Texas 2 Data Center

Texas 2 is a purpose-built, dually-fed data center that provides wholesale and retail colocation for deployments of all sizes. The concurrently maintainable facility supports high performance computing (HPC) and is powered by independent substations.

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Texas 2 Data Center

Purpose Built To Support Your Power, Security And IT Requirements

Our Texas 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

    325,000 SQ FT

  • Power

    36 MW

  • high performance computing

    High Density

    > 50 kW per cabinet

  • Carrier Neutral

    16+ Carriers

  • data center security

    Security

    8 Layers

  • Wind rating

    185 mph

  • scalable infrastructure

    Scalability

    40 acre campus

  • Concurrently Maintainable

    N+1 to 2N redundancy

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Site Specifications

  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Network
  • Security
  • Strategic Location
  • Dedicated Office Space
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Power

Built-In Redundancy

  • Dual, underground power feeds
  • Connected to two distinct 400 MW substations
  • 2N to N+1 power configurations

UPS

  • Each UPS room has two incoming power feeds
  • UPS feeds are routed via diverse paths
  • Multiple 750 kVA Toshiba modules

Generators

  • Multiple 2.25 MW N+1 Caterpillar diesel generators
  • Generators fully enclosed in building shell within dedicated bays
  • 40,000 gallons of fuel onsite
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Cooling

High-Density Cooling

  • Texas 2’s concurrently maintainable chilled water cooling system with dual independent water feeds is ideal for HPC, supporting 50 kW cabinets and blade server environments.

Chillers

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

CRAHs

  • 28,000 CFM chilled water CRAHs (Computer Room Air Handlers) in N+3 configuration.
  • Supports high air Delta-Ts for blade server environments
underground network feeds

Network

Redundant Infrastructure

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

Blended Bandwidth

  • 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 data centers in Austin and Houston are connected in a private fiber network we call the TexasNap
  • Texas 2 customers have access to our CloudTap service – a network fabric connecting to Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and others
  • Carrier neutral with access to 16+ network providers
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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 Austin Texas

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
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Dedicated Office Space

Flexible Space

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

Office Space Features

  • 40,000 SQ FT of customizable 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 for us, the quality of our facilities is reflected in our high-touch services and amenities.

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

Austin is located in a region with a low incidence of natural disasters, making it an ideal location for mission critical facilities. It also has a tech talent-rich community and is often referred to as “Silicon Hills”. Austin is the home of our headquarters, and it is among the top three fastest growing cities in the nation.

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