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Consolidated Communications – Edina Data Center

Consolidated Communications’s Edina data center is located at 7700 France Avenue, Edina, MN 55435. 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 2,000 square feet of space with an expansion facility to 4,000 square feet, and concrete raised floor. The data center provides onsite security guards and CCTV surveillance 24 x 7 x 365, and separate card key entry for building and data center. Biometric recognition system is used for access to data center floor. 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.

Edina data center is a reliable power infrastructure, and power to facility is served by two utility feeds. 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 UPS system protects the system on the power failure. The standby power is provided by commercial grade 1.25 MW diesel generator on the loss of utility power. The cooling and humidity in data center is controlled via Liebert units and McQuary 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 access to local and Interexchange carriers throughout Minnesota, and WAN circuit including T1, DS3, OCn, Ethernet or MPLS. The 24 x 7 x 365 NOC provides support and helpdesk services, and remote hands services.

Enventis, now 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.

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Consolidated Communications – Edina Data Center

Consolidated Communications – Edina Data Center
7700 France Avenue
Edina, MN 55435

Consolidated Communications – Edina Data Center Highlights

  • 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
  • 2,000 Square Feet of Space
  • Concrete Raised Floor
  • Onsite Security Guards
  • CCTV 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
  • Two Utility Feeds
  • Fully Redundant A and B Systems
  • Standard 110V 20 A Power with Alternate Power Options Available
  • UPS System
  • Commercial Grade 1.25 MW Diesel Generator
  • Liebert Units and Mcquary HVAC System
  • HVAC and Fire Suppression Systems Backed by Dual UPS Systems
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Dual Fiber Entrances
  • Dual Path Fiber Optic SONET Network
  • Access to Local and Interexchange Carriers Throughout Minnesota
  • WAN Circuit: T1, DS3, OCn, Ethernet or MPLS
  • 24 x 7 x 365 NOC
  • Remote Hands Services