City Lifeline

City of London (within congestion zone between Moorgate and Liverpool Street Tube stations)


80 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HB - Contact Nick Howard


Other Contact details:
see www.city-lifeline.co.uk




Datahop Services available:
Datahop Transit
Datahop Ports for Interlink
NTT Verio Layer 2 transit
Sprint Layer 2 Transit
TeliaSonera transit


Datahop Ports 5-7 days. Datahop transit 5-7 days. Layer 2 transit 5-10 days. All leadtimes include official 5-day cabling leadtime in City Lifeline.



Datahop presence:
Datahop was the first multi 10gigE provider at City Lifeline. Datahop classifies this Datacentre as fully on-net, popular for supply of Datahop Multihomed IP Transit, Datahop ports for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint interlinks, plus all IP services from NTT Verio, Telia Sonera and Sprint are available.


Previous management did not do justice to the facility, now under new management for a few years and going well including new generators and bringing more space on line. Building attractive due to availability of both office suites and data suites under one roof as well as roof access for antennae. A well connected Telecoms hub but has benefited from additional Layer 2. Helpful atmosphere.


Availability of Colocation:
Space still available.


Cabling Policy:
100% chargeable monopoly with no recurring charges. Official 5 business day leadtime. Standard quote must be obtained from your account manager, accepted by PO and then leadtime apply. Obtain written confirmation of acceptance of PO to ensure leadtime is applied correctly. Connection to equipment included in the cable install fee.


Access Policy:
24/7 card access for some. True 24/7 access list at front desk with others authorised by email within 5-10 minutes.


Entire building, no perimeter but roller shutter doors front and rear down at night.


Remote hands:
Official policy unknown. 'Reasonable effort'

Limited parking free and available on site outside in secured area.


24/7 deliveries possible. Collection period unknown.


2x10Gbps fibre links. 1st floor


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