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Stamford, CT Data Center

Cervalis’ Stamford, Connecticut operation center is located in Fairfield County, approximately 30 miles from NYC. The operations center has a 20,000 sq. ft. data center facility and up to 35,000 sq. ft. of Work Area Recovery Seats in a second facility in the complex.

The Stamford data center is SSAE 16 and PCI compliant, as well as Safe Harbor certified, demonstrating that our operational processes and controls meet superior standards of security, reliability and availability.

Physical Security

Cervalis’ integrated approach creates a fortresslike
environment, ensuring that our customers’ equipment and data are safeguarded at all times. Multiple layers of protection include the most advanced technology combined with dedicated security personnel that control access at the building perimeter and within the data center. Features include:
• Proximity card readers with badges matched
to individual fingerprints
• Biometric readers
• Video surveillance systems to monitor and control
access within the facility
• Motion sensors in highly sensitive areas
• Central security office that monitors all systems
• Bonded security staff for 24X365 physical
security management

Secure cabinets and cages are available to meet customer data center requirements

Secure cabinets and cages are available to meet customer data center requirements

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Network Security

Cervalis is a leader in network security and plays an active role in developing and implementing security standards.

We employ stringent security and privacy policies based on auditing standards, industry best practices and recommendations. Business rules on TCP and/or UDP ports are strictly enforced, so that access required to perform necessary business functions is restricted. Furthermore, remote access for management purposes is permitted only for authorized individuals through 3DES encrypted VPN sessions.

24x7x365 indoors and outdoors video surveillance

24X365 indoors and outdoors video surveillance

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Cooling Systems

The facility’s cooling systems provide built in redundancies and the highest levels of performance and flexibility. The location of computer room units accommodates special cooling requirements and high density cooling techniques. These systems include:
• The ability to support high density power design
• A split air conditioning unit with a room air conditioner and rooftop condenser
• Redundancy in one out of five units, with no single point of failure
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Power Supply

The Stamford, CT data center is designed with full N+1 and 2N redundancy. At any time, each component is equipped with
multiple power and networking connections. The power design is based on multiple feeds from the utility provider, N+N (2N) Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), N+1 generator backup, and N+1 generator feeds to the building. The facility is designed to support high density power configurations. The center’s highly available electrical infrastructure is built on a tiered system and includes:
• Two separate feeds from the utility company
• Six individual 750KVA UPS systems
• Three 2MW diesel generators
• 5,500 gallons of fuel per generator
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Fire Protection and Suppression

Comprehensive fire protection is supplied by a dry pipe pre-action system that monitors all smoke detectors throughout the building. If a smoke detector is activated, the specific location of the incident is displayed on unit monitors located within Cervalis’ security command center, network operations center, data center and offsite central station.
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Network Environment

The Stamford, CT data center is carrier neutral. Customers have access to multiple carriers for internet bandwidth and WAN connectivity.
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Floor Space

The data center is equipped with 24-inch raised floors. All power and cooling are delivered under the raised floor. Network connection cables are located in overhead cable trays.
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Work Area Recovery Space

The Stamford, CT data center provides 35,000 sq. ft. of work area recovery space as part of its Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solution. The Dedicated Work Area Recovery space supports personnel who are required to continue business operations from a remote location in the event of an outage that causes the primary location to be inaccessible.

Work area recovery space available 24x7x365

Work area recovery space available 24X365

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About Cervalis

Cervalis is a leading provider of IT Infrastructure Solutions which include Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Managed Hosting, Managed Storage, Managed Security, Cloud Computing and Colocation. Cervalis’ high-availability, world-class data centers are SSAE 16 and PCI compliant as well as Safe Harbor certified annually, offering clients the highest levels of security, protection and reliability.

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Stamford, CT Data Center Sheet

24x7x365 staffed network operations center

24X365 staffed network operations center

Secure carrier neutral main distribution facility ("Meet Me room")

Secure carrier neutral main distribution facility ("Meet Me room")

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