DC BLOX to Build Cable Landing Station in Myrtle Beach

DC BLOX, a provider of secure, reliable, connected data centers across the Southeast, will build a cable landing station (CLS) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to anchor subsea cable systems connecting North America’s Southeast region with other continents.

DC BLOX’s planned Myrtle Beach CLS is designed to withstand a category 5 hurricane, is engineered to Uptime Institute’s Tier III standards, and will be SOC 2 Type II and NIST 800-171 compliant.

The power generation configurations include up to 15 MW of AC power with managed rectifiers for DC Power Feed Equipment (PFE).

When complete, the facility will connect to five pre-positioned subsea bore pipes configured for up to five subsea cables. In addition, traditional colocation for communications providers, local enterprises, governments, and customer partner networks will be available. The CLS design assures concurrently maintainable 2N power generation, UPS and switchgear, with indirect adiabatic and evaporation cooling for efficiency and sustainability with N+1 redundancy.

The Myrtle Beach CLS, will be located in the International Technology and Aerospace Park (ITAP). It will be DC BLOX’s second location in South Carolina, as the company’s Greenville facility opened in January  and is expanding with a second data hall of more than 9,000 square feet to accommodate a large enterprise customer.

DC BLOX data centers throughout the Southeast are interconnected via the DC BLOX Connectivity eXchange (DCB-CX), a platform that enables participants to peer across a high-bandwidth, low-latency software-defined fabric. The DCB-CX offers low-latency connectivity across its footprint to built-in carriers, public cloud providers, regional Internet Exchanges (IX) and other participating entities.

To learn more about DC BLOX and its data center and network expansion plans in Myrtle Beach, visit www.dcblox.com