Colocation Services

Focus on your business, we'll take care of the Data Center

Eliminate the fear of losing your mission-critical data and applications. Safeguard them with BroadAspect's colocation services in world class data center facilities. We offer an incredible degree of customization which is typically only available for large enterprise deployments. We work closely with you to develop a colocation solution that takes full advantage of space and power saving techniques resulting in the most cost-effective solution possible.

Does one of the following describe your situation?

1) Decreased uptime due to office based IT environment.

  • Lack of reliable power
  • Unreliable, insufficient cooling / humidity control
  • Unreliable network connectivity

2) Limited ability to scale (add) capacity with office based IT environment.

  • Cost and time to add additional power (with diverse source)
  • Cost, time and space to add sufficient cooling / humidity control capacity
  • Lack of diverse network connectivity

3) Disaster recovery based on secondary office not meeting business goals

  • Constrained network capacity at secondary office
  • Cost and constraints to meet security requirements
  • Constrained environment limits equipment infrastructure choices

BroadAspect colocation services take advantage of state-of-the-art data center infrastructure designed to protect your data, lower latency, and gain access to greater bandwidth. We offer geographically diverse colocation and connectivity options in the world’s leading data centers, including:

  • Ashburn, Virginia
  • Sterling, Virginia
  • Chicago, Illinois

No matter what your requirements, we are here to help you design the ideal colocation solution for your business. Call us today for a free colocation design tailored to you!

Full Cabinet Solutions:

Secure locking 48U cabinets, with extra width to support a wide variety of cable management designs.  Customers that require multiple cabinets can typically have these installed together with options with ability to "bay" these for added intra cabinet access flexibility. Each cabinet can be configured with a wide range of power and networking options. Free intra cage and cabinet cross connects are provided in order to offer customers extra flexibility to connect their equipment while keeping costs down. 

Partial Cabinet - Per Rack Unit Solutions:

From 1 rack unit to 24, we offer flexible options for customers that need to start small, but have the option scale as their need grow. 

Combine Colocation and Cloud Services

Your on-premise or hosted colocation facility merged with our cloud solutions or with other public / private clouds give you many options. Demand to create solutions that provide the best balance between performance, security and cost have resulted in the hybrid solutions, allowing you to have the best of both worlds.

More Colocation Networking and Cloud Services:

  • Managed Colocation Service
  • AWS Direct Connect
  • Data Protection
  • Cloud Based Infrastructure and Application Monitoring
  • Secure Access (VPN Services)
  • Secure Site (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Firewall)
  • Cloud DNS

All of BroadAspect's data center sites are with leading facilities providers such as Equinix, CyrusOne and RaginingWire. Each specific location has slight variations in power, cooling and security however each meet or exceed our stringent requirements for reliability, security and availability.  BroadAspect leases private cage or suite space with our facility partners.

Data Center Features

Power

Each of our sites have a minimum of N+1 redundancy with diverse power feeds to the site. minimum of 24 hours fuel onsite with multiple fuel vendor contracts. All of our partners have vast amounts of power capacity deployed and planned for future growth from 9MW to 48MW of critical capacity.

Cooling

Minimum of N+1 cooling redundancy. Each partner uses a mix of evaporative chilled water and air-side economizers for efficient power usage. Our Colocation sites with CyrusOne utilize 36" raised floor cooling to direct precisely the amount of cooling required per cabinet. Equinix utilizes poured slab with overhead cooling.

Security

All sites offer 24/7 security staff, visitor screening, dual-factor authentication via biometrics, proximity scanners and employee pin numbers. Each site has isolated data center halls from areas such as conference rooms, break rooms and shipping docks. Video surveillance covers all doors, exterior and interior areas with recordings kept a minimum of 30 days.

Our sites have parameter fencing with gates both manned and unmanned with proximity card readers. At a minimum to reach a customer server a person must pass through at least five layers of security. All equipment coming into or leaving our sites is audited and logged by security or operations personnel.  Only authorized personal are allowed to leave with computer equipment from our sites.

The facilities we operate within provide the foundation to offering our customers best of breed data center services that support the following capabilities offered by BroadAspect.

  • Flexible and scalable space options, from one rack unit to multiple high density cabinets
  • Support for flexible power requirements, 3kW to 14 kW for dedicated cabinets, with smaller RU and power bundles available
  • Diverse connectivity options: robust DIA, private VLANs, dedicated wave, and Layer2 Ethernet services
  • Secure out-of-band network for remote management of customer equipment
  • 100% Network Uptime SLA and 100% Power Uptime SLA
  • Compliance - SSAE16, SOC 1 Type 2, SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPPAA