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SunGard – Houston Data Center (HOU-757)

SunGard Houston data center (HOU-757) is located at 757 North Eldridge Parkway, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77079. The data center is high rise building with steel and concrete masonry perimeter walls. The data center has command center and conference room. The data center offers colocation and managed hosting, enterprise cloud services, remote managed IT services, 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 raised floor space. The data center adheres to SAS 70 Type II along with compliant with PCI DSS and ISO standards. The data center provides 24 x 7 security personnel, badge only access, exterior security cameras and video surveillance. The facility has integrated card reader and biometric security system in place for gaining access to data center resources. The data center is protected by Fike Cheetah control system, FM-1301 under floor suppression, and a pre action sprinkler system.

Houston data center provides a reliable power infrastructure, and offers 100% SLA on power. The data center has redundant Liebert UPS, PDUs, and static transfer switches. The standby power is provided by Stewart & Stevenson 1.4 MW diesel generator with 10,000 gallons of fuel storage onsite. The generator system is tested regularly. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by 14 x Liebert chilled water HVAC units and 3 x 80 tons redundant Carrier chillers in N+1 configuration.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple Tier One backbones via carrier-diverse local loops. The data center provides diverse fiber entry and intra building fiber paths and Nortel Option 81C PBX with multiple digital communication lines. The data center uses Nokia, WatchGuard and Cisco firewalls. The network infrastructure includes 2 x Juniper M10 routers and 4 x Cisco Catalyst 6509 switches. 24 x 7 x 365 onsite NOC provides the support and helpdesk services to its customers.

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.

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SunGard – Houston Data Center (HOU-757)

SunGard – Houston Data Center (HOU-757)
757 North Eldridge Parkway
Houston, TX 77079

SunGard – Houston Data Center (HOU-757) Highlights

  • High Rise Building
  • Concrete Masonry Perimeter Walls
  • 1 x Command Center/NOC
  • 1 x Conference Room
  • Colocation
    • Full 42u Cabinets
    • Caged Space
  • 20,000 Square Feet of Raised Floor Space
  • Certifications and Compliance
    • SAS 70 Type II
    • PCI DSS
    • ISO Controlled Preventive Maintenance
  • Security
    • 24 x 7 Security Personnel
    • Badge Only Access
    • Exterior Security Cameras
    • Video Surveillance
    • Integrated Card Reader
    • Biometric Security System
  • Fire Suppression System
    • Fike Cheetah Control System
    • FM-1301 Under Floor Suppression
    • Pre Action Sprinkler System
  • 100% SLA On Power
  • Redundant Liebert UPS
  • Power Distribution Units (PDUs)
  • Static Transfer Switches
  • Stewart & Stevenson 1.4 MW Diesel Generator
  • 10,000 Gallons of Fuel Storage Onsite
  • Regular Generator Testing
  • Cooling and Temperature Control
    • 14 x Liebert Chilled Water HVAC Units
    • 3 x 80 Tons Redundant Carrier Chillers in N+1 Configuration
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Diverse Fiber Entry and Intra Building Fiber Paths
  • Nortel Option 81C PBX with Multiple Digital Communication Lines
  • Nokia, Watchguard and Cisco Firewalls
  • 2 x Juniper M10 Routers
  • 4 x Cisco Catalyst 6509 Switches
  • 24 x 7 x 365 Onsite NOC