SuperbServers Opens Seattle Data Center

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SuperbServers.Net has opened its third data center, a facility in the Seattle area that it says will host between 5,000 and 7,000 customer servers. The company did not specifiy the size of the facility in Tukwila, Wash., which is south of Seattle and home to numerous Internet data centers.

The data center is equipped with three 500KVA N+1 redundant UPS’s and a 1.5MW diesel generator power backup system, 180 tons of AC power, with easy expandability up to 540 tons, fibre redundancy through multiple private SONET rings via multiple carriers, and a redundant architecture Gigabit Ethernet-based internal network using Cisco backbone-grade equipment. Superb says it will peer at both at the SIX (Seattle Internet Exchange) and PAIX Seattle, thus reaching almost all the major networks locally.

“We’re tremendously proud of this new facility,” said Haralds Jass, President and CEO of Superb. “Everything is top of the line and designed to provide the very highest level of service to our customers. The Seattle Data Center allows us to offer an even wider range of services and support a broader range of customers.”

“We are planning for significant growth in 2006 and Seattle is a critical component of that plan,” said Sasha Wilson, VP Sales and Marketing for Superb.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.