Atlantic Metro Communications – Ashburn Data Center (IAD1)

Located near Washington D.C., Atlantic Metro Communications IAD1 data center is located at 21635 Red Rum Drive, Ashburn VA 20147.

Atlantic Metro’s IAD1 data center provides clients with a stable and secure environment for its IT infrastructure requirements, along with additional services that make it an ideal choice for businesses that need customizable solutions. Clients have access to different configurations such as rack units, quarter cabinets, half cabinets, full cabinets and private caged space. The physical infrastructure is protected by multiple layers of security including 24 hour a day, seven-day a week security personnel on-site, key card entry and continuous video surveillance. The facility is also protected from fire threats with a pre-action fire suppression system, which is multi-zoned and dry-piped. A VESDA air sampling system is also deployed. Finally, the facility is designed to exceed or meet local building codes for earthquake readiness. The building is also built above sea level, and includes dedicated pump rooms, drainage evacuation systems and moisture detection sensors.

Power and cooling are also continuously monitored and maintained. The power system is set up in a N+1 UPS configuration and up to 40 Megawatts of power are delivered to the facility. Diesel back up generators are set up to provide up to 2 megawatts of power in the case of a primary utility failure and a fuel reserve is also located on-site. The cooling system includes HVAC evaporative cooling, 30 ton CRAC units and hot aisle and cold aisle configurations. Finally, Atlantic Metro also offers colocation customers additional professional services such as remote hands, proactive network monitoring, systems management and rack & stack services.

Founded in 2002, Atlantic Metro Communications is located in North Bergen, New Jersey. They operate 8 data centers around the United States, including two in the New Jersey market, and additional data centers in the New York, Chicago, Virginia and Los Angeles areas. In addition to its co-location services, Atlantic Metro is a nationwide, full-service IaaS provider offering Cloud Computing, Managed Hosting, Dedicated Internet Access, Metro Ethernet Transport and Dark Fiber services.

Atlantic Metro Communications – Ashburn Data Center (IAD1)

Atlantic Metro Communications – Ashburn Data Center (IAD1)
21635 Red Rum Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147

Atlantic Metro Communications – Ashburn Data Center (IAD1) Highlights

  • 71,000 square foot facility
  • 24/7 technical staff located on-site
  • N+1 redundant UPS with 40 Megwatt capacity
  • 2 Megawatt back up generator and on-site fuel supply
  • N+1 redundant cooling
  • Pre-action fire suppression system + VESDA air sampling
  • Biometric scanning system, access key card control