Data Centres and COVID-19: Position Statement

Over the past two months, the COVID-19 pandemic has catalysed a close level of cooperation between the sector and government and as a result, this relationship is now being reappraised.   

From mid-March, activity focused on addressing urgent priorities: ensuring that operators were included in the key workers list, establishing a dedicated team within DCMS to ensure the sector was factored into policy, and informing Government decisions on issues like lockdown exemptions, testing and quarantine.  Now the dialogue is moving to longer term issues, like the suitability of existing structures to support the sector’s role in providing business resilience, and potential policy measures to protect the sector’s competitiveness.  Read the policy position below to find out more.

  • Emma Fryer

    Emma Fryer

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | DATA CENTRES
    T 01609 772 137
DC COVID May Position Statement (pdf)

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