New data centre campus opens in Richmond Hill, GTA


Urbacon Data Centre Solutions Inc. (UDCS) is pleased to announce the opening of DC1 one of the most advanced data centres in Canada. With 10MW of critical power, DC1 is the first data centre to open in a five-building digital campus in Richmond Hill, Ontario. With ground-breaking on DC2 and white space available as of July 1, 2017 in a new state-of-the-art data centre in downtown Montreal, UDCS is at the forefront in responding to demand for highly reliable, highly efficient, highly secure, scalable and interconnected colocation options with our next generation data centres.

Reliable, efficient design
The new Richmond Hill digital campus has a total power availability of 80 MW, in 500,000 SF of data centres with highly reliable 2N design to ensure uninterrupted power supply. As the first Canadian wholesale colocation provider to install the eco-superior KyotoCooling© system, we take advantage of the most economical and efficient data center cooling technology on the market today. The facilities are designed to achieve a 1.1 or better Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), providing a significant power saving to UDCS’s clients.

DC1 grand opening

Richmond Hill Mayor David Barrow (centre) was on hand for the official ribbon cutting ceremony along with President & CEO, Marco Mancini (left) and COO, Ron Carinci.

Arrival of a key player
The Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ is a proud partner in both DC1 and the new Montreal data centre. “The Canadian market provides unique opportunities to international companies with its lower dollar and security advantages over the U.S.,” says Marco Mancini, President of UDCS. “With facilities in both Montreal and Richmond Hill, UDCS and FTQ are creating a Canadian data centre eco-system right in the heart Canada’s high-tech corridor.”

DC1 grand opening

About Urbacon Data Centre Solutions Inc.
UDCS is the leading wholesale colocation provider in Canada with multiple next generation data centres in diverse locales around the country. It offers high connectivity, high efficiency, high security, flexible geography, expansion potential and organizational depth and breadth to ensure its client’s data is secure. Urbacon Data Centre Solutions Inc. is dedicated to the development, construction and maintenance of data centres and mission-critical facilities.

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