Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Data Centre 1500

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Philadelphia Data Centre

Conveniently located just north of centre city Philadelphia, this 1 million sq. ft. data centre offers colocation, managed IT and workplace recovery.

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Building Features

  • 1,080,544 sq. ft. facility size
  • 123,356 sq. ft. leased space (61,000 sq. ft. planned expansion)
  • 19,000 sq. ft. raised floor (IDC 1)
  • 6,500 sq. ft. raised floor (IDC 3A)
  • 12,200 sq. ft. raised floor (IDC 3B)
  • 5000 sq. ft. raised floor (IDC 3C)
  • 12,500 sq. ft. raised floor (IDC 2)
  • 120 – 300 lbs. per sq. ft. floor load
  • 8,000 lbs. elevators weight capacity
  • Customer work stations and conference room
  • (1) Network operations center
  • All areas are ADA-compliant


1500 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Environmental Controls

  • Fire control system: Pre-action sprinkler system; VESDA; FE 25 extinguishing systems in sub-floor
  • Return plenum HVAC solution for more efficient heat removal
  • HVAC: (56) Liebert air conditioning units with ICOM controls (N + 20%)
  • EC Motorized system and variable speed motors
  • (2) 500-ton chillers
  • (2) 500-ton Eco chillers

Power Management

  • Redundant Utility Feeds (2N)
  • (2) Automatic transfer switch – diverse routing to sub stations
  • (6) Diesel generators
  • (6) 4,000 gallon fuel tanks
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system (85% NOx emissions reduction)
  • (8) Liebert 1500kVA UPS Systems 2(N+1)
  • (74) Liebert 225 kVA power centers
  • Monitoring system: Electmonitoring to include Branch Circuit Monitoring (BCM); Mechanical monitoring; Fire system monitoring


  • Dual customer physical handoffs (copper, single-mode and multi-mode fibre)
  • Diverse path long haul access (public and private)
  • Diverse fibre entry and intra-building fibre paths
  • Redundant internal network distribution platforms
  • Dual customer physical handoffs (copper, single-mode and multi-mode fiber)
  • Private production and recovery MPLS backbone access dedicated to Sungard AS subscriber traffic
  • Recovery-centric on-demand network service suite supporting a broad range of TDM and IP services
  • Integrated monitoring and management systems for comprehensive fault identification and remediation
  • AVAYA Aura VOIP telephony
  • Automated attendant
  • Automatic call distribution, voice mail, and call recording

Physical Security

  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification
  • Integrated closed-circuit TV and card reader/biometric security system
  • Man trap security access for raised floor areas
  • Exterior security cameras