Houston 2 Data Center

Houston 2 is a 60-MW, master-planned data center with a 185 mph wind rating, ideal for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments.

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Houston 2 Data Center

Purpose Built To Support Your Power, Security and IT Requirements

Our Houston 2 Data Center is a state of the art facility, able to handle any sized colocation deployment and power density requirements.

  • Data Foundry data center

    Data Center Size

    350, 000 SQ FT

  • Power

    60 Megawatts

  • high performance computing

    High Density

    > 50 kW per cabinet

  • Carrier Neutral

    14+ Carriers

  • data center security

    Security

    8 Layers

  • Wind rating

    185 mph

  • Scalability

    18-acre campus

  • Concurrently Maintainable

    Redundant Power & Cooling

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Site Specifications

  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Network
  • Security
  • Strategic Location
  • Dedicated Office Space
Houston 2 UPS room

Power

Built-In Redundancy

  • Dual underground, concrete-encased utility feeds
  • Closed-transition Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS)
  • Fault tolerance and concurrent maintainability for single and dual-corded loads

UPS

  • 1500 kW PowerWare 9395 UPS lineups per power train
  • N+1 to 2N redundancy available

Generators

  • Multiple 2.5 MW Cummins diesel engine-generators
  • 40,000 gallons of fuel on site
Houston 2 CRAHs

Cooling

High-Density Cooling

  • Houston 2’s concurrently maintainable chilled water cooling system is ideal for High Performance Computing (HPC), supporting 50 kW cabinets and blade server environments.

Chillers

  • 550-ton VFD York chillers with fast restart
  • N+1 redundancy

CRAHs

  • 2800 CFM chilled water Computer Room Air Handlers (CRAHs)
  • N+20% redundancy
underground network feeds

Network

Redundant Infrastructure

  • Diverse network entry through underground, concrete-encased duct banks.
  • Multihomed redundant connectivity to global upstream providers

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 2 customers have access to our CloudTap service – a network fabric connecting to Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and others
  • Carrier neutral with access to 14+ network providers, fiber paths encased in diverse concrete-encased duct banks
  • Satellite pad access
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Security

External

  • 24x7x365 manned security at gated entry, entrances and loading docks
  • Badged or escorted entry
  • Security cameras with digital video recording

Internal

  • Security booth
  • Man trap and biometric scanners
  • Color camera digital surveillance system
  • Video recording upon every door opening
  • Cabinets and cage locks
  • Data Foundry personnel onsite 24x7x365
downtown Houston Texas

Strategic Location

  • Built above the 500-year flood plain
  • 12 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • A multitude of hotels and restaurants within a 1-mile radius
  • Located in an area of dense fiber-optic connectivity
  • Independent power grid
Houston 2 offices

Dedicated Office Space

Flexible Space

  • Build your own NOC
  • Offices for data center employees
  • Disaster recovery worksite
  • Dedicated conference rooms

Dedicated Offices

  • 60,000 SQ FT of cutomizable dedicated office space
  • Ready-to-run worksite recovery services
  • Custom physical security for access control
  • A wealth of amenities for your team

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Premier Data Center with Amenities & Service to Match

At Data Foundry, we put our customers first, and the quality of our facilities is reflected in our high-touch services and amenities.

  • Secure loading dock with semi-trailer access
  • Depressed slabs in data halls, no ramps to white floor
  • Staging / burn-in area
  • Technology / presentation room for 75 people
  • Fully-stocked break room
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • Cots, washer and dryer onsite
  • Secure parking
  • Access to conference rooms
  • 24×7 Network Operations Center
  • Proximity to hotels, restaurants and public transportation
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