servers in state of the art data centres in Toronto, Ont. and Vancouver,
B.C. Each facility fully N+1 redundant and is used for both managed
hosting and collocation services.
Data centers are staffed 24/7 and entrances and exits are electronically
secured and continuously monitored via closed-circuit cameras. Data
centers are only accessible to qualified network and data center
The Toronto data center is located at 151 Front Street in downtown
Toronto. 151 Front Street is one of North America's most connected
buildings with 9 unique fibre-optic networks and more than 7,000 strands
of fibre entering the building. Specifically designed to support
telecoms, 151 Front has advanced power, cooling and security systems to
ensure 24/7 operations. These systems include: 24/7 uniformed security
guards and a man-trap at the entrance to building, a stand-by 325-ton
centrifugal chiller and two 4000/5000KVA transformers fed by dual
underground 13.8 Kv feeder lines from fault-tolerant substations.
Vancouver data center is at the Harbour Centre in downtown Vancouver.
The Harbour Center specializes in providing space to the
telecommunications industry and is located at the terminus of the
largest Internet pipeline between British Columbia and the United
States. Like Toronto, the Vancouver data center is N+1 redundant.
Each facility has standby diesel generators, chillers etc. which are
regularly tested and capacity to operate in standby mode for extended
periods of time. Each centre is located in buildings purpose designed
and built for telcos and ISP's. Other tenants include companies like:
Bigfoot, Telus, Primus, Navigata, Peer 1 Network, FatPort etc.