Toronto is Canada's financial and business capital, according to local government officials. Rated as one of the top four global cities with economic clout (Cities of Opportunities Report, PwC, 2014), and topping the North American Cities of the Future, fDi, behind only New York, Toronto is a dynamic, diverse, rising city that provides the ideal business environment for companies looking for a competitive advantage.
Toronto is the fourth largest city in North America, with 2.8 million residents. One-quarter of Canada’s population is located within 160 km (100 miles) of the city and more than 60 percent of the population of the U.S. is within a 90-minute flight.
The city’s more than 89,800 businesses choose from a large, highly skilled, multilingual workforce of 1.4 million people – one sixth of the country's workforce – with 64 percent of Toronto residents between the ages of 25 and 64 having a post-secondary education.
371 Gough Road is a single-story, 120,000 sq. ft. facility located approximately 17 miles north of the Toronto Central Business District in Markham, Ontario. It is currently being redeveloped as a state-of-the-art data centre facility that will support (5) 1,350 kW data centre suites measuring approximately 10,000 sq. ft. each. With supporting office and storage space planned, the individual data centre suites will be fed by dedicated redundant power feeds, and will benefit from connectivity within the Digital Realty Ecosystem.
Just outside the city of Toronto in nearby Vaughan, this Canadian wholesale data centre spans over 66,000 square metres (711,000 square feet) with a critical power capacity of up to 46 megawatts.
Our Toronto data centre offers the best in flexibility and performance. TOR1 features 23 computer rooms ranging from 800 to 1,200 square metres (8,600 to 13,000 square feet) and can accommodate power capacities between 1.0 and 3.0 megawatts. Resiliencies range from N to 2N.
Engineered to deliver a Power Usage Effectiveness of 1.25 annualized at full capacity, TOR1 is on track to be one of Canada’s most advanced data centres, delivering top efficiency and reliability to Toronto’s thriving business community.