Rutgers EI

Enterprise Infrastructure

Integrating Systems

ASB Data Center

EI core systems are currently housed and maintained in the ASB data center, located in the Administrative Services Building, Busch Campus. From its establishment, the EI-ASB data center has been supporting the University’s administrative, financial, and student systems. With the acquisition of a large scale virtual infrastructure via the ELF grant project, additional core and enterprise university applications are being integrated into the ASB data center.

The ASB data center is a Tier 1+ data center with the following infrastructure characteristics:

  • 6200 sq. feet of raised floor
  • Video cameras at two main entrances
  • 80 Tons (960,000 BTU/hr) cooling capacity
  • 225 kVA/180kW UPS / 45 minutes ride-through @ rated load
  • (4) 75 kVA power distribution units
  • 1000 kW diesel generator (shared) with a 2000 gallon fuel tank
  • Monitored proximity card access
  • 12 discrete points of environmental monitoring
  • 10 discrete points of leak detection
  • CO2 and water pre-action fire suppression systems