Raleigh 3: Building Futures Together
Raleigh 3 is Peak 10’s newest data center, built to support the continued growth of the Research Triangle technology sector. Raleigh 3 further enhances the company’s overall commitment to an optimal customer experience, with office space for customers and a state-of-the-art Technical Assistance Center (TAC).
Peak 10’s Raleigh 3 data center adds roughly 30,000 square feet to the company’s local presence in the region. It includes 17,000 square feet of raised-floor data center space, a dedicated disaster recovery work space for customers and diverse redundant power feeds.
High Performance and Design
Like all Peak 10 data centers, Raleigh 3 features best-of-breed technology and equipment from its world-class partners. Along with advanced technology, Peak 10 employs strict protocols and schedules for systems testing and maintenance to ensure its SLA of 99.999% and provide 24/7/365 technical expertise and support.
Because of this high availability, Raleigh 3 meets or exceeds the uptime criteria and performance standards for Tier II data center facilities, providing customers with the levels of reliability that best meet their IT requirements.
To ensure an unparalleled level of stability and facility integrity, the Raleigh 3 data center underwent formal commissioning process prior to customer installations. Leveraging an industry-leading facilities engineering and IT consulting firm, Peak 10’s data center commissioning is a structured process for all new data center builds which establishes the capability and reliability of mission critical infrastructure. The process includes multiple and repeatable test cycles using equipment that simulates how the data center operates at various load levels and failover conditions.
Raleigh 3 has tested storm and emergency preparedness plans and multi-faceted recovery plans in place to minimize service disruptions. It offers multiple equipment procurement options and hot/warm/cold site recovery solutions to ensure continued operations.
Innovation & Investment
“Technological innovation is a hot topic and at the top of trends this year is the increasing integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) in everything from robots to watches,” explains Robby Gauci, vice president and general manager for Peak 10’s Raleigh operations “This increase in the number of connected ‘things’ means a larger need from our customers for data storage, security and compliance for their applications. The opening of Peak 10’s new Raleigh data center comes at an opportune time for enterprises in all industries in the region who need scalable, secure solutions for their data storage and IT management.”
“We will continue to invest in our Raleigh operations to further support our customers’ businesses and help fuel the local business economy,” added Gauci.