Strong demand for services drives construction of new 200,000-sq.-ft. facility featuring superior colocation and Class A office space
Dallas, TX (February 10, 2014) – Global data center services provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) has scheduled a ground breaking ceremony on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to noon CST for its second data center in San Antonio. The new site, located at 9500 Westover Hills Blvd., is expected to have 180,000 square feet of raised floor space along with 22,000 square feet of Class A office space that customers can use.
“Our new data center in San Antonio will be capable of delivering 36 megawatts of critical power capacity and be an integral part of the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (National IX), which delivers interconnection between metro-enabled sites within the CyrusOne facility footprint and beyond,” said Kevin Timmons, chief technology officer of CyrusOne. “It’s located on 22 acres of land in the Westover Hills area, just a few miles away from our first San Antonio data center, and has easy access to major highways, the airport, hotels, and restaurants. We’re excited to begin construction and would like to thank local officials and the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation for the collaborative and business-friendly climate they have created in San Antonio.”
CyrusOne’s San Antonio footprint increases to more than 300,000 square feet upon full completion of the new facility, which is being built using the company’s innovative Massively Modular® design engineering approach. Massively Modular optimizes materials sourcing and enables delivery of industry-leading energy optimization and just-in-time data hall inventory to meet customer demand. CyrusOne expects the first phase of the new site to be completed during the third quarter.
CyrusOne opened San Antonio’s first enterprise-class multi-tenant data center in 2012, and strong customer demand has driven the need to construct a second CyrusOne facility. San Antonio is located in central Texas, away from natural-disaster zones and offers a robust power-grid infrastructure.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an available highest possible power redundancy (2N) architecture.
Customers have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.
The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 500 enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. This certification highlights that CyrusOne facilities have achieved the highest quality for power, cooling, security, and, most importantly, for carrier neutral connectivity. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.
With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to 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 Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: 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 600 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 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 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.
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