Emerson Network Power, Columbus, Ohio, a business of Emerson, St. Louis, has begun construction on a data center at Emerson’s corporate headquarters. The 35,000-square-foot data center, set to open next summer as a technology showcase center for current and potential customers, will support the company’s global network, including more than 250 worldwide manufacturing and engineering operations.

The new facility will feature numerous Emerson Network Power products from brands such as Aperture, ASCO, Knurr, and Liebert interacting with technologies from the world’s leading IT companies. The data center will have three layers of redundancy, with dual utility feeds, redundant UPS protection, and onsite generators. Additionally, the data center will be scalable, with redundant dual-bus power capacity starting at 1,350kW and ultimate UPS systems scalability up to 4,050kW across dual paths. Cooling capacity will be upwards of 300W per square foot.