SIO CoLo Facility

The SIO CoLocation Facility (SIO CoLo) is a space located on the SIO campus in the IGPP Munk Lab building. The facility offers data center infrastructure (rack space, power, and cooling) for the SIO community.


  • 60 Racks
    • 19 x 2, Long Pods
    • 11 x 2, Short Pods
  • Dedicated  Research Group Racks
  • Shared Rack Space


  • 480V @ 600A Service to Pods
  • 208V 3-phase @ 20A (~6kW/Rack)
  • Emergency Power (TBD)


  • Hot-aisle Containment Design
  • Each Pod Cooled Independently
  • SIO Chilled Water Loop
    • 250 Tons Hubbs Hall
    • C/W loop from IGPP Revelle & Eckart Buildings Provides Additional Capacity
  • External Chilled Water Connection for Portable, Emergency Backup Cooling

Fire Suppression - Two systems

  • ENCARO-25 Clean Agent - Gas
    • Human-Safe
    • Protects Equipment
  • PreAction System - Water
    • Two-Factor Trigger
    • Smoke, Heat, Human Actuated
    • Only Activated If Gas System Fails

Environmental/Security Monitoring

  • Room and Chilled Water Temperatures
  • Room Humidity
  • Water Leak Detection
  • Security Cameras
  • Electronic Keyless Entry


PDF icon SIO CoLo Brochure and Management Policy