Data Foundry Announces 250,000 SF, 50 MW Data Center Campus in Houston

Large expansion is in response to Houston customer demand for premium data center services

Austin, Texas – September 4, 2013 – Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, today announced that it has purchased 18 acres of land for its Houston data center campus. The campus will feature 250,000 square feet of data center space with 50 megawatts of power capability. The campus will be located at Greens Crossing Blvd, conveniently located near I45 and the Sam Houston Parkway.

“Data Foundry established its first Internet and data center facility in Houston in 1996, and we’ve continuously expanded our presence and capabilities to meet the demands of our Houston customers,” said Carolyn Yokubaitis, co-CEO of Data Foundry. “We’re very excited to be further expanding our commitment to Houston and continuing to offer a real choice in premium data center and managed services.”

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Data Foundry is a global colocation and managed services provider that has been in operation since 1994. Data Foundry owns and operates three data centers in Texas and has recently completed construction of the first purpose-built colocation facility in the Central Texas region, the Texas 1 data center located in Austin. Data Foundry has experienced tremendous success with Texas 1, highlighting the demand for premium data center space backed by a full suite of managed services.

“Data Foundry’s Texas 1 data center in Austin has served us well with its combination of colocation, disaster recovery and managed services,” said Danny Grant, Director of IT Infrastructure for Rockwater Energy Solutions. “As a Houston based company it is great to see the addition of this type of premium data center in our own backyard.”

Ground breaking of the first data center on the Houston campus is planned for the first quarter of 2014 with completion targeted in the fourth quarter. The new Houston data center will offer both retail and wholesale colocation to support customers from a single cabinet up to multi-megawatt deployments. It will also maintain a carrier-neutral approach like Data Foundry’s other data centers, allowing maximum flexibility for customers’ network requirements.