This is Expedient‘s third expansion and upgrade of the Indianapolis data center since September 2013. The three projects combined represent a total investment of $14.5 million dollars.
With a planned completion in November 2017, Expedient’s expansion will add 3,500 square feet of computer room space – increasing raised floor space to 26,000 square feet, in addition to 12,500 square feet of electrical/mechanical rooms and more than 15,000 square feet of office, common area, and convenience spaces.
Additional planned upgrades include the replacement of two uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems, the installation of new computer room air conditioning units (CRAC) and power distribution units (PDU), and design improvements and additional cooling capacity for the HVAC system, resulting in a higher level of redundancy for Expedient customers.
“We’re proud of our continued growth in the Indianapolis area,” said Jim Kothe, Regional Vice President, Expedient. “Our investment in the Indianapolis data center demonstrates our absolute commitment to supporting our customers’ evolving needs, and further solidifies our position as an industry-leading regional provider of IaaS solutions.”
Layer 2 Network Access
Like all Expedient data centers, the Indianapolis data center offers all Expedient services from physical server colocation to public and private cloud infrastructure, and a suite of managed IT infrastructure services, along with 24x7x365 on-site support. All Expedient data centers are connected through Layer 2 network access and a multi-gigabit private fiber backbone.
As a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider, Expedient has its local operations in Pittsburgh, PA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN and Memphis, TN. Expedient data centers are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Service Organization Control (SOC) reports are published annually for all locations.