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Data Center Connectivity, Carrier Services

Get your data center initiative to market faster with cost-effective, reliable data center connectivity and carrier services from Iron Mountain.
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Why Choose Iron Mountain's Data Center Connectivity & Carrier Services?

Connectivity and carrier services can be the longest pole in the tent when it comes to getting data center initiatives off the ground. Get to market faster with Iron Mountain connectivity and carrier services for temporary and permanent needs. Cost-effective, reliable options include Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), inter-site transport, and regional/Metro carrier services.



Depending on which carriers you choose to connect your data center deployment, it could be months before your circuits are ready. Iron Mountain Dedicated Internet Access is ready for immediate provisioning, up to 10 Gbps.
Reliable and Resilient

Reliable and Resilient

Network availability is critical to continuity. Iron Mountain carrier services are reliable with network monitoring, blended multi-homed managed BGP (DIA), dark fiber solutions (transport) for reduced risk and a leading SLA.


Whether you need a small, temporary service or a long-term, enterprise-grade connectivity solution, Iron Mountain carrier services are cost-effective, keeping your data center project on-budget. Costs and services vary by location.
Dedicated Internet Access

Internet Access

Iron Mountain multi-homed BGP Dedicated Internet Access blends tier 1 carrier services for a consistent, reliable connectivity option to use in supplementing existing capacity, as a backup option, or even your primary solution.
Inter-site Transport

Inter-site Transport

Looking to connect colo environments at geographically-separate Iron Mountain data centers? Inter-site offers a dark fiber transport solution for performance, security and reliability. Availability varies by location.
Metro Cross Connects

Metro Cross Connects

Why pay exorbitant costs to colocate at a regional carrier hotel? Enjoy the security, compliance and scalability of an Iron Mountain data center and then provision a Metro Cross Connect to access the MMR’s of the local carrier hotels.

Quick Connectivity & Carrier Services 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
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Carrier-Neutral Colocation

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.
Cloud-Neutral Colocation

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.
Data Center Services

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.
Peering, SDN and Service Exchanges

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, Megaport, PacketFabric, AMS-IX, NL-ix, LINX, and MMR’s in top US markets.
Underground Data Centers

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.
Data Center Interconnection and Cross Connects

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.
Data Center Migration Services

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 DCIM

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.
Digital Transformation Solutions

Add-on Digital Transformation Services

Did you know Iron Mountain offers data protection, 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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CBS Interactive - Internet Broadcasting

High-Density Colocation, Carrier-Neutral Colocation

Low Energy Consumption, Risk Mitigation, High-Availability


With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, the network was quickly running out of space and required a high-density, scalable data center solution. CBS Interactive not only required a partner that could quickly scale, they also required 100% SLA while maximizing energy and operational efficiencies.


CBS Interactive was able to lower energy consumption by using cost-effective cooling and power. They also reduced risk of natural disasters, availability of economical power, and improved energy utilization. The high-availability systems supported greater density.


“From a network perspective, Iron Mountain is a carrierneutral facility. This allows us the flexibility to improve our overall spend and service by expanding our carrier choices. This flexibility has made a pretty dramatic impact to our total infrastructure costs.”
~Senior Director, IT Operations



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