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Lightower – Newark Data Center

Lightower Fiber Network’s Newark data center is located at 165 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 7102. The data center is located at 5th floor in NW corner. Lightower offers a comprehensive suite of colocation services.

The data center offers secure cabinet colocation space and can accommodate 19″ or 23″ cabinets. The facility provides 11,044 square feet of total space including 3,410 square feet of colocation space with floor load capacity of 100 lbs. per square feet. The data center has 24 x 7 facility access monitoring by NOC staff, door control access system, and client specific swipe card entry. The data center has pre action dry pipe sprinkler fire suppression system for any fire spark.

The 1,200A of power to data center is supplied by PSE&G. The data center provides AC and DC power with battery backup to the customer’s equipment, and supports the high power density configurations. The facility has Eltek Valere 2000A DC power plant with Flatpack2 rectifiers and 4 hours of battery backup. 2 x 150 kVA PowerWare UPS and 2 x 500 kVA APC UPS protect the critical system on power failure, and provides 15 minutes of backup on full load. The continuous emergency power to data center is fed by standby 800 kW Kohler diesel generator with basic fuel storage tank for 24 hours of runtime located on the roof. The data center has 2,000 gallons of extra fuel storage tank and redundant fuel pump system in the basement. 1,200 A of Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) is located at ninth floor in Lightower work space. The data center has APC, 300mm units commensurate with heat rejection demands for automating the cooling and humidity, and also uses APC hot aisle containment cabinet structure.

165 Halsey Street colocation facility is a carrier neutral facility with cross connections to multiple carriers of choice. The facility offers full connectivity to the Lightower metro and long haul optical network, providing fully managed, high capacity and scalable Ethernet, Wave, and SONET services. The data center has diverse fiber entrances into the building with diversely router risers in conduit to support SONET, DWDM, Ethernet, and MPLS GigE interfaces. The facility has diverse 216 count fiber connectivity between 5th floor and MMR on 9th floor. The 24 x 7 x 365 NOC staff provides the monitoring and support services.


About Lightower

Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading provider of high capacity network solutions and Information Technology (IT) services.  The company provides fiber based networking solutions to enterprise, government, carrier, and data center customers. Lightower’s unique and diverse network is connected to over 7,500 service locations with 20,000 route miles, 130 connected data centers, 40+ connected financial exchanges, 18 Lightower colocation data centers, and 115 carrier hotels and central offices. Lightower delivers highly reliable, best in-class services and solutions, including Ethernet, wavelength, dark fiber, Internet access, private networks, video transport, SONET, Long Haul, custom solutions, cloud connectivity, and colocation. Lightower network is actively carrying 100 Gbps customer traffic and serves customer needs from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps. The company serves 2,000 enterprises including Fortune 500 companies, carriers, government agencies, healthcare providers, financial services firms, school and universities, and many more. Lightower’s coverage area includes the major cities of Boston, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, internationally to Toronto and London. The company was formerly known as National Grid Wireless Holdings, and changed its name to Lightower Fiber Networks in August 2007. The company was incorporated in 2003, and is based in Boxborough, MA.

Lightower – Newark Data Center
165 Halsey St.
Newark, NJ 7102

Lightower – Newark Data Center Highlights

  • Located at 5th Floor in NW Corner
  • Secure Cabinets
  • 11,044 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 3,410 Square Feet of Colocation Space
  • Floor Load Capacity of 100 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • 24 x 7 Facility Access Monitoring by NOC Staff
  • Door Control Access System
  • Client Specific Swipe Card Entry
  • Pre Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler Fire Suppression System
  • 1,200A of Utility Power by PSE&G
  • AC And DC Power Options
  • Eltek Valere 2,000A DC power plant with 4 Hours of Battery Backup
  • UPS Systems
    • 2 x 150 kVA PowerWare UPS
    • 2 x 500 kVA APC UPS
    • 15 Minutes of Backup on Full Load
  • Diesel Generator
    • 800 kW Kohler Diesel Generator
    • Basic Fuel Storage Tank for 24 Hours of Runtime Located on Roof
    • 2,000 Gallons of Extra Fuel Storage Tank in Basement
    • Redundant Fuel Pump System in Basement
    • 1,200A of Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) at 9th Floor
  • HVAC Units
    • APC, 300mm Cooling Units
    • APC Hot Aisle Containment Cabinet Structure
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Full Connectivity to Lightower Metro and Long Haul Optical Network
  • Dual Fiber Entrances and Risers into Building
  • Diverse 216 Count Fiber Connectivity Between 5th Floor and MMR on 9th Floor
  • 24 x 7 x 365 NOC Staff

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