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INAP – Boston Data Center (BSN003)

INAP’s Boston data center (BSN003) is located at 50 Innerbelt Road, Somerville, MA 2143. The building is a purpose built single use facility dedicated only to colocation and related service offerings. The facility is situated in Metropolitan Boston, bordering Cambridge, and located just outside of Boston’s Central Business District. It is close to the thoroughfares of I-93 and Route 28 and is approximately five miles from Logan International Airport. The data center is a precast concrete structure with reinforced steel, and has 80 MPH wind rating. The data center provides secured receiving and storage areas, 8’x8′ dock height freight elevator, and onsite free parking for 84 vehicles. The facility provides amenities like fully equipped office space, conference room, technical workspace and adjacent breakdown rooms, and full service lounge. The data center is a Tier III infrastructure facility.

The data center offers a number of colocation options, including cabinets in half and full sizes, and custom private caged space. INAP uses Chatsworth Products’ 4-Post QuadraRack ServerFrame which provides a highly secure storage environment. The data center provides 45,000 square feet of total enclosed space, and 14 feet of clear height from top of raised floor to bottom of drop ceiling. The facility has 31,000 square feet of 36 inches antistatic raised floor for the efficient cooling and easy management of cabling system. These floor are designed for the floor load of 500 lbs. per square feet. The facility is regularly audited in accordance with SSAE 16 Type II requirements. The facility is regularly audited in accordance with SSAE 16 Type II requirements. The data center provides the state of the art security measures, including 24x7x365 security guards onsite, CCTV monitoring with archiving of data for 90 days, and intrusion detection system. The entrance to the data center floor is authenticated through the use of card key and biometric scan. The facility uses pre action dry pipe fire suppression system for the life safety. The data center also has smoke and heat detection facility and is remotely monitored.

Boston (BSN003) is a reliable and fault tolerant N+1 power infrastructure with concurrently maintainable power system. The facility is efficient energy design and provides efficient working environment by consuming fewer fossil fuels, reducing greenhouse emissions, minimizing the impact on land. A total of 4 MW of power is served to the data center, and delivered through redundant power feeds by nStar utility. The data center delivers the higher power density of 150 watts per square feet. The entire critical infrastructure is protected by 5 x 750 kVA GE parallel UPS system in N+1 redundancy on power failure. The secondary power is provided by 3 x 2 MW Baldor N+1 diesel generators onsite. The data center provides single and three phase AC and 48V DC power to the customers’ equipment. The DC battery bank provides 15 minutes of backup time on full load, and power density of 12 kW per rack. The cooling and humidity in the data center is maintained by roof top cooling units delivering 1,700 tons of cooling in N+1 configuration. The hot aisle, cold aisle separation and passive cooling solutions maximize cooling efficiencies. The Building Control System automatically controls the temperature and humidity inside the data center regardless of outside weather conditions.

50 Innerbelt Road is a carrier neutral facility with robust carrier neutral meet-me-room, including alternative transit and local access options. The data center offers 100% network uptime SLA, and has dual fiber entrances and diverse fiber conduit. INAP’s multi-homed route optimized Performance IP provides links up to 10GB through multiple top tier carriers. 24x7x365 NOC staff provides the helpdesk and support services, and remote hands services.

INAP Network Services Corporation provides Information Technology (IT) infrastructure services. The company operates in data center services segment and IP services segment. The company’s data center services segment includes colocation, hosting, and cloud services. INAP offers two types of hosting solutions, including agile hosting and custom hosting offerings. The company also offers hosting and cloud services, which include provision and maintenance of hardware, operating system software, management and monitoring software, and data center infrastructure and interconnection. This segment provides its services through 49 data centers in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region with data center footprint spans upwards of 1,000,000 gross square feet.

The company’s IP services segment includes its patented performance IP service, content delivery network (CDN) services, and IP routing hardware and software platform. This segment provides its services and products through 84 IP service points, which include 25 CDN POPs. INAP CDN services enables its customers to quickly and securely stream and distribute rich media and content, such as video, audio software and applications, to audiences across the globe through strategically located POPs. The company serves the software and Internet, media and entertainment, business services, hosting, healthcare, information technology infrastructure, and telecommunications industries. INAP is publicly trading company in NASDAQ under the symbol INAP, and has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy companies. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Atlanta, GA.


INAP – Boston Data Center (BSN003)

INAP – Boston Data Center (BSN003)
50 Innerbelt Rd.
Somerville, MA 2143

INAP – Boston Data Center (BSN003) Highlights

  • Tier III Infrastructure Facility
  • Purpose Built Single Use Facility
  • Situated in Metropolitan Boston Bordering Cambridge
  • Located Just Outside of Boston’s Central Business District
  • Close to Thoroughfares of I-93 and Route 28
  • Five Miles from Logan International Airport
  • Precast Concrete Structure With Reinforced Steel
  • 80 MPH Wind Rating
  • Secured Receiving and Storage Areas
  • 8’x8′ Dock Height Freight Elevator
  • Onsite Free Parking For 84 Vehicles
  • Amenities
    • Fully Equipped Office Space
    • Conference Room
    • Technical Workspace and Adjacent Breakdown Rooms
    • Full Service Lounge
  • Colocation
    • Cabinets in Half and Full Sizes
    • Custom Private Caged Space
    • Chatsworth Products’ 4-Post Quadrarack Serverframe
  • 45,000 Square Feet of Total Enclosed Space
  • 14 Feet of Clear Ceiling Height
  • 31,000 Square Feet of 36 Inches Antistatic Raised Floor
  • Floor Load of 500 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • SSAE 16 Type II Certified
  • Security
    • 24x7x365 Security Guards Onsite
    • CCTV Monitoring with Archiving of Data for 90 Days
    • Intrusion Detection System
    • Card Key Access
    • Biometric Scan
  • Fire Detection and Suppression
    • Pre Action Dry Pipe Fire Suppression System
    • Smoke and Heat Detection Facility
    • Remotely Monitored
  • N+1 Power Infrastructure
  • Efficient Energy Design
  • Consuming Fewer Fossil Fuels
  • 4 MW of Power
  • Redundant Power Feeds
  • Power Density of 150 Watts Per Square Feet
  • 5 x750 kVA GE Parallel UPS System in N+1 Redundancy
  • 3 x 2 MW Baldor N+1 Diesel Generators Onsite
  • Single and Three Phase AC power
  • 48V DC Power
  • DC Battery Bank with 15 Minutes of Backup Time
  • Power Density Of 12 kW Per Rack
  • HVAC Units in N+1 Configuration
  • Building Control System
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • 100% Network Uptime SLA
  • Dual Fiber Entrances
  • 24x7x365 NOC Staff
  • Remote Hands Services