Houston 1 Data Center

Our Houston 1 data center is an 8,000 square foot facility located in the Marathon Oil Tower near downtown Houston and the city’s business district. The facility is elevated 72 feet above street level and features four points of fiber entry and redundant, private fiber transports to Data Foundry’s premium Houston 2 data center.

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Houston 1 data center

Convenience & Reliability in Uptown Houston

  • Data Foundry data center

    72 ft above the 500-year floodplain

  • Carrier-neutral data center

  • data center security

    24×7 building security

  • Redundant network & power

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Site Specifications

  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Network
  • Security
  • Amenities & Location
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Power

Redundant Distribution

  • Redundant power feeds from diverse power vaults
  • N+1 power delivery to cabinets

UPS

  • Two 300 kVA PowerWare 9315 UPS
  • Parallel, redundant configuration

Generators

  • 2 diesel generators
  • 1 natural gas generator
  • Gas supplied by Entex via pipeline
Houston 1 CRAHs

Cooling

Temperature Control

  • We maintain redundant cooling and constant temperature and humidity levels according to ASHRAE’s standards for data centers.

CRAHs

  • Two 20-ton Liebert Computer Room Air Handlers (CRAHs)
  • One 22-ton Data Aire Data Alarm Processor (DAP)
  • Gas supplied by Entex via pipeline
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Network

Internet Infrastructure

  • 4 points of entry for fiber delivery, 2 internal risers for fiber elevation
  • Supports additional multiple points of fiber entry at the street level
  • Separate telecommunications risers utilizing diverse paths throughout building structure

Blended Bandwidth – 100% Uptime

  • Our blended Internet service provides access to a minimum of four carriers at once
  • Blended bandwidth ensures the most efficient and reliable routing for network connectivity

Carriers & Connectivity

  • All our Texas data centers are connected in a private fiber network we call the TexasNap
  • Houston 1 customers have access to our CloudTap service – a network fabric connecting to Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and others
  • Carrier neutral with access to multiple providers
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Security

Internal

  • Biometric access control
  • Individually-keyed cabinets and cages
  • Color video camera surveillance system

External

  • Valid photo ID is required by front desk building personnel
  • Visitors are required to sign in and sign out with security
  • Freight elevators are monitored 24x7x365
  • Building security monitors internal and external cameras
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AMENITIES & LOCATION

Customer Amenities

  • Located near an abundance of restaurants, hotels and entertainment
  • Ample covered parking
  • High-quality restaurant located in the building
  • 10 minutes from downtown business district
  • Proximity to public transportation

High-Touch Data Center Services

At Data Foundry, we put our customers first, and for us, the quality of our data centers is also reflected in the quality of our high-touch services.

  • Extensive managed services offering
  • No third-party contractors
  • Responsive and attentive technicians and engineers
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