Seattle Data Center

Our Seattle POP is located in the Westin building, the largest carrier hotel in the city and one of the largest in the Western united states, with important asia-pacific cable connectivity.

NetActuate offers a full suite of services from the Westin building, and interconnects with the Seattle Internet Exchange (SIX) as well as numerous providers to extend our network in this important hub. the Westin Building Exchange (WBX) offers high availability (up to five nines), over 250 carriers and service providers, and nearly 40,000 cross connects. In addition, WBX is home to the Seattle Internet Exchange, an independent peering point that boasts over 200 routers.

The combined growth of the telecom and internet-related companies was so substantial that the minority telecom and data com carrier community within our building soon became the majority growing from 30% of our space occupancy to now occupying 70% of our 34 story building. Somewhere along the way we unwittingly joined the ranks of other "carrier hotels" who were responding to the market as we were. Today, you'll have to travel as far south as San Francisco and east as Denver to find the next carrier hotel with a similar carrier/service provider concentration.

Given our location in the Pacific Northwest, we are a natural link to Canada, Alaska, and all of Asia along the Pacific Rim.

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  • Power density of 1.98 to 4.88 kW per cabinet

  • Diesel backup generators with priority fueling agreements

  • Uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)

  • 120v/208v AC power

  • 500 Amp DC power

  • Proactive power management

  • Efficient climate control – hot/cold aisle segregation (containment soon to come)

  • 5.7 kW max load three phase PDUs

  • SSAE 16 Type II audited

  • Security and performance monitoring at host, network, application, data, and endpoint levels

  • Preaction fire detection and suppression

  • SOX, HIPAA, and PCI compliance

  • Background checks for all employees

  • Tier I backbone carriers

  • Network path diversity

  • Multi-homed Internet connectivity

  • Inbound traffic diversity through multi-carrier IP advertising

  • Diverse fiber between data centers

  • Direct access to the Seattle Internet Exchange (SIX)

  • Available fiber and copper meet-me rooms

  • Biometric and card key authentication for entry

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