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Denver Data Center

Iron Mountain DEN-1, formerly FORTRUST - providing 15+ consecutive years of 100% Uptime to discerning colocation customers.
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Choose Your Data Center with Confidence

As of September 1, 2017, Iron Mountain has acquired FORTRUST and its 210,000 square-foot Denver data center, expanding our growing network of enterprise-ready colocation facilities. Read the official press release here.

THERE IS ONLY ONE IRON MOUNTAIN. Colocate with confidence when you choose Iron Mountain’s Denver data center, the safe choice for both production and disaster recovery IT requirements. Organizations like you point to our 65-year proven track record, 225,000+ successful relationships, maximum efficiency and predictable results as determining factors in why they choose Iron Mountain data centers. In short, there are many data center facilities out there, but there is only one Iron Mountain.

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Why Choose Iron Mountain in Denver, Colorado?

  • Proven Track Record
  • Successful Relationships
  • Maximum Efficiency
  • Predictable Results
  • Safe Choice

Welcome to Denver, One of The Fastest-Growing Tech Meccas in the US.

Looking to move your in-house data center or launch a new data center in proximity to your mountain states corporate/regional headquarters? Need an ideal location for backup and DR? Denver is the place to be. Recently ranked as the top US metro area to live in the country and number two US “Tech Mecca”, Denver is a low-risk, attractive metro area for business, personal and data center considerations.

DEN-1 is located in the heart of downtown, centralized between the Boulder tech corridor and the Denver Technology Center (DTC), in close proximity to numerous Fortune 1000 enterprises, interstate highways and Denver International Airport.

Diverse Colocation Options

At DEN-1 you will find a wide-range of wholesale data center and retail colocation options to suit almost any size requirement. This includes our data center module or “Mod”, which addresses high-density requirements of 35 kilowatts per cabinet and higher while offering market-leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE). Also, make remote data center management easy with the team and tools you need to make our data center, yours.

Need to address specific compliance or industry regulations? We have you covered. Iron Mountain's Denver, Colorado data center offers comprehensive compliance support that includes FISMA High / NIST 800-53, HIPAA, PCI-DSS Level 1, SOC 2 Type II, and SOC 3. DEN-1 also features Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute, including the industry’s first Tier III Gold award for data center operations.

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Iron Mountain's Denver, Colorado Data Center - The Benefits

Unparalleled Reliability:

15+ consecutive years of 100% uptime

Long-Term Scalability:

210,000 SF / 16 MW’s of existing and expansion capacity

Reduced Risk:

One of FEMA’s lowest-risk US regions for natural disasters

Vetted Operations:

Industry’s most comprehensive compliance program, first Uptime Tier III Gold Operations award

Hybrid IT Hub:

Carrier / cloud-neutral access for efficient, agile hybrid IT implementation


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Services Offered at Our Denver Data Center

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Wholesale Data Centers

Need 50+ cabinets or 250+ kilowatts of IT load? You qualify as an Iron Mountain wholesale data center customer. Benefits include customer-inspired data center design, flexible deployment model, metered "pay-as-you-go" power pricing…
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Dedicated Data Centers

Our largest offering, Iron Mountain dedicated data centers are frequently chosen by enterprise/Fortune 1000 customers, public-sector agencies, technology services providers, large healthcare and financial services…

Private Data Center Suites

There is a reason private data center suites are one of Iron Mountain's most popular services. Customers enjoy the privacy and control of a dedicated data center without the top-level wholesale commitment. Is strict access control…
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Underground Data Centers

Iron Mountain underground data centers feature numerous benefits such as natural energy efficiency, reduced risk of man-made disasters, a nearly unlimited floor-load weight capacity and an additional physical security...

Data Center Modules

Looking for a high-density colocation option, maximum physical security, or the lowest PUE option at DEN-1? Choose a data center module or “Mod”. Mods can be dedicated to a single customer or sold on a cabinet-by-cabinet basis....

Data Center Services

What is the current state of your IT and data center operations teams? Overworked? Lean-staffed? Would access to on-demand resources be helpful? Have you considered Iron Mountain data center services?

Customer-Inspired Data Center Design

At Iron Mountain, we pride ourselves on delivering customer-inspired data center design. We build data centers according to real customer needs delivering optimal availability, security, row layout and airflow, energy efficiency, and cost control. The result is enterprise-ready data center services free of...

Comprehensive Compliance Support

Iron Mountain offers comprehensive compliance support, differentiating from most data center and hosting providers with an additional layer of buyer confidence. Our compliance support includes FISMA High, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI-DSS Level 1 and SOC 2 Type II with more on the way.

Green Data Centers

Delivering energy efficient data center services is important to Iron Mountain and our customers. Our data centers are powered by 100% renewable energy and we have publicly committed to reduce energy intensity by up 20% as a Challenge Partner for the US DOE Better Buildings Initiative. Inside the data center, Iron Mountain is innovating...

Customer-Inspired Denver Data Center Design

  • 210,000 Square-Foot Facility
  • Strategic Edge Data Center
  • 16 Megawatts of Existing and Expansion Power Capacity
  • Scalable Delivery of Turnkey Data Center Space
  • Uptime Tier III Certified, First Uptime Tier III Gold Operations
  • Concurrently Maintainable Systems
  • N+1 Generators, UPS and Cooling
  • 36-Inch Raised Flooring
  • High-Density Ready (up to 35 kW per cabinet/rack with mods)
  • Custom Hot/Cold Aisle Containment Solutions Available
  • Data Center Modules (Mods)
  • Located in the Heart of One of the Fastest-Growing Tech Meccas in the US
  • 225,000+ Iron Mountain Customers, 95% of Fortune 1000
  • Carrier/Cloud-Neutral Data Center, Colocation Services
  • On-Site Tier 1, Local Carriers Available upon Request
  • Redundant Dark Fiber Access to Regional Carrier Hotels
  • Low-Latency Performance to Regional Metro Markets
  • Data Center Marketplace Access - Cloud, IT Services, Partners
  • Convenient, Staff-Friendly Location in Downtown Denver
  • On-Site, Fully Vetted Iron Mountain Security Officers
  • 24x7x365 CCTV Monitoring of Campus, Parking and Facility Interior
  • 3-Factor Access Control: Biometric, Key Card, PIN
  • Mantraps, Tailgating Prevention
  • Thorough Background Checks on All Employees/Partners
  • Uptime Tier III Certified Data Center, Tier III Gold Operations
  • Concurrently Maintainable Systems
  • N+1 Generators, UPS, Cooling & Mechanical
  • NOC Monitoring, On-Site Iron Mountain Staff/Offices
  • Underground, Redundant Power Feeds from Xcel Energy
  • Diverse Dark Fiber Paths, Points of Entry
  • 100% Powered By Renewable Energy*
  • Diesel Rotary Uninterruptible Power Supply (DRUPS) units
  • Bi-directional, dual supply and return, closed loop propylene glycol chilled water system reduces water waste
  • Low PUE for Reduced Energy Cost
  • LED Lighting
  • Metered Power Pricing Encourages Responsible Energy Use
*We are projecting to once again be 100% renewable across our entire data center portfolio by the end of 2018.
  • PCI-DSS Level 1
  • SOC 2 Type II
  • SOC 3
  • Uptime Tier III-Certified Data Center, Tier III Gold Operations

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