Dallas – Allen Data Center

Allen, Texas

Strategically located in Allen, Texas, CyrusOne’s newest Dallas – area date center will be 976,000 square foot and contain 580,000 square foot of raised floor/white space at full build out. The facility is purpose-built, offering industry leading efficiencies, the latest cooling technology, uniquely low PUE’s and multilayer security. With over 90 acres, at full build, CyrusOne’s Dallas-Allen campus will be the largest data center campus in Texas.

2300 Chelsea Blvd
Allen, TX 75013

Dallas – Allen – Highlights

  • Overview
  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Security
  • Fire Protection
  • Amenities

Interior shot of Allen facility

Through disciplined assessment and audit processes, CyrusOne has implemented comprehensive practices for:

  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • HIPAA/HITECH
  • PCI DSS
  • FISMA-High
  • SSAE 18 (SOC 1 Type II), Type 2 AT 101/SOC 2
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)
  • Utility capacity – 50 MW
  • Utility Voltage – 24,900 (25 kV)
  • # of Utility Feeders – 2 each (non-redundant)
  • # of transformers on site – 26 Transformers (
    24 each @ 2.5 MW, 1 each @ 1 MW, 1 each at 2 MW)
  • UPS configuration & capacity – Distributed redundant, with 4,500 kVA blocks (6 MW)
  • Generator Power – 24 each 2.25 MW Diesel (Critical), 1 each 1.25 MW Diesel (House)
  • Electrical capacity allowed per cabinet – 150 to 180 watts p/SF (average density)

Interior shot of Allen facility

Interior shot of Allen facility

  • Cooling Plant type and size – Closed loop, air cooled chilled water system (N = 4.5 MW)
  • Cooling capacity per cabinet – 150 to 180 watts p/SF (average density)
  • Physical – 8’ high perimeter steel ornamental exterior fencing
  • Anti-tailgating system with raising and lowering arms at vehicle entrance
  • Guards – Onsite guards man a dedicated Security Office at the main entrance (lobby) to the building
  • Electronic – A security system consists of various devices (card readers, badge readers, bio-readers, etc.) either permitting or denying access to various parts of the building
  • Access parameters are controlled through local onsite guards
  • Standards Compliance and Certifications – All local codes and standards are adhered to. CyrusOne standards and regulations are also in place for both safety and fire protection

Interior shot of Allen facility

Interior shot of Allen facility

  • Fire Detection – Three stage detection system and data halls and UPS enclosure spaces
  • Fire Suppression – Combination wet type sprinkler system in offices and pre-action type sprinkler system in critical and critical support spaces
  • VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus)
  • Construction Type – Concrete Tilt-Panels with slab on grade. Steel truss overhead structure with modified built-up roofing membrane to meet specific wind up-lift parameters.
  • Building Type – Critical Services
  • Floor Load Capacity –
  • Data hall white floor space is 320lbs p/SF
  • CRAH gallery floor capacity is 2,000lbs p/SF

Interior shot of Allen facility

Virtual Tour

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 Allen data center provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers.

Massively Modular® Engineering

CyrusOne’s Massively Modular data center engineering is specifically designed to achieve optimal flexibility for even the largest scale deployment and build out.

CyrusOne can build out new data halls in just 12-16 weeks through aggressive sourcing and a just-in-time focus to meet customer demand.

The Massively Modular model frees customers from being confined by time, space, and/or flexibility constraints often found in other data center providers.

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 Dallas data center provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers.