Colocation Services

Huntsville Colocation with High-Speed Connectivity to the World

More and more small businesses are seeing the value of hosting their data with a data center partner like F1. Spinning up a server and maintaining it is not the real issue the real issue is speed, uptime and security. You will be able to take advantage of all the physical security that a Tier 3 level data center provides as well as the uptime continuity present with backup generators, separate A-B power and redundant internet service provider resources.

Our Huntsville Alabama data center location is tailor built for the city’s business community with colocation space that includes the following features:

Connectivity and Convenience

  • 100Gbps fiber connectivity to 4 other data centers for convenience, disaster planning and expansion
    • Atlanta, Chattanooga, Huntsville and Birmingham (more to come)
  • Mesh protected network connectivity to everything the entire hosting network ecosystem, which includes all other data centers, Internet exchanges, and public cloud. Carrier-neutral
  • Secure private network connectivity to public clouds
  • Redundant carrier and network distribution rooms

Security

  • Enhanced security built to CUI (Controlled Unclassified Information) standards
  • Perimeter fencing
  • 24x7x365 manned security desk
  • Vehicle gate
  • Secure customer lockers
  • Layered security from the perimeter to each cabinet including multi factor authentication at key points
  • CCTV at perimeter, ingress/egress, office, data hall, and cabinets
  • Precast concrete shell building construction, 180mph wind rated structure, a strong EF-4 tornado.
  • Reinforced concrete slab in data halls
  • 48U lockable cabinets with lease space starting at 1U

Power

  • Dual transformers A & B power
  • generator backup on each A & B power
  • 24-hour on site fuel storage
  • Each power has battery backup feeds to all cabinets and equipment

Cooling

  • N+1 Cooling
  • High efficiency Direct Expansion (DX)
  • Hot aisle containment

Pricing

  • Basic co-location for the first 1U monthly = $150
    • Includes 1 public IP
    • Includes 1U of rack space
    • Includes 100Mbs best effort internet bandwidth
    • Includes 2 Power connectors for A and B power on independent UPS
  • Setup fee for Basic 1U rack and connection = $250
  • Additional 1U increments monthly = $100
  • Advanced Firewall protection monthly = $50
    • Deep Packet inspection
    • DOS prevention
    • Filtering
    • Hand off NATed to private IP
    • On private VLAN
  • Additional switch ports on private VLAN monthly = $25
  • 1-hour escorted access to secure data center = $155

For additional pricing and configurations email [email protected]