Academy students visit top data centre

MigSolv, a specialist data centre consultancy, recently welcomed a class of A-level computing students from City Academy Norwich

MigSolv, a specialist data centre consultancy, recently welcomed a class of A-level computing students from City Academy Norwich, the specialist digital technology and English school to see its data centre in Norwich.

Commenting on the visit, Alex Rabbetts, CEO MigSolv said:  “I was thrilled to host a visit from one of the area’s top-performing technology schools and hoped the experience was invaluable to the students.  As well as providing a fascinating tour of The Gatehouse students also got the opportunity to understand the relevance of the data centre, which plays a pivotal role in our digital lives.”

Jez Thompson, leader of learning at City Academy Norwich added: “We have always embraced innovation while being transformational with education at Norwich City Academy. The Gatehouse has a rich history in Norwich and the opportunity for our students to see its change into one of the country’s leading purpose-built facilities was one we couldn’t turn down.” 

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City Academy Norwich is a secondary school in Norwich, England. It opened in September 2009, replacing Earlham High School. It is located near the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The Academy, an 11-16 school, is a local partnership, led by City College Norwich and working with University of East Anglia, Norfolk County Council and Norwich School.  The academy specialises in digital technology and English.

 

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