CONSTRUCTION OF AVALON 3, THE NEW EXPANSION OF THE AVALON CAMPUS, IS UNDER WAY
Avalon 3 is the new hyper-connected and sustainable IRIDEOS data center in Milan.
Located in via Bisceglie, within the Municipality of Milan in the area with the highest density of Data Centers and optical fibers, Avalon 3 will be built just over 4 km away from the data rooms of Avalon Campus in via Caldera, the largest Italian Interconnection hub, to which it is connected via a large number of optical fibers on different physical paths. Avalon 3 has been designed according to the most advanced technological standards and the highest levels of operational continuity, safety and resilience recognized by international ratings Rating 4 – ANSI / TIA-942 and Tier IV-Uptime Institute. They certify the highest level of availability a data center with 99.99% uptime per year.
Thanks to the modern interconnection architecture, the distributed meet-me-room, Customers and will be able to cross connect in Avalon 3 with the over 165 Carriers, OTTs, Cloud providers and content delivery platforms already hosted in the other rooms of the Avalon Campus, as if they were in a single extended room. Avalon 3 will be available to Customer starting from July 2022.
– 3.500 square meters
– 500 racks
– Ground Floor 2.000kg/sqm
– Hot/Cold aisles
– Staging room & Storage room
– Cage & Private Suite
AVALON CAMPUS - THE HYPERCONNECTED HUB
Avalon 3, together with Avalon 2 and the Avalon Campus data centers in via Caldera forms a single virtual Data Center, covering approximately 13,000 square meters (140,000 square feet) with a total capacity of over 2,600 racks.
In Avalon 3 Customers may have direct access to public clouds. Avalon Campus is, in fact, the Italian regional gateway for Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and AWS (AWS via MIX).
CERTIFIED AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS
Avalon 3 complies with the highest international standards.
Rating 4 – ANSI / TIA-942 which evaluates the resilience of a data center, that is its ability to guarantee the continuity of the provided services.
Tier IV – Uptime Institute which is the highest level of availability a data center can offer, providing 99.99% uptime per year. Avalon 3 is completely redundant in terms of electrical power, cooling and network systems.
TECHNOLOGICALLY STATE OF THE ART
Avalon 3 have been designed with the most innovative technologies to guarantee the highest performance:
3.2 MW of power, redundant electric generators and UPSs, sustainable and redundant cooling system, innovative fire protection system with zero environmental impact.
AT THE HEART OF THE ITALIAN INTERNET
In Avalon 3 companies can host their own equipment or entire data centers and reach more easily their final customers by taking advantage of the networks of the over 165 Operators already hosted in the different data rooms of Avalon Campus, to which they can interconnect with a simple optical fiber.
Powered by 100% renewable energy, Avalon 3 has been designed to make use of water resources for the cooling of the data center in an eco-sustainable way. The building in which the Data Center will be built, the FRAME Building, is certified according to the LEED Core & Sheell Gold standard which guarantees sustainability not only in terms of energy and water savings, but also regarding the ecological quality of the environments, the resources and the materials used in the manufacturing process.
Avalon 3 is protected 24/7 by security guards. The entire data center is equipped with an advanced video surveillance system with motion detection.
The data center network infrastructure is monitored 24 hours a day by the IRIDEOS NOC.