Somerville, MA data center

Somerville Data Center

CoreSite Data Center in Somerville, MA

At LightWave Networks, our Boston colocation services benefit companies located all over the country. Our two facilities were designed to be powerful yet energy-efficient. LightWave Networks operates in the Digital Realty data center in Needham, MA and the CoreSite data center in Somerville, MA. Both locations offer access to a variety of cloud providers, network providers, information technology providers, and enterprises.

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CoreSite’s two-story Somerville Colocation Data Center totals over 253,000 square feet of space. This data center in Somerville, Massachusetts is one of the most interconnected and scalable data centers in New England. Located near Cambridge and Boston’s central business district, this colocation facility is connected to regional communication hubs and offers secure, high-performance solutions for local businesses.

Key Capabilities

Security Features. At LightWave Networks, all our data centers include 24×7 in-house and on-site security qualified personnel as well perimeter and interior IP-DVR cameras capturing round the clock surveillance. In addition, key cards, biometric scanners, and mantrap entries control access to the Somerville colocation data center. Constant monitoring of your data ensures we can immediately work on recovery and restoration should there be an emergency situation that leads to data loss.

Built for Interconnection. Our Somerville Data Center borders both Cambridge, Massachusetts and Boston’s central business district. Connected to the region’s major communication hubs, it serves the healthcare, financial, technological, and education enterprises located in the area by offering access to leading network, cloud and IT providers.

Strong Structural Elements. Our data center in Somerville, MA is a two-story, 253,000 square foot facility with first floor loading at 250 lbs per square foot and second floor loading at 165 lbs per square foot. The facility’s passenger elevator carries up 2,500 lbs, while its freight elevator carries all the way to 10,000 lbs. Designed to withstand harsh weather conditions including 125 mph winds, the roof is reinforced with interior cross-bracing and ensures all servers and equipment along with our customers’ data stays safe and secure.

Highlighted Features of The CoreSite Somerville Data Center

  • ENERGY STAR Certified Data Center

ENERGY STAR certified data centers meet strict energy performance standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency.[1] The CoreSite Somerville colocation data center LightWave Networks operates from is ENERGY STAR certified due to its power efficiency. Power is delivered from utility at high voltage, achieving rate reduction and distribution efficiency. High-efficiency UPS systems reduce electrical waste and cost. Variable speed AHU and ultrasonic humidification provide cooling while lighting and T8 fixture illumination is motion sensor activated.

  • N, 2N & N+1 Redundancy

The Somerville Data Center is designed to provide N, N+1, and 2N redundancy to ensure 100% SLA-backed uptime. Generators, cooling towers, chiller plants, and in-room AHU are at N+1 redundancy. For these redundancy level classifications, N represents the amount of capacity needed to power, backup or cool a facility at full IT load. [2] The full redundancy of the data center in Somerville, MA guarantees the security of your data and efficient recovery when necessary.

  • Diverse Connectivity and Network

The Somerville data center is supported by a diverse Network Ecosystem offering fiber, copper, and coaxial cross connects and diverse POEs, MDFs, and IDFs. Any2Exchange is available for Internet peering while cloud access options include AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and The CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange. LightWave Networks’ clients have access to all these connectivity features.

Data Center Services

LightWave Networks offers a wide range of colocation, server, and cloud computing services from our state-of-the-art Somerville data center location. Our hosting company provides customized data center services to all kinds of businesses regardless of size.

From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, everyone of our clients has equal access to our energy-efficient and secure colocation servers. No minimum service package is required if you choose to rent server space from the CoreSite data center in Somerville, MA.

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