Member News - NCL-IX - 5 October 2021

NCL-IX is located at Stellium Data Centres, the UK’s largest purpose-built data centre campus. NCL-IX connects Newcastle to data from sub-sea & international networks and UK national and regional networks for content, ISPs and cloud.

Stellium built and will operate the Newcastle Internet Exchange (NCL-IX) for the good of the Internet and interconnection in the North of England.
Throughout the UK there is an increasing need for reliable interconnection platforms as a result of the growing business and consumer demand for smart cities tools, cloud services enabling remote working, clear VOIP and recreational services such as video on demand, quad play, gaming and apps.

NCL-IX provides peering exchange services for the North of UK region and to an even larger community of networks and data centres beyond. NCL-IX delivers the highest technical quality and state-of-the-art support to accompany the interconnection requirements of our customers. We look after the constant flow of data and make sure that everything runs securely.

Benefits include:
  • Negotiate IP transit costs with any of the carriers hosted at NCL-IX.
  • Avoid IP transit expenditure. Decreased risk:
  • Increase resilience by using multiple network providers.
  • Achieve maximum security by colocating in Stelliums state-of-the-art, secure Newcastle data centre. Increased performance:
  • Improve end-user experience by routing traffic more directly than your current network allows.

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Contact us: Address: 9 Cobalt Park Way Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle Tyne & Wear, NE28 9EJ UK

To speak to a member of the team about services, please email or call on: Office Phone: +44 191 3897 130 Email:


About Stellium Data Centres

Stellium Data Centres own and operate the largest purpose-built carrier-neutral data center campus in the UK and is the home of the UKs newest Internet Exchange NCL-IX.

Stelliums Tier 3+ data centre campus has a guaranteed availability of at least 99.982%. It is ISO-27001 Information Security, ISO-14001 Environmental, ISO-9001 Quality, ISO-20000 IT Service and ISO-22301 Business Continuity Management Certified along with PSN Network and Cyber Essentials+ certification and has direct access to sustainable green power of up to 80MW.

Stellium offers the highest quality connectivity to local, national, and global fibre networks, for low-latency, high-capacity open network connection and is where clocation, subsea and terrestrial communications converge. In addition to being the UK’s only data centre hosting the cable landing station for the new NO-UK cable from the Nordics, Stellium’s data centre is also the UK hub for data transmitted between the United States, the UK and Europe on the North Atlantic Loop, a new transatlantic subsea fibre network provided by Aquacomms.

Stellium offers its clients a range of services, including multiple public clouds on-ramp offering connectivity at up to 100G capacity, expert colocation services and powered-shell data centres.

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Contact us:
To book a guided virtual tour of the data centre please see here:
Address: 9 Cobalt Park Way Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle Tyne & Wear, NE28 9EJ UK

To speak to a member of the team about services, please email or call on: Office Phone: +44 191 3897 130 Email:


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