Barnabas Road Media Hosting uses a  state-of-the-art data center which offers complete redundancy in power, HVAC, fire suppression, network connectivity, and security. The datacenter has over 35,000 sq ft of raised floor. The datacenter facility sits atop multiple power grids driven by TXU electric, with PowerWare UPS battery backup power and dual diesel generators onsite. HVAC systems are condenser units by Data Aire to provide redundancy in cooling coupled with 10 managed backbone providers. Twelve more third party backbone providers are available in the building via cross connect. Fire suppression includes a pre-action dry pipe system including VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus) with over 500 smoke detectors.

  Data Center Details
bulletraised floor
bullet(21) 26-ton Data Air AC units
bulletVery Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
bulletPre-action dry pipe sprinkler system
bulletOver 500 smoke detectors in an integrated system
bulletSimplex security badge entry/exit on all doors to facility
bulletMultiple TXU electrical grids
bullet4800 volts of input power
bullet3 main transfer switches
bullet(6) 500KVA Powerware UPS units with 90 batteries per unit
bulletStandalone PDUs at each cabinet row
bullet1-megawatt generator (2000-gallon tank)
bullet1.5-megawatt generator (2200-gallon tank)
bulletDataTrax monitoring software for all data center infrastructure
  Network Infrastructure
  The network architecture utilizes Enterprise routing and switching engines from Juniper and Cisco. The network utilizes Juniper M20 routers as border routers, Cisco 6500 series switches in our distribution layer and Cisco 6500 switches in our aggregation layers, and Cisco 3500 and 2900 series switches at the customer layer. The network is fully meshed and redundant with 10 backbone providers. Our current network consists of UUNet (GigE), Sprint (GigE), Level 3 (GigE), Global Crossing (GigE), Verio (GigE), AT&T (GigE), Time Warner (GigE), Allegiance Telecom (2 x GigE), Broadwing (GigE) and AboveNet (2 x GigE).
  Building Fiber
bulletCisco Certified Network
bulletCisco 6500 series distribution routing switched
bulletCisco 6500 series aggregation switches for customer access
bulletJuniper M20 border routers
bullet100% uptime SLA utilizing JSRP/BGP
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - SBC
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - Time Warner
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - XO Communications
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - MCI
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - Looking Glass
bulletOC48 SONET Ring - Broadwing
  Backbone Carriers
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - MCI/UUNET
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Time Warner
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Level 3
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Verio
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Global Crossing
bullet2 Gbps Direct Fiber - Allegiance Telecom
bullet2 Gbps Direct Fiber - AboveNet
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Sprint
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - AT&T
bullet1 Gbps Direct Fiber - Broadwing
bulletT3 and T1 Access - EPGN
bulletT3 and T1 Access - SBC
bulletT3 and T1 Access - Time Warner
bulletT3 and T1 Access - XO Communications
bulletT3 and T1 Access - MCI
Redundant Double Backbone Internet Access

1 & 2 Bbps up-flow

Microsoft Windows 2003 Media Servers

Data Center Security at all Times


99.9% Up Time Guarantee

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