Houston Data Center Services

Houston One Facility

Element Critical delivers world-class solutions engineering, deployment flexibility, and IT business services to the Houston market. Houston One is a purpose-built, high-density designed mission-critical data center with a market-leading concrete roof design built to withstand 190+ winds and DoubleDense technology to support critical loads up to 480 watts PSF (air-cooled) and 1000 watts PSF (immersion-cooled). The 20-acre campus in Houston’s energy corridor features an adjacent 300 MVA substation with dual feed underground utility service and ultra low latency connectivity to Houston’s I-10 fiber optic backbone.

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  • Location

    22000 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77449
  • Property Size

    98,248 SF + 40,000 SF Expansion
  • Raised Floor

    53,184 SF
  • Power

    26 MW

Our Location



  • Total Utility Power: 26 MW
  • Redundant feeds in power ring around building Back-up Power & "N" Value: Enterprise Tenant Specific for Suites 1,2 & 4
  • Immediate Deployment Support for High-Density Load Configurations
  • Centerpoint Power 12.47KV loop fed


  • TIA-492 Compliant, diverse fiber entrances
  • Two carrier neutral meet-me-rooms
  • IP Transit, Dedicated Internet, and MetroConnect Services
  • Dedicated dark fiber to I-10 & HWY-99 long haul fiber providers with 2 diverse conduit entry points
  • On-Net Carriers: AT&T, Century Link, Zayo, Logix Fiber Networks, Crown Castle, Verizon, Consolidated Communications, Hurrican Electric Internet Services, Comcast Xfinity, Phonoscope Lightwave, FiberLight, and Cogent
  • Low latency connectivity to the energy corridor, the Galleria, and Downtown Houston


  • ISO/IEC 27001:[2013] Certification
  • CCTV Systems throughout Facility, Minimum 90-Day Video Retention
  • Multi-Factor Authentication Required at all Mission Critical Access Locations, Mantrap & Motion Detection, Biometric Card Access System
  • Minimum 90-Day Video Retention


  • ISO/IEC 27001:[2013] Certification
  • SOC 1: Type 1 and 2, SOC 2 Type 1 and 2
  • LEED Gold certified

Fire Protection

  • VESDA Smoke Detection


  • Dedicated Client Storage
  • Full-Service Business Resources (conference rooms, drop-in office, breakroom multi-purpose room, restrooms with showers)
  • Dock for storage cages raised to the same level as the corridors and data hall to allow for equipment movement without ramps

Backup Power

  • Back-up Power & "N" Value: Enterprise Tenant Specific for Suites 1,2 & 4
  • [Redundant Fuel Pumps and On-Site Fuel Storage with Dual, On-Demand Refueling Contracts]
  • [Redundant Utility-to-Generator Transfer Switches]


  • Total Capacity: 10 400-ton Chillers in 2N Configurations
  • Unit Redundancy: 2N minimum
  • Capacity Redundancy: [N+20%]

Let's Talk!

If you’re ready to talk, we’re ready to listen. We’ll work with you to assess your needs and develop a flexible roadmap that scales with your business, regardless of size. Reach out to us for a “no strings attached” conversation.