CyrusOne’s Houston West 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 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||Zero Consumption||Zero Consumption||Zero Consumption|
(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).
The hardened facility is outside the FEMA 500 year flood plain and features a reinforced roof and concrete walls. The Houston West data center facility boasts significant physical security features including perimeter fencing, dual authentication, biometric access systems, and 24×7 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.
CyrusOne’s Houston West data center campus is the largest digital energy campus for the oil and gas industry in Houston and a geophysical center of excellence for seismic exploration computing. With the healthcare industry forecasted to see 800% growth in data storage over the next 5 years, the Houston data center is built to scale. Two new buildings have brought the site to nearly 1,000,000 square feet.
The Houston West data center is expected to meet Platinum LEED certification standards by optimizing energy, which can pass along considerable operating expense saving to customers.
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 Houston data center provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers in Texas and beyond.