Our staff only gets an average of 14 hours of sleep a week.

About Databank Datacenter

DataBank Data Center

  • 256,000 sq ft building
  • 38,000 sq ft data center
  • No advertising of DataBank name (plain wrapper)
  • Security managed 24/7 by permanently assigned staff managed by a third party security company.

Zoned access throughout Data Center

  • Biometric hand scanner requires ID card access and hand geometry measurements
  • Customer data center access and contacts managed via C-Cure management system.
  • Current government-issued picture ID required
  • Second hand scans to gain access to raised floor Biometric scanner captures 3D measurements of hand

Security cameras

  • Multiple 360 degree cameras with 10x zoom
  • High speed recorders with DV cassette tapes
  • Hard drives to eliminate down time for tape swaps and over recording
  • Minimum 30 day tape storage

Power

  • TXU fault tolerant electrical grid
  • 3000 amps of 480v input power - Riser A
  • 3000 amps of 480v input power - Riser B
  • 800 KVA MGE UPS Systems - Riser A
  • 800 KVA MGE UPS Systems - Riser B
  • 2.0 megawatt generator (5000 gallon tank) Riser A
  • 2.0 megawatt generator (5000 gallon tank) Riser B

Two utility feeds from independent substations

  • Diverse paths to the building
  • Feeds to building are encased in concrete
  • Fed from two independent substations
  • Separate transformers fed from both utility sources for redundancy

HVAC cooling system

  • Data Center HVAC system includes (28) 30 Ton Liebert AHUs.
  • Entire system is designed with N+2 redundancy
  • Liebert Leak Detect System

Network facilities - Main Node Room

  • Multiple fiber providers for diversity - provides diversity and redundancy
  • Each vendor can deliver additional bandwidth capacity with minimal turn-around time
  • Can be delivered using existing "lit" fiber
  • Fiber pathways into the Data Center are truly diverse
  • Fiber enters building in steel conduit from multiple points in the building

The DataBank network: AS13767

Our network architecture utilizes Foundry and Cisco carrier class routing and switching equipment to provide a Highly Redundant and Highly Available Multi-Homed Internet Aggregation Hub. We utilize Foundry RX16 and Cisco 6500 series switches and routers in our network to provide up to 3.84 Tbps of switching and routing capacity. This coupled with multiple Gigabit trunks from multiple Internet service providers makes DataBank's IP Hub one of the most robust in the industry.

Network features include:

  • 3.84 Tbps of switching and routing capacity designed for the needs of Enterprise and carrier-class customers
  • Multiple Gigabit Ethernet backbone trunks
  • Core network is designed for "zero" packet loss
  • Embedded sFlow per port supports scalable hardware-based traffic monitoring across all switch ports without impacting performance
  • Multi-Homed Internet Providers

Internet Service Providers

  • 2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Level 3 AS3356
  • 2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Savvis AS3561
  • 2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Sprint AS1239
  • 2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Time Warner AS4323
  • 2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Broadwing AS16852

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