Our Data Centres: Somerset, NJ, USA

Responding to the demand for highly secure, fully redundant data centre facilities, Hyve added the Somerset, New Jersey data centre facility in 2007.

Somerset Data CentreThis facility is SAS 70 Type II certified. Strategically located 46 miles southwest of New York City and five miles from Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus in central New Jersey, this purpose built data centre features a state-of-the-art network, power and environmental infrastructure.

Specially trained, highly experienced system and network engineering staff actively manage and maintain the facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This is one of the first commercially available facilities in the world with a three factor security access requirement.

Purpose Built Design

  • SAS 70 Type II certified
  • HIPAA compliant
  • 36,400 square foot facility
  • 11,000 square feet of raised floor
  • Category 5e cabling throughout the facility
  • Direct connectivity to Hyve network
  • VESDA smoke detection systems, above and below raised floor
  • Advanced multi-zone, double pre-action, dry pipe-fire suppression system
  • Fully redundant building and security management systems


  • One of the first facilities to implement true three factor security
  • 24/7 on-site facility and network monitoring
  • 24/7 security staff, strictly enforced security procedures
  • Visitors are escorted by authorized personnel at all times
  • 24 hour internal and external video surveillance, 60 day minimum retention policy
  • Multiple mantraps with reinforced walls

Power Conditioning

  • Facility fed by redundant 2500kva transformers
  • Two Caterpillar generators rated at two megawatts each with 10,000 gallons of fuel capacity
  • Contracted fuel suppliers on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 144 watts per square foot
  • Liebert PDU units located on the raised floor, rated at 650kva
  • Fully redundant Eaton Powerware UPS Systems

HVAC Temperature Controlled Environment

  • 5 – 150 ton Liebert dry coolers
  • 576 BTU’s of cooling per square foot
  • Temperature range of 65 – 75 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Relative humidity range from 40% – 60% RH
  • 24 Liebert CRAC units rated at 20 tons of cooling each
  • Raised floor to provide uniform cooling distribution
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