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FEB 2023

VIPA Digital turns 5

Hard to believe that it's VIPA Digital's 5th year anniversary. 


A big thanks to all our customers, partners and advisors that have helped us grow from 2 to 9 staff and more importantly out of Vijay’s kitchen and into our very own offices over these years.

Drop by and say hello if you're nearby Soho


DEC 2022

VIPA Sponsors Njinga

Santa Charity Ride

The VIPA Digital team   dressed up Santa-style to raise much needed funds for Shooting Stars Children's Hospice at the 10th anniversary of the Njinga Santa Cycle ride,

With over £7000 raised and hundreds of presents  delivered for the children. A great day out. 


Sep 2022

VIPA Digital welcomes

Vaia Kontou

VIPA Digital are delighted to welcome Vaia Kontou who joins the team as an associate


Vaia’s a champion for diversity and inclusion too, having held the role of President of her university’s Women In Engineering society – aligning well with VIPA Digital’s core values.


Vaia holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Management and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering. 


JUN 2022

IFF Global Digital Infrastructure Leader 2022

VIPA DIGITAL were proud to be the category sponsors of the IFF Global Digital Infrastructure Leaders Awards. 

A big congratulations to Surreal Choksi (Vantage CEO) on the award.

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MAR 2022

DCW Deep Dive Panel Discussion

Vijay Mistry will join fellow panelists, John Wilson (SMBC), Will King (DC Byte), Tom Glover (JLL), and Barry Gross (BCLP) to discuss a deep dive discussion on 'Financing Data Centres - An Evolving Landscape '

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OCT 2021

Data Center


Hear from Tash Mehta as she 

discusses the abundance of investment in the Data Center sector, and where the new growth hotspots beyond the established markets of Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin are?



JUL 2021

Data Centre Demand

Hear from VIPA Digital's Stuart Hall as he discusses the impact of growing Data Centre demand on the industry


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MAR 2021

Ascendas acquires 11 Digital Realty Assets in Europe

Congratulations to the Ascendas team on its successful acquisition of the 11 Digital Realty assets in Europe. VIPA Digital was delighted to be able to provide support throughout the acquisition process.




FEB 2021

BCLP European Deal

Making Summit - Feb 9 

Join VIPA Digital's Paul Cranfield at the BCLP European Deal Making Summit on Feb 9 2021.


At the summit hosted by Jim Grice and Barry Gross (BCLP) will be fellow panelists John Wilson, SMBC, Ed Galvin, DC Byte, Robin Brown, Stephen Bank,


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DEC 2020

VIPA Moderates Energy & 

Sustainability Panel

VIPA Digital's Paul Cranfield was delighted to moderate the 'Renewable Energy for Data Centres' panel at this years 'Critical Connections' Conference. The group explored the motivation of sustainable power for the DC sector, the procurement options for Green Energy and innovations that will lift environmental impact in the future.


JUN 2020

VIPA Digital Company Away Day

Great Day out Cycling from London to Brighton ( and back for the truly hard core)​


JUN 2020

VIPA joins Broadgroup Panel

Come join VIPA Digital's Vijay Mistry at Broadgroup's Borderless event on June 4th discussing the investor outlook in 2020 with fellow panelists Richard Hall, Dr. Dmitriy Antropov, and Jennifer Fritzsche.


DEC 2019


Christmas All

A merry christmas and a happy new year from the VIPA team.


NOV 2019

DC Ireland

Expo 2019

The Royal Dublin Society (former occupant of this building) was originally founded to see Ireland thrive. It seems fitting that it's now hosting DC Ireland Expo and Data Centres here are booming.


Plus they love the climate for efficiency - I wish I could say the same. !!

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JUN 2019

Datacloud Congress


The VIPA team attends the 2019 Datacloud Global Congress and the I-Masons Diversity & Inclusion Gala in Monaco.

A great week meeting our clients and colleagues from the industry


OCT 2018

The Science

of Compliance

Everyone knows that designing and a building data centre is monumentally complex and expensive.

This is primarily because it brings together multiple industry sectors within a single operational unit: building standards, telecoms, cabling and networks, combustion plant, electrical engineering, building and energy management ...




MAY 2018 Evening

Double win fir VIPA at the raffle. Many thanks to Riello and Rarity for the prizes


DEC 2022

VIPA Digital welcomes 

Karina Penska

VIPA DIGITAL are delighted to welcome Karina Penska who joins the team as an Associate.

New to the industry, Karina is keen to learn and grow a career in Data Centres.


Karina holds an MSc in Management and a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science.


Oct 2022

Convergence at the

Cutty Sark

Thanks to  Verne Global for inviting the VIPA team along to last night's 'Convergence at the Cutty Sark' event! Great food, company and an amazing location.


Thanks to all the sponsors  Verne Global, Ficolo, Aqua Comms and Triple Point



Sep 2022

VIPA Digital Mid-Year


Great to welcome our new recruits and unwind over a few drinks following our mid-year review.


JUN 2022

International Finance Forum (IFF) London

Great to see VIPA Digital's Paul Cranfield discuss the 'ESG Trends and Investment Stewardship' with fellow panelists Josh Joshi, (Atlas Edge),  Eleni Coldrey, (Equinix), Sicco Boomsma (ING Bank) and Rachel Sheridan ( BCLP)

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FEB 2022

VIPA turns 4

VIPA Digital celebrates its 4th Anniversary this week, and the team took the opportunity to visit the 'Power House' exhibition hosted by the Roca London Gallery in London.

Happy Birthday VIPA


SEP 2021

VIPA Digital welcomes

Ross Smyth

VIPA Digital are delighted to welcome Ross Smyth who joins the team as an Associate.

A qualified Electrical & Electronic Engineer with 2+ years of experience working in specialised, technical environments. 


Ross is keen to learn and develop his career within the Data Centre Industry


JUN 2021

Beyond Green Power

Join Paul Cranfield on 2nd June as he moderates a panel to discuss advancements in power supply and storage for a sustainable future at Broadgroup's Datacloud Congress June 21 Event.  Paul will be joined by Daniel Mace - Bouygues, John Frey - HP, David Mitcheltree - INNIO Group, and Giusdeppe Leto - Simens.


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MAR 2021

IPI Partners acquire

SuperNap Italia

Congratulations to IPI Partners on its successful acquisition of SuperNap Italia, VIPA Digital were pleased to be a bee t provide Technical Due Diligence support through the process. Best wishes to  Sherif Rizkalla and his management team for the future.





JAN 2021


Tash Mehta 

VIPA Digital are delighted to welcome Tash Mehta who joins the team as Associate Director.


Tash has previously worked in DC Project management roles across Europe and Australia with Digital Realty, Equinix and most recently at Arcadis.

SEP 2020

VIPA Joins Industry Leaders at DCME Panel

VIPA Digital's Vijay Mistry will join a panel of Industry Leaders to discuss 'Mitigating Human RISK in Data Centres' on Weds 7th Oct.

Register at:


JUN 2020

Keep it Simple

Sometimes the best engineering solutions come from making better use of the things you already have to hand.

#VIPADigital #homeworking Mop & Brolly #Parasol


APR 2020

Welcome Jake Bond

The VIPA team is delighted to welcome Jacob Bond who joins the company as

Associate Director.​  


A seasoned DC professional with extensive experience leading DC projects internationally. Jacob's addition to the Technical team at VIPA will continue to strengthen the companies capabilities.




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DEC 2019


Nordic 2019

Come and see VIPA  Digital's  Paul Cranfield and friends paint a bright picture of DataCenters as seen from Copenhagen. Part of BroadGroup's Datacloud Nordic conference on 3rd Dec 2019.

Partof the #DatacloudGlobal

series also starring: Rob Elder

(Bulk Infrastructure AS) ; Fredrik Kallioniemi (#hydro66) and Tor Björn Minde (RISE SICS). Hosted by Cambridge Management Consulting Roy Maxwell.


OCT 2019



Edge Computing continues to dominate agendas at Data Center conferences as analysts, operators and suppliers get to grips with the implications for the sector




MAR 2019



How Hyperscale investments are behind the mega growth of Europe's Data Center market.


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JUN 2018

Datacloud 2018


VIPA Digital participates at the Enterprise Cloud forum in Monaco, discussing the 'Enterprise Journey to the cloud. Panelists included : Dean Nelson, Head of Compute UBER; Chris Edmonds, Strategy Director, Worldpay, Des Burke, CEO, PGDS, Sean Moloney, DC manager, Great West Life, and moderated by Vijay Mistry, Partner, VIPA Digital



MAR 2018

VIPA vists KAO Data

VIPA Digital visits the impressive KAO Data Center in Harlow. Many thanks to Paul Finch (COO) and Gerard Thibault (CTO) for showing us around.


DEC 2022

2023 Predictions featuring Ross Smyth

Great to see VIPA Digital's Ross Smyth interviewed by Joao Marques Lima to provide a perspective on the sector having just recently joined the industry

See Video


Oct 2022

Womens Technology


VIPA Digital's Natasha Mehta and Vaia Kontou attended this years Women's Technology Forum.


A great evening networking with so many inspirational Women Leaders. 

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JUN 2022

Azrieli Group/Green Mountain aquires Infinity DC.

VIPA DIGITAL were proud to have supported the Azrieli Group/ Green Mountain  in the aquisition of Infinity DC's Romford Data Centre. 

A big congratulations to the Azrieli and Green Mountain Teams.



APR 2022

Datacloud Global Congress, Monaco

Great to reunite with clients and industry colleagues at the Datacloud Global Congress in Monaco


NOV 2021



Hear from Paul Cranfield as he 

moderates a panel discussion on 'Driving Cost & Energy - Efficient Digitalisation'. Joining Paul will be Kim Gunnelius (FICOLO), Peder Bank (INTERXION), Andreas Herden (LEDFAL MINE DC), and Ville Sirvio (NORIDC INSTITUTE )




JUL 2021

IPI Partners to acquire DigiPlex

Congratulations to IPI Partner on the DigiPlex announcement. VIPA Digital was pleased to be able to support the team on this transaction, and wishes Wiljar Nesse, Phil Coutts, Halvor Bjerke, and Dan Oldham great success for the future.



APR 2021

Where will your next DC Development be?

On Thursday Digital Infra Network will be joined by Jake Bond from VIPA digital. He will explore the emerging European locations identified as the next hot-spots for Data Centre growth and how Operators and Investors are entering these new markets.




FEB 2021

VIPA turns 3

Hard to believe that 3 years have gone by but as VIPA turns 3, we would like to thank all our employees, clients, partners and industry colleagues who continue to support us on our journey. 


JUN 2020

VIPA Joins Industry Leaders at IPFA Panel

VIPA Digital's Paul Cranfield joins an expert panel of DC

Developers, Operators and

Funders to discuss the

opportunities and issues that face Infrastructure Investors when looking at DC


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SEP 2020

We're Hiring again

With client projects across Europe, we are expanding our Project management Office and are looking for experiencedProject Managers to join the team.


JUN 2020

VIPA achieves ISO9001 & ISO14001 recertification

With our ongoing 

commitment to operating the business to the highest of standards, we are proud to 

have maintained our IS

certifications following an 

independent audit.

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FEB 2020

'Food for Thought' Dinner​ with the IMasons

Huge thanks to Simon Allen and Tor Kristian Gyland, CEO- Green Mountain for hosting the 'Food for Thought' Dinner and for receiving the IM Education Champion Medal.

Great to meet my fellow diners; Rebecca Brooke, Emma Fryer, Maria J Rivas-Duarte, RicardoDegli Effetti, Romain Tranchart, Brian Waddell, Peter Hopton, & Zahl Limbuwala.


NOV 2019


Working Group

Data centre IT equipment is often used for only a few years and then thrown away. The environmental impact of this is tough to mask! VIPA Digital is part of a CEDaCI working-group  which aims to make data centres more sustainable through circular economy, encouraging reduction, recycling, refurbishment and reuse through improved design. This amazing mask has been made with recycled PCBs by Dan Sklan of iNetGroup  to highlight this issue.


SEP 2019

Stuart Hall

Technical Director

The VIPA team is delighted to welcome Stuart Hall who joins the company as Technical Director.

With extensive engineering experience having worked at Digital Realty, ARUP, Dell Computers and Future Facilities, Stuart strengthens the Technical group at VIPA.


FEB 2019

ISO 9001

ISO 14001

VIPA achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Standards accreditation.

With our commitment to operating our business to the highest standards, we have undergone independent auditing and are very proud to have been awarded the certifications.


JUN 2018

Masters Degree in DC Leadership & Management

VIPA Digital participated on a panel session on the Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management at Ruskin University in Cambridge.

The panel discussed 'The Changing Nature of DC's and Merging Business Imperatives with Amanda Lennon (Equinix), Emma Fryer (TechUK), Terri Simpkin (CNET Training) and VIPA Digitals, Vijay Mistry

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