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MINNEAPOLIS (EAST TWIN CITIES) MSP-2

SUMMARY DATA

Purpose Built 90,000 SF facility 

50,000 SF raised floor space  

12 On-Site Carriers

20 MW of Power

2N Power

  • Dual Meet-Me-Rooms

  • Carrier Hotel design

  • On-premise Cloud services

  • Redundant Communication Hub for the Twin Cities

  • Certified Tier III

  • FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) compliant

The East Twin Cities data center is located in Eagan, MN, to leverage the city’s dense concentration of high performance fiber. As a purpose-built multi-tenant data center (MTDC), the 90,000 sq. ft. structure provides 20MW of power capacity, and access to a multitude of telecommunication providers within dual, carrier-class Meet-Me-Rooms (MMRs). This FedRAMP compliant site’s carrier-hotel design offers unmatched fiber connectivity and serves as a redundant communications hub for the Twin Cities. An Uptime Institute certified, Tier-III constructed facility, the data center provides multiple layers of physical security, including 24x7x365 on-site monitoring and hardened construction.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

SPACE OPTIONS 

*Purpose-built 90,000 sq. ft. facility 

*Over 50,000 sq. ft. of raised-floor space  

*Private suites, cages, and cabinets  

                 

NETWORK AND CONNECTIVITY  

*Diverse and secure telecom entries in the mirrored carrier- class MMRs (Meet-Me-Rooms)   

*MMRs connected to the proprietary fiber ring offer high bandwidth access to top-tier network providers  

*Carrier & network-neutral design  

*Multiple secured fiber entrances  

*IP & Bandwidth: Managed Internet service supporting both IPv4 & IPv6,

utilizing a multi-carrier blend with fully redundant routing infrastructure   

*Supports either datacenter provided IPs or client-owned IP space    

HVAC AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 

*Redundant HVAC design for stable airflow, temperature and  humidity    

*Highly efficient tri-mode (cold-air economization) cooling  system with large plenum    

*On-site secured water storage tanks 

*Hot-aisle/cold-aisle configuration  

*Designed to support high-density computing 

*Anti-static raised flooring and overhead cable runs allow unobstructed  cold air delivery

POWER

*20MW (10MW A + 10MW B) of on-site power deployed via underground diverse delivery in a 2N design

*Dedicated 2N (A/B) UPS configuration within UL certified secured containers

*Dedicated 2N (A/B) configuration for diesel generator

*Dedicated on-site fuel supply for each generator

*Fully redundant (2N) Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) switching configuration 

*Multiple redundant power distribution paths

*Branch circuit monitoring

PHYSICAL SECURITY

*On-site security and support personnel 24 x 7 x 365

*Monitored security cameras and intercom system

*Full perimeter fence with secured parking

*Concrete wall surrounding the mechanical/electrical equipment yard 

*Dual-factor authentication (key card and secondary biometric) on exterior entry and all data center entrances

*Camera surveillance on all ingress/egress points and critical areas

*Video with access log retention for 90 days

*Custom physical security controls available for customer deployments

*Power delivery, generator and diesel fuel infrastructure  maintained in    secured areas

MINNEAPOLIS (EAST TWIN CITIES) MSP-2 AT A GLANCE

MSP2 

Region:.......................... Midwest  

Metro:............................Minneapolis  

DC Square Ft:............... 55,000  

Tier Design:...................Uptime Tier 3  

Facility Type:.................Dedicated  

Perimeter Fencing:......Campus 

SUPPORT   

SLA...........................100 %    

On-Site Support......24 x 7 x 365 

Remote Hands.........Yes 

Smart Hands............Yes 

COMPLIANCE AUDIT  

PCI-DSS....................Yes  

SSAE-16/18..............Yes  

SOC 1 Type II...........Yes 

SOC 2 Type II...........Yes 

HIPAA Ready............Yes 

FedRAMP ................Yes

POWER

Power MW................. 20 MW

AC 120........................ Yes

AC 208........................ Yes

AC 3P........................... Yes

Critical Power Total… 6 MW

Power Design..............2

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY  

Meet-Me-Rooms.....................2    

Cloud Fiber Entries.................2  

On-Site Network Providers...12  

Carrier Neutral........................Yes 

COOLING  

Max Cab Density Air.................... 25 kW 

Max Cab Density Chilled Door....100 kW 

Cooling Design.............................. N+1 

PLATFORMS

Colocation................Cabinets, Cages, Suites

Cloud.........................On Premise

Connectivity..............Metro DBiX, National MPLS

Managed Internet.....Firewall, DDoS  Mitigation