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FirstLight – Albany Data Center

FirstLight’s Albany data center is located at 11 North Pearl, Albany, NY 12207. This location in the center of Albany’s Business District is a highly professional environment close to plenty of public transportation and a strong network of highways. The Capital District’s three major highways Interstates 787, 90, and 87 can all be accessed within approximately a mile. The Albany International airport, the major air center for the Capital Region, Northeastern New York, and Western New England, is just about nine miles northwest.

The data center provides the colocation services through half cabinets, full cabinets, individually locked cabinets, and caged space. The data center provides unescorted access 24 x 7 x 365 to authorized persons only, video surveillance, and key card access to data center resources. The facility uses monitoring system 24 x 7 x 365 for monitoring of entire infrastructure, and fire suppression system is installed for life and equipment safety.

Albany data center has redundant infrastructure, ensuring a reliable networking, power, and physical environment. The facility has dual UPS feeds to the customer’s equipment. The backup power to data center is provided by multiple redundant diesel generators with automatic transfer of all the load through auto transfer switching system. The diesel generators are maintained and tested on monthly basis.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility, enabling interconnection to the carrier of your choice. The data center provides redundant, diversely routed Internet connections up to 10 Gbps with available private peering to FirstLight Tier-2 Northeastern network. The facility also offers dedicated Private Line EPL, EVPL, and E-LAN (Protected or unprotected) connections up to 100 Gbps. The NOC 24 x 7 x 365 monitors all the critical components, and provides the support services.

About FirstLight

FirstLight is a leading provider of high speed data, Internet, colocation and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers over the Company’s own fiber optic network. FirstLight also offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products, including dedicated Internet access, Metro Ethernet networks (E-LAN, E-Line), MPLS, traditional TDM solutions, SIP trunks, virtual PBX and audio-conferencing, and managed commercial wireless systems. FirstLight has been building and operating its own fiber optic network in both urban and rural markets. The company now operates a network comprised of more than 190,000 fiber miles and 1,300 lit buildings in Upstate New York, throughout Northern New England and up to Canada. FirstLight’s clientele includes service providers, high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, K-12, colleges and universities, residences and dormitories, professional offices, public safety agencies, local and state governments. The company was previously known as Tech Valley Communication, and rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber in September, 2013. FirstLight was founded in 1999, and is based in Albany, NY.

FirstLight – Albany Data Center
11 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207

FirstLight – Albany Data Center Highlights

  • Centrally Located
  • Half and Full Cabinets
  • Caged Space
  • Unescorted Access for Authorized Person
  • Video Surveillance 24 x 7 x 365
  • Key Card Access
  • Monitoring System
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Dual UPS Feeds
  • Multiple Diesel Generators
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Facility
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • NOC 24 x 7 x 365

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