Case Study: BendBroadband Vault Data Center in Oregon
March 29, 2012
When you consider that the BendBroadband Vault, located in Bend, Oregon, is one of only five data centers in the world to acquire not one, but two of the industry’s most prestigious honors, LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and Tier III certification in both Design and Facility from the Uptime Institute™, you begin to get a sense that this is no ordinary installation.
So how does a provider of cable, phone and internet services diversify its data center operations to become one of the world’s most extraordinarily sustainable, reliable and secure colocation installations? The answer lies in the latest case study from Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI).
And in what may be one of our most comprehensive case studies to date, you’ll see how many of today’s most forward-thinking CPI solutions and products helped impact this unique, 1.2 PUE reporting project. Those solutions and products include:
Additionally, the BendBroadband Vault is also one of the first data centers in the United States to implement the innovative KyotoCooling® thermal management technology, whereby a rotary heat exchanger wheel uses the annually cool temperatures of the Pacific Northwest to “free cool” the data center – without the use of costly mechanical refrigeration.
In this special video interview with Bob Mobach, Senior Data Center Consultant from Logicalis, who worked on the project, you'll get a first-hand look at the data center in action, not to mention the aesthetically-pleasing and efficiency-minded Glacier White cabinet color offered by CPI.