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3 WORLD CLASS DATACENTERS
KnownHost is proud to offer customers hosting in one of the largest colocation facilities in Dallas, Texas, Colo4Dallas (www.colo4dallas.com). Our diverse and powerful network featuring providers such as Level 3, Internap, AboveNet, and TW Telecom provides our customers with optimum speed and reliability. We offer high speed connectivity from multiple carriers and clean IP addresses in a true carrier neutral environment.
We have 3 world-class datacenters to choose from.
Central (TX) Data Center
Since 2000, businesses in North Texas, across the U.S., and around the globe have relied on TierPoint Dallas to connect and protect their most critical IT assets. With 68,000 square feet of environmentally controlled, secure data center space, TierPoint's Dallas facility offers true 2N power and multi-homed connectivity from leading Tier 1 carriers.
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Security and Access

  • Biometric Scanner
  • 24x7 on-site technicians
  • Multiple layers of 24x7 security cameras, card readers, and key pads
  • Access to equipment area 24x7 via card key and key pads
  • Non-customers enter equipment area by escort only
  • All cabinets, cages, and suites are locking, with security upgrades available
  • Facilities are monitored with 24 hour recording and 5 day video storage

Power Systems

  • Leibert and Powerware UPS with 120, 208, 220VAC available
  • Maintainance by-pass
  • 2400 amps DC plant
  • 100% diesel generator backup with auto start and auto transfer switch
  • Generator capacity equal to building utility service
  • A and B DC plants totally diverse
  • Fuel capacity exceeds 24 hours
  • Fuel delivery contract with 2-hour guarantee

Network

  • Multiple carriers with diverse building entrances
  • Fully redundant Cisco architecture using 12008 routers and 6509 Layer3 switches
  • HSRP failover protection
  • Dual network feeds to each customer
  • 100% Service Level Agreement

Environmental Controls

  • Liebert air
  • Under-floor cooling
  • Humidity control via Liebert units

Fire Suppression Systems

  • Pre-action sprinkler rated for telecommunication equipment/computer room
  • Integrated smoke/heat detector system
West Coast Data Center
KnownHost offers customers one of the most superior network infrastructures in the Western United States. This powerful network features a BGP blended bandwidth solution that consists of multiple Tier 1 providers including Level 3, NTT, and TATA Communications, as well as Tier 2 networks such as Specture Networks and the Seattle Internet Exchange. The Seattle Internet Exchange (SIX) providers more peering options and sometimes direct peering to a number of large networks located in the region including well-known brands such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon.com, Yahoo, Inc. and many more.
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Facility Specifications

  • SSAE 16 SOC 1 audited facility
  • 20,000 sq ft of raised floor
  • 2.65 MW power capacity
  • Carrier-Class and Carrier-Neutral
  • Unparalleled fiber infrastructure
  • Onsite fuel of over 70,000 gallons
  • N+1 power delivery systems (UPS/Generator)
  • True redundant power delivery (A + B)
  • Advanced fire detection (Laser / Smoke)
  • Dual pre-action dry pipe fire suppression
  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Redundant 10Gig Tier 1 fiber on diverse paths
  • Fully monitored infrastructure
  • Multi-layered security - CCTV, private cages, lockable racks
East Coast Data Center
KnownHost's East Coast Datacenter utilizes Maryland's largest carrier-neutral data center and is the only data infrastructure business of its kind in Baltimore. This network consists of a BGP mix including Level 3, Time Warner, Zayo, and Comcast.
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Supported by a state-of-the-art, 30,000 square foot facility, TierPoint Baltimore is dedicated to providing superior data center services through premier engineering design, in house technical expertise and a proven ability to deliver a safe and secure data environment for all IT needs.

Facility Specifications

  • SSAE 16 Type II audited facility
  • 16,500 sq ft of raised floor
  • 6.0 MW power capacity
  • Carrier-Class and Carrier-Neutral
  • Diverse and high capacity fiber infrastructure from over 12 carriers
  • Onsite fuel for 48 hours full load runtime
  • N+1 power delivery systems (UPS/Generator)
  • True redundant power delivery (A + B)
  • Advanced fire detection
  • Dual pre-action dry pipe fire suppression
  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Fully monitored infrastructure
  • Multi-layered security - CCTV, gated/fenced perimeter, dual-factor authentication, private cages, lockable racks