New Corporate Headquarters and Data Center
Aviva USA, the world’s fifth largest insurance group, built a new U.S. Corporate Headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa. The building accommodates more than 1,200 employees throughout seven floors and includes an 8th floor executive level.
The data center features approximately 2,000-SF of raised floor. It includes 60 tons of cooling with N+1 redundancy, 160 kW of UPS with N+1 redundancy, and is designed for 80 watts per square foot.
The computing center is a highly secured area with a mantrap at the entrance and caged area with a separate entrance for equipment from outside vendors and the telephone company.
The data center’s UPS system, utility power, and cooling capacity are designed in a modular fashion for future expansions.