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Kansas City-Lenexa Data Center

TierPoint’s Kansas City-Lenexa data center was built to maximize capacity, reliability, efficiency, and flexibility. This state-of-the-art facility includes 24/7 on-site support, high-efficiency UPS and chiller systems with economizers, biometric security and continuous monitoring, making it the next step in data center solutions in the Kansas City Metro Area. It’s audited under SSAE 18 Type 2 SOC 2, PCI-DSS1*, GLBA and HIPAA standards annually. ITAR and EU-US Privacy Shield registered.

TierPoint also operates a data center in Kansas City, MO.

*Please see Security & Compliance section below for details

Facility

  • Located in a single tenant building
  • Cabinets, Cages and Private Suites available
  • On-site staff and engineers available 24/7
  • N+1 continuous cooling with dual path water system
  • N+1 high-efficiency chillers with economizers and pumps
  • 36″ Raised Access Floor with ground reference grid, cable pathways and cold air supply

Security

  • Photo, fingerprint and ID validation is required
  • Badge readers, biometrics and man-traps throughout the facility
  • Video surveillance in all critical areas and in each row of the data halls with 90-days of retention
  • SSAE 18 Type 2 SOC 2, PCI-DSS1*, GLBA and HIPAA standards annually. ITAR and EU-US Privacy Shield registered.
  • 24/7 monitoring of access control and video surveillance systems
  • 24/7 onsite security personnel

*1PCI-DSS – Certification on PCI-DSS Requirement 9 & 12 (Physical Security and Information Security Policies) on data center (colocation) services. Colocation provides secure space, power, and environmental controls for merchants and service providers, some of which fall under PCI compliance. No logical access to any customer systems that may contain cardholder data.

Power

  • 2 Utility transformers protected inside mechanical area/yard
  • Dedicated utility transformer for each UPS
  • N+1 on-site diesel generators with over 24 hours of runtime
  • N+1 high-efficiency UPS with redundant battery strings

Network

  • On Net with multiple carriers built into the facility
  • Diverse entrance pathways underground to carrier neutral meet-me rooms
  • Internet, MPLS, Ethernet, Optical Wave, Point-to-Point and Dark Fiber services available
  • Interconnected with 10G wave services to TierPoint data centers in Kansas City, St. Louis, Omaha and Bellevue
  • Blended, BGP-routed, Internet services using three major carriers
  • Redundant core routing and switching infrastructures
  • Dedicated 2N UPS backup for the two telecom rooms
  • Geographically diverse 24/7 Network Operations Centers

Connectivity

On-Premise Carriers

  • AT&T
  • CenturyLink
  • Consolidated/Surewest
  • Level3
  • Time Warner Cable
  • TW Telecom
  • Unite
  • Windstream
  • Zayo

Kansas City-Lenexa Location

14500 West 105th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215
866-500-7661