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Online Tech – Michigan Data Center

Online Tech’s Michigan data center is located at 5225 Exchange Dr., Flint Township, MI 48057. The data center was originally built by EDS for General Motors as a disaster recovery data center facility, is located in close proximity to railroad, road, and air transportation. The facility built in 1986 is a single story, concrete and steel stand-alone building with loading docks. The data center offers full range of colocation, managed server, private cloud, and disaster recovery services.

Online Tech offers comprehensive colocation solutions that include basic, monitored, and managed colocation space with half and full cabinet space, and caged space. The facility provides 32,500 square feet of total enclosed space with 22,500 square feet of 24 inches raised floor. The data center is designed for the floor load of 1,200 lbs. per square feet, and provides 18′ roof deck height and 11′ finished ceiling height. The data center is a SSAE 16 SOC 2 & SOC 3 and SAS 70 Type II certified, PCI DSS and HIPAA compliant facility. The facility has 24x7x365 client controlled access to the colocation space, 24×7 exterior and interior digital video surveillance with recording activity, electronic card door access, and dual factor authentication including key card and biometric scan. The data center is protected from fire through the use of dual stage dry pipe sprinkler system with double interlock pre action zoned valve control.

Michigan data center provides a reliable and fault tolerant power infrastructure with all critical equipment in N+1 redundancy. The 2,000 kVA power to the data center is fed through dual utility feeds by Consumer Energy from separate substations via diverse paths. The 3 x 555 kVA APC UPS battery backup systems in N+1 redundant configuration provides 100% clean and conditioned power to the critical load. The backup power is provided by 2 x 1,300 kVA Detroit diesel generator in N+1 configuration with 5,000 gallons of fuel storage onsite. All generators are tested and maintained on a regular weekly and monthly schedule. The diverse power to the equipment is delivered through PDUs with Static Transfer Switch (STS). The facility also has redundant DC power plant with 240 wet cell lead acid batteries. The cooling and humidity in the data center is maintained through Datac and Liebert air handlers, and Liebert CRAC chillers, in N+1 redundant configuration with 400 tons of cooling. The facility has commercial HVAC and heat pumps control environment for office and common areas.

Online Tech’s 5225 Exchange Dr. is a carrier neutral data center with connectivity to multiple Internet Service Providers (ISP), and diverse fiber feeds. All Online Tech’s data centers are interconnected with dedicated 10 GB capable fiber, and offers 100 % network uptime SLA. The entire network infrastructure is N+1 redundant configuration with dual, redundant Cisco network core routers and network switches deliver a high availability network. The data center has 100% redundancy over core routers, switches and paths to the Internet are fully redundant with automatic failover to multiple Internet Service Providers. All clients are protected with hardware based firewall services, and VLAN configuration isolates each client from all other client’s equipment. The technical staff provides the helpdesk and support services 24×7.

Online Tech provides full spectrum IT services, including managed cloud hosting, colocation, compliant hosting, managed dedicated servers, secure hosting, and managed services through its state of the art Midwest data centers. The managed services portfolio offered by Online Tech includes disaster recovery, offsite backup, monitoring services, and managed SAN hosting. The company offers multi-tenant cloud, private cloud, and enterprise cloud that protect mission critical applications with encryption, high performance, true scalability, and uncompromising availability. The technical staff provides the helpdesk and support services 24×7.

Online Tech was one of Michigan first Internet Service Provider (ISP), the company stands as one of the longest lasting Internet companies in the Great Lakes market. Backed by independent HIPAA, PCI, SAS 70, SSAE 16, SOC 2, and SOC 3 audits, Online Tech delivers the security, privacy, and availability. The company’s client base includes small and midsized companies covering a broad range of industries, including financial, insurance, healthcare, software as a service (SaaS), publishing, real estate, franchisers, online marketing and advertising firms, e-commerce, manufacturing, and hosting companies. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Ann Arbor, MI.

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Online Tech – Michigan Data Center

Online Tech – Michigan Data Center
5225 Exchange Dr.
Flint Township, MI 48057

Online Tech – Michigan Data Center Highlights

  • Originally Built by EDS for General Motors
  • Close Proximity to Railroad, Road, and Air Transportation
  • Facility Built in 1986
  • Single Story, Concrete and Steel Stand-Alone Building with Loading Docks
  • Colocation
    • Basic, Monitored and Managed Colocation Space
    • Half and Full Cabinet Space
    • Caged Space
  • 32,500 Square Feet of Total Enclosed Space
  • 22,500 Square Feet of 24 Inches Raised Floor
  • Floor Load of 1,200 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • 18′ Roof Deck Height
  • 11′ Finished Ceiling Height
  • Certifications and Compliant
    • SSAE 16 SOC 2 & SOC 3
    • SAS 70 Type II
    • PCI DSS
    • HIPAA
  • Security
    • 24x7x365 Client Controlled Access
    • 24×7 Exterior ad Interior Digital Video Surveillance with Recording Activity
    • Electronic Card Door Access
    • Key Card
    • Biometric Scan
  • Dual Stage Double Interlocked Pre Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler System
  • 24x7x365 Monitoring of Building and Environmental Alarms
  • Reliable and Fault Tolerant N+1 Power Infrastructure
  • Consumer Energy  2000 kVA Utility Power
  • Dual Utility Feeds
  • Separate Substations via Diverse Paths
  • 3 x 555 Kva APC UPS Battery Backup Systems in N+1 Redundant Configuration
  • Generators System in N+1 Configuration
    • 2 x1,300 kVA Detroit Diesel Generator
    • 5,000 Gallons of Fuel Storage
    • Generators Tested on Weekly and Monthly Basis
  • PDUs with Static Transfer Switch (STS)
  • Redundant DC Power Plant with 240 Wet Cell Lead Acid Batteries
  • HVAC in N+1 Redundancy
    • Datac and Liebert Air Handlers
    • Liebert CRAC Chillers
    • 400 Tons of Cooling
  • Carrier Neutral Data Center
  • Diverse Fiber Feeds
  • 100 % Network Uptime SLA
  • Network Infrastructure in N+1 Redundant Configuration
  • 100% Redundancy Over Core Routers and Switches
  • Hardware Based Firewall Services
  • VLAN Configuration
  • 24×7 Helpdesk and Support Services