Vantage Data Centers announces new data module in Santa Clara

Infotech Lead America: Vantage Data Centers announced the successful commissioning of an additional 3MW of Critical Load Power in their first Santa Clara, CA data center campus. The Vantage team also announced a new long-term customer lease for a custom 1MW data module on the campus. Construction is already underway and commissioning anticipated in Q2 of 2013.

This addition brings the campus to 23MW of fully built, highly reliable and redundant infrastructure. The campus is designed to support customer IT requirements across a variety of industries including internet gaming, social media, telecommunications and cloud infrastructure.

Vantage’s 18-acre Santa Clara campus is designed to scale to support 47MW of critical power demand. Vantage has approximately 90,000 square feet of to-be-released data center space on the campus and is capable of rapidly deploying an additional 15MW in a variety of custom configurations.

The company’s data centers have been recognized by experts as some of the world’s most energy efficient. Vantage Santa Clara offers customers the ability to deploy their infrastructure in world-class facilities within the Bay Area by offering industry leading efficiencies and cost-competitive power from Silicon Valley Power.

All completed facilities are LEED Platinum certified.  There are plans to certify current construction projects upon completion. LEED Platinum is the highest rating available from the US Green Building Council. The Santa Clara campus will be the largest LEED Platinum data center campus in North America.

Vantage Santa Clara customers have the choice of raised floor or slab on grade solutions which support densities up to 400w/sqft and PUEs as low as 1.12.

Last year Vantage announced that it has upsized its recent credit facility to $210M; commenced construction on an additional 6MW of capacity committed to customers in the Santa Clara market.

In 2011 Vantage was selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Most Promising Companies after taking a majority share of data center leases in the world’s most competitive wholesale data center market.

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