Located near downtown Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh International Airport, Expedient Communications Allegheny data center is located at 1 Allegheny Center Mall, Suite 001, Pittsburgh PA 15212.
Expedient’s Allegheny data center offers clients a stable and secure environment for their IT infrastructure needs. The facility is strategically located in a risk adverse geographic region, where the risk of natural events such as hurricanes and earthquakes is next to zero. The data center’s operations support center is fully staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and clients have access to the facility at all hours. Video surveillance, biometric hand scanners and key card access provide a multi-layered security structure at all times. Inside, a FM-200, pre-action dry pipe system, and a VESDA air monitoring system provides a multi-layered safeguard for clients’ IT assets, against any fire threat. The operations control center also closely monitors temperature and humidity.
The facility itself is over 25,000 total square feet, with 10,000 square feet of 24 inch raised floor space and 8,000 square feet of flat floor. The power infrastructure at the facility is supported by four 500kVA Liebert uninterrupted power supply systems. A 2.2 megawatt caterpillar generator provides back up power, with 3,000 gallons of backup fuel on-site. The cooling system is set up in an N+1 configuration, and provides over 500 total tons of cooling. The network infrastructure allows for multiple fiber entrances into the building and for clients, includes direct access to multiple Tier 1 internet providers. Expedient’s high availability network includes firewalls and load balancers and multiple Expedient data centers are connected via a 10Gbps fiber optic ring. On site engineers are also available 24 hours a day to provide network support.
Expedient operates 9 data centers throughout the mid-western and Eastern United States, for a total of 200,000 square feet of data center space. Each facility is fully SSAE-16 audited, and adheres to PCI compliance. In addition to its co-location services, Expedient also offers clients additional services such as cloud computing, managed servers and backups, load balancing and managed exchanged email.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Expedient Communications – Pittsburgh Allegheny Data Center Highlights
- Keyed locks on all cages and cabinets
- 16 CCTV security cameras recorded to DVR for 90 days
- Mantrap, key-card and biometric security systems
- 500 tons of cooling, 25 Air Handlers
- Power and HVAC systems set up in an N+1 configuration
- Dual power feeds
- FM-200, Pre-Action dry pipe fire suppression system
- VESDA air sampling system