Verizon’s Boston colocation facility is a Verizon premium data center, and is located in Boston, MA. Verizon offers three types of data centers including standard data center, advanced data center, and premium data center with different set of features and specification under each type of data center.
Boston data center provides the infrastructure services necessary to deploy customers Internet applications including web-server cabinets, telecom cabinets, two-post racks, and custom footprint; in caged and non-caged configurations. A custom cabinet footprint is 24 square feet in a non-caged space and 32 square feet in a caged space. Each rack/cabinet can support a total equipment weight of 1250 lbs. The data center is SAS 70 type II Audited facility. The data center has security and monitoring system including onsite security guards, and video surveillance 24 x 7 x 365. The electronic card reader system, KeyTrak, and Biometric scan is utilized to prevent unauthorized entry to data center or other security breaches. The data center uses fire suppression system for the life and equipment safety.
The data center provides AC, DC, and three phase power to the customer equipment. The facility has A & B DC power feeds offering redundancy and protection. Redundancy is achieved by installing primary and redundant power circuits to the space which allows for failover if the primary power circuit fails. The data center maintains a low end temperature of 64.4 degrees Fahrenheit and a high end temperature of 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit, while a low end moisture 41.9 degrees Fahrenheit DP and a high end moisture 60% RH and 59 degrees Fahrenheit DP . The data center cooling is a cold aisles design providing the efficient cooling to equipment. The data center has internal alarm systems to monitor the operational status of the facility systems and report any failures or anomalies to operations personnel.
The facility offers fully scalable bandwidth connections between company and customers’ equipment at 1.544 Mbps (DS-1/T-1) through 2.5 GB (OCx/GB) levels. The facility has direct access to the Verizon’s IP Backbone via data center primary Internet connectivity. Verizon offers either tiered or burstable primary circuits. Tiered bandwidth offers network connectivity with a maximum bandwidth limit, while burstable bandwidth provides usage based flexible connectivity. Customer access to equipment located in Standard data center is available upon at least 24-hour advance written notice by customer to Company. Technical support services including remote eyes/hands are provided to the clients as and when require basis. Customer may open a trouble ticket via web portal or by calling company support line.
Verizon Communication Inc., a top Fortune 16 company and ranked 2nd US Telecom service provider overall, operates three business units including Verizon Wireless, Wireline, and Verizon Business. The Verizon Business operate the world’s most connected public IP network and uses its industry leading global network capabilities to customers an unmatched combination of security, reliability and speed. The company integrates advanced IP communications and Information Technology products and services to deliver leading enterprise solutions including managed services, security, mobility, collaboration and professional services. Verizon Business specializes in colocation services, cloud computing, managed hosting, dedicated servers, advance data solutions, network and connectivity, IT infrastructure, and application services. Many of the world’s largest businesses and governments including 96 percent of the Fortune 1000 and thousands of government agencies and educational institutions rely on Verizon’s professional and managed services and network technologies to accelerate their business. Verizon operates ones of the world’s largest, most reliable, and secure IP networks, with more than 200 data centers in 20 plus countries, including 13 top-tier Network Access Points (NAPs). The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VE) was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, NY.
Verizon Business – Premium Data Center Boston Highlights
- Premium Data Center
- Standard Cabinets
- Web Server Cabinets
- Caged Space
- 1250 lbs. Weight Support
- SAS 70 Type II Audited Facility
- Security Guards Onsite
- Video Surveillance
- Electronic Card Reader
- Biometric Scanner
- KeyTrak Authentication
- Fire Suppression System
- AC. DC, and Three Phase Power Supply
- A & B DC Power Feeds
- Cold Aisles Design
- 1.544 Mbps (DS-1/T-1) Through 2.5 GB (OC x/GB) Levels
- Remote Hands/Eye Support
- Trouble Ticket Via Web Portal or Phone