Why Houston?

As the fourth largest city in the U.S., and arguably the most international city in Texas, it is essential for many companies to have a colocation presence in Houston, TX. Houston is second only to New York City when it comes to quantity of large publicly traded companies, and it is home to thriving healthcare, medical research, oil and gas, manufacturing, logistics and aerospace sectors.

Built for High Density Computing

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

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    Data Center Size 350,000 SQ FT

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    Power 60 MEGAWATTS

  • Gear

    High Performance Computing > 50kW per Cabinet

  • Network

    Carrier Neutral 14+ Carriers

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    Security 8 Layers

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    Dedicated Office Space 60,000 SQ FT

Premier Colocation with Service to Match

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

  • 24x7x365 tenured technicians and security staff – no contractors
  • Multiple full-time master electricians onsite
  • Dedicated technical account and sales managers
Meet-Me Room
  • Houston 2’s meet-me room provides access to 14+ network carriers.
  • Underground fiber transport links allow customers to connect to any of their other deployments in Data Foundry facilities
  • Redundant, secure cross-connects via diverse points of presence with carriers in multiple facilities
Diverse Carrier Entry

Data Foundry has made it easy for telecom carriers to connect to Houston 2. Carriers are provided access to underground, concrete-encased duct banks that enter the Data Ranch campus via diverse paths on the property. All telecom is delivered to separate carrier rooms inside the Houston 2 data center.

Blended Bandwidth

Data Foundry offers a blended Internet service that provides access to a minimum of four carriers at once. Data Foundry’s blended bandwidth ensures the most efficient and reliable routing for network connectivity.

Redundant Infrastructure
  • Redundant Cisco routers and switches
  • Multihomed redundant connectivity to global upstream providers
  • Dual underground, concrete-encased utility feeds
  • Closed-transition Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS)
  • Fault tolerance and concurrent maintainability for single and dual-corded loads
  • 1500 kW PowerWare 9395 UPS lineups per power train
  • N+1 to 2N redundancy available
  • Multiple 2.5 MW N+1 Cummins diesel engine-generators
  • 48 hours of fuel per generator
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.

  • 2800 CFM chilled water Computer Room Air Handlers (CRAHs)
  • N+20% redundancy
  • 550-ton VFD York chillers with fast restart
  • N+1 redundancy
  • Color camera digital surveillance system and security cameras with digital video recording and storage
  • Escorted access
  • Digital video recording upon every door opening
  • Cabinet and cage security options include individual locks and biometric scanners
  • Data Foundry personnel onsite 24x7x365
  • 24x7x365 manned security at gated entry, data center entrances and loading docks
  • Man traps and dual-factor authentication, biometric access controls
  • Man traps at all exterior doors, including loading dock
  • Color camera digital surveillance system and security cameras with digital video recording and storage
Amenities & Location
Strategic Location
  • 12 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
  • Located in one of the lowest risk zones for natural disasters in the U.S.
  • Located in an area of dense fiber-optic connectivity
  • Independent power grid
  • Based in a tech talent-rich community
Customer Amenities
  • 8 hotels and 3 restaurants within 3 miles
  • Special rates for customers at nearby hotels
  • Proximity to public transportation
  • Secure parking
  • Secure loading dock with semi-trailer access
  • Fully-stocked break room
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • Cots, washer and dryer onsite
  • Dedicated staging / burn-in room
  • Access to conference rooms
Dedicated Office Space
Flexible Space
  • Build your own NOC
  • Offices for data center employees
  • Disaster recovery worksite
  • Dedicated conference rooms
Dedicated Offices
  • 20,000 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

Learn more about our disaster recovery services and dedicated office space.

Technical Specs

Get a printer-friendly version of in-depth technical specifications for Houston 2.

Download the Houston 2 Spec Sheet

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