IT Renaissance Data Center

O'Fallon, Missouri

The project included infrastructure, a sacrificial roofing system, water cooled and air cooled backup chiller and sophisticated fire and security systems with remote monitoring capabilities including early warning detection system (VESDA).

Clayco provided construction management services for this primary data center serving the rapid growth of the IT group for Centene Corporation, a Fortune 1000 health benefits administrator. The facility allows for ease of future facility expansion.

The data center features include N+1 mechanical and electrical systems, isolation bases under all racks and PDUs to minimize impact of seismic events. At full build-out, the racks are capable of over 1,700 kW of power. Sophisticated building management and control systems are fully integrated with clients existing corporate building management system.

  • 30” raised access floor with under floor cooling
  • Hardened exterior walls and roof system for F3 Tornadic and projectile resistance
  • Sacrificial roofing system
  • Grated roof system over emergency cooling source (air cooled chiller)
  • Perimeter fencing and security
  • Isolation bases under all racks and PDU’s to mitigate the impact of a seismic event
  • Water cooled and air cooled (backup) chiller
  • Three (3) ea. 1,400 gallon chilled water storage buffer tanks
  • Pre action and FM 200 fire protection systems
  • Sophisticated building management and controls system with full integration with Centene’s existing system
  • Two (2) separate main power service feeds from Ameren
  • Two (2) separate data provider feeds
  • A&B electrical paths to the server level
  • Expandable UPS system
  • Utilizing 415 v in row PDU’s for power distribution to racks
  • Power monitoring capabilities down to the server level
  • One (1) ea. 1500 kW diesel generator scalable to three (3) ea.
  • Complete security system per Centene’s stringent standards
Get In touch

Ryan McGuire

Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Unit Leader & Shareholder


Ed Zemaitis

Vice President of Mission Critical Services

+1 312-948-0711

Shelby Gardner

Vice President of Mission Critical Operations

+1 314-591-4486

Innovation Highlights

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Key Facts

Project size:  36,000 SF
Architect:  Arcturis
Value:  $26 Million