NGD maximises organisational resilience with latest global ISO Health and Safety certification
Hyperscale data centre operator achieves BSI ISO 45001 certification
Cardiff Capital Region: 2 July 2018 - NGD announced today it has been awarded the recently published BSI ISO 45001, the first global standard for occupational health and safety management.
Designed to raise the bar for health and safety in the workplace globally, BSI ISO 45001 replaces OHSAS 18001. It ensures organisations provide a safe and healthy workplace for workers while providing a framework for continually improving OH&S performance.
Commented Justin Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer at Next Generation Data: “While BSI ISO 45001 compliance is voluntary it clearly demonstrates that NGD has a robust OH&S management system in place which is important for our reputation in front of global customers as well as employees. It puts the processes in place to maintain and increase our organisational resilience while ensuring staff stay safe and well.”
NGD holds a growing number of internationally recognised standards covering quality, environmental, security and operational excellence, including BSI ISO 9001:2015, BSI ISO 14001:2015, BSI ISO 27001:2013, PCI DSS, ISAE-3402 and SSAE-16.
Relied on by some of the world’s largest organisations, NGD’s 750,000 sq. ft. high security data centre has a 100 per cent service record. Directly connected to the Super Grid it provides industry-leading power supply and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), and has a total commitment to using renewable energy.
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Located in the Cardiff Capital Region, NGD is a purpose-built carrier-neutral Tier 3 data centre offering 750,000 sq. feet (gross internal area) of highly secure and cost-effective space data centre housing up to 22,000 racks. These can be arranged into self-contained and colocation data halls of various sizes all with independent services, resilient power and cooling systems. NGD Europe’s environmentally-friendly high-level technology infrastructure has been designed to meet and exceed the ever-increasing demand for more computing power. Among its many features are a high capacity 180 MVA power supply direct from the super grid and sourced from 100 per cent renewable energy; and a variety of on-site high-speed, low latency carrier interconnects.
For further information:
Next Generation Data Ltd
Tel: 01633 674 518