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Novva Partners with Zayo to Bring Vision for Futuristic Data Center to Life

When Novva set out to create a state-of-the-art data center in Utah, a few things were top of mind: sustainability, futuristic tech, beautiful design, and an unparalleled network that could keep up with the demands of supplying the 100-acre campus with power to 1.5 million square feet of data center space and a 120 MW (eventually 180MW) substation with flexible N, N+1 and 2N redundancy.

After extensive planning and research, the solution and provider became clear: Zayo.

“Zayo’s interconnectivity for us is essential for where we sit within Utah. In this case in Utah, one of the main reasons we selected this site is because of Zayo connectivity,” Novva CEO Wes Swenson said.

In a newly released case study, penned jointly by Zayo and Novva, the two companies detail some of the steps they went through to join forces on the Utah data center campus and explain the four fiber, dark fiber ring crafted to connect the data center to two major aggregation hubs in Utah. 

The study gives a behind-the-scenes look at how data center operators and network providers work together to solve unique connectivity challenges. For example, thanks to Zayo’s network scale and readily available spec inventory, Novva is better able to scale with its customers.

Inside Novva Data Center's Utah campus.

An inside view of Novva’s flagship data center campus in Salt Lake City, which is powered by a dark fiber ring from Zayo. 

Novva’s Utah Data Center Campus By-the-Numbers

  • 100-acre campus
  • 300,000 square feet of current usable data center space
  • 1.5 million square feet of data center space when fully built out, making it the largest in Utah
  • Customizable data center suites able to support workloads from 250kW to 30MW
  • Current 120 MW substation with future 180MW capacity with flexible N, N+1 and 2N redundancy
  • Innovative features, including one robotic dog and multiple drones that patrol the facility to monitor security and temperature

Read the full case study here: https://go.zayo.com/novva-case-study

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