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Switch scales tier-elite data centers
LAS VEGAS (1/13/11)--Telecommunications provider Switch has expanded to meet the future data-center needs of its clients, including credit unions. Switch, a CUNA Strategic Services Provider, yesterday announced the expansion of its Western U.S. data center campus, SuperNAP-West, to more than 2 million square feet of data center space. At 407,000 square feet, SuperNAP-7 (NV), located in Las Vegas, is the world’s highest density, ultra-scale data center, according to Switch. With the addition of more than 1.6 million square feet of space, SuperNAP-West is also home to a massive fiber gateway that includes some of North America’s largest telecom providers. With the expansion, the SuperNAP-West campus will deliver:
* 500 megavolt-amperes (MVA) of power capacity; * 567 MVA of generator capacity; * 294 MVA of uninterruptible power supply; * 202,000 tons of cooling; * 22,000,000 cubic feet per minute of airflow; * Over 31,000 cabinets; * 24/7/365 on-site security, safety, operations, and critical infrastructure personnel; and * 500,000 square feet of additional on-net office space.
Switch provides bandwidth, data centers and connections to credit unions at competitive prices, helping them stay on top of security, business continuity, and compliance issues.
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