Boston Data Center & Colocation

BO1 - Boston, MA

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Strategically Located Boston Colocation Space with Scalable Options for Growth

CoreSite’s Boston data center (BO1) borders Cambridge and Boston’s central business district, serving the many healthcare, financial, technological and educational enterprises located in the area. This colocation facility is tethered to regional communication hubs and offers customers secure, reliable, high-performance solutions for their mission-critical business applications.

State-of-the-Art Security

In-house physical security is on site 24x7x365 in addition to key card access, biometric scanners and mantrap entries.

Reliable Performance

Six 9s (99.9999%) historical portfolio uptime supported by 2N or N+1 UPS and N+1 generator power.

30+ Networks

Interconnection, network resiliency and low-latency metro connectivity achieved through the presence of multiple carriers.

Rich Customer Ecosystem

Boston’s ecosystem includes a variety of customer types, ranging from networks, cloud providers and ISPs to digital content providers. This well-developed mix of customers provides a multitude of options for interconnection.

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Specifications

Facility Size 253,000+ sq. ft. of data center space Deployments Cabinets, cages, private suites and build-to-suit
Rooftop Space available Fit Out Powered shell, infrastructured shell and turn-key
Power Availability AC and DC    
Peering Exchanges Any2Exchange® for Internet peering Cloud Access The CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange and AWS Direct Connect
Diversity Diverse POEs, MDFs and IDFs Cross Connects Fiber, copper and coaxial
Carrier Availability See our carrier list    
Access Key cards and biometric scanners Entries Mantrap
Cameras Perimeter and interior IP-DVR Perimeter Controlled site access
Security Officers 24x7x365 in-house staffed    
Utilities Diverse utility feeds UPS/PDU/RPP N, N+1, 2N redundancy
Generators N+1 redundancy Mechanical N+1 campus cooling towers and chiller plant
N+1 in-room AHU
100% concurrently maintainable
Remote Hands 24x7x365 BMS Controls State-of-the-art mission-critical controls and monitoring
Uptime 100% uptime SLA and six 9s (99.9999%) historical portfolio uptime Water Storage 10,000 gallons, on-site
Fuel Storage 24 hours, on-site    
Floor Loading Floor 1: 250 lbs./sq. ft.
Floor 2: 165 lbs./sq. ft.
Clear Height 9' above 36" raised floor
Column Spacing 24' x 24' Loading Dock Exterior 4' high dock with levelers
Grade level dock
Hardened Exterior Roof designed to withstand 125 MPH winds
Reinforced interior cross-bracing
Elevators Passenger: 7'w x 4'd x 9'h (2,500 lbs.)
Freight: 15'w x 9'd x 9'h (10,000 lbs.)
HIPAA Infrastructure and physical security standards support HIPAA compliance ISO ISO 27001 certified
PCI PCI DSS certified SOC SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 certified
Work space Office space and conference rooms Tech Lounge 24x7x365 tech lounge with kitchen, televisions and couches
Parking On-site parking    
Certifications ENERGY STAR certified Electrical High-efficiency UPS systems
Utility Power Power delivered from utility at high voltage to achieve rate reduction and distribution efficiencies Cooling Variable speed AHU and utlrasonic humidification
Chiller Chilled water with evaporative condensing units Life Safety Dual-interlock pre-action dry-pipe sprinkler system
Lighting Motion sensing, T8 fixture illumination    

"Just moving our major head-end to CoreSite, we've saved approximately 20% on facilities costs. At the same time, we've been able to grow our business and create new revenue streams."

James Jun, Managing Director, Towardex

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