Data Center Colocation – Secure Cabinet  

WHY CENTURYLINK

A Firm Foundation for Your IT Infrastructure

Make the security of your data a priority, not an inefficiency.

Your business is riding on your data center, so the IT infrastructure that powers your business needs a solid foundation. Data center colocation services offer standardized space and power increments in a secured cabinet to safely and cost-effectively house your IT infrastructure.

CenturyLink’s data centers are now owned and operated by Cyxtera, a leader in secure infrastructure solutions and the only provider to commit to certifying over 50 global data centers  with the Uptime Institute’s Management & Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval. Cyxtera offers one of the largest global footprints in the marketplace with 60+ data centers around the world—each of which is designed to provide you power any time you need it and backed by a 100% power uptime SLA.

Connectivity and Compliance

These carrier-diverse data centers average over seven network providers per data center to give you access to network connectivity to link your business ecosystem including suppliers, customers and more. We provide on-net CenturyLink® Fiber with direct access to a 100Gbps backbone and Tier 1 IP network. Cyxtera follows a robust compliance management process, enabling us to fully commit to meeting key compliance standards including ISO27001, SSAE16, PCI DSS, HIPAA and Safe Harbor. Plus,  enhanced, multi-level security measures such as 24/7 Security Monitoring as well as biometric and keycard access control to help ensure your mission-critical IT infrastructure is protected.

See what Certified Excellence from the Uptime Institute looks like in person.

Take a tour of one of our M&O approved data centers to see our team in action.

OVERVIEW
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Data Center Colocation – Secure Cabinet

Enterprise-class data center services for businesses of all sizes.

The security of your IT infrastructure is essential. From 2KW to 8KW of power for your critical IT loads, we provide secure cabinets that can be tailored to meet your specific needs while providing access to multiple network and service providers from within the Cyxtera data center ecosystem. Cyxtera data centers offer a dedicated locking cabinet, primary and redundant power distribution circuits and single and three phase circuits ranging from 15 AMP all the way to 100AMP.

Options:

  • Power strips (Vertical or Horizontal mounting)
  • Cross Connects & Patch Panel

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PRODUCT DETAILS
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A Reliable, Customizable Environment for the Data Your Business Needs

Cyxtera's secure cabinets can be tailored to meet your specific needs for reduced downtime and increased compliance.

Pricing Model:

Flat-rate Bundle

  • Set allocated power + distribution circuits + cabinet rental
  • Predictable cost-effective model ideal for stable, known IT workloads
Add-on Services:

Equipment Rack-n-Stack

Cyxtera's experienced data center technicians can mount your IT equipment in your cabinets so it’s ready quickly for final configuration and activation by your IT staff. *

Structured Cabling

Cyxtera's certified cabling technicians can design, install, test and document your data cabling, resulting in reduced downtime through faster troubleshooting, speedier change management and extended equipment life by providing unobstructed airflow in and out of your equipment.

Gold Support

Cyxtera can be your remote hands and eyes in the data center. Our technicians are able to perform troubleshooting and routine tasks at the direction of your IT staff, thereby providing a faster and overall lower cost of response than dispatching your own technician.

Cross-connects

Your IT infrastructure is useless if it isn’t connected to its users, partners and service providers. Cyxtera's data centers provide access to a variety of network and service providers - all just a cross-connect away (fiber optic and copper connections available).

Secure Onsite Storage

Cyxtera can provide the storage facilities you need for tools and equipment spares to support your IT infrastructure—from a simple secured drawer or locker to a complete storeroom. ***

Onsite Office Space

Cyxtera offers complimentary shared office space for your staff to conduct their business off the raised floor.  Select centers offer dedicated office space for clients requiring on-site offices throughout their contract. ****

* For safety and building code reasons, all cabinets must be installed by Cyxtera technicians and are subject to installation fees.
*** Onsite storage options vary by data center
**** Onsite office space options vary by data center and complementary space is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
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2KW Secure Cabinet

  • Cabinet Specifications
    • ½ Cabinet
    • Universal 19” EIA 310-E compliant mounting rails
    • 21U mounting space
    • 42” Deep
  • Power Distribution
    • Primary & Redundant Pair (1) 120v-20AMP

4KW Secure Cabinet

  • Cabinet Specifications
    • Full Cabinet
    • Universal 19” EIA 310-E compliant mounting rails
    • 45U mounting space
    • 42” Deep
  • Power Distribution
    • Primary & Redundant Pair (1) 208v-30AMP

6KW Secure Cabinet

  • Cabinet Specifications
    • Full Cabinet
    • Universal 19” EIA 310-E compliant mounting rails
    • 45U mounting space
    • 42” Deep
  • Power Distribution
    • Primary & Redundant Pair (2) 208v-30AMP

8KW Secure Cabinet

  • Cabinet Specifications
    • Full Cabinet
    • Universal 19” EIA 310-E compliant mounting rails
    • 45U mounting space
    • 42” Deep
  • Power Distribution
    • Primary & Redundant Pairs
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CenturyLink has sold its data centers and associated colocation business to a consortium led by BC Partners and Medina Capital Advisors. This move led to the creation of a bold, new company, Cyxtera Technologies, comprised of world-class talent and technology. CenturyLink will continue to work closely with Cyxtera and the same strong team that has operated the data centers successfully for years and who will continue to deliver world-class customer service and Operational Excellence for all colocation customers.