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Data Centers

Dallas Data Center Dal III

VAZATA’s Dallas Data Center III (DAL IIII) is ideally located for companies in search of managed cloud hosting, data center colocation, and hybrid infrastructure solutions. Dallas Data Center Dal III, located at 4025 Midway Road in Carrollton, Texas, is only 17 miles north of Dallas’ downtown metroplex and can be accessed from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) airport or Dallas Love Field.

Facility Introduction

  • Easy access to data center, location near George Bush Turnpike and North Dallas Tollway
  • Commissioned as a data center in 2000
  • 100% uptime guaranteed
  • Tier III data center with features of a Tier IV, provides 25,000 SF space, ready for move-in
  • Two separate substations located in two separate counties provide diverse utility feeds from two separate power plants
  • A 30’ high retaining wall assures protection and security for the generator yard
  • Newly installed TPO high reflectivity roofing
  • 300+ spaces provides extensive service parking in building lot

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Dallas Data Center Features

Data Center Security

  • Multi-layer data center security and authentication
  • HVAC, power and building critical systems managed and monitored 24x7x365
  • 24x7x365 security guarded access, key-card and/or biometric access controlled in critical areas
  • Cage access is controlled by biometric and/or key card access readers
  • All access points, common areas and the building perimeter are monitored by CCTV
  • All security feeds monitored in a VAZATA Network Operations Center facility in accordance with PCI requirements
  • All critical building systems are monitored 24x7x365 Building Management Systems monitors all building functions

Data Center Floor

  • 36 inch raised floor
  • 1,200 lbs. per sq. ft. of raised floor loading
  • 9’-0’ ft. from raised floor to grid ceiling clearance
  • Secure cages and lockable cabinets solutions

Power

  • UPS is configured with Eight 750 kVA 2N UPS systems
  • Power is served by two (2) sub-stations with diverse entry paths into the facility
    • Each substation is served by separate power generation plants
  • Suite served by one (1) 2500 kVA transformer and one (1) 2500 kVA reserve transformer
  • Dallas Data Center III is served by four 2,000 kW generators, backed up by a fifth 2,000 kW generator
  • True A/B power is delivered to the data center floor with redundant PDUs and RPPs
  • Power is monitored at the branch circuit level
  • The generator yard is located behind a 30 ft. high retaining wall around the perimeter for security
    • Generators are tested on a monthly basis
  • Subterranean fuel storage tanks have a capacity of up to 48,000 gallons of diesel fuel
  • The data center is supported by redundant re-fuel contracts
  • Space offers a total capacity of 3.3 Megawatts of power

Cooling

  • Served by 1800 Ton cooling plant in N+1 configuration with N=25% CRAH unit design
  • Cooling is configured with thirty-30 ton CRAH units on the floor
  • High density configurations are supported

Fire Detection & Fire Suppression

  • Double-interlock, dry pipe, pre-action water sprinkler system
  • Overhead and under floor smoke detection
  • VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus)

Telecom & Connectivity Processes

  • Fiber enters the building through two separate entrance facilities on different sides of the facility and diverse underground entry points
  • Facility has a private, DWDM fully redundant carrier grade fiber ring to connect VAZATA data centers to major carrier hotels.

VAZATA Blended Bandwidth: ATT, Level 3, Zayo, NTT Communications, Global Crossing

  • tw telecom
  • ATT
  • Level 3
  • AboveNet (Zayo)
  • FiberLight
  • NTT Communications
  • Global Crossing (Level 3)
  • Public Peering

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