DC BLOX will help MARTA protect its mission-critical infrastructure, supporting transit for over 1.7 million residents in the Atlanta region.
MARTA awarded DC BLOX a multi-year contract based on an open bid process. DC BLOX was chosen from a broad field of local, national and international data center and infrastructure providers because of its geographical data center location, exceptional connectivity design, and a strong value proposition. DC BLOX will provide 100kW of critical IT load to MARTA from its Tier 3 Chattanooga, TN data center.
DC BLOX will also interconnect its private, high-speed, high-capacity, mesh-protected network to multiple points on the MARTA network enabling connectivity resiliency, as well as cloud and carrier access.
DC BLOX will provide move assistance to MARTA as it deploys necessary workloads and infrastructure to the Chattanooga data center. DC BLOX will also consult with MARTA in route optimizing traffic between the multiple 8.8Tbs network segments connecting DC BLOX Atlanta and DC BLOX Chattanooga.