Expansion Meets Growing Market Demand for Reliable Capacity and High-Availability Infrastructure
Houston, Texas – January 24, 2020 — Data Foundry, a premier colocation data center provider, announces the completion of an additional 27,000-square-foot, 4MW data hall on its 350,000-square-foot, master-planned Houston 2 data center campus in the Greenpoint district. The expansion was driven by Houston business growth and the subsequent demand for capacity, low latency and cost-effective networking from organizations across healthcare, energy, and manufacturing.
Noted as a top metro for economic growth potential and serving as home to the headquarters of 21 Forbes Global 2000 companies, the Houston business community’s trajectory of expansion has created a growing need for capable and scalable data center solutions. This strategic build underscores Data Foundry’s dedication to serving as Texas’s leading data center partner, delivering highly reliable capacity that keeps mission-critical IT up and empowers expanding business initiatives and operations.
Purpose-built to support power, security and IT requirements, Houston 2 delivers network reliability and diverse utility feeds, as well as a 185mph wind-rated structure and elevation above the 500-year floodplain. This offers enhanced protection against downtime and allows the facility to serve as a sanctuary for companies that rely on continued operation even throughout Houston’s worst weather events.
Also featuring an array of amenities including office space, a kitchen and showers, Data Foundry’s facilities effectively safeguard IT infrastructure and protect the teams that run it and the customers who rely on it. Complemented by the company’s consultative approach and responsive, hands-on services, Houston 2 ensures that business can enhance their growth into the future and leverage uptime 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
“We take pride in always putting our customers first, whether that’s through our high-touch services, state-of-the-art facilities, attentiveness to dynamic requirements or extra amenities that promote customer peace of mind,” states Ronald Yokubaitis, Co-CEO of Data Foundry. “We couldn’t be happier to expand our capabilities to meet the needs of our clients as they grow and evolve. Furthermore, we’re excited to deliver enhanced partnership to Houston and its flourishing local business ecosystem as it continues on its fantastic growth trajectory and generates new success.”
Data Foundry has operated data centers in the Houston area since 2002, delivering service-focused data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed solutions for enterprise customers and small businesses spanning a variety of industries. The company commemorated the completion of this expansion with an on-site celebration, which took place on Thursday, January 23.
To learn more about Data Foundry, please visit www.datafoundry.com.
About Data Foundry
Data Foundry is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas, that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services for enterprise customers across a variety of industries, including energy, healthcare and financial services. The company’s premier data centers are supported by experienced on-site technicians, security staff and customer support 24 X 7 X 365. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry owns and operates purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centers in Texas and operates a global network with colocation presences for deployments worldwide. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.
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