Toronto Data Center

151 Front Street West is Canada's premier communications hub for global telecommunications carriers and data center firms. It is a mission critical facility and offers tenants many special features, including unsurpassed levels of security, reliability and connectivity.

When Host Virtual was looking for a presence in Canada, we decided there was no better facility to start with, especially combined with our direct access to the Toronto Internet Exchange (TorIX) and world class connectivity.

The building was purpose-built in 1954 to house telegraph equipment and has evolvedtogether with the industry. Since it was first built, it has undergone a number of upgrades in order to better servetenants in need of ample fibre connectivity, cooling and power.

NetActuate connects to major carriers here, as well as the Toronto Internet Exchange ("TORIX") in order to provide the best, low latency access to networks throughout eastern Canada.

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  • Convenient transportation options with the 3rd largest transit system in North America

  • 20 minutes from the Toronto Pearson International Airport

  • UBC Seismic Zone 0

  • Outside flood plain

  • 25,000 gross SQF across 7 discrete data centres

  • Canada’s largest & most important carrier hotel

  • Multiple deployment options ranging from carriers to enterprise: Standard Connections, cabinets, cages, & private pods & suites

  • APC hot aisle containment pods (premium dedicated pod options for 10+ cabinets)

  • Concrete & steel structure

  • Up to 15 KW/cabinet

  • Concurrent maintainability

  • 150 watts per SQF

  • N (single UPS & single generator) or 2N (redundant UPS & generator) configurations

  • Diverse power entrances & automatic transfer switches (ATSs)

  • Redundant, on-site backup chillers

  • Chilled water loop connected to energy-efficient Enwave Deep Lake Water Cooling system leverages cold water from Lake Ontario to cool the building

  • Technology-forward hot aisle containment system with dynamic in-row cooling (N+1)

  • 3,000 ton cooling capacity

  • Steam humidification

  • 24/7 on-site security guards

  • Dual interlocking doors & tailgate-proof man trap

  • HID access card & biometric access

  • Closed-circuit TV (CCTV) systems

  • Customized security available for dedicated pods, cages & suites

  • FM-200 fire protection

  • Multi-zone fire suppression

  • 150+ unique networks in on-site Meet Me Room within Cologix facility plus direct access to building’s MMR

  • Home to the Toronto Internet Exchange (TorIX)

  • Diverse building fibre entrance & riser facilities

  • Network neutral facility

  • SSAE 16 SOC 1 Audited

  • Support to gain PCI compliance on an individual basis

  • 24/7 access to local engineers & support teams

  • Access to self-service online customer care portal

  • All environmental & power monitored 24/7 via Cologix Command DCIM

  • Customer alerts when nearing power capacity to ensure business continuity

  • 24x7x365 Network Operations Center (NOC) available by phone or e‐mail

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