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123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC3)

123.Net Southfield data center (DC3) is located at 24245 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48075, and is one of the four data centers in Southfield, which 123.Net operates. The building was originally built-in 1956, but was retrofitted in 2011. The data center is a reinforced concrete structure with structural steel and is located outside flood plains.

The colocation services are provided through half or full-sized secured locking cabinets, customized caged space, and private suites. The Southfield data center is designed to provide 8,000 square feet of data center space. The data center is a SSAE 16 SOC I type II audited facility. The data center has CCTV monitoring and recording of the exterior and interior 24x7x365 with archiving for 90 days. All building entry is controlled through keypad and HID access cards. A 4 Zone Fike ECARO-25 gas fire suppression system with smoke and heat detection is installed for life and equipment safety.

A total of 1.5 MW of utility power is fed to the data center, and offers multiple power options which range from 120V, 208V, 240V AC with A+B power feeds to the cabinets. A 3 x 500 kVA Liebert UPS system in N+1 configuration provides a backup time of about 10 minutes at full load. The 750 kVA diesel generators in N+1 configuration provide emergency power. The direct expansion (DX) cooling design are capable of providing 300 Tons of cooling in N+1 configuration. 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 123.Net DC 3 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, 123.Net, and many other regional providers. The Network Operation Center (NOC) is staffed 24x7x365 for customers support, and also provides Crash Cart and Remote Hands service.

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 (DC3)

123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC3)
24245 Northwestern Hwy.
Southfield, MI 48075

123.Net – Southfield Data Center (DC3) Highlights

  • Reinforced Concrete Structure
  • Outside Flood Plain
  • 8,000 Square Feet of Data Center Space
  • SSAE 16 SOC I Type II Certified
  • Cabinet, Caged Space, and Private Suites
  • Video Surveillance 24 x 7 x 365
  • Keypad and PIN Card Authentication
  • ECARO-25 Fire Suppression System
  • 1.5 MW of Power
  • A+B Utility Feeds
  • UPS in N+1 Configuration
  • Generator in N+1  Configuration
  • Cooling in N+1  Configuration
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Network Operation Center 24 x 7 x 365
  • Remote Hands