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Data Foundry – Texas 1 Data Center

Data Foundry’s Texas 1 data center is located at 4100 Smith School Rd, Austin, TX 78744. The data center is a purpose built facility located at 40 acre data ranch development, and is 10 minutes away from Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Ten inch thick pre-cast walls and a concrete roof system designed to withstand 215 miles per hour winds are structural features. The data center provides amenities like secure parking for customers and visitors, secure loading dock with semi-trailer access, and dedicated staging and burn-in room.

Data center provides half and full lockable cabinets, caged space starting at 3 cabinets, and dedicated private suites starting from 2,500 square feet. This 250,000 square feet facility provides 110,000 square feet of raised floor and 20,000 square feet dedicated worksite recovery space. The facility is regularly audited in accordance with SSAE 16 SOC I Type II requirements, and is HIPAA compliant. The external security measures taken by Data Foundry includes 24x7x365 manned security at gated entry and security cameras with digital video recording and storage. The internal security is provided by escorted access and video surveillance system with DVR recording on every door opening. Biometric access control and man traps at all external doors prevent unauthorized access. The data center uses an extensive set of fire detection and suppression system that includes High Sensitivity Smoke Detection (HSSD) sensors, FE36 handheld extinguishers, FM 200 building wide system, and Dual interlock pre action dry pipe sprinkler system at data center.

Multiple levels of redundancy are built into every level of Texas 1 power infrastructure. The redundant power feeds are supplied by separate 400 MW substations, and each substation is powered by independent power plants on the ERCOT electric grid. For added reliability, Data Foundry built a dedicated, end-to-end, concrete reinforced underground feed. The immediate power failure is protected by multiple 750 kVA PowerWare 9395 UPS system in N+1 and 2N configurations. The emergency power is provided by multiple 2.5 MW Caterpillar diesel generators in N+1 configuration with 50,000 gallons of fuel storage onsite. The data center has 300 kVA single input PDUs and 300 kVA dual input PDUs. The data center is ideal for high performance computing with power density of 50 kW per cabinet. The data center has zone high resistance grounding and lightning protection system installed. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by 24,000 cfm chilled water CRAH units in N+3 configuration, and 550 tons VFD York chillers with fast restart in N+1 redundancy

Houston data center is a carrier neutral facility offering connectivity to 17+ carriers and service providers. 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 Texas 1 data center. 24 x 7 x 365 NOC staff provides the helpdesk and support services, and remote hands services.

About Data Foundry

Data Foundry Inc. is a premier provider of data center outsourcing, colocation, managed services, network services, and disaster recovery services. The company offers wholesale and retail colocation services with premium facilities for housing servers and equipment, emergency workspace, and carrier neutral network accessibility. Data Foundry also provides commercial Internet services to its customers that includes T1, T3 and Metro Ethernet, all backed by a fully redundant network. The company serves thousands of enterprise customers across a variety of industries, including energy, technology, healthcare, and financial services. Data Foundry was the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in San Antonio and one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the United States. The company was founded in 1994, and is based in Austin, TX.
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Data Foundry – Texas 1 Data Center
4100 Smith School Rd.
Austin, TX 78744

Data Foundry – Texas 1 Data Center Highlights

  • Purpose Built Facility
  • Located at 40 Acre Data Ranch Development
  • 10 Minutes Away from Austin Bergstrom International Airport
  • Ten Inch Thick Pre-Cast Walls
  • Concrete Roof System Designed to Withstand 215 Miles Per Hour Winds
  • Amenities
    • Secure Parking for Customers and Visitors
    • Secure Loading Dock With Semi Trailer Access
    • Dedicated Staging And Burn In Room
  • Colocation
    • Half and Full Lockable Cabinets
    • Caged Space Starting at 3 Cabinets
    • Dedicated Private Suites Starting from 2,500 Square Feet
  • 250,000 Square Feet of Space
  • 110,000 Square Feet of Raised Floor
  • 20,000 Square Feet Dedicated Worksite Recovery Space
  • Certifications and Compliance
    • SSAE 16 SOC I Type II
    • HIPAA
  • Security
    • External
      • 24x7x365 Manned Security
      • Gated Entry
      • Security Cameras with Digital Video Recording and Storage
    • Internal
      • Escorted Access
      • Video Surveillance System with DVR Recording on Every Door Opening
      • Biometric Access Control
      • Man Traps at All External Doors
  • Fire Detection And Suppression
    • High Sensitivity Smoke Detection (HSSD) Sensors
    • FE36 Handheld Extinguishers
    • FM 200 Building Wide System
    • Dual Interlock Pre Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler System
  • Redundant Power Feeds
  • 400 MW Substations
  • Dedicated, End-To-End, Concrete Reinforced Underground Feed
  • Multiple 750 kVA Powerware 9395 UPS System in N+1 and 2N Configurations
  • Diesel Generators
    • Multiple 2.5 MW Caterpillar Diesel Generators in N+1 Configuration
    • 50,000 Gallons of Fuel Storage Onsite
  • Power Distribution Units (PDUs)
    • 300 kVA Single Input PDUs
    • 300 kVA Dual Input PDUs
  • High Performance Computing with Power Density of 50 kW Per Cabinet
  • Zone High Resistance Grounding
  • Lightning Protection System
  • Cooling and Humidity Control
    • 24,000 Cfm Chilled Water CRAH Units in N+3 Configuration
    • 550 Tons VFD York Chillers with Fast Restart in N+1 Redundancy
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Connectivity to 17+ Carriers and Service Providers
  • Underground, Concrete-Encased Duct Banks
  • Diverse Fiber Entry
  • Separate Carrier Rooms Inside Texas 1 Data Center
  • 24 X 7 X 365 NOC

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