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123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC1)

The 123.Net Southfield data center (DC1) is located at 24700 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48075, and one of the four data centers 123.Net operates in Southfield. The building, serving as company headquarters, was originally built-in 1967 and was retrofitted in 2013. The data center is a reinforced concrete structure with structural steel and located outside the flood plains. The Southfield data center provides amenities like conference rooms with WiFi, rest rooms, locked storage space, and client staging area.

The 123.Net data center is a Tier IV infrastructure facility. The Southfield colocation services are provided through half or full-sized secured locking cabinets, customized caged space, and private suites. The data center is designed to provide 100,000 square feet of data center space, and 18,000 square feet of office space. The data center is a SSAE 16 SOC I type II audited facility. Entrance to the data center is through a gated entry with CCTV monitoring with recording of the exterior and interior 24 x 7 x 365 with archiving for 90 days. All building entry is controlled through biometric scans and HID access cards, and with a man-trap. A 6 Zone Fike ECARO-25 gas fire suppression system with smoke and heat detection is installed for life and equipment safety.

The use of traditional and green power sources allows the Southfield data center to be completely free of utility electricity while having the option of using the utility for a reliable redundant power source. A total of 10 MW of utility power is fed to the data center through Cogeneration. The data center offers multiple power options from 120V, 208V, 240V AC or 48V DC, with A+B power feeds to the cabinets. 7 x 300 kVA Toshiba UPS system in 2(N+1) configuration provides a backup time of about 10 minutes at full load. The 750 kVA generators in 2(N+1) configuration provides the emergency power, and runs on natural gas as a priority fuel with diesel as a second fuel option. The chilled water based cooling design are capable of providing 360 Tons of cooling in 2(N+1) configuration, and raised floors with hot /cold aisle cooling design. All critical mechanical and electrical equipment and distribution components can be removed from service for maintenance, testing, and replacement without impact to the critical load.

The Southfield data center 1 is a carrier neutral facility with redundant fiber paths, and 10/100/1000 Ethernet to Gigabit hand-offs in cabinet. The data center also offer layer 2 and layer 3 connectivity with dual Ethernet feeds. The neutral carriers include top brands including AT&T, Level (3), Cogent, Comcast, US Signal, Charter, 123.Net, and many other regional providers. The Network Operation Center is staffed 24x7x365 for customer support, and also provides Crash Cart and Remote Hands service.

About 123.Net

123.Net delivers an unmatched experience built on expertise and the passion to provide the highest quality data center and wholesale communication solutions to enterprises, carriers, ISPs, and technology companies. 123.Net’s portfolio of communication solutions includes voice, VoIP, metro Ethernet, fixed wireless with speeds up to 1Gbps, colocation, and wholesale carrier services. The company currently operates a 40Gbps+ IP network connected to multiple global transit carriers, including Level 3, Savvis, Cogent, Global Crossing, Comcast and others. 123.Net metro fiber rings and long-haul fiber networks span over 1000 route miles and covers over 75 Points of Presence (PoPs) across Michigan. The company was founded in 1995, and is based in Southfield, MI.

123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC1)
24700 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48075

123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC1) Highlights

  • Tier IV Facility
  • Reinforced Concrete Structure
  • Outside Flood Plain
  • 100,000 Square Feet of Data Center Space
  • 18,000 Square Feet of Office Space
  • Raised Floor Design
  • SSAE 16 SOC I Type II Certified
  • Cabinet, Caged Space, and Private Suites
  • Video Surveillance 24 x 7 x 365
  • Biometric and PIN Card Authentication
  • Mantrap
  • ECARO-25 Fire Suppression System
  • Green Power Facility
  • 10 MW of Power
  • AC and DC Power
  • A+B Utility Feeds
  • UPS in 2(N+1) Configuration
  • Generator in 2(N+1) Configuration
  • Cooling in 2(N+1) Configuration
  • Hot / Cold Aisle Cooling Design
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Network Operation Center 24 x 7 x 365
  • Remote Hands

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