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Lightower – Springfield Data Center

Lightower Fiber Network’s Springfield data center is located at 1 Federal Street, Springfield, MA 01105. Lightower offers a comprehensive suite of colocation services.

The data center offers half and full cabinet colocation space, and customized caged space. The facility is located on the 2nd floor with total area of 3,625 square feet, including 3,135 square feet of colocation space. The raised floor is designed for the floor load of 270 lbs. per square feet. The data center has full 24×7 access monitoring system by building management and full 24×7 card reader access through main door. The data center uses Ansual Inergen fire suppression system for any fire spark.

The 480V commercial 3 phase 1200A power is provided to the data center. The facility delivers 30A DC power per cabinet through Elgin Warren 1200A DC plant. The facility uses 80 kW UPS systems for the backup power on the loss of utility power with immediate shift over of power load to 750 kW diesel generator. The diverse power is delivered through redundant PDUs with A/B power feeds. Cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled through 3 x Liebert 20 tons glycol HVAC units. The data center also uses Andover monitoring system for security, environmental, and power. Lightower has maintenance contracts for testing of critical electrical and mechanical equipment on quarterly, semi-annually, and annually.

The 1 Federal Street colocation facility is a carrier neutral facility with cross connections to multiple carriers of choice. The data center is connected to Lightower Fiber Networks’ backbone allowing access to high capacity Wavelength, Ethernet and SONET services. With dual entrances and risers into the building, the data center is able to support diversity with network services. The 24 x 7 x 365 NOC staff provides the monitoring and support services.

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 – Springfield Data Center

Lightower – Springfield Data Center
1 Federal Street
Springfield, MA 01105

Lightower – Springfield Data Center Highlights

  • Located on 2nd Floor
  • 3,625 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 3,135 Square Feet of Colocation Space
  • Raised Floor
  • Floor Load of 270 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • Colocation
    • Half and Full Cabinets
    • Caged Space
  • 24×7 Access Monitoring System by Building Management
  • 24×7 Card Reader Access Through Main Door
  • Ansual Inergen Fire Suppression System
  • 480V Commercial 3 Phase 1200A Power
  • AC And DC Power Options
  • 30A DC Power Per Cabinet Through Elgin Warren 1200A DC Plant
  • 80 kW UPS Systems
  • 750 kW Diesel Generator
  • Redundant PDUs With A/B Power Feeds
  • 3 x Liebert 20 Tons Glycol HVAC Units
  • Andover Monitoring System
  • Maintenance Contracts for Testing of Critical Electrical and Mechanical Equipment
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Dual Fiber Entrances
  • 24 x 7 x 365 NOC Staff