FULLY-MANAGED COLOCATION



colocation on demand

For a significant requirement, iM will create a data center with a high degree of customization to meet customer needs, delivering colocation services as fully-provisioned and managed data center space with clean power, precision cooling and carrier-neutral interconnection.   Our environmental and security systems insure service levels and eliminate the possibility of downtime.

infrastructure standards

space

scalable & customized data center space with pay as you grow options

security

controlled access & monitoring; manned security; multi-stage security filtration using biometrics & pass card access; archived color CCTV monitoring; stringent access protocols & procedures

power

uninterruptible, fully-conditioned electrical power at minimum N+1 / 99.999 service levels; typically fed from two grids & backed by multiple diesel generators with automatic transfer connected to 72 hour+ fuel tanks; preferential fueling contracts; redundant UPS AC power backup with by-pass switch & surge suppression

cooling

N+1 built-in redundancy with 120%+ over capacity; redundant glycol-based dry cooler or chilled-water systems with computer room air conditioning units offering minimum 120 sensible BTU per square foot maintained at maximum 48% humidity

connectivity

carrier-neutral high speed interconnection with multiple providers including direct, physical layer connectivity supported by multiple dedicated fiber optic conduit entrances from street delivered within diverse building shafts; careful cable management & fast deliveries; diversely fed, carrier-neutral fiber optic entries

other

stringent 24/7/365 monitoring & escalation; NFPA double interlock pre-action fire prevention system with low-level smoke & heat detection; ample floor load capacities & ceiling heights; carefully planned & implemented systematic upgrades for continued long-term & reliable operations

A partner resource

iM is a partner to Clients that want to save money and have flexible colocation options without getting lost in the shuffle at low-touch colossal data centers and non-carrier-neutral facilities.   On a server-by-server basis, clients choose what is left alone and what receives high level of managed services.   Clients can manage their own network and platforms, or use our iM's smart hands as a comprehensive solution to offload IT workload & costs without sacrificing reliability.   Our support functions include rack and stack, storage, monitoring and reporting options, all on a highly cost-effective basis.

modular colocation options

iM also delivers fully-managed colocation services within plug-and-play, factory-built iM modular data centers operated by iM, based on the need for high-tier facilities at locations without attractive colocation options.   iM modular data centers are typically configured as contiguous pods that contain 20 or 25 server racks, expandable side-by-side to create a modular solution with open data center space that is easy to work within.   Server rack pods are powered by electrical pods and served by administrative pods connected directly to rack pods.

Installed at the customers premises or off, all aspects of site selection, design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and commissioning are available from iM on a flexible basis, intelligently tailored to our customer needs.   These tightly-controlled environments enable power and cooling efficiencies that are simply not possible in the wide-open spaces of legacy data centers, and our modules are delivered at a fraction of the time needed for traditional construction.


As a primary data center, alternative IT outpost or connectivity hub, iM enables compliance, reduces operating expenses & expands market opportunities.

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