Infocrossing Expands Tempe Data Center

Infocrossing, Inc. (IFOX) has upgraded its Tempe, Ariz., data center with the major power, cabling and cooling capabilities required to double the capacity for high density computing. The technology upgrades allow Infocrossing to increase its capacity to support clients with high-density installations featuring densely racked servers and blade servers.

“We proactively designed this upgrade to ensure the latest infrastructure is in place for today’s new technology developments, as well as the innovation coming in the future,” said Infocrossing CTO Dave Leonard. “With Infocrossing’s Tempe data center upgrade, we have expanded our capacity for our clients to maximize densely racked servers, blade servers and other new technology driving their business or providing a competitive edge. We were able to increase the productive capacity of the data center without a physical expansion.”

Infocrossing’s upgraded Tempe data center supports more computing per square foot in its high density areas than in its low density floor space, which houses traditional tape devices, servers and mainframes. The 60,000-square-foot Tempe facility was built in 1998 as a Class-A data center, and was engineered from the ground up to incorporate continued power and cooling upgrades as needed. This forward design ensured that power and cooling

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large 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.