Projects / Mission Critical / Cervalis

Matassa Construction was hired as construction manager for new construction of the Northeast’s newest and Connecticut’s largest data center.

Cervalis’ Norwalk Data Center is located in Fairfield County, CT, just outside New York City. The premier facility is built to provide high availability, high-power density, and redundant connectivity options from multiple carriers. Truly diverse power is offered via three separate power feeds from two separate utility companies ensuring business resilience. No detail was overlooked in designing and building a data center that meets  the needs of today’s global businesses.

The 168,000 sq. ft. Connecticut location offers 75,000 sq. ft.  of raised floor data center space and 30,000 sq.  ft. of work area recovery space. Designed specifically to meet the increasing demand for business continuity solutions on a 24X365 basis. 

High-Density Configuration. With 75,000 sq. ft. of raised floor data center space, 16MW of utility power via three separate feeds from two utility companies, and 3,000 tons of N+1 cooling capacity.

The data center’s infrastructure combines multiple levels of technology and security.

Site Specs:

  • 168,000 sq. ft.
  • 75,000 sq. ft. data center space with 36” raised flooring
  • 30,000 sq. ft. work area recovery space featuring dedicated office suites configured per customer requirements
  • Carrier neutral
  • SSafe Harbor certified annually
  • SAE 16 and PCI compliant


  • Designed to deliver 99.999% availability
  • Power to facility provided via three separate feed from two separate utility companies
  • 16MW of power
  • Designed to support high density configurations
  • UPS systems configured in N+1 and 2N redundant


  • 3,000 tons of N+1 cooling capacity with roof mounted air-cooled chillers
  • Carrier-neutral facility with two MDF rooms provides dual access to multiple providers for flexible connectivity
  • Comprehensive fire protection system


  • 24X365 video surveillance to monitor and control access within the facility
  • Biometric access readers
  • Advanced proximity card readers
  • Motion sensors
  • Surrounding security corridor
  • K4 rated property perimeter fence