California Earthquake Authority to House Its Mission Critical IT Infrastructure with RagingWire Data Centers

100% availability, security, best-in-class customer service, and diverse, low-risk locations led the nation’s largest residential earthquake insurer to choose RagingWire

January 26, 2015

RagingWire Data Centers, the nation’s premier data center provider and an NTT Communications group company,announced today that California Earthquake Authority, a publicly managed, privately funded organization that provides catastrophic residential earthquake insurance and encourages Californians to reduce their risk of earthquake loss, has selected RagingWire as a home for their mission critical IT infrastructure. After an extensive request for quote (RFQ) process and strict selection criteria evaluating multiple data center colocation companies, California Earthquake Authority selected RagingWire’s data center campuses in Sacramento, California and Ashburn, Virginia.

“The California Earthquake Authority is pleased to be colocating our IT infrastructure at an enterprise-class data center, and we look forward to working with RagingWire,” said Todd Coombes, Chief Information Officer at California Earthquake Authority.

RagingWire will provide a 100% available, secure, reliable, and scalable data center environment along with its unlimited remote hands and eyes service to the nation’s largest residential earthquake insurer. By taking advantage of the unlimited remote hands and eyes service, RagingWire will provide expert, cost-effective, hands-on support for California Earthquake Authority’s IT equipment. The combination of RagingWire’s diverse locations, 2N+2® technology, 100% availability service level agreement (SLA), and world class data center services results in a colocation solution that is unmatched in the industry.

RagingWire’s Sacramento campus in Northern California was chosen as the primary data center for California Earthquake Authority. The Sacramento data center campus, comprising the CA1, CA2, and CA3 data centers, has 680,000 square feet of space, 53 megawatts of power, and is seismically stable as it sits on a separate tectonic plate than the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The fiber rich Ashburn, Virginia data center facility located in Loudoun County’s famed ‘Data Center Alley’ will be the failover facility for California Earthquake Authority.

“Our high density facilities in Sacramento and Ashburn are built with our patented 2N+2 design that provides 100% availability and allows our customers to move and scale critical power for their IT systems,” said Doug Adams, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at RagingWire Data Centers. “By utilizing our 24 x7 remote hands and eyes service, RagingWire will help California Earthquake Authority reduce costs, focus on their core competencies, and improve their IT efficiencies.”

About California Earthquake Authority
The California Earthquake Authority is a publicly managed, privately funded organization that provides catastrophic residential earthquake insurance and encourages Californians to reduce their risks of earthquake loss. Today, the California Earthquake Authority is the largest single-line writer of residential earthquake insurance in the United States, with about 860,000 policies in force, some $600 million in annual premium revenue, and more than $10 billion in claim-paying capacity. The California Earthquake Authority currently writes about 70 percent of the residential earthquake insurance policies sold in California. For more information, see

About RagingWire Data Centers
RagingWire Data Centers designs, builds, and operates mission critical data centers that deliver 100% availability and high-density power. The company has nearly 1 million square feet of data center infrastructure in Northern California and Ashburn, Virginia and is affiliated with the global network of 130 data centers under the NexcenterTM brand operated by NTT Communications. RagingWire’s patented power delivery systems and EPA ENERGY STAR rated facilities lead the data center market in reliability and efficiency. With flexible colocation solutions for retail and wholesale buyers, a carrier neutral philosophy, and the highest customer loyalty in the industry as measured by the Net Promoter Score®, RagingWire meets the needs of top internet, enterprise, and government organizations. More information is available at