Cincinnati – Hamilton Data Center

Hamilton, OH

North Cincinnati Eco-Friendly Colocation Site

Located 30 minutes north of downtown Cincinnati, this 83,000 square foot facility is used for production colocation, back-up and disaster recovery and business continuity.

This “green” data center utilizes power from the city that is 45% from a non-carbon source. The site has 4.8 MW total available power with up to 100 watts per sq. ft. from dedicated primary circuits. With scalability as a focal point, we offer multiple levels of redundancy available within the same footprint.

In CyrusOne’s Cincinnati data center in Hamilton, your mission critical environment is guarded and monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

103 Knightsbridge Drive
Hamilton, OH 45011

Cincinnati – Hamilton – Highlights

  • Overview
  • Sustain-ability

  • 83,000 sq. ft. data center
  • SSAE 16 (SOC I type II), PCI DSS (sec 9 & 12), HIPAA, ISO 27001, FISMA
  • 550 gal tank per generator with 30,000 gallon site capacity
  • 36-inch raised floor design
  • N+1 cooling configuration.
  • CyrusOne Zero Water Consumption Cooling: No water is consumed to cool this facility (such as water towers or evaporative cooling).  Minimal amounts of water are used for humidification and facility maintenance.  In addition, this site’s geothermal cooling withdraws water, but does not consume it (see detail below).  This facility uses free cooling, variable frequency drives, and energy-efficient CRAH units to achieve high efficiency air-cooled chilling.  An average US data center of the same size typically consumes over 1.7 million gallons of water per month for cooling.
  • Geothermal Cooling: The Hamilton facility uses a geothermal cooling system which pumps water from the aquifer for cooling and then returns it directly to the local surface waters.
  • Regional Water Stress: The North Cincinnati area currently faces medium to high water stress, which is projected to decrease in the future.  Unlike many other data centers, CyrusOne’s North Cincinnati – Hamilton facility is not dependent on municipal water supplies for cooling, which reduces its water risk exposure.
Water Risk and Use Now 2030 Projection 2040 Projection
Regional Water Stress Medium to High Low Low
CyrusOne Water Use Zero Consumption Zero Consumption Zero Consumption

(Risk assessment and projections based on WRI Aqueduct Tool)

  • Regional Grid Greenhouse Gases: How much greenhouse gas does this facility’s local electrical grid emit while generating electricity?  (Useful for Location-based greenhouse gas reporting)
Greenhouse Gases 2004 2007 2012 2016 2018
MTCO2/MWh 0.706 0.704 0.626 0.564 0.529

The carbon-intensity of the grid has improved about 1.8% points per year over the last 14 years of published data.  Reported by the US EPA eGRID for the RFC West subregion (RFCW).

  • Regional Grid Renewables: What percentage of this facility’s local electrical grid is from renewable sources (wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and geothermal)?
Grid Renewables 2004 2007 2012 2016 2018
Percent from renewable sources 1.1% 1.0% 3.2% 4.8% 5.2%

This has been increasing about 0.3% points per year over the last 14 years of published data.  Based on US EPA eGRID data for the RFC West subregion (RFCW).

The Nation’s First National Internet Exchange

With CyrusOne’s National IX, customers can configure a virtual on-net platform from a multitude of carriers and providers, allowing optimal flexibility and interconnection with anyone at any connected facility and to the cloud.

As part of CyrusOne’s National IX platform, this Cincinnati data center provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers.

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