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TORONTO, ON

Keeping you out in Front – A next generation data centre in the core of downtown Toronto



DOWNTOWN TORONTO DATA CENTRE
281 FRONT STREET, TORONTO, ON


  • SITE
    Location 281 Front Street, Toronto, ON
    Building size 168,000 GFA
    Transportation Toronto Pearson International Airport YYZ, Rail
    BUILDING DESCRIPTION
    Utility power Toronto Hydro, 13,800 volts
    Parking 30 reserved underground
    Number of floors 4 plus 1 electrical/mechanical penthouse
    Loading docks 4 indoor with dock levellers
    COMPUTER ROOM SPECIFICATIONS
    Available rooms 3 dedicated data floors plus 1 half floor on ground level
    Standard critical power 1.5MW per data floor, upgradable to 2.0MW
    High density ready Yes
    Approximate size 20,000 SF for IT equipment, ~35,000 GSF
    Maximum cabinet space 1,000 standard 24’W x 48”D or 370 standard 32”W x 48”D
    COMPUTER ROOM DENSITY
    Standard density 150 watts per square foot
    Optional density 200 watts per square foot
    COMPUTER ROOM DESCRIPTION
    Computer rooms Dedicated floor for each computer room, ~35,000 GFA
    Floor height Structural slab to slab 16’6”
    Floor to ceiling height Base design with drop ceiling 12’6” to 13’6”
    Floor loading 200+ pounds per square foot
    LEASABLE OFFICE SPACE
    Storage ~5,000 SF available in basement level
    SECURITY
    Building and perimeter Security check point for all access, ballistic glass and walls
    Security guards Yes, 7x24x365
    Access control Yes, electronic access with dual authentication, minimum 1 biometric reader
    Video surveillance Yes, 7x24x365 of all exterior and interior areas, minimum 30 days of archive
  • CRITICAL POWER
    Total megawatts 16 MW
    UPS SYSTEMS
    Description High efficiency static UPS
    Redundancy N+1 or 2N as required
    GENERATORS
    Description 2.75 MW diesel generator
    Redundancy N+1 or 2N as required
    ON SITE FUEL CAPACITY
    Storage tanks 2 x 70,000 L underground diesel storage
    Fuel runtime 24 hours minimum
    HEAT REJECTION SYSTEMS
    Description Distributed and redundant KyotoCooling systems dedicated per data floor, auxiliary chilled water available
    Redundancy N+1
    Efficiency Annualized PUE of 1.2 or better
    Efficiency at utilization Unaffected by critical load utilization
    PDUs
    Description 250 amp overhead busway, optional multiple 400 KVA PDUs, 480V primary, 400/230V secondary available
    Redundancy 2N
    COMMUNICATIONS
    POE 2 separate network points of entry with diverse underground duct banks to metropolitan network
    Conduits Dedicated diverse conduits and risers to each data floor
    Multiple carriers Yes, data centre is carrier neutral
    FIRE PROTECTION
    Description Double interlocked pre-action dry type sprinkler system with VESDA throughout building
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    DESIGN PUE
    Description Designed to be best in class with an annualized PUE of 1.20 or better regardless of critical load utilization



    *Some specifications listed are optional.

“The Data Centre Incentive Program (DCIP) gives companies a financial incentive of $300 for every actual peak kilowatt reduction, up to 50% of the project cost. Enjoy reduced total investment costs and enhanced ROI in year one plus benefit from ongoing cost savings on electricity bills.”Toronto Hydro Electric System