We’re the WDC, a leading Data Centre in Belgium.

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Data and applications are the backbone of your business.

Data and applications are the backbone of your business. With the soaring expansion in connectivity and hosting needs, no one can afford failures. That’s why nothing is more important today than being able to guarantee the flawless operation and continuity of your activities. And the WDC does this by providing robust IT services able to meet every challenge: power surges, acceleration and even a recovery plan should an outage occur.

The WDC is a highly secure environment, located in Belgium in the heart of Wallonia. The WDC offers you every guarantee of the power and reliability you require, but with one other major benefit: you maintain control over your data, applications and servers at all times.

Choosing the Wallonie Data Center (WDC) means:

  • Ensuring the availability of your services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Guaranteeing that your activities and your development can always be expanded thanks to hosting solutions that are flexible and scalable

  • Being advised and monitored by our team of experts about choosing your hosting solution and ancillary services

  • Managing your critical infrastructures with greater energy efficiency through our Green IT policy

  • Meeting the challenge of data sovereignty and the requirements of protective legislation (NIS, GDPR, etc.)

  • Opting for a multi-operator partner

Belgian and international clients

In 2022, the WDC hosts the data for businesses, schools, local authorities and healthcare establishments, as well as for a large number of SMEs that form the fabric of the Belgian economy. The WDC is also used by many European clients opting for the ideal location in the heart of Europe, close to the larger international institutions and covering all sectors: manufacturing, telecommunications, health, gaming, e-commerce, etc.

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Our certifications show our authority

The Wallonie Data Center complies with ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications. What does that mean for you?

ISO 27001

ISO 27001 certification is an international standard that sets out the requirements and good practices for implementing an Information Security Management System (ISMS). What does this mean in practical terms? We are able to guarantee you total control over security at all levels of our organisation in an environment where the security of the data hosted has become a major issue of trust. We were awarded this certification in 2018.

ISO 9001

The WDC has also held ISO 9001 certification for several years. This certification reflects the very special attention that we pay to Quality at every level of the business.

Our history

  1. 2019

    The Wallonie Data Center completes the external development works. The WDC’s Green IT policy is strengthened further by eco-grazing.

  2. 2018

    The WDC is awarded ISO 27001 certification, reinforcing its status as a benchmark datacentre in the heart of Europe.

  3. 2017

    The rise of the Cloud continues and security requirements
    become essential. The WDC reinforces the physical security of the building using the latest technologies: secure access, surveillance cameras, badges, accurate tracing, alert systems.

  4. 2016

    The world changes. Mindsets evolve. People become more aware. The WDC infrastructures are upgraded through an ambitious investment plan focused on extending the available operating space at the WDC and Green investments. In particular, the WDC installs solar panels. Today, more than 1,850 of them have been installed around the building.

  5. 2015

    The WDC is awarded ISO 9001 certification, guaranteeing a quality management system.

  6. 2014

    A programme to develop and modernise the infrastructure is launched in the form of an ambitious investment plan, based along 3 main lines: infrastructure, service and the back-office. WDC now positions itself as a benchmark datacentre in Belgium.

  7. 2013

    Win, the Telecoms and IT provider and integrator, becomes the main shareholder in the WDC.

  8. 2006

    With the IT activities of Cockerill Sambre (now Arcelor) relocated to France, a major investment plan is put in place to refurbish and convert the Wallonie Data Center into a genuine datacentre at the cutting edge of innovation and operating in a highly secure location. This is the location from which we issue the official announcement of the creation of the WDC.

  9. 1987

    Cockerill Sambre creates its very first datacentre in Villers-le-Bouillet, for the purpose of hosting its sensitive IT data away from its industrial activities. It is a brilliant idea that is still demonstrating its value today.

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