Texas A&M IT Data Center

Department: Infrastructure (CTO Cheryl Cato)

Project Scope: This project is the first phase of a renovation of the Fred W. Dollar Commissary building at Texas A&M to serve as a centralized data center for the university to support a range of IT installations in a multi-tenant environment that is incrementally expandable to accommodate growth. The initial phase will be designed to support 1.5 MW of IT infrastructure, including computing, storage, networking, telecommunications, and physical support infrastructure. The facility will be constructed to facilitate expansion of up to 6 MW of critical IT load with a minimum of disruption to ongoing operations.

Timeline: Q1 2016 through Q2 2017

Project Costs: $30 million