Volico, a Florida-based provider of managed hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and cloud hosting, has opened its newest 12,000 sq. ft. Tier IV data center in Broward County, Florida. The new colocation facility marks the company’s second wholly-owned carrier-neutral facility serving the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach county data center market.
The initial phase of the new data center comprises 12,000 sq. ft. with the ability to expand to 140,000 sq. ft. to support customer growth and demand.
The new colocation data center would provide Volico’s clients the highest level of redundancy and flexibility. This South Florida facility contains a 2N+X redundant UPS Smart-Grid infrastructure and a 2N+X redundant generator Smart-Grid Paralleling Technology. The new Smart-Grid Paralleling Technologies allow Volico to use multiple floating generators. This high-performance backup system is a protected power-grid with XN+Y capabilities.
Utilizing Emerson Liebert Computer Room Air-Conditioning (CRAC) units, Volico engineered its colocation facility to handle 300-watt/sq. ft. of 2N+X redundant cooling.
Security: 7-point military-grade
“We geared this new colocation facility specifically to meet the highest Tier IV data center availability standards; that means strong backup systems, minimal carbon footprint, and the most technologically advanced engineering methods to date,” said Scott Cohen, Senior Data Center Engineer of Volico.
Security is also a major focus of Volico’s newest facility. “We set the industry standard with the most advanced 7-point military-grade access available,” Cohen added. Security protocols of Volico’s new data center include: multiple man-traps, fingerprint biometrics, key combinations, and facial recognition.