Open Hosting Opens Miami Data Center

(Ping! Zine) – Open Hosting Inc. (OHI) announced it has secured a new data center facility in Miami, Florida. The state-of-the-art, SAS70 compliant facility is centrally-located facility greatly expands OHI’s network footprint and utilizes the latest technological innovations in providing world-class reliability and connectivity to ensure business continuity and maximum up-time for OHI customers.  This data center meets the most demanding IT infrastructure requirements, including the increased power and cooling demands of today’s high density computing devices.  In addition, Miami has been ranked as one of the top-five best interconnected cities in the world, ahead of San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Today’s announcement is in response to continued strong demand for OHI’s cloud hosting and continued penetration into the Latin America market.  

Data Center Facility Highlights include:
BUILDING SPECIFICATIONS
• Ideal Location in Downtown Miami, with close proximity to Miami International Airport and Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas
• Category 5 Hurricane-rated infrastructure
• Outside FEMA 500-Year flood zone
• Carrier-Grade Raised Floor (250 PSF load capacity)
• Roof-Access Available
 
SECURITY
• Multiple layers of hardened physical security
• 24x7x365 on-site security
• CCTV Surveillance, with Digital Storage
• Multiple Layers of Electronically Controlled Card Access
• Biometric Fingerprint Access

POWER DISTRIBUTION
• Underground Dual Power Grids from FPL, with priority turn up.
• N+1 UPS Power, with Branch Breaker Monitoring
• A/C & D/C Power (A+B) Availability
• Raised Floor Power Delivery
• 14-Day Fuel supply with extended refueling contracts
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
• Designed for optimum airflow and humidity at 72-78 degrees F
• N+1 Redundant Cooling
• Raised Floor Delivery
 
FIRE DETECTION / SUPPRESSION
• Total Pac, Dual-Alarmed Dry Pipe Suppression System
• Multi-Zone Pre-Action
 
“We are extremely pleased to have secured space in a brand-new data center facility. This project is a major undertaking and will provide our customers with redundancy, geographic diversity and continue expansion of the OHI platform.  Open Hosting Inc. looks forward to providing our customers with an even better experience for their hosting needs and requirements,” said Dave Cummings, OHI Chief Executive Officer.

Open Hosting Inc. established in 2003, is a trusted, reliable provider of cloud hosting and custom solutions offering the freedom and control of dedicated servers with the added flexibility and scalability of the cloud at utility-based pricing.

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