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SunGard – Austin Data Center

SunGard Austin data center is located at 8025 IH Highway 35, Austin, TX 7875. The data center offers colocation and managed hosting, recovery and hotsite services, workforce continuity, messaging and collaboration, and network and managed security services.

SunGard colocation services includes tailored colocation data center space including cabinets with 42U capacity, or secure cages offering more space and added security for compliance. The data center provides 20,000 square feet of total space, including 24 inches raised floor space. Multiple physical layers of security with controlled security procedures is maintained in the data center. The data center uses VESDA control smoke detection apparatus for early alert of fire spark.

Austin data center is N+1 to 2N+1 power design, and offers 100% SLA on power. The immediate power failure is protected by 5 x redundant 500 kVA UPS systems and 1 x redundant 160 kVA UPS system. The standby power is provided by 2,000 kW Cummins Synergy diesel generator with 6,000 gallon fuel tank, 1,500 kW Cummins Synergy Diesel Generator with 4,000 gallon fuel tank and 1,000 kW Cummins Synergy Diesel Generator with 2,000 gallon fuel tank. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by 24 x 26 tons HVAC units with leak detection and 5 x 30 tons HVAC units with leak detection.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple Tier One backbones via carrier-diverse local loops. The data center provides Cisco systems powered Internet mesh platform, 2 x local loop providers over SONET, 2 x hubbed DS-3s for PTP and frame relay connections, 2 x 7206 border routers, 4 x 6509 access switches, and dual Ethernet drops to every customer cabinet.

SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard is comprised of four businesses – Availability Services, Financial Systems, K-12 Education and Public Sector. The name of the company originally was an initialism which stood for Sun Guaranteed Access to Recovered Data, a reference to the disaster recovery business it helped pioneer. SunGard has more than 17,000 employees and serves approximately 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. With annual revenue of about $4.0 billion, SunGard is the largest privately held software and services company and is ranked 480 on the Fortune 500. The company was founded in 1982, and is headquartered in Wayne, PA.

The company’s Availability Services segment portfolio includes business continuity planning, managed recovery, enterprise cloud computing services, colocation, online backup, continuity management software, and consulting. SunGard Availability Services has 5 million square feet of data center and operations space. SunGard Financial Systems segment provides mission critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry. The primary purpose of these systems is to automate the many detailed processes associated with trading, managing investment portfolios and accounting for investment assets. This segment primarily serves financial services institutions, corporate and government treasury departments, and energy. SunGard Financial Systems helps 15,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard K-12 Education provides district wide software solutions designed to help teachers, administrators and parents support student achievement. SunGard K-12 Education delivers a single integrated suite of software products, and its K-12 Education software solutions currently support over 8 million K-12 students in the United States. SunGard Public Sector segment is a leading provider of software and services for local governments, public safety and justice agencies and nonprofits. SunGard Public Sector products impact more than 115 million citizens in North America.


SunGard – Austin Data Center

SunGard – Austin Data Center
8025 N I H Highway 35
Austin, TX 78753

SunGard – Austin Data Center Highlights

  • Colocation
    • Full 42u Cabinets
    • Caged Space
  • 20,000 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 24 Inches Raised Floor Space
  • Multiple Physical Layers of Security with Controlled Security Procedures
  • VESDA Control
  • N+1 to 2N+1 Power Design
  • 100% SLA On Power
  • UPS System
    • 5 x Redundant 500 kVA UPS Systems
    • 1 x Redundant 160 kVA UPS System
  • Diesel Generators
    • 2,000 kW Cummins Synergy Diesel Generator with 6,000 Gallon Fuel Tank
    • 1,500 kW Cummins Synergy Diesel Generator with 4,000 Gallon Fuel Tank
    • 1,000 kW Cummins Synergy Diesel Generator with 2,000 Gallon Fuel Tank
  • 24 x 26 Tons HVAC Units with Leak Detection
  • 5 x 30 Tons HVAC units with Leak Detection
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Cisco Systems Powered Internet Mesh Platform
  • 2 x Local Loop Providers Over SONET
  • 2 x Hubbed DS-3s for PTP and Frame Relay Connections
  • 2 x 7206 Border Routers
  • 4 x 6509 Access Switches
  • Dual Ethernet Drops to Every Customer Cabinet