Lunar Digital is awarded Manchester Metropolitan University data centre contract

MMU has awarded a £210,000 data centre contract to Lunar Digital.

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The contract was signed on December 20, 2023 for an initial 3 year term.

Lunar Digital will be providing the university with data centre colocation services from Lunar 1 facility.

This news follows Lunar Digital signing a 15-year lease in June 2023 with Capitaland Ascendas REIT to occupy its Reynolds House data center in Manchester which was previously occupied by Equinix

This brings our total data center portfolio to three facilities in Manchester with a combined 35,000 sq ft of IT space, and another in Gaupne, Norway.

At the same time we moved into Reynolds House, Lunar committed to spending multi-millions upgrading its Manchester data centers.

Lunar Digital are committed to providing our Educational Institutions with a Data Centre partner that blends Scalability with Sustainability. With recent investments to support HPC deployments to tackle the rising demands of AI and Research IT, to the recent decision to source 100% renewable energy since taking full control of the site, we are delighted to be chosen by a highly respected local University, right on our doorstep.

Lunar Digital is fast becoming the provider of choice when it comes to academia establishments who want to work with a trusted partner to carry out their data centre and HPC strategies into 2024 and beyond.