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TierPoint – Franklin Park Data Center

TierPoint’s Franklin Park (Chicago-West) data center is located at 9333 West Grand Ave., Franklin Park, IL 60131. The data center is located just 15 miles from downtown Chicago. The building is securely constructed of masonry and steel with all infrastructure being concurrently maintainable.

The data center provides N+1 colocation space options ranging from single U cabinet space, 1/4 cabinet, 1/3 cabinet, 1/2 cabinet, full cabinet, locking cabinet, customized cage space, and private suites. The data center provides 89,000 square feet of total space including 15,650 square feet of anti-static raised floor space. The data center is annually audited for its controls and is a SSAE 16 SOC1 Type II , SSAE 16 SOC2 Type II , SSAE 16 SOC3 Type II, HIPAA and PCI DSS certified facility. Multi-layered security prevent any unauthorized access to the data center with 24×7 security staff, 24x7x365 on site security personnel, video surveillance with capturing of footage to DVR, monitoring by security cameras of each doorway and pan tilt zoom (PTZs) throughout the exterior, biometric scan, two factor authentication, and mantrap entry. The data center is equipped with an early warning smoke detection system and pre action dry pipe fire suppression system to meet any fire emergencies.

The Franklin Park data center provides a reliable and fault tolerant 2N power infrastructure with 2,500 kVA of initial distribution capacity, and can offer 100% SLA on power. Immediate power failure is protected by 2N redundant MGE 8000 series 625 kVA UPS system for critical load in an event of utility power loss. 2 x 2,000 kW Cummins Diesel generators provide backup power to the entire facility during a power outage with 4,000 gallons of fuel storage on site. Power to each cabinet is delivered in a fully diverse A&B feed with each circuit run from different UPS and generator system that insure uninterrupted power to the system. Multiple redundant CRAC units maintain appropriate cooling and humidity levels in the data center for optimized performance of all components and can be monitored remotely.

The 9333 West Grand Ave. data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple carriers and service providers. The data center offers 100% SLA on network connectivity with flexible solutions including optical fiber, copper and wireless. The data center has diverse upstream feeds via separate paths into the facility. (NYC). 24x7x365 NOC on site Level 2 and Level 3 Engineers provides helpdesk and support services.

About Tierpoint

TierPoint is a leading provider of cloud, colocation, and managed services designed to improve the business performance and manage risk. The company owns and operates six state of the art carrier class and carrier neutral data centers in key locations across the United States. TierPoint offer cost effective and flexible cloud computing solutions with the highest levels of security, reliability and performance. These cloud solution are built on industry leading technologies such as VMware, EVault, Dell, and Fortinet, and each cloud environment is custom configured to include compute resources, data storage, security, backup options, software licenses, and bandwidth. TierPoint’s managed services offerings include backup and restore services, business continuity, managed networks, wireless network, TierPoint CleanIP, web hosting, and many others. The company was founded in 2010, and is based in Saint Louis, MO.

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TierPoint – Franklin Park Data Center

TierPoint – Franklin Park Data Center
9333 W Grand Ave
Franklin Park, IL 60131

TierPoint – Franklin Park Data Center Highlights

  • Located Just 15 Miles from Downtown Chicago
  • Secure Masonry and Steel Construction
  • Colocation Space Options
    • N+1 Redundancy
    • Single U Cabinet Space
    • 1/4 Cabinet
    • 1/3 Cabinet
    • 1/2 Cabinet
    • Full Cabinet
    • Locking Cabinet
    • Customized Cage Space
    • Private Suites
  • 89,000 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 15,650 Square Feet of Antistatic Raised Floor Space
  • Certification and Compliance
    • SSAE 16 SOC1 Type II
    • SSAE 16 SOC2 Type II
    • SSAE 16 SOC2 Type II
    • HIPAA
    • PCI DSS
  • Fire Detection and Suppression System
    • Early Warning Smoke Detection System
    • Pre Action Dry Pipe Fire Suppression System
  • Reliable and Fault Tolerant 2N Power Infrastructure
  • 2,500 kVA of Initial Distribution Capacity
  • 100% SLA on Power
  • 2N Redundant MGE 8000 Series 625 kVA UPS System
  • 2 x 2,000 kW Cummins Diesel Generators
  • 4,000 Gallons of Fuel Storage On Site
  • Fully Diverse A&B Feed
  • Multiple Redundant CRAC Units
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • 100% SLA on Network Connectivity
  • Flexible Connectivity Solutions
    • Optical Fiber
    • Copper
    • Wireless
  • Diverse Upstream Feeds Via Separate Paths into the Facility
  • 24x7x365 NOC
  • Onsite Level 2 and Level 3 Engineers