June 27, 2005- (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Website hosting provider iPowerWeb, announced the opening of its newly expanded and upgraded data center in downtown Los Angeles today. The center acts as a hosting and storage environment for web, data, and applications used by IPOWER customers, and the enhancements will allow customers to enjoy the following added benefits:
An additional 6,000 square feet of data center floor space and four times the prior rack capacity.
An expanded network topology, which includes two state-of-the-art Foundry Network NetIrons 40G next generation routers capable of a terabit of throughput or 10GbE each.
An expanded network capacity to 4 Gigabits (4 billion bits per second) of usable bandwidth.
Two additional redundant network routes into the data center from different providers, which allow for an added layer of network redundancy.
A new, state-of-the art early detection smoke sensing system and expanded fire suppression system, which will result in an improved reaction by IPOWER staff to any possible threatening changes within the data center environment.
An additional 60 Tons of cooling in a N+1 configuration.
An additional 360 KW (360,000 Watts) of U.P.S. power.
Consolidation of all shared equipment into the new facility.
Deployment of a new network operation command post for 24-hour monitoring of all critical data center components.
We are proud to announce yet another IPOWER expansion that will further benefit our customers, says David Sipes, Director of IT at IPOWER, Inc. The new features in this data center are just one more way we are continuing our commitment to provide cutting-edge system enhancements that differentiate us from the rest.