DCA3 Data Center
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DCA3 Data Center: Springfield, VA

DCA3 is our newest data center, designed to be cloud-optimized and with optimal connectivity speeds, redundancy and reliability. As with all our data centers, the Springfield, VA location is fully redundant in power, cooling, and network infrastructure. The DCA3 data center is located within a natural disaster-free zone, being well protected against floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes.

Power & Cooling

  • Power feed provided through a dedicated transformer switch for the data center
  • 2N redundant UPS systems: 8 parallel PowerWare UPS systems, total capacity of 1440KVA
  • 2N redundant 1.25MW Diesel generators with 48 hours of generator fuel on premises
  • 200+ tons of AC cooling using multiple, redundant Data Aire Precision units; expandable to 500+ tons

Network

  • Multiple private DWDM rings: Cox Communications
  • Multiple fiber carriers on site: Cox Communications, WindStream and Verizon
  • Redundant 10 Gigabit Ethernet-based network
  • Fully redundant backbone-grade equipment: Cisco 12416 PRP, Catalyst 6513 MSFC3, Cisco Catalyst 2960G/2970G and 4948-10GE

Fire Detection & Suppression

  • Dual-interlocking pre-action fire suppression system with zone separation
  • Temperature, humidity, smoke, and particulate detection systems

Security & Personnel

  • SAS-70 Type Audited
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified & Registered
  • ISO 27001:2013 Certified & Registered
  • 24x7x365 closed-circuit, live video surveillance
  • Keycard access control
  • Staffed 24x7x365 by experienced system & network engineers

For more information on DCA3, please see the DCA3 4-page info sheet.

From Our Clients:



DATACENTER

  • CISCO
  • EMERSON POWER MANAGEMENT
  • DATA AIRE INC.
  • STULZ
  • EATON
  • SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
  • APC LEGENDARY RELIABILITY
  • CAT
  • GENERAC
  • CUMMINS