Iron Mountain, a leader in information management and innovative storage services, announced today that it has signed a lease for 2.4 megawatt with a major hyperscale enterprise software provider. The customers will be deployed at WPA-1 data center of Iron Mountain located in Boyers, Pennsylvania, and has deployments that are existing at other data centers of Iron Mountain.
Iron Mountain’s data center solution met the customer’s security, scalability, resiliency, and interconnection requirements. The lease is anticipated to commence in the Q1 of 2022 and has a term of 10 years.
Located at 60 minutes to the north of Pittsburgh, WPA-1 features a 200-acre facility which is based on 220 feet underground. This facility provides a full range of Iron Mountain services, including more than 300,000 square feet of data center space with a total potential IT capacity of over 15 megawatts.
The facility has a federal-grade security and it is highly compliant with the location, which reduces man-made & natural disasters, along with a long-term scalability. To enable a sustainable and highly efficient environment, the data center provides geothermal cooling by leveraging water from an underground lake.
Like all data centers of Iron Mountain, WPA-1 is powered by 100 percent renewable energy and provides access to Green Power Pass to the customers.
The Green Power pass allows the users of data center to minimize their reportable greenhouse gas emissions and enables them to fulfil their public green power and/or carbon reduction goals. Iron Mountain data centers follow one of the most comprehensive compliance programs in this industry, which includes enterprise-wide certified ISO 14001 and 50001 environmental and energy management systems.
As previously announced, Iron Mountain has signed recently a lease of 6 megawatt with a major hyperscaler in its data center campus located in Manassas, Virginia. This customer is a new logo to the data center platform of Iron Mountain. This will improve the existing rich ecosystem of the campus. It is expected that the lease will commence in the Q4 of 2021, with a term of 5 years.
“As public and private sector organizations face increasing privacy, security and environmental regulations for their data center needs, our data centers in Western Pennsylvania and Northern Virginia are in high demand as the ideal option for connecting and protecting critical IT infrastructure and applications,” said Rick Crutchley, Vice President & General Manager, North America at Iron Mountain Data Centers.
“We are pleased to welcome a key new customer to the Iron Mountain ecosystem and we are honored that our existing customer chose to continue to expand with us. Both of these locations are ideal for a wide range of core retail enterprise and hyperscale colocation customers, and we look forward to continuing to support them across our global platform,” he added.