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Boise Colo 3 Data Center (BOI 3)

Tier III

PROFILE

Phone: 1-888-414-8818 (USA or Canada)

1-208-331-3232 (Boise)

Email: sales@fiberpipe.net or support@fiberpipe.net

Telco Information

  • NPA-NXX: 208-331
  • CLLI Code: TBD (Colo 1 & 2 – BOISIDVV)
  • LEC – CenturyLink
  • LATA – 652

Building Information

  • Purpose built dedicated facility
  • Wholly owned (building and land) by Fiberpipe
  • Gross Sqft: 65,000
  • Three 10,000 sqft colocation halls
  • Construction Type: Type II-B (Sprinklered)
  • Building Type: 2-Story Steel and Concrete Structure
  • Floor Load Capacity: 250 psf live load
  • Capable of supporting 3000 lb racks
  • Seismic Design Category: C
  • Raised Floors (Hall 1 & 2 = 36 inches, Hall 3 = 24 inches)
  • Dedicated Office, Storage, Staging, Shipping
  • Meeting and Break Rooms
  • Disaster recovery office space available
  • Warehouse space available

Building Code Compliance

  • Building: 2012 International Building Code
  • Energy: 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • Life Safety: 2012 International Fire Code
  • Mechanical: 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • Electrical: 2014 National Electrical Code
  • Plumbing: 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code

Significant Building Dates

  • Property Acquired
  • Uptime Instiute design certification phase 2 of 3 complete
  • Construction Scheduled 2015

Service Level Agreement

  • 100% Power availability
  • 100% Temperature and Humidity availability
  • 99+% Cross Connect availability
  • 99+% Premium Dedicated Internet Access (DIA)
Tier III

POWER

Generator Power

  • Generator configuration – N+1 Prime-rated generator sets
  • Generator Power – 6x 2500 kW
  • Generators have redundant starting power sources
  • Onsite Diesel – 72+ hours at full load
  • Diesel fuel cleaning/polishing system
  • Multiple fuel replenishing companies
  • Concurrently Maintainable Power system
  • Redundant paralleling controls
  • On-site load banks for generator testing
  • Approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0084-10 for use in healthcare projects in California

 

Utility Power

  • Utility Service – Idaho Power
  • High percentage of low cost hydroelectric power
  • Utility Feeders – 2, diverse paths
  • Power Transformers – 4 (2500 kW each)
  • Utility Voltage – 12470V Primary/480V Secondary
  • Total Power capacity – 9.0 MW
  • Concurrently Maintainable Power system

 

Electrical Capacity – Per cabinet

  • Hall 1 & 2 – 5.8 kVA
  • Hall 3 – 5.4 kVA
  • Higher rack capacity available with Fiberpipe Engineering approval
  • Branch circuit monitoring and metering

 

UPS Configuration

  • Multiple 550 kVA UPS units
  • Flywheel design with provisions for optional batteries
  • Four parallel redundant systems (each with up to four UPS units) creating 100% independent A, B, C, and D colocation power path configurations
  • Distributed Redundant Weave Topology
  • Make-before-break maintenance bypass/wrap around
  • Dual cord required, or dual-corded rack-based static-switch for single corded loads
  • Multiple independent UPS units for building (non-colocation) critical loads

 

Other Electrical Specifications

  • TVSS protection on building power entrance and data center PDU units
  • Carrier grade lightning protection and grounding system (NFPA 780 and Underwriters Laboratories UL96A compliant).
  • TIA-607-B compliant grounding system, resistance-to-earth less than 5 ohms
  • National Electrical Code Article 708, Critical Operations Power System, compliant
  • No main centralized emergency stop buttons
  • Full coordination study for arc-fault/short circuit analysis with appropriate to power breakers
  • High efficiency LED lighting
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COOLING

  • Cooling Capacity: 5.4 MVA configured N+1
  • Hall 1 & 2: 2.0 MW each, 36 inch raised floor
  • Hall 3: 1.5 MW, 24 inch raised floor
  • Cooling Plant: 2220 tons of air-cooled chillers with integrated free-cooling capabilities
  • Air Handlers: N+2 redundancy chilled water CRAHs per colocation room
  • Pumps: 2N redundancy
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling: verified
  • Strict ASHRAE compliance with TC 9.9 recommended envelope of class A1
  • Concurrently Maintainable Cooling System
  • Integrated humidification/de-humidification controls
  • Multiple independent chiller yards
  • Chilled water pipe leak detection
  • Water treatment system for humidifiers
  • Perimeter walls nearly 16-inches think provide a high degree of insulation
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Security & Fire Protection

  • Video surveillance and recording of the exterior and interior (90 days minimum)
  • On-site security guards 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Weapons detectors installed
  • Man traps, biometrics, and access codes for rigid security
  • Two-factor access security to colocation rooms, cages and racks
  • Cabinet and cage security options include individual locks and biometric scanners
  • Perimeter fence with secured parking
  • The 8-inch-thick concrete tilt-up wall panels provide a secure, blast and bullet-resistant perimeter.

Fire Detection

  • VESDA system for early smoke detection in colocation, entrance and cross-connect rooms
  • Double interlocked (one photo electric detector and VESDA) for colocation and critical equipment rooms
  • Single interlock in electrical and mechanical rooms

Fire Suppression

  • Pre-action (dry pipe), with nitrogen purge system for colocation, electrical, mechanical, and critical equipment rooms.
  • FM-200 in colocation and critical equipment rooms.
  • Colocation power not required to be shutdown during an FM-200 discharge; System approved for continued operation even during discharge
  • Dry pipe in office areas
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Network & Carriers

  • Carrier Neutral
  • Diverse Entrances
  • Redundant Fiber Paths to Facility
  • Redundant Entrance and Cross-Connect rooms
  • Ultra-high quality Internet blend of several carriers available
  • Dark-fiber connectivity option

Carriers

  • CenturyLink
  • Integra Telecom
  • Syringa
  • Level 3
  • Zayo Group/360 Networks

Interconnect Options Available

  • System: Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack
  • Cross Connects: Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5 (T1), and CAT3 (POTS)
  • Campus Cross Connects: Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, and CAT6 to Fiberpipe Tier 1 and Tier II facility
  • Innerduct: Conduit access for network service providers installing bulk fiber
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Colocation & Other Services

  • Remote Hands
  • Power Audits
  • Quick Cabinet and Cage Installs
  • Flexible power configuration options
  • Flexible power billing options
  • Monitoring Services
  • Help Desk 24×7
  • Unloading Dock
  • Work/Staging room
  • Conference rooms
  • Disaster recovery space available

Risks

  • Not located within any floodplain
  • Boise ranks as one of the best locations for a data center due to low natural disaster risk (Forbes, Sperlings, NY Times, etc)

CERTIFICATION

  • Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certified
  • SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II Audited
  • Energy Star
  • HIPPA Compliant

* Disclaimer – Every effort has been made to accurately reflect current design, but final specifications subject to change.

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