We believe in building long-term personal relationships, supporting business growth with innovative data centre technology and always striving to deliver the very best customer service.
We believe that ‘people do business with good people’, which is why we invest so much time into our team and building relationships with our clients. Ask any member of our team. We’re a bunch of people who genuinely like working together because we share passion of all things to do with data centres and everything that goes inside them - including the people.
Jack started his career with Accenture, working on technical projects for clients including Centrica (British Gas), BT and BOC Edwards. Having identified a niche in the public sector, he started his own consultancy company working with local government and NHS organisations, before selling his stake to join 4D Data Centres in 2007.
Since then Jack has helped 4D grow into an award-winning company, with multiple data centres throughout the South East. In addition to colocation, 4D now also provides connectivity, cloud and cyber solutions.
Jack is the Vice-Chairman of the techUK Data Centre Council, representing small and medium-sized data centres in the UK. He also sits on the executive boards for Gatwick Diamond Business and Gatwick’s Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID). In his spare time, he is the head coach for his local mini’s rugby team (where both his children play) and a member of the prestigious Magic Circle.
I hold a Guinness World Record for being part of the largest largest coconut orchestra.
Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your identity. This is why habits are crucial. The cast repeated votes for being a certain type of person
- James Clear
David founded 4D Data Centres in 1999. Since then he’s masterminded the company's development into the fully-fledged colocation, connectivity, and cyber provider that we are today.
As CTO, David is responsible for the ongoing strategic overview of 4D's technical platforms and infrastructure as well as new product strategy and pre-sales technical consulting.
Working closely with the technical teams and COO, David is also involved with major technical changes that we undertake.
I've been snowboarding on three continents (so far), my best trick is a BS 360 and I've only broken my ribs once!
Google probably has the answer to your question
With over 20 years of experience, including senior positions at fast-growth businesses like 4D, Steve is a veteran of the data centre and cloud industry. Steve has responsibility for managing the implementation of the strategy and leading the technical and service operational teams. Previously Steve was VP of Operations at IXReach (now Console Inc.), he also spent five years at DediPower as the Head of Operations. Following Pulsant’s acquisition of DediPower, he served as Head of Information Systems for a further two years.
Steve has also held positions as a Non-Executive and Chairman of LINX (the London Internet Exchange), Non-Executive of Cogendo, and advisor to various businesses on strategic management.
I play drums and percussion, have won 7 British and 3 European titles, spent 3 months touring the USA and featured in Guinness Book of Records for conducting the largest Drum Kit Ensemble in 2009 at the NIA in Birmingham
Rhythm, Routine and Repetition – the basics of ensuring consistency, predictability, only then can you know your strengths and weaknesses
Keith has over 45 years’ management experience, including 10 years as a main board executive director of Prudential plc. More recently he has been the chairman of a number of businesses in the private and public sectors. He is an honorary professor at the University of Warwick where until July 2020, he was the University’s Treasurer. Keith is also currently the chairman of the Trustee company of one of the UK’s largest pension schemes.
Keith has been closely involved in computing since the late 1960s, ranging from a thesis for his M.Sc in 1969 on the potential of computers for running mathematical models for retail stock forecasting to becoming the first chairman of what is now GOV.UK. It’s his fault therefore if Marks & Spencer don’t have your size in stock or you can't renew your car tax online.
In 2009, Keith was awarded a CBE for public service in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Keith is the majority shareholder in 4D. As well as chairing 4D's board, he also takes the lead in the strategic development of the business.
Carlyn lives and breathes marketing with over 20 years of strategic experience working on multiple global consumer brands and over the past 5 years pivoted her marketing career into all things digital within the UK technology space.
As head of Marketing for 4D, she provides marketing leadership and direction, working closely with the commercial team to deliver tangible growth for the business.
Her can-do attitude means rolling up her sleeves to get the job done applying executional excellence across all projects and initiatives.
I’m very particular about my linen…thread count really does count!
Believe – in yourself and even more importantly believe in others.
I lead the team helping IT leaders with their infrastructure, saving cost and increasing performance through the right hosting decisions.
When I am not in the data centre, I love cooking for my family and friends, and I am a tedious movie snob.
I’ve been to a pool party with a member of the royal family.
Put your phone out of sight in the evenings.
IT enthusiast, working within the Datacentre industry since 2013, acquiring a vast array of skills and experience in various technical and commercial positions.
I held back to back records of winning Blockbuster video game championships
If you crush tickets, you will crush life
Ash has over 18 years’ industry experience working across various aspects of the Data Centre environment – He started with supporting clients’ managed hosting services, then moved into core network management and for the past 10 years has focussed on ensuring the smooth running of DC facilities.
He’s passionate about new technology and always looking for ways to improve Data centre reliability & efficiency.
There’s no such thing as a ‘coincidence’ in technology!
Having worked in the IT industry for over 30 years across a range of blue-chip companies, I have amassed a broad knowledge of infrastructure design, implementation and security, working with virtualisation, Microsoft client/server and everything in between. I’m a practical person and can be found deep in a rack somewhere on the data floor, wielding a screwdriver and updating servers.
When not working on Clouds, I’m usually found listening to high-end audio or installing Home Cinema Systems
If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it, update it!
Michael has over 20 years’ experience with all aspects of ISPs operations working with organizations such as Motorola, OTEnet, MTN. He is experienced in network engineering and infrastructure implementation, ISP and telecom operations, design of bespoke solutions, team management, and project management. He is strong pro-active leader, empowering staff to take ownership, providing coaching, training and mentoring to build cohesive teams to achieve individual targets and company objectives.
I served two years in the Cyprus army as a sergeant. That is where I got the habit of giving orders!
Live at present, believe in yourself.
I grew up in Cape Town and started my working life in the hospitality sector as a Sommelier. I moved into the IT sector in 2016 as a First Line Engineer with 4D and the rest as they say is history.
I have a passion for writing code, tinkering with Linux, and passing my knowledge on to staff and clients alike.
I hike, a lot and always far.
Always take another backup!
I have been with 4D a little over 6 years now; starting as a naïve young support engineer in 2015. Currently I'm a Support Team Lead where I assist and support the various teams within the company and external clients. I focus on the provisioning of support services and mentoring the team members to grow and realise their potential. Witnessing the growth in people and evolving alongside the team and the company has been an great experience.
I am an avid comic books enthusiast.
Simply be kind and helpful as much as possible.
Zara started at 4D as a PA to the CEO, before taking on HR responsibilities and then becoming our HR manager.
Outside of work she'll spends most of her time doting over her dog.
I was born in Japan.
Have courage and always be kind.
We live and breathe digital infrastructure from all angles and are always interested in hiring innovative, problem-solving people with a can-do attitude to help make our customers' lives easier.
David, Jack and the rest of the 4D team love nothing more than helping customers solve their technology challenges – be it digital transformation or simply keeping their IT infrastructure running reliably 24/7.
And in doing so, we help them grow and achieve their goals.