Boston Data Center (BOS-1)

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Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is a global leader in storage and information management services. We serve 230,000+ customers (including 95% of the Fortune 1000) in 53 countries from 1,400+ facilities comprising 85 million square feet.

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Boston Data Center- Iron Mountain Data Center located in Boston

Colocate with Confidence

Situated on a 58-acre campus in the quiet Boston suburb of Northborough, Iron Mountain BOS-1 is a 22,000 ft2 facility with 3.6 MW of power and significant potential to scale up. BOS-1 is sustainable and efficient: as well as offering 100% renewable power, it is Boston’s first-ever LEED Gold multi-tenant data center, using waterless cooling to save millions of gallons annually. BOS-1 provides customers with in-house access to arrange of carriers as well as seamless low-latency cloud and carrier interconnection via the nearby 1 Summer Street strategic interconnection hub.

Three reasons to choose Iron Mountain BOS-1


Mitigate regulatory risk with the industry’s most comprehensive compliance program.


Protect IT assets from Boston weather with a data center that withstands category 4 winds.


Reduce waste with the first LEED Gold colo facility in Boston, low PUE, powered by 100% renewable energy.

Beneficial Relationships

“It makes sense that we would partner with a company that can protect our investments and enable an unparalleled customer experience. By selecting Iron Mountain, we ensure Skillsoft’s® content hosting services are industry best-in-class in both security and functionality.”


Wholesale & retail colocation options

Whether you are an enterprise looking to protect a large deployment or a growing local company hosting a few critical cabinets, BOS-1 provides private suites, secure cages, and individual cabinets.

Built to protect regulated organizations

BOS-1 security includes background-checked Iron Mountain officers on-site 24x7x365, three-factor access controls, mantraps, and numerous other features. Iron Mountain has protected customer assets since 1951.

Manage your data center remotely

Our smart hands services are delivered by tenured, local professionals you know and trust, accessible 24x7x365.Repeatable, vetted and documented smart hands processes and procedures allow us to acknowledge most requests within 30 minutes.

There are many data center choices. There is only one Iron Mountain.

Proven track record
  • Est. 1951: 65+ years of operational excellence
  • 30+ years of colocation excellence
Beneficial relationships
  • 230,000+ customers
  • 95% of Fortune 1000
  • 100+ Federal Agencies
Network connectivity
  • Easy access to carriers, clouds and IT service providers
  • On-site smart hands
  • Cloud on-ramp
  • Cross connect
  • IP transit
  • Metro wave
  • Peering
  • Private network transport
The safe choice
  • Comprehensive compliance support
  • Stable financials, publicly traded
  • Easy to “sell” to internal stakeholders