Data Centers

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Milwaukee Data Center

Milwaukee Burnham Data Center is strategically located in the Midwest, designed to provide unique solutions to fit all your business needs.  As a leader in the metro area for colocation, data center and network services, our decade-long track record of availability, reliability and security set  us apart from data centers in the region. TierPoint’s local team of data center professionals provide unmatched customer service and responsiveness.

tierpoint-mapConstruction on our Milwaukee-Burnham Data Center expansion is underway!  Commissioned in Q1 2016, the new data center will be ideally suited for production workloads or as a disaster recovery site with high-speed access to TierPoint’s nine inter-connected Midwestern data centers. Phase I includes the addition of 5,200 sq. ft. of Tier III-compliant data center space – further enhancing TierPoint’s leadership in Wisconsin for colocation, data center and award winning managed IT services.

Facility

  • Ideal regional location with low risk of natural disaster
  • Located 15 miles from downtown and five miles from airport
  • 70,000 ft. building is set back from the road with iron fencing barrier
  • Guest office, break room and conference room facilities available
  • Cabinets, Cages and Private Suites available
  • Dedicated spaces for electrical equipment, data halls, carriers/telecom, equipment storage, staging and loading docks
  • 24/7 onsite security and monitoring from geographically dispersed TierPoint-owned Operations Centers
  • 6kW per cabinet capacity

Security

  • Stringent pre-screening and education process for access requests
  • Photo, fingerprint and ID validation is required
  • Badge readers, biometrics and man-traps throughout the facility
  • Video surveillance in all critical areas and in each row of the data halls with 90 days of retention
  • 24/7 monitoring of access control and video surveillance systems
  • 24/7 onsite security personnel
  • PCI, SSAE 16/SOC 1 compliant
  • All system and environmental alerts are managed by TierPoint’s 24/7 Operations Centers

Power

  • Diesel generator with over 24 hours of runtime
  • N+1 high-efficiency UPS with redundant battery strings
  • Redundant (A+B) power distribution to each cabinet available
  • Power metering and utilization reporting by circuit, cabinet and room Network
  • Wide array of carriers built into the facility and connection to local carrier hotel
  • Diverse entrance pathways to carrier neutral meet-me room
  • Internet, MPLS, Ethernet, Optical Wave, Point-to-Point and Dark Fiber services available
  • Redundant core routing and switching infrastructures
  • Guest wireless available

Connectivity

On-Premise Carriers

  • American Charter
  • Cogent
  • CenturyLink
  • Level3
  • Time Warner Cable
  • US Signal
  • XO
  • ATT
  • Midwest Fiber Networks

 

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Minnesota Data Center

Our Alexandria facility is 135 mi. from Minneapolis, 110 mi. from Fargo and 65 mi. from St. Cloud. Our Alexandria Center embodies redundancy for both electrical power and network connectivity. Two separate sub-stations and two separate regional power grids (west & central grids) keep the Alexandria facility running on electrical power.  Both of these also provide access to multiple fiber networks from both Chicago IL and Seattle WA, enabling regional diverse connectivity. We meet the most restrictive regulatory and business continuity requirements for almost any organization, including HIPPA, PCI, SSAE16, SOX and GLBA

Flexible configuration options including, racks, cages and private suites make this a perfect site for any organization. Whether you need a primary or backup data center, colocation or Cloud services, data storage or disaster recovery services, Vaultas Alexandria accommodates your business needs.

Facility

  • 5,000 square feet of data center space
  • 100% carrier and vendor neutral
  • Private custom data center suites, from (1,000 sq. ft. +)
  • Custom cage configurations
  • Access to 50+ technology vendors
  • Access to 75+ fiber networks for diversity, reliability, reach and coverage
  • High capacity, scalable bandwidth 10Mb to 100Gb to support today’s high bandwidth applications of data storage and video
  • Disaster recovery site – burstable bandwidth, hot seats, temporary workstations and conference rooms
  • Remote location – 135 miles from Minneapolis, 110 miles from Fargo and 65 miles from St. Cloud
  • Operates 24x7x365 with 24 hour video surveillance and monitoring
  • Colocation facility engineered with highly redundant systems that maximize availability and prevent outages 99.982% uptime guarantee
  • Flexibility in design, footprint, resources and implementation

Compliance

  • Operates under strict adherence to regulatory compliance
  • Internal controls environment enables HIPPA, PCI, SSAE16, SOX and GLBA requirements

Connectivity

  • 100% carrier and network neutral
  • Access to over 75+ local, regional, national and international carriers
  • Carrier Grade IPv4 and IPv6 compatible networks
  • BGP peering and network failover features available
  • Managed bandwidth and BGP routing
  • Managed Firewall and managed switching services available
  • Cross-connects to other IT service providers, business partners and carriers
  • Redundant and burstable bandwidth ports available
  • Blended bandwidth available (multiple carrier)
  • 10Mb, 100Mb, 1Gb, 10Gb and fiber cross-connects

Security

  • Facility constructed of brick, block and concrete
  • 24x7x365 video surveillance of data center and all perimeters
  • Dual authentication security (Access Card and PIN)
  • Secure mantrap for security compliance
  • 24x7x365 onsite support available

Conditioned Power

  • 2000 amps of new commercial power
  • Supported by dual sub-station feeder loop
  • Dual UPS systems available providing conditioned power
  • Redundant generator backup w/48 hours of onsite fuel
  • 120v and 208v single phase power
  • 208v and 480v three-phase power available
  • DC power available for telecom or computer environments

Cooling

  • Industrial cooling infrastructure
  • Efficient, scalable cooling system
  • Dual cooling loops available
  • Redundant Liebert CRAC units
  • High density, InRow cooling available
  • 100 to 500 watts per sq. ft. available

Support

  • 24x7x365 onsite technical support
  • 24x7x365 remote hands
  • Network and site monitoring
  • Access to expert IT vendor partners and resources

Amenities

  • Staging area – Vaultas provides space in the facility for customer staging of equipment
  • Onsite storage – onsite storage for colocation customers
  • Office space available – temporary and long term
  • Meeting room – onsite conference room is available for customer use
  • Hot seats and temporary work stations
  • Telephone and telephony services
  • Large bandwidth WiFi access
  • POE Ethernet service

Contact Us

Headquarters
11516 N Port Washington Road, Suite 2B
Mequon, WI 53092
262-238-3123

Sales Office
18 S Michigan Ave, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603
312-448-8314

Data Centers

Milwaukee (TierPoint)
3701 W Burnham
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Minnesota (Vaultas)
720 Hawthorne St
Alexandria, MN 56308

Oklahoma (TierPoint)
4121 Perimeter Center Place
Oklahoma City, OK 73112