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Consolidated Communications – Des Moines Data Center

Consolidated Communications Des Moines data center is located at 400 Locust Street, Suite 190, Des Moines, IA 50309. The data center is located outside of downtown flood plain. The data center provides a resilient, feature-rich and cost effective server hosting solutions, and ensures high availability for applications, databases, storage, business continuity, and colocation.

Consolidated Communications offers colocation services through full 45U secured cabinet, half 22U lockable cabinet, and one-third 14U lockable cabinet. The customized cabinet comes in 1.75 inches high x 19 inches rack mount , and 36 inches deep configuration. The data center provides 500 square feet of space and raised floor space. The data center provides onsite security guards and DVR based video surveillance 24 x 7 x 365, and separate card key entry for building and data center. The data center utilizes FM200 fire suppression system for any fire spark. The data center uses smoke detectors for an early detection and alert, and also provides water detectors in all floor drains.

The Des Moines data center is a reliable power infrastructure, and building power has three redundant transformers each with a separate substation feed. The utility has switchable backup to secondary substation. The power plants have fully redundant A and B systems. The standard 110V 20 A power is provided in the cabinet with alternate power options available on request. The 80 kVA UPS system protects the system on the power failure. The standby power is provided by commercial grade 900 kW diesel generator on the loss of utility power. The cooling and humidity in data center is controlled via Liebert HVAC system. HVAC and fire suppression systems are 100 percent backed by dual UPS systems. The temperature and humidity controlled is constantly monitored by alarms.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility with multiple GigE interfaces to Tier 1 Internet service providers. The facility has dual fiber entrances and dual path fiber optic SONET network. The data center provides WAN circuit that includes T1, DS3, OCn, Ethernet or MPLS. The 24 x 7 x 365 NOC provides support and helpdesk services, and remote hands services.

Enventis, merged with Consolidated Communications was a leading communications solution provider in the upper Midwest, connecting businesses and consumers with advanced integrated communication solutions. Enventis offered a wide array of communication services over its multi-state, fiber network spanning more than 4,100 route miles, including business data, voice, IP, managed and hosted services and equipment solutions. Enventis’ network is the most extensive in Minnesota, with fiber throughout the state and metro rings in major business centers, providing customers with a high-bandwidth, highly available, self-healing platform. Enventis serves customers ranging from residential, business and enterprise to service providers and carriers. As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Enventis also provides IT consulting, IP telephony, high capacity transport services and MPLS. Consolidated Communications also provides fiber based transport and access services to regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless carriers and other service providers. The company also offers residential broadband Internet, Digital TV and voice services to 34 communities across southern Minnesota, northwest Iowa and Urbandale, Iowa. Founded in 1898, the company has a rich history of serving customers for more than 115 years. Enventis was a subsidiary of HickoryTech (NASDAQ: HTCO), with headquarters located in Mankato, MN.

Consolidated Communications – Des Moines Data Center

Consolidated Communications – Des Moines Data Center
400 Locust Street, Suite 190
Des Moines, IA 50309

Consolidated Communications – Des Moines Data Center Highlights

  • Located Outside of Downtown Flood Plain
  • Colocation
    • Full 45U Secured Cabinet
    • Half 22U Lockable Cabinet
    • One-Third 14U Lockable Cabinet
  • Rack Dimension: 1.75” H x 19” Rack Mount x Up To 36” Deep
  • 500 Square Feet of Space
  • Raised Floor
  • Onsite Security Guards
  • DVR Based Video Surveillance 24 x 7 x 365
  • Card Access Entry – Separate Systems for Building and Data Center
  • Biometric Recognition System for Data Center Floor
  • FM200 Fire Suppression System
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Water Detectors in All Floor Drains
  • Three Redundant Transformers Each with Separate Substation Feed
  • Switchable Backup to Secondary Substation
  • Fully Redundant A and B Systems
  • Standard 110V 20 A Power with Alternate Power Options Available
  • 80 KVA UPS System
  • Commercial Grade 900 KW Diesel Generator
  • Liebert HVAC Units
  • HVAC and Fire Suppression Systems Backed by Dual UPS Systems
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Dual Fiber Entrances
  • Dual Path Fiber Optic SONET Network
  • WAN Circuit: T1, DS3, OCn, Ethernet or MPLS
  • 24 x 7 x 365 NOC
  • Remote Hands Services