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The security, flexibility and reliability of our data centers is a top priority for Symmetry. This Madison data center provides a seamless connection to Symmetry’s other data centers for built-in redundancy, and the platform enables high-performance, high-availability data transfer and accessibility for our customers peace of mind.

 

Facility:

  • Tier 3+, Tier 4 electrical components
  • SSAE 16 Type II compliant
  • Phase I in 2008; expanded in 2011 with capacity for further development
  • 60,000 sq. ft of data center space
  • 24x7x365 controlled access
  • Loading dock (raised)


Power & Cooling:

  • 10 2500 kVA utility transformers with diverse substation access
  • 4000 kW critical power load
  • Three 1.5 mW generators
  • 2N UPS
  • N+1 HVAC


Connectivity:

  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • AT&T, Charter, TDS, WIN
  • Quadruple entrances to two telecommunications rooms


Bandwidth:

  • Path and carrier redundancy
  • Dynamic BGP routing across redundant backbone connections with multiple Tier 1 carriers
  • Redundant routers
  • Edge switches


Security:

  • Private suite, cage or cabinet
  • Two-factor authentication biometric and proximity card system
  • Recorded and monitored digital video at 50+ points
  • Internal and external facility security patrol 24x7x365

 

Fire Protection:

  • VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus) fire detection system
  • FM200 and FE25 Clean Agent fire suppression