Falken Tire Partner IMT Builds Data Center From Ground Up


New Building, New Opportunity

The new data center now sits inside Falken Tire's new headquarters building (pictured).

The original Falken Tire data center, which used a WAN to help service the company's distribution centers, as well as accounts like Discount Tires, Pep Boys, Sears and Big-O, featured a traditional open airflow with hot air blowing all over the place, Braico said.

"In a 20-foot-by-20-foot space, they had serious server sprawl, and 10 different storage platforms," he said.

The old building, in Fontana, Calif., is still used as a warehouse and for storing the company's Lemans racing cars and drifting cars.