flexible colocation solutions



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 requires iM’s high-level managed services.  

infrastructure standards

iM data centers are engineered to comply with the most demanding standards and operated in accordance with industry best practices.

space

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

security

fully-controlled access & monitoring; 24/7 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.  

metro dark fiber

iM’s own metro dark fiber is available, based on monthly charges or long-term IRU’s, to connect the iM facility to other key downtown network access points & business locations.

remote hands

iMsmart hands cost-effectively delivers a wide array of system support functions including rack and stack, storage, monitoring and reporting options.

colocation on demand

For a significant requirement, iM will create a factory-built, modular data center, on or off the Customer’s premises, and with a high degree of customization to meet the Customer’s needs, delivering colocation services as a fully-provisioned and managed data center solution.   Our environmental and security systems insure service levels and eliminate the possibility of downtime.  

affiliate data centers

iM provides affordable colocation and carrier-neutral interconnection at its partner data centers in San Francisco, Vienna (Virginia) and Slough (UK).  

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

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