DATA CENTER & COLOCATION

Reduce the Headache of Maintaining Your Own Data Center

Michigan’s Most Connected Data Centers

Disruptions to services can be costly, even for a few minutes, especially to a business highly dependent on system and application connectivity. To remain competitive, Michigan companies need high-speed reliable networks that allows them to focus on core competencies and market differentiators with minimal overhead.

Let’s face it, operating and maintaining your own data center is complicated, time-consuming, and when done properly is quite expensive. Colocating your infrastructure in a 123NET Data Center is a cost-effective, secure, and highly connected alternative to maintaining your own space

Colocation Space That Grows With Your Business

 123NET offers primary, secondary, and disaster recovery colocation solutions that include half and full racks, secure cages, and dedicated private suites. Diverse A and B side power (separate PDUs, Panels, Transformers, Generators) are available upon request. Cross Connects are another way that 123NET’s Data Centers facilitate greater connectivity. They reduce access costs to separate carriers, internet providers, other businesses, or the Detroit Internet Exchange ensuring all of your facilities are communicating.

Cabinets

Utilizing single or multiple cabinets can be an effective way of colocating your servers and data infrastructure. Cabinet options start at half or full racks.

Cages

Cages are used additionally with cabinets for an extra layer of security. This options can be used on a full row or half row of data center cabinets.

Suites

Private high-capacity computing suites allow your business to have a small data center within a data center with security being the top priority.

ADDITIONAL COLOCATION ADD-ON SERVICES

Cross Connects

Cross Connects reduce access costs to separate carriers, internet providers, other businesses, or the Detroit Internet Exchange ensuring all of your facilities are communicating.

A/B Power

Diverse A and B side power (separate PDUs, Panels, Transformers, Generators) are available upon request.

Smart Hands PLUS

123NET NOC technicians will serve as your on-site team of experts, providing remote management, monitoring and troubleshooting 24/7/365. This gives your personnel the freedom to focus on other important aspects of your business

Disaster Recovery

Clients can expand their business continuity plan by investing in a disaster recovery space. Available in either private or shared space configurations, each service comes with connectivity and additional security options.

Trust That’s Been Earned

“When compared with our previous national provider, 123NET has met or exceeded our expectations”

“123NET makes it possible for a small company like ours to compete with much larger organizations”

“123NET successfully helped RPT Realty accomplish its goals of upgrading and enhancing our systems in a timely and economically efficient manner”

STATE OF THE ART POWER & COOLING

123NET Data Centers have redundant high-capacity cooling through hot aisle-cold aisle containment systems. These isles bring cool air through your infrastructure while pushing hot air up into a continuous cycle of recycled air. This cooling system uses a continuous supply of chilled water and Kyoto wheels to create an energy efficient way of cooling down the data center.

With a dedicated 20 MW DTE Substation, Capstone Natural Gas Turbines and five Caterpillar Diesel Generators, 123NET ensures 100% power uptime guaranteed in the data centers. 2(N+1) power redundancy is achieved through separate PDUs, panels, transformers, and generators. Cabinets, Cages, and Suites all have different AC/DC power options from 120V/208V three Phase with up to 60 KW available per rack.

Security & Compliance

All 123NET data centers have building security measures that include multi-factor authentication, electronic badge access points, and camera footage covering every aspect of the data center.

Every 123NET Data Center Is SOC 2, Type II / SOC 3 Compliant

SOC 2 compliant data centers ensure your data is protected by a facility that has been audited by an independent, accredited firm that benchmarks privacy, security, availability and more. A SOC 2 report confirms that a data center features all the following controls in place:

  • Security: Physical and logical protection against unsanctioned access.
  • Confidentiality: All information is classified and protected as agreed upon.
  • Processing Integrity: System processing is accurate, timely, and complete.
  • Privacy: Personal Information is collected, used, and retained as agreed upon.

These standards are critical for companies that need to meet strict federal compliance requirements.

HIPPA

123NET’s HIPAA compliant data centers provide the necessary physical, environmental, and network security required to protect patient information and meet HIPAA compliance standards.

PCI-DSS

PCI compliance is a requirement for all institutions that store valuable credit card data. 123NET’s data centers can provide the physical, environmental, network and infrastructure security needed to protect sensitive cardholder data and meet PCI-DSS compliance standards.

SSAE-18 

SSAE-18 compliance is a measure of relevant controls for financial reporting.

security and compliance badges for 123NET data centers including AICPA, SOC, SOC 2, HIPPA, PCI, and more.

Locations To Serve All Of Michigan

Data center 1 located in Detroit Michigan

DETROIT DATA CENTER (DC1)

123NET’s Detroit-based (DC1) Data Center has 80,000 Sq. Ft. of colocation space and is the headquarters of 123NET. This state-of-the-art data facility is one of the most sought-after colocation spaces for Michigan’s largest enterprises, and is also the home to the Detroit Internet Exchange.

colocation data center in Southfield Mi.

SOUTHFIELD DATA CENTER NW (DC2)

This Southfield-based Data Center (DC2) is the best for businesses that need basic server space, power, and cooling services. Twin space to DC3, the 8,000 Sq. Ft. of colocation space is best for small to medium businesses with connectivity services.

data center 3 located in the metro Detroit suburb of Southfield Michigan.

SOUTHFIELD DATA CENTER W (DC3)

The second Southfield-based Data Center (DC3) is original to 123NET, being one of the first two data centers for company. It’s 8,000 Sq. Ft. of colocation space includes security functions like multi-factor authentication, keypad access, and closed circuit security cameras.

Server Colocation Data Center 4 located in Grand Rapids Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS DATA CENTER (DC4)

On the West side of the state, 123NET’s Gran Rapids Data Center has 3,500 Sq. Ft. of colocation space. Companies use DC4 as primary colocation solution or even as a ackup data center space from 123NET’s other Southfield-based data centers which abide by geodiversity requirements.

Unmatched Connectivity

123NET’s Four Data Centers are carrier neutral, and are considered the Largest Carrier Hotel in Michigan. With 22+ Carriers available onsite, businesses can connect to whatever provider they need or require. 123NET’s headquarters is also home to the Detroit Internet Exchange, an internet exchange point with over 50 members and 450 Gbps of peak traffic.

data center support service staffed 24x7x365

Live Support 24 / 7 / 365

Completely Michigan-based, clients can reach 123NET representatives by email, phone, or through online chat. 123NET Network Operation Center Technicians will serve as your on-site team of experts, providing remote management, monitoring, and troubleshooting 24/7/365 through 123NET’s Smart Hands Basic or Smart Hands PLUS Service. This gives your personnel the freedom to focus on other important aspects of your business. Clients can expand their business continuity plan by investing in a disaster recovery space. Available in either private or shared space configurations, each service comes with connectivity and additional security options.

Smart Hands PLUS

NOC

Disaster Recovery

Resources

Smart Hands Basic vs Smart Hands Plus: Which Level of Support Does Your Business Need?
Data Center / Colocation | March 10, 2022

Smart Hands Basic vs Smart Hands Plus: Which Level of Support Does Your Business Need?

123NET’s Hub & Spoke Model Empowers Enterprises
Data Center / Colocation | October 13, 2021

123NET’s Hub & Spoke Model Empowers Enterprises

5 Considerations when Migrating Data Center Infrastructure
Data Center / Colocation | May 19, 2021

5 Considerations when Migrating Data Center Infrastructure

Customer Spotlight – Innovations Applied
Spotlight | May 13, 2021

Customer Spotlight – Innovations Applied