DSA Encore Salutes Digital Realty Trust on the Completion of the First of Six Pods at its New Wakefield Data Center
Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011—DSA Encore is pleased to announce the grand opening of client Digital Realty Trust (DLR)’s newly constructed data center at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway in Wakefield, MA. A top-ranked online backup service is slated occupy the space effective immediately.
DSA Encore designed, built and equipped the 8,900-ft2 data center for Digital Realty Trust, the world’s largest wholesale data center provider. The data center is the first of six pods that will eventually encompass a total raised floor capacity of approximately 60,000 ft2. The demonstrated reliability, redundancy and performance of the data center, and the facility’s premier location along suburban Boston’s Route 128 technology corridor, have already gained notice among top cloud computing service providers.
“DLR provides secure, reliable and cost-effective data centers to its clients, so that its clients—some of the cloud’s biggest names—can focus on their core business. That’s why DLR tapped DSA Encore to construct its Wakefield facility,” says Steve Friedman, CEO and Managing Director of DSA Encore. “DLR knows that with DSA Encore, nothing short of totally reliable, totally secure, high-performance data center solutions are delivered.”
Drawing on 30 years of data center expertise, DSA Encore equipped the Wakefield data center with a new 13.8V/480v 8MVA substation, along with two 2.0-megawatt standby generators and 6000-amp paralleling switchgear.
What’s more, DSA Encore ensured total system redundancy with up to 1200-kW of critical power deployed via a 3 x 750-kVA UPS system in an N+1 configuration. Cooling to the data center floor is provided via computer room air conditioning (CRAC) units as part of a chilled water system anchored by 2 x 400-ton air-cooled chillers.
“With the opening of its new data center facility at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway in Wakefield, MA, DLR yet again proves its dominance in the domain of digital real estate,” says Friedman. “DLR has a keen understanding of its clients’ needs; DSA Encore is pleased to meet and exceed those demands by delivering the ultimate in end-to-end data center solutions.”
“Moreover, we are delighted to honor DLR at today’s grand opening event,” says Friedman. “As always, it’s a pleasure to work with the DLR team, and we look forward to future partnerships.”
A grand opening luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, 6/23, at 11:30 AM at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway in Wakefield, MA. The invitation-only event will celebrate DLR’s newly expanded facility and salute the impending occupancy of the data center by DLR’s newest client.
Businesses searching for reliable data center solutions, or who want more information about the data center solution designed by DSA Encore for DLR, can visit www.dsaencore.com or call Mark Schneider at (800) 755-6492.
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