Switch: 1,100 Cabinets Sold at SuperNAP

We’ve been tracking the progress of the SuperNAP, the enormous new data center built by Switch Communications in Las Vegas. The 407,000 square foot facility, which opened its doors in September, will hold up to 7,000 cabinets when it is completely built out. How’s business so far? In a presentation earlier this month at the Gartner Data Center Conference, CEO and co-founder Rob Roy reported that Switch has now sold more than 1,100 cabinets.

We had an inside look at the SuperNAP this summer, and shot video of our tour of the massive facility while it was under construction, as well as two of the key technologies featured at the SuperNAP: the T-SCIF containment system and WDMD cooling units. Switch Communications and APC by Schneider (a major vendor for Switch’s facilities) recently put together a video offering a look inside the completed SuperNAP facility. This video runs about 9 minutes.

For more news about the SuperNAP, visit our Switch Communications channel. For additional video, check out our DCK video archive and the Data Center Videos channel on YouTube.

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About the Author

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.

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