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November 29, 2016

JLL Signs Listing Agreement for Keystone NAP Data Center

Real estate firm JLL has announced a new leasing agreement signed for the Keystone NAP Data Center, which is the first advanced data center in the Northeast. Located at the tax advantaged Keystone Opportunity Industrial Zone (KOIZ) in Bucks County, PA.

March 7, 2016

Data center borrows $15M to grow Bucks site

Keystone NAP, a data center at the former U.S. Steel Ben Fairless Works in lower Bucks County, says it has borrowed $15 million from White Oak Global Advisors to finish acquistion of its property and finance expansion. Keystone sales and…

September 2, 2015

Falls data center completes network installation

Keystone NAP, the advanced data center being constructed at the former U.S. Steel Fairless Works site in Falls, has completed its network installation. Nearly 151,000 route miles of fiber installed by Sunesys and Comcast Business connects Keystone NAP to major peering points and multi-tenant data centers in Boston, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, northern Virginia and Chicago.

August 31, 2015

Top Three Data Center Trends

Data center management is a fact of life in healthcare information technology. Unfortunately, it's becoming more complicated, thanks to the continued digitization of medical records, a rise in the use of high-grade medical imagery, and the extended reach of many healthcare organizations across multiple hospital sites, clinics, and physician offices.

August 13, 2015

Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Data Centers: Filling the Plan and Test Gaps

To mitigate a wide range of business risks, including those involving data centers, many organizations establish business-continuity (BC) or disaster-recovery (DR) plans. Fewer, however, write plans that focus on specific threats, keep those plans current or even test them. To ensure success, companies need to do better. Working with the right advanced data center is one way to fill those gaps.

July 20, 2015

From Steel to Data: Keystone NAP’s Modular Power Play

The power towers loom overhead as you drive through the industrial zone along the Delaware River. These power lines tell of a storied past, when the site was home to a massive U.S. Steel plant that employed 10,000 workers. An ambitious team of data center developers believe these same towers provide the gateway to the future. Keystone NAP is building an outpost of the new economy in the footprints of the old.

July 16, 2015

Keystone NAP takes modules to industrial scale

It takes a certain eye to look at an abandoned industrial building, almost a thousand feet long and six stories tall, but only 60 feet wide, and say to oneself: ”that’s the perfect location for a data center.”

data center knowledge June 29, 2015

Keystone NAP Stacks Data Center Modules Three-High

A company that converted a former Pennsylvania steel mill into a data center recently brought online the first set of data center modules in the facility. Taking an unusual approach to modular data center design, Keystone NAP is stacking custom shipping-container-like modules three-high. The approach takes advantage of the building’s unique physical characteristics and maximizes the use of real estate.

June 16, 2015

Connecting the Hybrid Cloud

The “cloud” is no longer an enterprise aspiration, but a reality. Unfortunately, reality is messy. The adoption of cloud services, including fundamental storage and compute functions as well as software-as-a-service applications, has added significant complexity to the business of enterprise IT. There’s no one-size-fits-all type of deployment, and many companies have increasingly gravitated toward a mix of public and private cloud technologies.