Datacenter

About our Datacenters

DC1 - Asheville, NC
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DC1 - Asheville, NC

DC1's equipment and operations are located in the Datacenter at 100 Technology Drive in Asheville, North Carolina. Our world-class facilities are custom-designed with high-density in mind to support 1000 watts/sq. ft. for today's new technology requirements. Fully meshed and redundant HVAC systems ensure the data center can always remain chilly to protect infrastructure from heat damage.

The datacenter is protected by round-the-clock systems management with onsite personnel certified in the areas of networking and data center operations. The result is a physical and technical environment delivering the reliability and flexibility necessary to support mission-critical Internet operations.

 
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  • Datacenter

    DC1 is SAS 70 Type II certified, proving our commitment to excellence. A SAS 70 audit ensures that we carefully manage and monitor every aspect of our data center to ensure customers are given the highest level of support, security, uptime and more!

    Power Systems:

    • Multiple & diverse utility entrances
    • Redundant diesel generators with fuel capacity for 48 hours on-site. Fuel delivery contracts with 60 minute guarantee
    • Redundant UPS systems on separate power busses for 2(N+1) architecture

    Environmental Controls:

    • 2(N+1) precision Liebert 30T CRAC units
    • Constant ambient air temp of 68° (+/- 5°)
    • Constant humidity controls for 45% (+/- 5°)
    • Internal air cleaning & filtering systems

    Fire Detection and Suppression:

    • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
    • Pre-action, dry-pipe sprinkler systems
    • Integrated smoke & heat detection

    Security:

    • 24xForever on-site security & technical staff
    • Security cameras throughout the facility
    • Biometric access controls and proximity readers
    • Double-locking man traps at data center entrance
    • All cabinets, cages and suites are privately and individually locking
    • Physical audit trails on all entry points


  • Network

    Our datacenter's network boasts better than carrier class topology designed for 100% uptime, low latency, and high capacity that is hard to find anywhere else.

    Unsurpassed Network Capacity, speed and performance

    • Quadruple fiber optic entrances
    • 10 Gigabit Internet links
    • 240 Gigabit backbone with capacity for 1 Terabit
    • 15 (and growing) Tier 1 network providers
    • 100 (and growing) Peering network providers
    • Internap Flow Control Platform (FCP) to optimize Internet routing to leapfrog transit networks for the shortest path to destination

    Parallel, Redundant, Multi-Tiered Network

    • Redundant Cisco ONS 155xx as well as Alcatel-Lucent 1665 DMX shelves for 10G fiber transport
    • Redundant Cisco 76xx routers for BGP
    • Redundant Cisco 65xx switches for distribution

    MULTIPLE LAYER SECURITY TO PROTECT AGAINST THREATS

    • Redundant TopLayer 5500 E Series IPS to protect against threats including Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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