Texas data centre expanded by Databank

DataBank has announced the expansion of its Dallas Fort Worth Data Centre in Texas. As part of the expansion, they are bringing an additional 12,000 square feet of raised flooring and an additional 1.5MW of power online. It offers a game-changing option for companies in Plano, the fastest growing area within the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, adjacent to the region’s “Telecom Corridor.”

DFW3 offers 24/7 network availability, carrier neutrality and unparalleled performance. It is designed to accommodate a total of six data Halls delivering 72,000 square feet of usable space and up to 40MW of total power from diverse utility feeds.

“This flagship data centre represents our largest and most advanced facility in the Dallas area,” Danny Allen, vice president of engineering at DataBank, said. “DataBank continues to meet its commitments to current and potential customers who need reliable, first-class IT infrastructure to handle colocation, connectivity and cloud services.” 

The facility also houses its FedRAMP-certified cloud platform, which means the entire facility meets FedRAMP/FISMA auditing standards. Security measures include full perimeter fencing, round-the-clock onsite security personnel and dual-factor authentication (card and biometric) on exterior entry and all data centre entrances. In addition, the facility also meets a variety of key industry compliance standards, including HIPAA HITECH, SOC 1 Type II, SOC 2 Type II, SSAE 18 and PCI DSS compliance designations.

The company’s edge infrastructure platform provides colocation, cloud and network services across its 60 data centres, modular/micro data centres and 20 neutral interconnects. The company’s managed security and compliance services along with a 100 per cent uptime guarantee, provide an extra level of support and reliability for enterprises. The company combines this platform with contract portability, managed security, compliance enablement, hands-on support to give customers absolute confidence in their IT infrastructure and the power to create a limitless digital future for their business.

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