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Data Center Interconnection, Cross Connects

Increase performance, security and cost-effectiveness by cross connecting to services providers, clouds and customer networks hosted at an Iron Mountain data center.
  1. Digital Transformation
  2. Data Centers
  3. Hybrid IT Solutions
  4. Data Center Interconnection, Cross Connects

WHY CHOOSE IRON MOUNTAIN FOR INTERCONNECTION?

Interconnection: one of the primary reasons to go colo instead of staying in-house is the ability to access an ecosystem of networks hosted in the same facility. Order a cross connect via the online portal and Iron Mountain will run a fiber cable from your gear to any consenting customer or provider in the building, campus or exchange.

 

Secure Connections

In today’s hybrid IT world network and information security are paramount. Eliminate hops and connect straight to the providers you need to thrive in a multi-cloud environment by ordering a simple cross-connect from you to them.

Maximum Performance

Interconnection drives a low-latency network as circuits are within the same building. Distance from your gear to a provider is matter of a few feet and there is no intermediary provider. All cross connects are fiber for max speed.

Reduce Network Costs

Unlike many other colocation providers, Iron Mountain does not overcharge for cross-connects. Stop paying twice for the A and Z sides. With Iron Mountain, there is a one-time setup and a small monthly recurring charge.

 
Proven Track Record

When it comes to carrier-neutral colocation data centers, choose Iron Mountain and move Ahead. Fearlessly. Customer confidence comes from Iron Mountain’s 65-year proven track record of protection. There is a reason 225,000+ customers choose Iron Mountain in 54 countries.

Risk Mitigation

Risks abound in today’s multi-cloud world. Your data center shouldn’t be one of them. Choose a colo provider that has been the leader in security and compliance since 1951. We work with the world’s most regulated organizations and team up to ensure optimal audit performance.

Operational Efficiency

Access to major public and private cloud providers is core to colocation. Iron Mountain makes accessing the clouds you need to thrive in a hybrid IT world an easy process with an online portal, dedicated account managers, 24x7x365 monitoring and remote hands, and more!

 

Quick Peering and Exchange Info

  • Reduce network costs – Iron Mountain does not overcharge for interconnection
  • Cross connect to hundreds of carriers, clouds and IT services providers
  • More than 1,250 customers choose Iron Mountain colocation
  • Access Epsilon, IX Reach, Megaport and PacketFabric cloud exchanges
  • Connect to Internet exchanges like AMS-IX, Any2, EQIX, LINX, PH-IX, NL-ix
  • Ordering your cross connect is simple and fast using the Iron Mountain Data Centers online portal
  • Request an IMDC carrier list
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INTERCONNECTION: SECURE, HIGH-PERFORMANCE HYBRID IT ARCHITECTURE

Hybrid IT Enablement: Carrier Access

Accessing the right network providers when architecting the optimal hybrid IT environment is critical for performance, security and cost-effectiveness. Choose from hundreds of carriers via metro connects and exchanges.
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Hybrid IT Enablement: Cloud Access

Another core component of hybrid IT is accessing the multiple clouds used in IT services delivery. Deploy non-cloud workloads in an Iron Mountain data center and then easily connect to Alibaba, AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Iron Cloud storage.

Hybrid IT Enablement: Services Access

Have human resource gaps thanks to a challenging hybrid IT initiative? Extend your IT capabilities and increase speed-to-market without long-term commitments with an Iron Mountain-vetted managed services or professional IT services partner.
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Peering & Exchange Access

Extend network reach, optimize costs, and maximize efficiency by accessing peering and SDN exchanges from an Iron Mountain data center. Options include Epsilon, IX Reach, Megaoort, PacketFabric, AMS-IX, NL-ix, LINX, and MMR’s in top US markets.
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Dedicated Internet Access

Need a reliable, cost-effective and quick connectivity solution for your data center install? Choose Iron Mountain’s multi-homed managed BGP dedicated Internet access for small speeds up to enterprise network requirements.
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Regional Connectivity Options

Most Iron Mountain data centers offer regional connectivity options such as metro cross connects to the regional carrier hotels as well as intra-site connectivity between other Iron Mountain data centers. Rates and options vary by data center.
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Data Center Migration Services

Interested in going colo, but don’t have the resources to make the move? Add Iron Mountain data center migration services to your agreement. Get help with basic cabinet moves up to a 360-degree consulting project with dependency mapping and more.

Remote Data Center Management

Need help with server reboots, cabling, security upgrades, asset tracking, or other project? Our certified engineers are reliable, responsive, and ready to help on-demand, 24x7x365. We also offer 24-hour data center montoring to ensure optimal end-user experience at all times.
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Add-on Digital Transformation Services

Did you know Iron Mountain offers IronCloud data management, offsite tape vaulting, backup and disaster recovery, automated workflow management, and digital imaging that can easily be added to your data center agreement? Learn more here!

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TRUSTED BY 225,000+ CUSTOMERS INCLUDING 95% OF THE FORTUNE 1000

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CUSTOMER CASE STUDY

CUSTOMER / INDUSTRY
Fender – Global Manufacturing, Retail

SELECTED OFFERING
Hyperscale-Ready Data Center, Secure Cage

REQUIREMENTS
Maximum availability, diverse access to hybrid IT resources, long-term scalability

THE CHALLENGE

Fender needed a home for their mission-critical financial planning and e-commerce systems. They looked to maximize redundancy while reducing data center total cost of ownership. Also, Fender needed access to numerous services providers to support their evolving hybrid IT architecture.

THE RESULTS

Fender has enjoyed 100% uptime to date and flexible terms that significantly reduced data center costs. They cited Iron Mountain’s certified engineers as the added bonus, relying on Iron Mountain data center services for on-demand needs, extending capabilities and staying focused on high value activities.

IN THEIR WORDS

“It’s one thing to outsource your servers. It’s another to outsource the support for those servers—that’s what gives CIOs heartburn. Iron Mountain’s remote support has been spectacular. Not only do they respond quickly, but they have a team that is well-trained and professional and that gives us confidence that the job will be done right.”
~SVP for Global IT, CIO of Fender

LEARN MORE

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Website: www.fender.com
Twitter: @Fender


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