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Server Colocation

For clients that want the security and redundancy benefits of a Tier III data center, however do not want to have their servers in a shared cloud environment, RCN Networks offers dedicated and shared server colocation options using Coresite data center facilities. Colocating your equipment in a RCN Networks / Coresite Colocation facility gives you more than just state-of-the-art security and fail-safe provisions – you gain a direct connection to the nation’s largest, NexGen fiber-optic network. Clients have the option to host dedicated physical servers in a private cloud owned and managed by RCN Networks, or by the client hosted in our facility with flexible power, bandwidth and space options available.

Service Details

  • Power

    Choices of AC or DC power per rack/cabinet

  • Security

    Multi-layer security control procedures, biometric palm readers, and 24 x 7 closed-circuit video and alarm monitoring. Cabinets are 23″ fully lockable mesh.

  • Cooling

    HVAC redundant design with air distribution under raised flooring for maximum temperature control.

  • Fire Suppression

    Smoke detection system above and below raised floor; double-interlock, pre-action, dry-pipe fire suppression

  • Racks

    Available at 19″ or 23″

  • Single 1U Colocation

    Shared cabinet

  • Cages

    Available with standard 10′ x 10′ and 10′ x 20′ dimensions

  • Bulk space

    Available with 500 square feet minimum

Specifications

Certifications
  • SSAE 16 Type 2
  • Energy Star
Building Support
  • Loading dock
    • Exterior 48″ dock-high with steel ramps
  • Elevators
    • Passenger: 7’w x 4’d x 9’h; 2,500 LBS
    • Freight: 15’w x 9’d x 9’h; 10,000 LBS
  • On-site parking
    • 300 space open parking lot
  • Storage and staging
    • Private and shared areas
Corporate Amenities
  • Office space and conference rooms
  • 24x7x365 tech lounge with kitchen
Design Efficiency
  • Electrical
    • Mitsubishi high-efficiency UPS systems
    • Power delivered from utility at high voltage to achieve rate reduction and distribution efficiencies
  • Mechanical
    • Variable speed CRAHs and ultrasonic humidification
  • Life Safety
    • Dual-interlock pre-action dry-pipe sprinkler system with VESDA
  • Lighting
    • Lutron Eco-System lighting
Space
  • Facility size
    • 273,000 square feet
  • Deployments
    • Cabinets, cages, private suites and build-to-suit
    • Rooftop space available
  • Power
    • AC and DC
    • Breakered and metered billing
  • Fit out
    • Powered shell, infrastructured shell, and turn-key
  • Contract structure
    • Colocation license or NNN lease
Security
  • Key card access
  • Biometric scanners
  • Mantrap entries
  • Perimeter and interior IP-DVR cameras
  • 24x7x365 security guard monitoring
  • 8′ perimeter fence with controlled site access
Reliability
  • Electrical
    • NSTAR Power
    • Diverse utility feeds
    • N, N+1, 2N UPSs, PDUs, and RPPs; N+1 redundancy on generators
    • 24 hours of on-site fuel storage
  • Mechanical
    • N+1 cooling towers, CRAHs, and chilled water pumps
  • Staffing
    • 24x7x365 on-site, BICSI and CFOT accredited personnel
    • 24x7x365 remote hands
  • BMS controls
    • State-of-the-art mission critical controls and monitoring
  • Uptime
    • SLA of five 9s (99.999%)
    • Six 9s (99.9999%) across portfolio for two years running
Structure
  • Floor loading
    • Floor 1: 250 LBS/SF
    • Floor 2: 165 LBS/SF
  • Column spacing
    • 24′ x 24′
  • Clear height
    • 9′ above 36″ raised floor
  • Hardened exterior
    • Roof designed to withstand 125 MPH wind speeds
    • Reinforced interior cross-bracing

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