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100 S Commons Suite 001, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Pittsburgh - Nova Place
Data Center

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Data Center Highlights

Expedient’s Pittsburgh data center at Nova Place offers more than 50,000 sq. ft. of total space, redundant electric utility power feeds, 4 auto-cutover diesel generators, multiple cooling systems, advanced fire suppression, and a carrier-neutral telecommunications infrastructure.

Strategic Location

Expedient’s Nova Place data center sits atop the largest telecommunications exchange in the Greater Pittsburgh region, enabling efficient, low-latency interconnectivity with various carrier networks and ISPs.

Room for Growth

To keep pace with surging demand for its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions, Expedient expanded its Nova Place data center footprint in 2017, bringing the total amount of 18-inch raised floor space to 26,000 square feet.

Pittsburgh - Nova Place
Technical Specs

Data Center Specifications

  • 26,500 SQFT Total Building
  • 16,000 SQFT Data Center
  • 18" Raised Floor

Power Plant

  • Dual 2.5 MW Diverse Utility Feeds
  • Single 2.5 MW Transformers


  • Two - 2,000 kW Caterpillar Diesel Generators
  • 7,000 Gallons of Fuel on Site
  • 24 - Hour Runtime without refueling


  • 20 Glycol - Common Loop, Chilled Water Loop
  • 435 Total Tons of Cooling
  • N+1 Redundancy
  • ICOM Control for Intelligent Cooling Management

UPS Capacity

  • Two 1,000 kW UPS Systems
  • 2,000 kVA Total UPS Capacity
  • 2N Redundancy
  • Integrated ALBER Battery Monitoring

IT Compliance

  • Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 & 2 Reports
  • Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance Common Security Framework (CSF) Validation
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Attestation of Compliance
  • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Attestation for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust, Assurance, and Risk (STAR) Registration

Multi-Tiered Security System

  • Biometric & Electronic Employee Photo ID Card Access Control
  • Escorted Visitor Access Management
  • Door Sensors
  • Video Camera Surveillance
  • Lockable Cabinets and Cages

Operations Support Center (OSC)

  • 24x7x365 On-Site Staff
  • Remote Hands (Break/Fix)
  • Common Operational Systems Supporting All Locations
  • Portal

Monitoring Systems

  • Facility Electrical and Mechanical
  • Compute and Storage
  • Components of Networking
  • Ports and Services
  • Event Aggregation with IBM Netcool

Fire Detection and Suppression

  • Thermal & Particulate Fire Detection
  • FE-25 Clean Agent Gaseous Fire Suppression
  • Dry Pipe Double Interlocked Sprinkler System


  • Fully Redundant 100 Gb/s Ring Between Data Centers
  • Carrier Neutral
  • Fiber Providers
  • Comcast
  • Verizon
  • CenturyLink
  • Crown Castle
  • Windstream
  • Zayo
  • DQE
  • Consolidated
  • Lumos
  • AT&T LNS

Explore Our Points of Delivery

Cloud and Colocation
Availability Zones

Cloud On-Ramp

To provide clients with the flexibility that their multi- and hybrid-cloud environments demand, Expedient provides direct connections via network peering points with multi-cloud hubs across the country.

  • Ashburn, VA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cleveland, OH
  • San Jose, CA
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