CyrusOne’s Houston West Building III data center is located 20 minutes west of downtown Houston just off Beltway 8 between I-10 and 290. It is strategically positioned with access to significant and redundant utility power feeds, and access to one of the fastest and most reliable telecommunications networks, as it is located along a major fiber corridor in Houston.
|Water Risk and Use||Now||2030 Projection||2040 Projection|
|Regional Water Risk||Medium to high risk||High risk (3-4)||High risk (3-4)|
|CyrusOne Water Use||WUE 0.18 L/kWh|
(Risk assessment and projections based on WRI Aqueduct Tool)
|Percent from renewable sources||1.3%||2.7%||8.6%||14.5%|
This has been increasing about 1.1% points per year over the last 12 years of published data. Based on US EPA eGRID data for the ERCOT subregion (ERCT).
CyrusOne’s third expansion project at this location will make the Houston West data center site the largest and first digital energy campus for the oil and gas industry in Houston and a geophysical center of excellence for seismic exploration computing.
The campus will create an ecosystem to help facilitate the generation, analysis, and sharing of all the geophysical data required by the largest oil and gas companies in the world. The full build out will have a 640,000 square feet footprint with the ability to hold up to 96MW of critical power.
The additional 640,000 square feet from the Houston West Data Center III, combined with the other two buildings, brings the campus total to more than 1,000,000 square feet. of data center space!
The hardened facility is outside the FEMA 500 year flood plain and features a reinforced roof and concrete walls. The Houston West Data Center III data center boasts significant physical security features including perimeter fencing, dual authentication, biometric access systems, and 24x7x365 security guards. It also incorporates CyrusOne’s sophisticated building management systems designed to proactively monitor all of the mechanical and electrical systems in the building.
With CyrusOne’s National IX (Internet Exchange), 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 Houston data center provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers in Texas and beyond.