Head 'Via'West to Plano's 150,000-SF operating data centerHead 'Via'West to Plano's 150,000-SF operating data centerhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=145682016-09-22T05:00:00Z2016-09-22T20:45:00Z

​​​PLANO - ViaWest, a leading provider of Hybrid IT Solutions and Colocation in North America, announced that its data center is now operational.

With 148,000 sf of raised floor at full build, the Plano data center features:

  • Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) projected at 1.3, among the lowest PUE of any colocation facility in the industry
  • 700+ Watts/SF high density capacity availability
  • Cooling system with 6,000 tons of redundant, fault tolerant capacity
  • High security with 24x7 key card access with secondary biometric authentication, six zone security access
  • 100 percent Service Level Agreement (SLA) for power, bandwidth and network services availability
  • All physical entry, environmental, power and networks monitored real-time

ViaWest, which already has eight Texas data centers, is expanding its presence to take advantage of the supply of stable energy, low risk of natural disasters, ready access to fiber networks and competitive regulatory environment with a low state tax burden.
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

​Want m​ore data? See CBRE's ​National Data Center Market Update 2Q 2016 (PDF)​.

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