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Sioux Falls-West

Purpose built as a hardened data center with thousands of feet of raised floor space, and cages customized to client needs, TierPoint’s Sioux Falls West data center raises the bar for disaster recovery and colocation in the Sioux Falls area. The facility includes multiple substations, onsite diesel generators, N+1 UPS, N+1 CRAC units for continuous cooling, and redundant power. It’s audited under SSAE 18 Type 2 SOC 2, PCI-DSS1*, GLBA and HIPAA standards annually. ITAR and EU-US Privacy Shield registered.

*Please see Security & Compliance section below for details


  • 25,000 sq ft facility with reinforced concrete block and brick construction on a 65-acre site
  • Expansion capable up to 100,000 sq ft
  • Single-story, purpose-built data center tucked into the landscape to withstand high winds and an EF4 tornado
  • Outside of 500 year flood plain
  • Cabinets and Cages available
  • N+1 continuous cooling systems located in a secured mechanical corridor
  • Redundant chillers with high-efficiency outdoor heat exchangers
  • 36″ deep raised access floor for cold air supply


  • 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
  • 24/7 monitoring of access control and video surveillance systems
  • SSAE 18 Type 2 SOC 2, PCI-DSS1*, GLBA and HIPAA standards annually. ITAR and EU-US Privacy Shield registered
  • 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.


  • Redundant utility feeds from separate sub-stations
  • 50% of utility power from non-carbon sources
  • Diesel generator for all critical loads
  • UPS with N+1 power modules and battery strings


  • Multiple carriers built into the facility
  • Diverse entrance pathways under ground
  • Internet, MPLS, Ethernet, Optical Wave, Point-to-Point services available
  • Interconnected with TierPoint Bellevue and Midlands (Omaha, NE) facilities
  • Redundant Cisco core routing and switching infrastructures

On-Premise Carriers

  • SDN
  • Midcontinent

Sioux Falls-West Location

5300 North La Mesa Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57107