be functioning constantly. 

The key components of any data centre design includes storage systems, servers, controllers, firewalls, switches, routers, and other elements that are designed to offer security and reliability to the user. 

Our modular approach

At Workspace Technology, all of our data centre design and build solutions are based on a modular format. A modular data centre consists of prefabricated and standard manufactured modules and components that can be configured to provide scalable capacity with varying power and cooling options to suit your requirements. 

We provide a range of modular data centre solutions, including new build, refurbishment of existing structures, prefabricated buildings, containers and pods, or colocation within our own colocation data centre.

To get a better idea of what we have to offer and what technologies will suit your application, please check out short outline below: 

New prefabricated buildings and data centres

We provide new build options of either modular steel frame standalone buildings or white space fit-outs of an existing or new traditional building to suit your industry and applications. 

Our steel frame modular buildings are constructed off-site bespoke to your exact project requirements. Workspace Technology will prepare the site with the installation of foundations and associated civil works. The modular building is then delivered to site in component form. Typically, a single storey building will be constructed within 8 weeks, ready for the internal fit out. 

White space fit-outs provide a place where you can roll racks into with power and cooling available. We offer many options for cooling and power to ensure racks are kept running efficiently and at optimal performance. 

Refurbishments and upgrades

If your existing live data centre or technical prefabricated solution is not meeting your expectations, we offer refurbishments and upgrades to bring your system up to date with the latest technology.

We have extensive experience operating within ‘Live’ data centres; our range of services include server room cooling, fire suppression, cabling, UPS systems and ongoing monitoring and management systems to help enhance the operation and efficiency of your installation.

Prefabricated mobile data centres

Our range of pre-fabricated, pre-engineered mobile data solutions deliver power and cooling for the most demanding of applications whilst helping to protect ICT from hazards. This scalable approach reduces data centre deployment from years to weeks, providing a pay-as-you-grow infrastructure to match your requirements whilst bringing your data closer to the source, improving latency speeds, control, security and accessibility. 


Colocation data centres allow multiple organisations to lease space, power, and cooling in an in-house data centre. Workspace Technology has our own colocation data centre that is ideally positioned to support businesses in the Midland’s regions with cloud-based services, backup and disaster applications, and other primary data centre services. 

Our modular approach to design and construction is suitable for businesses in a range of industries and sectors including defence, healthcare, retail, blue light, education, and more! Our in-house team of specialists have years of experience in the field and are on hand to answer any questions you may have. To speak to an expert, please call 0121 354 4894 or email us at  

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