Strong demand drives need for additional capacity; Texas-based Corgan selected as architect for new data center
Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (CONE) announced today plans to build a second data center in San Antonio and named Corgan as the architect of the new building.
Located near CyrusOne’s existing San Antonio facility, which was commissioned in October 2012, the new site is expected to have more than 200,000 square feet of data center and superior Class A office space that can be used by customer employees. As a result, CyrusOne’s San Antonio footprint will grow to more than 300,000 square feet of data center and Class A office space.
“As we anticipated, demand for colocation space in our existing San Antonio data center has been strong, and we’re excited to get started on the new facility,” said Kevin Timmons, chief technology officer for CyrusOne. “We anticipate breaking ground in the fourth quarter of 2013 and plan to use our innovative Massively Modular™ facility engineering approach to achieve construction and asset utilization efficiencies and enable a speedy commissioning of the site.”
Texas-based Corgan is the architect for the project. Corgan is one of the largest U.S.-based design firms focused on architecture and has developed a special expertise in sustainable design of mission-critical facilities such as data centers.
“We’re taking a uniquely sustainable and innovative approach to the design of this facility, which will blend it seamlessly into the native landscape,” explained Timmons. “The building will be layered with the terrain to allow at-grade access to each level of the building. The master plan is highly flexible with best-in-class redundancy, security, and scalability.”
Delivering Best-in-Class Facilities and Interconnectivity
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation and engineers its facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture), and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. Earlier this year, CyrusOne launched its National Internet Exchange(National IX). With the CyrusOne National IX, customers can now connect to their own enterprise-owned facilities and to third-party facilities to seamlessly engage the full ecosystem of business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, Internet service providers, and Ethernet buyers and sellers within a single metro area, between cities, and across regions.
Moreover, the CyrusOne National IX provides customers with the opportunity to drive additional revenue by improving their immediately addressable market, reduce expenses with a lower-cost option for point-to-point Internet connectivity between data centers, and improve service quality through higher levels of resiliency.
CyrusOne operates 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the global Fortune 20 companies and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000.
CyrusOne (CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 500 customers, including nine of the global Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National Internet Exchange (National IX) platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.
From its founding in 1938, Corgan has grown into one of the largest U.S.-based design firms focused on architecture. Named the 2011 Design Firm of the Year by ENR Texas & Louisiana and recognized three consecutive years as the Best Large Architecture Firm to Work For by ZweigWhite, Corgan employs more than 330 professionals in its offices in Dallas, Houston, New York, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Beijing, and Dubai. As its design opportunities have expanded from local to international, Corgan has developed special expertise in corporate, aviation, health care, education, and mission-critical facility design, as well as digital visualization services through Corgan MediaLab.
Mindy Miller or Lisa McLaughlin, 513-671-3811