North Virginia One Data Center

North Virginia One is housed within the Equinix DC2 IBX facility, a world-class SSAE16 certified data center, strategically located in the Washington, DC metro area. Because of the area’s strategic importance as the Eastern hub of traffic exchange to the United States, Equinix’s DC-metro area IBX data centers represent some of the largest internet exchange points in the world.

Datapipe offers Amazon Web Services Direct Connect at this facility.

Certifications

  • ISO 27001 Certified
  • Tier III Standards Compliant

Environment

  • 1.75 kW per cabinet cooling capacity
  • 2-C Fully Sprinklered
  • 99.99+% Temperature and Humidity SLA
  • Single story, tilt-up concrete, steel, concrete slab on grade
  • Water-cooled centrifugal chillers and air handlers

Security

  • A silent alarm and automatic notification of appropriate law enforcement officials protect all exterior entrances
  • All doors, including cages, are secured with biometric hand geometry readers
  • All equipment checked/screen upon arrival
  • CCTV digital camera coverage of entire center, including cages, with archival system
  • CCTV integrated with access control and alarm system
  • IBX is manned by on-site security on a 24x7x365 basis
  • Motion-detection for lighting and CCTV coverage
  • Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack
  • Shipping and receiving area walled off from colocation area
  • Visitors are screened upon entry to verify their identity, and in shared situations, are escorted to their appropriate locations

Power

  • 2.4 kVA per cabinet
  • N+1 Distributed Redundant UPS System
  • 30 minutes of full load battery backup time
  • Six N+1 2,000 kW diesel generator sets

Network

  • Category 5e cabling throughout the facility
  • Direct connectivity to Datapipe network

Network Providers

  • Zayo Group
  • AISO
  • Cogent
  • Hurricane Electric
  • Layer42
  • NLayer Communications
  • Open Access
  • XO
    Yellow Fiber 

Datapipe ISO 27001 Certified