SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today it has selected IntelliBatt® to provide its monitoring system solution for RagingWire's new Virginia data center campus. The Ashburn, Virginia, facility is engineered with the most technologically advanced electrical and mechanical infrastructure and is operated using RagingWire's time-tested best-practices operations. The result is RagingWire offers an industry-unique 100% uptime service level agreement (SLA) covering 7 by 24 operations including maintenance windows.
IntelliBatt's Monitoring System monitors the performance of each individual battery, including voltage, temperature, and impedance, plus UPS AC Ripple, among other key metrics, several times a day. All of this data is continuously monitored and analyzed by a team of experts in the IntelliBatt Network Operations Center (NOC). By predicting and preempting failure, IntelliBatt monitored sites have a perfect 20-year track record of 100% battery uptime. RagingWire's critical facilities technicians also have 7x24 access to the battery and UPS state-of-health through a secure web portal – on a computer, smartphone or tablet – as well as via phone or email support.
"We understand the importance of visibility into individual battery health. The world's most technologically advanced infrastructure is useless without an equally advanced, well-integrated, and robust monitoring solution," said Jason Weckworth, vice president of data center operations at RagingWire. "IntelliBatt has the most comprehensive and technically advanced battery monitoring systems on the market today. The ease of installation and maintenance, combined with their unique 7x24 NOC and ability to integrate with other monitoring hardware, makes them the ideal choice as a partner."
RagingWire's new Virginia facility is 150,000 square feet and features 2N+2 redundancy in its critical facilities infrastructure all the way to the customer's rack. The campus includes RagingWire's patented power management system and the most technologically advanced and energy efficient infrastructure available in the data center industry. This combination of infrastructure, innovation, and best-practices allows RagingWire to deliver a unique 100% service level agreement (SLA). While other data center colocation providers typically exclude maintenance windows from their service level commitments, RagingWire offers a 100% SLA – even during maintenance windows.
"RagingWire has done an amazing job of delivering 100% availability and highly scalable power from their data centers in Northern California and Northern Virginia," said Steve Cotton, CEO and founder of IntelliBatt. "We've partnered with them to make sure that continuous monitoring and asset management, combined with predictive services, continues to support this goal when it comes to UPS and battery health. Enterprise customers want the security and peace of mind that any problems are identified before they happen – this is what we both do well."
IntelliBatt, LLC, is a privately held, full-service solutions provider serving global markets with battery backup and predictive services to ensure against systems failure. IntelliBatt's core customer base is comprised of the world's leading data center operators and enterprise organizations. The telecommunications market is also a fast-growing segment for IntelliBatt, as reliance on IT systems that support global economies – either through wireless or wire line networks – must have 100% uptime guarantees for their customers. IntelliBatt is committed to supporting best practices in the UPS and battery backup marketplace, and pioneering through partnership expansion into new markets and applications of battery technology. Originally founded in 1992 by battery industry veterans, IntelliBatt is headquartered in San Rafael, California, with additional offices in Sacramento, Denver, New York, and New Jersey. Visit www.intellibatt.com for more information.
RagingWire Data Centers provides highly customized and flexible collocation solutions to meet the needs of high-density, data-intensive enterprise companies. RagingWire operates 2N+2 redundant, highly secure data center campuses in Northern California and Northern Virginia engineered to provide 100% availability and highly scalable power and cooling for mission critical IT systems. Joining your IT team with RagingWire's carrier-neutral data centers enables clients to reduce operating costs, be more efficient, and improve time to market. More information is available at www.ragingwire.com.
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