Data Center 3 (DC3) – Downtown Portland, Oregon

For the better part of a decade, Atmosera has owned, operated, and offered TYPE-II SSAE 16 compliant data centers to clients who need secure space, power, and cooling to deploy their mission critical applications. We also leverage 21 additional data centers in the U.S. and abroad through strategic alliances. We offer a range of options from racks and full cabinets to secure cages. We also have network connectivity from several service providers.

Clients benefit from multiple hardened layers of security, reliability, and protection, combined with rigorous operational and maintenance procedures. We provide professional services that include remote hands, monitoring, and backup. We operate three data centers in the Portland Metropolitan area: Data Center 1 (DC1) and Data Center 2 (DC2) located in Beaverton, and Data Center 3 (DC3) located downtown Portland.

Physical Specifications

DC3 provides clients an ideal space to deploy their infrastructure and mission critical applications. We offer a safe and secure environment complete with space, power, and cooling with the following features:

  • Over 10,000 square foot
  • Scalable redundant power feeds
  • Diverse building fiber entries for Internet connectivity options
  • Flexible space options, including colocation racks, cabinets and cages
  • Optimized raised floor cooling in hot aisle/cold aisle configurations
  • Custom rack and cabinet solutions to accommodate a wide variety of equipment density
  • Custom-designed cages available

Type-II SSAE 16 Audited and Compliant for Secure Operations

Atmosera’s colocation facilities are Type-II SSAE 16 audited, providing external validation that controls are in place to ensure the highest levels of security and availability. Our Command Center is staffed 24x7x24 to monitor all systems as well as the campus-wide internal and perimeter video surveillance cameras.

A Secure and Convenient Colocation Facility

We eliminate failure conditions that cause network downtime, such as power outages, network disruption or unauthorized access to equipment. Scalable Internet connectivity options are available, including instant bandwidth upgrades or the ability to cross-connect to the provider of your choice in our carrier-neutral facility. UPS-fed power is offered with A and B source circuit delivery capabilities, and is backed by standby generators. Raised floor and hot row/cold row configurations optimize cooling, which is constantly monitored for temperature and humidity. BGP routing through both IPv4 and IPv6 is handled by our certified network engineers. Atmosera can fully support your security and audit compliance requirements.

Mechanical and HVAC

  • Best-in-class climate control to minimize costs and carbon footprint
  • N+1 redundant HVAC environmental cooling systems
  • Constant temperature and humidity monitoring

Power Infrastructure

  • All customer cabinet and cage power in the facility is UPS fed
  • A and B source circuit delivery capabilities
  • Enterprise-grade power generation and delivery systems
  • Branch circuit monitoring

Safety/Access Control/Surveillance

DC3 is monitored by an on-site Command Center 24x7x365. Systems monitored include infrastructure power, customer branch circuits, temperature and humidity, generators, switchgear, UPSs, cooling plant, and life safety.

  • 24x7x365 network monitoring and support, with automated event notification and ticket tracking
  • Certified local technical support engineers
  • Video cameras with 90-day recorded archives
  • Accessible 24x7x365 for authorized client personnel via secure key card access

Networking and Telecommunications

Atmosera leverages multiple upstream connections, a fully redundant infrastructure, abundant capacity and years of connectivity experience to deliver unsurpassed network reliability. Atmosera is a carrier-neutral facility with multiple providers, including AboveNet, CenturyLink, Level 3, Comcast, Freewire Broadband, Frontier, Integra, LS Networks and Time Warner. We provide high capacity service with lower-cost choices for backup, Disaster Recovery (DR), synchronization, and more. DC2 has a direct fiber path to DC1 and multiple options including:

  • Connectivity to the Pittock building via redundant ring
  • Centralized monitoring tools and SNMP agents with customized thresholds
  • Diverse Internet backbone with options to connect to carriers of choice with both IPv4 and IPv6 BGP routing
  • Tailored monitoring for hardware availability, OS/server performance, application and/or site availability and performance

Atmosera is a founding member of the Northwest Access Exchange (NWAX), a regional Internet exchange with a Point of Presence (PoP) at Atmosera. NWAX provides peering and transit services over a gigabit Ethernet fabric, and interconnects nearly 20 major ISP, business and public/education networks, providing the highest possible performance with local peers.

Convenient and Help When You Need It

Our facilities are designed to help you access your equipment when you need to. We also provide convenient space for you to work We offer a range of professional services from “remote hands” and active monitoring to architecture, design, procurement, and installation all tailored to enable faster deployments and flawless ongoing operations. Clients can also select proactive monitoring services for their applications and/or infrastructure using SolarWinds® Orion and our 24x7x365 Command Center.

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