One of two Expedient Communications data centers located in the Pittsburgh region, their Green Tree data center is located at 810 Parish Street, Pittsburgh PA 15220.
Expedient’s Green Tree 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 multiple levels of security at all times. Inside, a Halon fire suppression system with a redundant dry pipe pre-action 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 26,000 total square feet, with 12,500 square feet of raised floor space . The power infrastructure at the facility is supported by a 2N+1 configured UPS system. 2 back up generators provide over 1.6 megawatts of power, with 4,000 gallons of backup fuel on-site. The cooling system is set up in an N+1 configuration, and provides over 370 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 11 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 15220
Expedient Communications – Pittsburgh Green Tree Data Center Highlights
- 24 hours a day, seven days a week of on-site monitoring and secure access
- N+1 HVAC system with 370 tons of cooling
- UPS in 2N+1 configuration
- 26,000 total square feet
- Keyed locks on all cages and cabinets
- Video camera surveillance