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SunGard – Minneapolis Data Center

SunGard Minneapolis data center is located at 511 11th Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55415. The data center is located in a Telco hotel. The data center offers colocation and managed hosting, enterprise cloud services, remote managed IT services, messaging and collaboration, and network and managed security services.

SunGard colocation services includes tailored colocation data center space including cabinets with 42U capacity, or secure cages offering more space and added security for compliance. The data center provides 1,800 square feet of total space and also provides 18″ of raised floor space. The data center adheres to SAS 70 Type II along with compliant with PCI DSS and ISO standards. The data center provides 24 x 7 security personnel, exterior security cameras and video surveillance. The facility has integrated proximity card reader system in place for gaining access to data center resources. The data center uses FM200 fire suppression system with VESDA control for any fire spark.

Minneapolis data center provides a reliable power infrastructure, and offers 100% SLA on power. The immediate power failure is protected by 3 x Logical UPS systems comprised of 8 x Powerware 160 kVA UPS banks. The standby power is provided by 825 kW and 1,500 kW Cummins diesel generators with 2,700 gallons fuel storage capacity. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by 6 x 30 tons Glycol chilled Liebert units and 5 x 26 tons glycol chilled Data Aire units.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple Tier One backbones via carrier-diverse local loops. The data center also offers Cisco and Juniper powered Internet mesh platform, 5 x local loop providers over SONET, 3 x hubbed DS-3s for PTP and frame relay connections, Cat5 zoned cabling system, and dual Ethernet drops to every customer cabinet.

SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard is comprised of four businesses – Availability Services, Financial Systems, K-12 Education and Public Sector. The name of the company originally was an initialism which stood for Sun Guaranteed Access to Recovered Data, a reference to the disaster recovery business it helped pioneer. SunGard has more than 17,000 employees and serves approximately 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. With annual revenue of about $4.0 billion, SunGard is the largest privately held software and services company and is ranked 480 on the Fortune 500. The company was founded in 1982, and is headquartered in Wayne, PA.

The company’s Availability Services segment portfolio includes business continuity planning, managed recovery, enterprise cloud computing services, colocation, online backup, continuity management software, and consulting. SunGard Availability Services has 5 million square feet of data center and operations space. SunGard Financial Systems segment provides mission critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry. The primary purpose of these systems is to automate the many detailed processes associated with trading, managing investment portfolios and accounting for investment assets. This segment primarily serves financial services institutions, corporate and government treasury departments, and energy. SunGard Financial Systems helps 15,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard K-12 Education provides district wide software solutions designed to help teachers, administrators and parents support student achievement. SunGard K-12 Education delivers a single integrated suite of software products, and its K-12 Education software solutions currently support over 8 million K-12 students in the United States. SunGard Public Sector segment is a leading provider of software and services for local governments, public safety and justice agencies and nonprofits. SunGard Public Sector products impact more than 115 million citizens in North America.

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SunGard – Minneapolis Data Center

SunGard – Minneapolis Data Center
511 11th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

SunGard – Minneapolis Data Center Highlights

  • Located in Telco Hotel
  • Colocation
    • Full 42u Cabinets
    • Caged Space
  • 1,800 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 18 Inches Raised Floor
  • Certifications and Compliance
    • SAS 70 Type II
    • PCI DSS
    • ISO Controlled Preventive Maintenance
  • Security
    • 24 x 7 Security Personnel
    • Exterior Security Cameras
    • Video Surveillance
    • Integrated Proximity Card Reader System
  • FM200 Fire Suppression System
  • VESDA Control
  • 100% SLA On Power
  • 3 x Logical UPS Systems Comprised of 8 x Powerware 160 kVA UPS Banks
  • 825 kW and 1,500 kW Cummins Diesel Generators
  • 2,700 Gallons of Fuel Storage Onsite
  • Cooling Infrastructure
    • 6 x 30 Tons Glycol Chilled Liebert Units
    • 5 x 26 Tons Glycol Chilled Data Aire Units
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Cisco/Juniper Powered Internet Mesh Platform
  • 5 x Local Loop Providers Over SONET
  • 3 x Hubbed DS-3s for PTP and Frame Relay Connections
  • Cat5 Zoned Cabling System
  • Dual Ethernet Drops to Every Customer Cabinet