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Press Release -- May 15th, 2012
Source: CyrusOne

CyrusOne To Break Ground on ‘Massively ModularTM’ Phoenix Facility

CyrusOne To Break Ground on ‘Massively ModularTM’ Phoenix Facility
One-Million-Square-Foot Data Center Delivers Unmatched Solutions and Amenities to West Coast

Houston (May 15, 2012) –CyrusOne, a preeminent enterprise data center colocation solutions provider, breaks ground tomorrow, on the 57-acre parcel of land it purchased in Chandler, Ariz., last fall.  The site will house a 1-million-square-foot Massively ModularTM data center expected to deliver scale, power, efficiencies and amenities never-before-seen in a multi-tenant facilities market.

“We are confident that CyrusOne’s innovative design paired with the excellent operating environment the Phoenix market offers, is an ideal combination for delivering the high-density, mission critical solutions we’ve become known for, at a scale unmatched by our competitors,” said Kevin Timmons, chief technology officer, CyrusOne.  “In total we’re delivering a cost-competitive alternative for our California clientele looking to secure company data away from the earthquakes and other natural disasters experienced there.”

Planned for completion in the first part of 2013, the data center is expected to become the largest of its kind in the country with 110 megawatts of power capacity, delivered from a substation to be built on the property. The company’s Massively ModularTM design delivers industry-leading energy optimization and just-in-time inventory to meet customer demand. The Massively ModularTM approach enables CyrusOne to commission large data center facilities in approximately 16 weeks, beating the deployment capabilities of the data-center-in-a-box solutions currently being marketed by competitors.

“We are differentiating ourselves in how we bring our products to market, and with the products themselves. In comparison to other facilities in Phoenix, the immense scale and modularity of CyrusOne’s facility delivers unmatched economic benefits to customers. Its location with respect to power and fiber infrastructure access ensures customer confidence, and the best-in-class office space keeps our customers comfortable while they work, including amenities such as an espresso bar,” said Timmons. “There’s nothing else like it in the industry.”

The groundbreaking comes on the heels of an industry peer review session the CyrusOne executive team hosted in late April. There were interactive sessions with the general contractor, architecture firm, and CyrusOne mechanical and electrical engineers engaged for the Chandler project, in an effort to further optimize the facility design plan.

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About CyrusOne

CyrusOne specializes in enterprise data center colocation, offering the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the company has 24 facilities across the United States, London, and Singapore. CyrusOne is renowned for exemplary customer service. The company’s customers include 16 of the top global 100 companies and four of the top 10. For more information, visit

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