KST Electric Signs Contract to Wire New Data Foundry Data Center in Austin

    SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 – KST Electric, Ltd., a subsidiary of Rosendin Electric, the nation’s largest private electrical contractor and a 100-percent employee-owned company, announced today it has signed a contract with Data Foundry, a leading provider of wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, co-location, and disaster recovery service, to wire the first phase of a $150 million data center in Austin, Texas.

    KST Electric will be responsible for wiring the entire first phase of the Data Ranch construction, including providing flexible power delivery for rooms from 2,500 square feet and up, as well as flexible power redundancy from N+1 to 2N+1 configurations. The first phase will support 12 MW of utility power with two redundant 12 MW feeds into the building and two independent substations, each independently connected to the ERCOT grid.

    To read more about KST Electric’s collaboration with Data Foundry, click here.

    About Data Foundry

    Data Foundry is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services for enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. The company's premier data centers are supported by experienced onsite technicians, security staff and customer support 24 X 7 X 365. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry owns and operates purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centers in Texas and operates a global network with colocation presences for deployments worldwide. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.

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