The C Spire™ purpose-built data center is the smart choice for protecting your vital services and data. Trust our secure Tier III+ data center – the only commercially-available facility of its class and capability within 250 miles. Our on-premise, award-winning IT team will help you manage your resources any time, day or night.


Location

The site of our Starkville, Mississippi, data center was carefully selected for its location within the lowest composite risk zone in the region, its position along the C Spire fiber backbone, as well as its convenience to our customers in the Southeast.

Service

Receive outstanding support from our local award-winning IT team any time of the day, week or year.

Disaster Contingency

Our data center is a full-service disaster contingency facility. Our data facility is ranked only below first responders and hospitals for fuel distribution for powering facility generators. The last carrier to go down and the first to restore services during the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, C Spire™ was commended by the Mississippi Senate for its civic-minded service and preplanning.

Access
  • Enjoy secure access to the facility and your equipment

  • Use our office space and conference rooms

  • Receive on-site support

  • Rely on our leading physical security measures

Carrier Access & Network Connectivity
  • Fiber circuit connection and data center services possible from a single provider

  • Facility encircled by fiber ring with diverse access points

  • Facility serviced by multiple carriers

  • Internet/network options up to 10Gbps symmetrical connections

  • Supports synchronous and asynchronous environments

  • Supports active-active configurations when on C Spire™ fiber backbone

Capacity
  • 22,400 square feet (existing)

  • Phases 2 and 3 will triple space

  • 6.5 acre site

  • Dedicated caged colocation space

Cooling
  • Eight Liebert® cooling units

  • External condensing units protected within 16-foot concrete walls (protection from flying debris)

  • Facility cooled with free air during cooler weather (green technology)

Power
  • Diverse, multiple power feeds to facility

  • Dual 750 kW power feeds to white space

  • Two independent feeds into data center, encased in concrete (two utility providers)

  • Completely redundant UPS (uninterruptible power supply)

  • Priority relationship with fuel distributors

  • 3.2 kW total continuous run generator power

  • Two generators, each independently capable of 96-hours of continuous operations powering the full facility

Redundancy
  • 2N redundant utility power

  • 2N generator redundancy

  • N+2 cooling redundancy

  • 2N redundant network infrastructure

Secure Data Center
  • Sophisticated electronic security

  • Man traps

  • Biometric systems

  • Video surveillance

  • Separate security zones requiring biometric access (e.g. HVAC maintenance workers do not penetrate white space)

  • Exterior ballistics-quality glass (resists flying debris)

Current Notifications

C Spire Cloud Services Maintenance Window

The third weekend of each month from 10 PM Friday to Midnight Sunday.


Starkville Data Center

Uptime for the month of September 2016: 100%

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