The QTS’ Miami data center is located at 11234 NW 20th St., Miami, FL 33172. The Florida data center is located in the heart of Miami’s power Grid, and one of the best hurricane proof facilities in the market. This Category 5 rated facility is designed to withstand flood damage and carries a wind rating of 185 MPH and located in a low risk flood area, Flood Zone X (unshaded), and above the 500 years flood plain.
QTS offers colocation space options from single cabinets to multi rack cages to private suites. The data center is 30,000 square feet of total enclosed space, and is a pre cast concrete structure with reinforced steel. The facility provides 20,000 square feet of 36 inches raised floor. The data center is SSAE 16 Type II certified. The facility has excellent security measures with a 7 foot high fence, security guards, CCTV monitoring, and single site entrance with security office and security check in. All building entrances require key card access while the data center requires key card and two factor biometric authentication including finger print and iris scan with a mantrap entrance.
Utility power to the data center is provided via dual FP&L feeds that provide power two independent 2000 KVA transformers. The power failure is protected by 3 x 2 MW of diesel generators that feed power to parallel redundant UPS system i.e. 6 (3+3) x Liebert 350 KVA UPS system in N+1 configuration. All power cabling below floors is installed in either conduit or seal tight flexible conduit with approved connectors to all equipment. The facility is equipped with 30 tons Liebert CRAC units configured as N+1 redundancy to control the cooling and humidity. The pre action dry fire suppression system with VESDA is installed in the facility for safety. Air temperature, humidity, fire detection and water pressure are managed by automated control system, which pages all alert situations to trained facility engineers.
The data center is a carrier neutral facility providing access to multiple providers for local fiber, Internet connectivity. The data center has diverse fiber entrances into building including multiple central office redundancy. The facility also offer QTS metro connect services to NAP of the America (Carrier Hotel). Internal cabling, copper, coax or fiber access, to carrier bandwidth using cable management systems throughout the facility. The engineers are trained to control and maintain all critical facility components, and are available by pager.
About Quality Technology Services
Miami, FL 33172
QTS (Quality Technology Services) – Miami Data Center Highlights
- Category 5 Hurricane Resistant Data Center
- 185 MPH Wind Rating
- Low Risk Flood Area
- 20,000 Square Feet of Raised Floor
- Cabinets, Caged Space, and Private Suites
- SSAE 16 Type II Certified
- 7 Feet Security Fence and Security Guards Presence
- Video Surveillance, Card Key, and Biometric Authentication
- Dual Utility Power Feeds
- 6 x 350 KW Liebert UPS System in N+1 Configuration
- 3 x 2 MW Generators with On site Fuel Storage
- 30 Tons Liebert CRAC Units in N+1 Configuration
- Dry Pipe Fire Suppression with VESDA
- Automated Control Systems
- Carrier Neutral Connectivity
- Monitoring 24x7x365 by QTS Engineers
- Facility Engineers Available by Pager