Houston 2 Data Center – Open for Business

Jun 3, 2015 | Data Centers, News

The Data Foundry team is excited to announce that we have finished construction of Houston 2 and it is now open for business. We broke ground last April, and we are excited to be able to open up the white floor space of this purpose-built data center to a waiting list of customers ready to deploy their critical IT infrastructure.

Houston 2 – Concurrently Maintainable Facility

Purpose Built Data Center and NOT a Retrofitted Facility

  • 350,000 sq. ft. Facility
  • 60 MW Capability
  • Cooling system that supports up to 50kW per Rack
  • 18 Acre Campus owner/operator owned
  • 60,000 sq ft Dedicated Office Space
  • 185mph Wind Rated Facility
  • Built above the 500 Year Flood Plain

Carrier Neutral for Customer Choice:

Customers can choose from 11+ fiber carriers in the Houston 2 meet me cage, including: Level 3, AT&T, Verizon, Zayo, Alpheus, TLSN, Phonoscope, Comcast, TeliaSonera, Fiberlight and Cogent.

Houston 2 Amenities: Designed with your People in Mind

Whether on a brief visit to the data center or staying for extended hours as part of your disaster recovery plan, rest assured your employees are in a secure and accommodating environment at Houston 2.

Complementary Customer Access:

  • Technology Briefing Center
  • Conference Rooms
  • Work Area with WiFi Internet access
  • Dedicated Physical Storage
  • Burn In Room
  • Showers
  • Laundry Room
  • Customer Lounge

60,000 sq ft of Dedicated Office Space

Houston 2 offers dedicated work site office space for customers who need to work on-site for extended times, or want a permanent office to work out of at Houston 2.

Dedicated Office Space Options:

  • Ready to Move in 10′ x 12′ Office Space
  • Private Fiber connectivity to your Colocation Footprint
  • Customizable Office Sizes Available upon request

8 Layers of Security:

There is not a better equipped or engineered data center for the protection of your infrastructure than Houston 2. From the physical design of the facility, to its multiple access control points and around-the-clock security personnel, Data Foundry employs advanced security systems to protect your mission-critical operations. Our 24x7x365 Security staff is not outsourced, and are hired Data Foundry employees.

Managed Services:

Houston 2 offers a suite of managed services to meet the various demands of your IT environment. Our experienced team of on-site, highly-skilled engineers and technicians can tailor a solution that fits your specific needs. Our Managed Services are backed by 24x7x365 on-site support, and can scale to fit any of your IT needs.

  • DDOS Protection
  • Storage Backup
  • Disaster-Recovery Services
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Manage Firewall
  • Virtual Hands
  • Monitoring

Technology Briefing Room:

We built this room as an additional feature for our customers to use for presentations or for hosting events at Houston 2. Features include:

  • Projector and Audio Ready
  • Capacity up to 75 People
  • Podium, Tables and Chairs

The initial customers have started moving their computing infrastructure into Houston 2, and our tenured expert staff is onsite 24/7 to provide high-touch service and ensure a seamless transition for customers who are either migrating from their office space or moving from their current colocation facilities.

To learn more about Houston 2, see the Houston 2 web page

Request a tour today and come see first-hand why Houston 2 is the Premier Choice for Colocation in Houston.