In production since 2004, VISI’s co-location facility in Cedar Falls is 60,000 feet, SSAE-16 Type 2 certified, and located at 1205 Technology Parkway, Cedar Falls IA 50613.
The Tier 3 facility is located on 3.33 acres and is overseen by a 2,000 square foot on-site network operations center. Security into and within the building is state of the art, including bio metric scanning, video surveillance and 24 x 7 on site personnel. Assets within the data center are also protected by a multi-layered fire detection and suppression system include VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus) and FM 200 Clean agent.
Clients are given access to cage or cabinet options, and also have access to the facility 24 hours a day. A loading dock is also available for use and abundant parking is on-site.
The power infrastructure of the facility, which is fed from Cedar Falls Utilities, includes a 2N UPS system, and the N+1 HVAC system. Fuel back up generators are established in an N+1 configuration, and 30+ hours of fuel is stored on site, with multiple priority refueling contracts. VISI’s Cedar Falls location is also carrier neutral, and their are three fiber entrances to their telecommunications center. As such, the facility has multiple carrier options for clients.
Based in Eden Prairie Minnesota, VISI manages and operates 5 data centers throughout the Midwestern United States, including data centers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. All of their data centers are certified Tier III facilities, and each data center is SSAE 16 audited to ensure client’s data is secure and accessible. Because of their data centers’ midwestern locations, clients benefit from reliable, low cost utilities as well as safe and secure areas.
In addition to its co-location services, VISI also offers clients an array of additional IT management services including managed and hosting services, cloud computing and data storage and backup. VISI’s clients range from small to large sized businesses and span multiple industries including health care, financial, retail and government.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
VISI – Cedar Falls Iowa Data Center Highlights
- 60,000 square feet of Class A office space
- Grade level loading dock
- 2 story building, purpose built.
- 200+ parking spaces on site
- Recorded digital video at all entraces
- VESDA and FM 200 Clean Agent
- N+1 HVAC & 2N UPS
- Multi level biometric and proximity card system.
- Carrier neutral facility