tw telecom’s Houston data center 1 is located at 7060 Empire Central Dr., Houston, TX 77040, and one of the two data center facilities that is owned and operated by tw telecom in Houston. The building constructed in 1982 is concrete steel structure with concrete slab on grade floor, and is located 10 miles from central business district. The data center offers colocation, data storage and backup, disaster recovery, business continuity solutions, and valuable data and voice services such as Internet access, storage transport, private line, business Ethernet, and IP VPN services.
The data center offers colocation options, including open racks, lockable cabinets, and caged floor space. The data center provides 5,000 square feet of raised floor space for subfloor cable management and efficient airflow. The facility also meets the regulatory compliance for the businesses that requires a certain percentage of uptime. The data center provides a secure environment through the use of 24x7x365 surveillance cameras monitoring and recording each and every activity through doors and hallways, onsite staff, and restricted access into the facility through the use of fingerprint readers. The data center is protected through the use of gaseous based fire suppression system, and is also equipped with early smoke detection equipment.
Houston data center 1 provides redundant and reliable power infrastructure. The entire critical infrastructure is protected by redundant UPS system on the immediate power failure. The redundant standby diesel generators provide the emergency power in the prolonged power outage with fuel storage onsite. The data center provides both AC and DC power to meet the power requirements with the provision of growth in future. The facility uses dual HVAC units to effectively moderate the cooling and humidity levels in hot aisle/cold aisle cabinet layout.
tw telecom’s 7060 Empire Central Dr. data center is a carrier neutral facility with access to multiple carriers and service provider. The data center also provides connectivity to tw telecom SONET based network that includes 100% fiber optic, fully redundant, self- healing digital rings. The onsite technical staff provides helpdesk and support services, and monitoring services.
tw telecom delivers the most advanced telecommunication solutions to businesses and large organizations throughout the United States. The company specializes in managed data, Internet services, and voice networking solutions, and is one of three largest provider of business Ethernet. The company offers robust service portfolio that meets the wide range of customers’ application, including but not limited to, Ethernet such as Native LAN, ENLAN, E-Line and local & national Metro e-connectivity; dedicated Internet access; converged services such as voice, Internet access, MPLS; managed router; transport such as DSx, OCx, Wavelength 2.5 G and 10 G; colocation; voice T1; and SIP Trunking services.
tw telecom’s voice services provide customers with local and long distance calling capabilities. The company owns, manages and maintains the switches to provide these services. Its voice services can be provisioned over TDM or as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and include access trunks, long distance service, local toll service, local telephone service, business access line service, and IP trunks.
tw telecom provides solutions to enterprise customers, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises, city, state and federal government entities, as well as carriers and other communication service providers. tw telecom serves markets nationwide over its own facilities, with more than 27,000 route miles of fiber and over 16,000 on-net commercial buildings connected. It has two National Operations Centers (NOCs) in Littleton, CO and O’Fallon, MO. tw telecom was founded as a joint venture between US West and Time Warner. tw telecom is a publicly trading company under the symbol of TWTC on NASDAQ. tw telecom was founded in 1993 and is based in Littleton, CO.
Houston, TX 77040
tw telecom – Houston Data Center #1 Highlights
- Building Constructed in 1982
- Concrete Steel Structure
- Concrete Slab on Grade Floor
- Located 10 Miles from Central Business District
- Open Racks
- Lockable Cabinets
- Caged Floor Space
- 5,000 Square Feet of Raised Floor for Colocation
- Regulatory Compliance Solutions
- 24x7x365 Surveillance Cameras with Monitoring and Recording
- Onsite Staff
- Restricted Access
- Fingerprint Readers
- Gaseous Based Fire Suppression System
- Early Smoke Detection Equipment
- Redundant UPS System
- Redundant Standby Diesel Generators
- Fuel Storage Onsite
- AC and DC Power Options
- Dual HVAC Units
- Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle Cabinet Layout
- Carrier Neutral Facility
- Connectivity to tw telecom SONET Based Network
- Onsite Technical Staff