Norland, one of the UK’s fastest-growing facilities management companies announced the renewal of a contract to continue providing technical maintenance, white space fit-out and engineering services as well as wider data centre facilities management to Ark Continuity Limited.
Ark specialises in the design, construction and operation of high
integrity data centres developed to deliver optimum security and
availability with the highest levels of sustainability. Ark’s Spring
Park and Cody Park data centre campus locations house various data
centre solutions and provide flexibility for organisations to meet both
business and technical requirements by offering one of the lowest total
cost of operations in their class.
Richard Borton, Ark’s Operations Director said: “Norland’s services
support Ark’s ability to rapidly deploy and operate scalable, high
availability data centre facilities for our clients. Their specialist
data centre knowledge and industry-leading technical support is integral
to the Ark approach to data centre delivery”.
Norland also support Ark’s new clients as they take occupation of their
dedicated data centre by providing white space fit-out services. Ark
together with Norland design, project manage and deploy, amongst other
things, copper and fibre-optic cabling, equipment cabinets, containment
and mechanical and electrical services.
Ark was impressed by CE360 – Norland’s portfolio of services
specifically developed for zero downtime, mission-critical environments.
The portfolio includes M&E, total facilities management, fabrics
maintenance, energy, PUE, carbon reduction services and capital
projects. ICT fit out services as well as consultancy and professional
audits complete the portfolio. All CE360 services are underpinned by the
robust working practices embodied in Norland’s CERM™ framework and its
suite of online management information systems.
Ark has selected an integrated, single source solution from Norland
which includes 24/7 mechanical and electrical engineering, fabric
maintenance, Critical Environment Risk Management (CERM™), data centre
fit-out, energy efficiency, ICT, cleaning, pest control and waste
Tony Smith, Managing Director of Norland’s Critical Engineering Services
division said: ” We’re delighted to be associated with Ark Continuity’s
prestigious new facilities at some of Europe’s premier data centre
campus locations. They now join our portfolio of leading data centre
clients and co-location facilities around the UK as well as in the US
About Norland’s critical environment capabilities
• Norland’s Critical Environment Services division maintains the mission
critical environments and infrastructure facilities fundamental to
business; facilities whose failure could have a major impact on an
organizations brand through loss of revenue and reputation. Often 24/7
operations, Norland’s highly skilled teams oversee and maintain the
complex technical infrastructure of leading banking and financial
institutions, data centres, manufacturing facilities, clean rooms and
• Norland’s engineers are “Accredited Tier Specialists” which, along
with intensive training, has embedded the Uptime Institute’s standard
operating practices into Norland’s service offer.
• Norland Managed Services is one of the UK’s fastest growing providers
of facilities management and support services with revenues in excess of
• The company operates from a strategic network of regional offices throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and the US.
• Since its formation in 1984, Norland has achieved consistent annual
growth, its success being built on high levels of customer service and a
major focus on people and technical skills.
For more information about Norland, please visit the Norland website