CENTERIS. OUR STORY
Centeris culture is grounded by its 100% ownership by the Benaroya family, known throughout the real estate industry and the region for its corporate social responsibility and widespread philanthropy. Over 60 years of relationship building has built a history of trust and respect with some of the Pacific Northwest’s industry giants including Nordstrom, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Lockheed Martin, Virginia Mason, Starbucks, Boeing and Sur la Table.
Centeris provides data center solutions for mission critical IT applications and systems infrastructure. One of the largest available power ready facilities in the U.S., Centeris’ SH1 Data Center offers the right combination of capacity, sustainable power and connectivity. Centeris offers fast, secure hyper-scalable solutions at our 86 acre private, South Hill campus near Seattle.
Our LEED Gold facility's cooling system utilizes 100% outside air and takes advantage of the region's renewable power sources. Strong multi-carrier relationships provide reliable, high speed connectivity while point to point dark fiber to the Westin Building Exchange greatly expand your connectivity options. Centeris is all you would expect from a full service data center, bolstered by flexible, personalized service inspiring the highest level of trust.
Larry serves as Principal of The Benaroya Company which controls full ownership of Centeris. More than five decades as a respected leader in the Pacific Northwest real estate industry establishes his gravitas as both strategic planner and overseer of daily management.
With over 20 years investing in and building private market growth businesses, Simon contributes consulting services driving Centeris’s engagement in information technology and data communications.
Vice President of Leasing and Operations
Dave’s three decades of experience in property and construction management align with Centeris’s owner/management philosophy.
Data Center Manager | Centeris South Hill
Jim contributes expertise and leadership to all aspects of data center management; over 30 years as data center manager for the University of Washington and the Washington State Department of Information Services.
Sales Engineering | Carrier Relations
Garrick brings to Centeris in-depth knowledge of critical environments, design and operations for telecommunications and data center facilities with history at CoreLink Data Centers Seattle operations, The Westin Building Exchange; Peer1 Network; Time Warner Telecom and Metro Media Fiber (AboveNet).
Director of Sales
Robert drives Centeris sales drawing on over 20 years of experience in technology infrastructure with Colovore, Comcast, T-Mobile and Essai.
Director of Channel Relations
Nick manages Centeris’s relationships with integrators and resellers and other partners in the PNW, capitalizing on his experience with Allytics, Technicolor and Zones.
The operations team at Centeris consists of an integrated group of highly experienced engineers and technicians. The measure of what they bring to our Puyallup campus spans not only their deep history in the technology industry, but the experiences earned by serving our country in various branches of the military. A smarter, more substantial team would be hard to assimilate, and we are privileged to have them on board to support Centeris and our valued clients.
Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County | August 17, 2016
Insights: Centeris' Transpacific Hub ® Now Open for Business
The News Tribune | August 4, 2016
A Look Inside Centeris' South Hill Data Center Campus
JSA TV Video | May 9, 2016
Centeris Director Simon Lee speaks with JSA TV at International Telecoms Week in Chicago
DataCentres.com | May 5, 2016
Centeris has announced an alliance with Chunghwa Telecom Global
Telecom Ramblings | May 4, 2016
Centeris Adds Chunghwa Telecom Global to the Transpacific Hub
DataCenter News (Asia) | March 14, 2016
US Companies Launch Transpacific Broadband Data and Fiber Hub
GeekWire | March 11, 2016
New Trans-Pacific Fiber Hub near Seattle Connects the U.S. to Asia
Telecom Ramblings | March 11, 2016
Wave and Centeris Launch Nation’s First Transpacific Broadband Data and Fiber Hub
Press Release | December 9, 2014
Centeris Taps Spectrum Networks to Power Ultra-fast West Coast Connections
Press Release | March 17, 2014
Centeris Partners with Comcast Business Services
DISCOVER: WHY SEATTLE?
YOUR colocation solution in the Pacific Northwest is located at the center of major tech innovation and digital infrastructure.
Our secure, 86-acre campus offers you the right combination of Space, Flexibility, Connectivity, Industrial Power and Environmental Conscience.
WHY SHOULD I CARE?
SH1 Data Center's 50,000+ sf available white space is highly configurable with 3 to 30 kW racks and ready to deploy quickly. Custom tailored pods, high power-density cages and secure private suites are available.
Flexible and Scalable
Centeris SH is wholly owned by the Benaroya Company, trusted in the Pacific Northwest for 60 years for its corporate social responsibility in the commercial real estate community. Full autonomy allows for flexible terms and pricing. Personalized service means capacity on demand. Whether you need a single rack or a purpose-built facility, we will work with you.
Distinctive Power & Cooling
Keep costs low and your environment footprint small. Designed for today's power-hungry IT systems, South Hill has direct access to a dual-fed on-site 50 MW substation powered by green resources. 100% outside air evaporative cooling takes advantage of our temperate climate - to everyone's advantage.
Centeris provides high-speed, carrier neutral connectivity through Level 3, Comcast, CenturyLink, Zayo, Wave and Verizon. For even more flexibility Centeris has partnered with Wave and made a large investment in dark fiber to connect directly to the WBX (Westin Business Exchange). Our centralized location cleanly connects to key NAPs and POPs as well as nearby subsea cable landing stations.