Northwest Data Center and Communications Hub
Features: Design/build purpose built single story 9,200 SF CMU structure to house critical data processing (data center) and communications equipment (communications hub) and an emergency call center. The data center houses 96 server racks and associated network racks for critical systems. The communications hub houses 32 network racks and additional fiber distribution frames, and is part of a campus wide network of redundant hubs which are designed to remain functional after a major earthquake or similar event. The call center is a back-up facility to be used in the event the main call center is rendered inoperable.
Owner: Palo Alto Institution
Architect: Devcon Construction, Inc.