The zColo Pittsburgh data center is located at 2500 Allegheny Center Mall, and is the primary carrier hotel in Pittsburgh, the 22nd largest market in the United States. The city is a gateway to the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast and the data center is located within a 200 to 315 mile radius of the Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York Metro areas, providing suitable distances for disaster recovery. The facility offers connectivity options to businesses working in healthcare, education, technology and financial services in addition to well-known steel, glass and oil industries. The facility offers 7,200 square feet of data center space and zColo Pittsburgh colocation solutions are provided through private suites, caged space, and cabinets. The Pittsburgh data center has 24 x 7 monitoring and security with video surveillance, and authorized access to the facility is granted through card readers. The data center has AC and DC power distribution and has redundant power grids to the facility. Power failure is protected by a UPS system with an immediate shift of the power load to a 600 kw diesel generator with 1000 gallons fuel capacity. The data center climate is controlled through N+1 configured dry coolers and HVAC units for optimum performance of equipment. The automatic fire suppression system with smoke detection and pre action sprinklers are installed in the data center building.
The Pittsburgh data center location has diverse fiber entrances and offers on-site remote hands service. The data center offers direct connections to 18+ regional and national carrier networks and peering exchanges including the Pittsburgh Internet Exchange (pitX), and also offer interconnection options within the Pittsburgh metro area. With carrier-neutral access to Zayo’s 4,629,000+ fiber network, and 900o+ on-net buildings, the options to interconnect to key business partners and providers are abundant with zColo’s Pittsburgh colocation facility. The SLAs are supported by geographically diverse NOCs. The facilities remote hands are also offered to the customers which include cable installation and replacement, test collaboration, component replacement, visual surveillance, and other miscellaneous services.
Zayo Colocation Inc. was founded in 2007, and are headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. The company is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, IP transport, wavelengths, and carrier-neutral colocation. The network footprint stretches over 74,300 route miles, providing connectivity in and between major metropolitan areas on dense metro and intercity fiber assets. Zayo’s network serves 271 markets in seven countries and 45 states, plus Washington D.C. Zayo’s fiber network connects the largest U.S. and European cities as well as, many Tier 2 – 5 U.S. markets. Zayo’s network reaches over 11,740 buildings, including over 500 data centers, over 500 carrier POPs, and thousands of enterprise buildings. The company services include colocation services, interconnection, metro interconnect, and remote hands.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212