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by MT Staff
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Company name: Telecity Group

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Address: Suite 8.01, 2 Exchange Tower, Harbour Exchange Square, London, E14 9GE

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Number of employees: Approximately 600

Company summary: Telecity Group is the leading provider of carrier-neutral data centres in Europe, operating highly connected facilities in key European cities. These data centres are the places in which the separate networks that make up the internet meet and where bandwidth-intensive applications, content and information are hosted.

Pay and benefits: Competitive pay. Company benefits: private heath insurance, travel insurance, income protection, group life cover, pension scheme, employee initiative schemes such as childcare vouchers, season ticket loans, long service awards, employee of the month and more.

Promotion and development: Telecity Group believes that providing scope for the personal and professional development of every employee is essential for the success of the business. Training and development are indispensable for innovation, extending essential knowledge and competitive advantage. Telecity Group endeavours to create an environment that ensures individuals are given the opportunity to develop to their full potential both personally and professionally.

Company culture: Telecity Group is an energetic company with a can-do attitude. Our people are given the autonomy to deliver results and be outstanding in everything they do. We pride ourselves on the quality of our data centres and the service that we provide to our customers.

Diversity, social responsibility: Telecity Group believes that it is the responsibility of all employees to uphold strong working practices to ensure that an environment of equality and diversity is maintained and celebrated. We monitor diversity and other key workforce demographics.

Environment and sustainability: Telecity Group recognises it must ensure its use of energy is as efficient as possible, both for itself and its customers. It has improved the environmental efficiency of its data centre portfolio with an energy management programme based around building a detailed understanding of the factors driving energy consumption. This has enabled Telecity Group to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard in the UK, roll out the EU's code of conduct for data centres' best practices and achieve ISO14001 accreditation across all its data centres.

Innovation: The company maintains a strong focus on investment and innovation both in the technology it uses and the design of its buildings. For new data centres the focus is on design innovation, to limit their impact on the environment. The group's Condorcet facility in Paris is the first data centre in Europe to have an arboretum included in its design.

Opportunities: Challenge, innovate and grow with Europe's leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres. You can expect to work in a dynamic and rewarding environment which enables you to fulfil your potential. We understand that the commitment, dedication and well-being of our staff are crucial for the continuing success of our business.

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