Node4 is a specialist in data centre and communications solutions. Launched in 2004, the company has grown rapidly in the past eight years through its comprehensive service offering and the growth in demand for hosted IT from businesses all over the UK. Its competencies include cloud services, colocation, managed hosting through dedicated servers and virtualised environments, connectivity, SIP trunking and hosted telephony. It has four state-of-the-art data centre facilities, two located in Derby and one in Leeds and one in Northampton, which offer the latest in security technology, ensuring that even the most mission-critical applications are hosted securely and protected. The company aims to be one of the UK’s major forces for colocation services in the UK and to this end, provides the highest levels of performance and system availability to its customers throughout the UK. Its cloud service, n4Cloud, is a high quality, high specification infrastructure that utilises Node4’s network of data centres to offer businesses the ultimate in flexibility by allowing them to build their own cloud-based solution using a ‘pick and mix’ approach. The n4Cloudcan be part of a hybrid cloud, and businesses can keep specifically sensitive information on their own private infrastructure if they wish to do so. Node4 featured in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 in both 2010 and 2011 and won 1st place for fastest growing Midlands Technology Company in the Deloitte Fast50 and 22nd in the UK. The company also featured in prominent positions in the Deloitte Fast 500 in 2010 and 2011, which recognises fastest-growing technology companies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.