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ENTERPRISE-READY W. Pennsylvania Data Center

Choose Your Data Center with Confidence. Protect What Matters Most.

Iron Mountain’s Western Pennsylvania data center (WPA-1) is a highly secure colocation facility conveniently located 60 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.

The underground data center is part of a heavily guarded, 200-acre Iron Mountain campus located 220 feet below the earth’s surface. The facility stores and protects irreplaceable assets, priceless collections and critical Information Technology environments.  Colocated systems are kept safe via perimeter security, armed-guard checkpoints, metal detectors, mantraps, biometric access controls, and CCTV cameras.  These features, combined with resilient infrastructure and Iron Mountain’s commitment to operational excellence, make the Western Pennsylvania data center ideal for both production and disaster recovery data center deployments.

Highly regulated organizations, including Federal agencies and 95% of the Fortune 1000, choose Iron Mountain for our 60+ years of success in storage, privacy and logistics. Our comprehensive data center compliance support includes FISMA High, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS Level 1, HIPAA, and SOC 2 Type II, augmenting the existing framework of 225,000+ Iron Mountain customers. WPA-1’s campus features more than 1.8 million square feet, providing nearly unlimited capacity so customers may deploy their IT systems with absolute confidence in long-term scalability.

30+ years of excellence in wholesale data center and colocation operations has uniquely prepared our engineers to deliver both outstanding availability and energy efficiency. The scale of Iron Mountain’s Pennsylvania data center complex supports wholesale deployments with consumption-based (metered) power pricing and the ability to secure low electrical rates on a long-term basis. Optimal Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is achieved through geothermal cooling (ambient underground temperatures in the mid-50s) and an aquifer that uses 100% recycled chilled water for reduced environmental impact. Iron Mountain’s low PUE rating enables public-sector organizations complying with the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) to meet the Department of Energy’s Executive Order (EO) 13693 standard for new data centers. WPA-1 is powered by 100% renewable energy.

Iron Mountain’s Western Pennsylvania data center offers dedicated data centers, private suites, secure cages, individual cabinets, carrier-neutral network, multi-homed BGP-based managed internet access, and a wide-range of data center services. See below for additional details.
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Why Choose Iron Mountain in Western PA?

  • Highly Secure Campus Addresses Exacting Public and Private Sector Requirements
  • Resilient, Underground Site Only 60 Minutes from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Comprehensive Compliance Support
  • Confidence in Long-Term Scalability: 200-Acre Iron Mountain-Owned Campus
  • Carrier Neutral: Dark Fiber & On-Net Providers
  • Accessible DR Site: Within One Day's Drive of Most Major US Metros
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Services Offered at Our Western PA 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...

Secure Data Center Cages

Looking for data center capacity for six+ cabinets (30+ kilowatts) with more flexibility and privacy than a standard locking cabinet? Consider Iron Mountain secure data center cages. Secure cages provide additional physical security...

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 Pennsylvania Data Center Design

  • 200-Acre Iron Mountain-Owned Underground Campus
  • 220-Feet Below the Surface
  • Consistent Delivery of Turnkey Data Center Space
  • N+1 Electrical Systems (A/B paths - cabinet through generator)
  • N+1 Mechanical and Cooling
  • Limestone Slab Nearly Unlimited Floor-Load Weight Limit
  • High-Density Ready (up to 20 kW per cabinet/rack)
  • 100% Usable Computer Room Space - No Infrastructure in Room
  • Custom Hot/Cold Aisle Containment Solutions Available
  • 225,000+ Customers, 95% of Fortune 1000

  • Carrier/Cloud-Neutral Data Center

  • On-Site Tier 1, Local Carriers: Level3, Lumos, AT&T, & More

  • Redundant Dark Fiber Access to Allegheny Center Mall

  • Low-Latency Performance to Regional, Midwest Markets

  • Network Dark/Lit and Managed Services Available

  • Data Center Marketplace Access - Cloud, IT Services, Partners

  • Redundant Meet-Me Rooms - 0.25 Miles of Separation, Interconnection Services

  • Safe, Convenient & Staff-Friendly Location

  • High Span of Control Over Neighborhood, Local Community

  • Guarded Exterior Vehicle Search / Check Point
  • Guarded Metal Detector Check Point
  • Vehicle Crash Barriers Deter Unauthorized Entry
  • 24x7x365 Iron Mountain Security Officers
  • Mantraps, Tailgating Prevention
  • 24x7x365 CCTV Monitoring
  • 3-Factor Access Control: Biometric, Key Card, PIN
  • 24x7x365 Armed Guards
  • No Maintenance in Computer Rooms
  • Thorough Background Checks on All Employees/Partners
  • MEP located outside of data centers, limiting vendor traffic and maintenance activity in customer space
  • Concurrently Maintainable Systems
  • 2N Generators
  • N+1 UPS
  • N+1 Cooling & Mechanical
  • Mitigated DR Risk: Underground Protection from Natural Disasters
  • Low Seismic Risk Zone
  • Mitigated DR Risk: High Availability for Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations (COOP)
  • Diverse Dark Fiber Paths, Points of Entry
  • 24x7x365 Remote Hands Services
  • Powered by 100% Renewable Energy*
  • Natural, Geothermal Cooling Reduced Energy Consumption
  • Aquifer: Naturally Chilled, Recycled Water for "Chiller-Free" Cooling, Saves Millions of Gallons Every Year
  • Low PUE for Reduced Energy Cost
  • High-Efficiency Variable Frequency Drives
  • LED Lighting
  • Custom Hot/Cold Aisle Containment Solutions Available
  • 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.
  • ISO 27001
  • FISMA High
  • PCI-DSS Level 1
  • SOC 2 Type II
  • SOC 3 
  • ISO 50001

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