Ritter Communications has opened its new multi-user data and cloud storage facility in Northeast Arkansas.
The $8 million Data Technology Center is a 8,544 square-foot facility that serves as a “highly secure, offsite location to store data and IT infrastructure,” according to a Ritter Communications release. Camfil APC and St. Bernards Healthcare are the charter customers for the new facility.
At the Data Storage Center, Ritter Communications provides a fully-staffed network operations center that has N+2 dual-fuel back-up power, .75 MW power capacity and geo-diverse, carrier-neutral fiber entrance systemsto protect data and information technology infrastructure.
The facility provides up to 82 racks, four cages with four racks and storage space for clients’ information technology needs. The center also features modular-inline cooling and clean-agent fire-extinguishing systems.
“At the Ritter Communications Data Technology Center, we operate in accordance with strict privacy and security guidelines. Customer data protection is top-priority, no matter what,” Ritter Communications CEO Alan Morse said in a statement. “From California seismic codes and EF3 tornado resiliency, to bio-metric security and advanced clean-powered backup generators, the new Data Technology Center provides secure data center, cloud computing and disaster recovery solutions that protect our customers and their technology assets from any major environmental or cyber risks.”
Construction for the facility began in spring 2019. It was designed by Cushing Terrell with Nabholz Construction serving as the contractor.