Houston Data Center, Colocation, Interconnection

1301 Fannin is located in the heart of Houston’s downtown business district and has extensive long-haul carrier presence and unrivaled interconnection infrastructure. As the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston is a critical location for network operators because of its proximity and direct network access to Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico. 1301 Fannin provides highly reliable neutral interconnection and data center services to carriers, service providers and enterprise customers.

Colocation Data Center Specifications

Interconnectivity and Colocation

  • Carrier neutral, building owned and managed Meet Me Room (MMR)
  • No monthly recurring charges for cross connects
  • Network operators: 15+
  • Points of entry ("POE"): 3 diverse POEs
  • Risers: pre-built innerduct system from POEs to Meet Me Room
  • Colocation: cabinets and cages available

Building Infrastructure

  • Ceiling heights (slab to slab): 18'
  • Column spacing: 22'
  • Floor loading: 150 lbs/sf
  • Loading dock: secure multi-bay dock
  • Freight elevators: 4,500 lbs capacity
  • Fire suppression: pre-action, dual interlock
  • Cable management: overhead ladder rack
  • Building structure and windows wind rated to 200 mph
  • Outside the 500-year floodplain
  • 24/7 network operations center ("NOC")
  • Critical facility monitoring system

Data Center Security & Compliance

  • ANSI/TIA 942-B Certification Rating 3
  • 24/7 manned & monitored security
  • Video surveillance: entrance and common area cameras on all floors
  • DVRs: up to 90 days of storage capacity
  • MMR access: two factor authentication for Meet Me Rooms
  • SSAE-16 SOC 1, Type 2 Audit Compliance
  • HIPAA Compliant Interconnection and Data Center
  • PCI Compliant Interconnection and Data Center


  • Utility feeds: diverse feeds from Polk substation at 34,500v
  • Utility power: 26,000 kW
  • Backup generator power: 10,000 kW (N+1)
  • Fuel supply: 65,000 gallons
  • UPS system: 1,500 kVA (N+1)
  • DC power distribution available

Data Center Cooling

  • Cooling tower capacity: 5,000 tons (N+1), backed up by generators
  • Chilled water capacity: 3,600 tons (N+1), backed up by generators
  • Chilled water distribution: closed-loop system (N+1)
  • Data room HVAC: CRAH's (N+1) with cold aisle containment


  • Premier core interconnection site in Houston
  • Tenant meeting and conference rooms available
  • Shared office environment available
  • Luby's cafeteria
  • Fitness center with showers
  • Tech lounge
  • Secure onsite parking available
  • Secure storage space available