Located just five miles from downtown Boston, Expedient’s Boston data center is purpose built and is located at 1 Cabot Rd, Medford MA 02155.
Expedient’s Boston data center offers clients a stable and secure environment for their IT infrastructure needs. The facility is over 38,000 total square feet, and it’s operations support center is fully staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and clients have access to the facility at all hours. Video surveillance, biometric hand scanners and key card access provide a multi-layered security structure at all times. Inside, state of the art fire suppression systems are also in place, which includes VESDA smoke detection monitoring as well as a Viking 3-stage fire suppression system. The operations control center also closely monitors temperature and humidity.
The power infrastructure at the facility is supported by Dual 4,000 AMP power feeds as well as four 500KV Powerware UPS systems. Three 2.2 megawatt diesel generators power the back up systems and 30,000 gallons of fuel storage is available on site. The cooling system includes 35 Liebert CRAC units and 4 Baltimore Air coil evaporative coolers which provide 750 tons of total cooling, in an N+1 configuration. The network infrastructure is also state of the art, and for clients, includes direct access to multiple Tier 1 internet providers and 8 major carriers in the region. Expedient’s high availability network includes firewalls and load balancers and multiple Expedient data centers are connected via a 10Gbps fiber optic ring. On site engineers are also available 24 hours a day to provide network support.
Expedient operates 11 data centers throughout the mid-western and Eastern United States, for a total of 200,000 square feet of data center space. Each facility is fully SSAE-16 audited, and adheres to PCI compliance. In addition to its co-location services, Expedient also offers clients additional services such as cloud computing, managed servers and backups, load balancing and managed exchanged email.
Medford, MA 02155
Expedient Communications – Boston Data Center Highlights
- Dual dedicated 4000 AMP power feeds
- DC power plant at 1500 amps
- Three 2.2 megawatt diesel generators
- 450 tons of HVAC cooling
- Digi-eye security cameras with motion detection and recording
- ADT security system with key card entry
- Viking 3-stage fire suppression system
- 30,000 gallons of diesel reserve on-site