Site: Cisco Richardson TXDC1

Company: Cisco Systems
Metro: Dallas
State: Texas
Country: United States
Region: North America
Region: Americas
Region: World
Short Code: Either TXDC1 or RCDN9
2300 E President George Bush Hwy, Richardson, TX 75082

Total Building SqFt: 285,000
Usable SqFt: 30,000
Total Power: ??? NN
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Cisco spent $80 million to retool an unused office building on its Richardson campus as a Tier III data center (with Tier IV power infrastructure) to support the consolidation of its global network.

The data center uses the first two floors of the four-story, 285,000 square foot building.

  • Two 10-megawatt power feeds.
  • A "building-in-a-building" design that features a buffer hallways between the exterior windows and the four data halls.
  • Six 2.5 megawatt diesel generators, supported by four 1,200 gallon storage tanks.
  • A 25,000 gallon thermal storage tank that can store up to 5 hours of water supply for the facility in the event of a water system failure
  • A total of 30,000 square feet of data hall space.
  • A cooling system emloying a raised floor with perforated tiles in front of cabinets, and chimneys on top of each cabinets for complete hot air containment. The chimneys vent to a drop-ceiling plenum, which returns the waste heat to dozens of 30-ton air handlers.
  • Equipment galleries between the data halls that house Liebert air handlers.
  • On the second-floor, more than 1,900 UPS batteries provide backup power.

Map and Nearby Locations:

2300 E President George Bush Hwy, Richardson, TX 75082

SITES within 15 miles of Cisco Richardson TXDC1

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Distance Site name SqFt MW
0.67 miles Aligned Plano 375,000 60.00
0.67 miles VPLS Plano DA1
0.87 miles Ascent Dallas DAL1 2.70
0.89 miles Global IP Networks - Plano
0.89 miles Colo@ Dallas
0.98 miles Flexential Dallas (Plano) 148,000 18.00
0.99 miles Stream DFW IV 10,000 1.68
0.99 miles Mapletree: 3300 Essex
1.10 miles EdgeCore Dallas
1.71 miles RagingWire Dallas TX1 118,000 16.00

Cisco TXDC1 is on the first 2 floors of the office building
Cisco Data Floor
Lots of Batteries
RCDN9 Data Center Floor Layout
Source: Cisco