From white papers to cheat sheets. Welcome to our resource page full of industry insight and actionable tips.

Whitepapers and Guides

Not all Roads Lead to Cloud
Transform your IT for the Work Revolution
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Hosting HPC in a Data Centre
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Long-term Remote Working
Remote working guide
The State of the UK Server Room
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The Cornerstones of Colocation 
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The Cloud on the Ground 
The Cloud on the Ground
Peering Into Pandora's Box
Peering Into Pandora's Box
Brexit & UK DC Sector
Brexit & UK DC Sector

Cheat Sheets

Linux Cheat Sheet
Linux Cheat Sheet
VMware Cheat Sheet
VMware Cheat Sheet


Tier-3 Data Centre Checklist
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Data Centre Migration Checklist
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Private Cloud Checklist
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HPC Checklist
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Case Studies

Hosting and Network Services

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“Despite the challenges of lockdown, working with 4D we were able to setup a geo resilient hardware stack in record time.”
Jamie Carr, Infrastructure Manager, Cerillion

Immersion Cooling Hosting

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"From the initial discussion they fully understood our needs and what we want to achieve. Their support team are second to none."
Martin Bradburn, CEO, PeaSoup

Colocation for Resellers

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"The low level of issues exceeds my expectations and I regard the project as a resounding success."
Bob Gilchrist, Managing Director, Direct Technical

Colocation for Resellers

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"We have grown our footprint across sites because of the service and the way you run your data centre, and continually recommend 4D"
Rupert Mills, Director, Krome

Hosting Cloud Infrastructure

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"I have seen many data centres and 4D showed an attention to detail which SIRE could see in the infrastructure."
Russell Cook, Managing Director, SIRE Technology

Colocation for Resellers

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"We feel as confident in 4D now as when we started. By looking on the data floor, there is proof of that with others too."
Stefano Patacchiola, Operations Director, Sensical

On-premises to Data Centre


"Keeping the data location a secret seems silly to me; I am proud to be able to say where the data is and how secure it is."
Chris Morgan, Founder, Data Liberation

Data Centre Migration

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"We were able to talk to senior people when we needed them – this is so rare, and it’s something we really value."
Gavin Sullivan, Deputy Head of Europe, Getmapping

Private Cloud

Private Cloud

“4D’s commitment to M9 and the skills of the entire team have been a significant asset to our business.”
Grant Ingram, CEO, M9 Group

UK server colocation

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“4D has been an incredible partner for almost a decade during our rapid growth and increased needs in the UK.”
Vik Patel, VP of Platform Operations, Nexcess



“Having a dedicated account manager and a responsive support team has allowed us to better focus on our core business.”
Mark Sims, IT Technical Manager, Saxon Weald

Local Data Centre Services


“Changing data centre could have been extremely disruptive but 4D made it easy for us”​
Richard Stubbs, Director, The Network Factory​

Public Cloud

Public Cloud

“Every solution that has been required has been delivered on time and in budget with excellent aftercare.”
Rob Thomson, Director, Marotori 



“We've been very happy with the reliability and intend to remain with 4D due to the excellent and cost-effective service”
Michael Hamburger, Managing Director, Send Business Centre



“We now save so much time carrying out back-ups and...have complete peace of mind that our data is locked up and secure.”
Martin Allitt, Director, Richard Allitt Associates

Disaster Recovery Sites

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“Not only are 4D competitive with their prices, the effort saved by having one provider to contact and question is so much easier.”
Michael Kinnear, IT Manager, Pemberton Greenish

Cloud Solutions

Finance & Accounting

Finance & Accounting

Automate tax records, enable real-time access to client information and put appropriate security measures in place.



Our services enable healthcare providers such as the NHS to deliver life-changing, 100% secure and cost-saving solutions.




Improve remote access to staff systems, enhance collaboration between solicitors and clients, improve access to data across diverse systems and digitise documentation.


IT firms

IT firms

Grow your business, provide a better experience to your customers, and enjoy a supplier relationship that delivers the reliability, support and advice you demand, 24/7.