University Technology and Data Center

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The "Tier II Plus" University Technology and Data Center provides:

Availability: The increased availability and reliability of the University Technology and Data Center allows the university to keep people and information connected.

  • Dual-fuel emergency generators
  • Redundant electrical paths throughout entire system
  • Uninterruptible power supply systems
  • Environmental and electrical system monitoring with built-in alert system
  • Redundant power distribution units and power supplies in each cabinet
  • Redundant network connectivity to the university network
  • Pre-cabled, separate path, dual network connections in each cabinet
  • Automatic power transfer switching
  • Three dedicated 20-ton cooling units

Security: State-of-the-art security measures have been implemented to make the University Technology and Data Center a secure and reliable place to store information.

  • Security monitoring system with multiple indoor and outdoor cameras
  • Under-floor leak detection system
  • Waterless fire protection system
  • Proximity and biometric access
  • Firewall protection of all connections entering and exiting the Data Center

Expansion: The University Technology and Data Center has expanded to provide increased capability to accommodate additional servers and related infrastructure in a secure and controlled environment.

  • Expanded equipment rack and server cabinet space by 150%
  • Expanded network port density by 300%
  • Increased network bandwidth capacity by 200%
  • 75,000 feet of 10 Gbps-capable network cabling
  • 10,000 feet of electric cabling