The area around Cambridge is situated in the Oxford-Cambridge Innovation Arc. It is renowned in the UK for start-ups, and small and medium sized businesses in the advanced technology sectors. Cambridge was recently named the UK’s second most innovative city.
Over the last 10 years, Cambridge has had employment growth of 17.6% compared to the UK average of 11.3%, and unemployment rates of 2.9% compared to 3.1% for the UK.
Camro is a 16 hectare (40 acre) data campus located 10 miles north of Cambridge. It will respond to the increasing demand for new, energy efficient data centres particularly from high tech businesses.