Cincinnati Data Center

This Cincinnati data center facility is used for production colocation, back-up and recovery and business continuity. Featuring 400,000 square feet, this facility is conveniently located 15 minutes from greater Cincinnati and the Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Key Features of the Cincinnati Data Center

  • 400,000 sq. ft. data center/ 212,000 sq. ft. raised floor
  • SSAE 16 (SOC I type II), PCI DSS (sec 9 & 12), HIPAA, ISO 27001, FISMA
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) capable
  • Carrier-neutral, as well as dark-fiber connectivity option
  • 100% uptime service level agreement on power
  • Dedicated cages and private suite options available
  • Built to Fujita F2 wind rating
  • Cincinnati's primary switching facility on FEMA priority list


  • Multiple levels of redundancy available within same footprint (e.g. N, 2N)
  • 13 MW of critical capacity
  • 7 Dedicated Substations in the building which are not shared with other buildings
  • Diverse power delivered by 6 independent circuits
  • 25kVA single input PDUs with automatic transfer switches
  • Scalable 2 MW Cummins dedicated generators
  • 40,000 gallon fuel capacity for site (2 - 20K gallon tanks)


  • 24 or 36-inch raised floor design
  • Highly efficient multiple 1200 ton York Centrifugal chillers
  • 115-ton Hunt Air ACU with electronically commutated (EC) variable-speed fans; other levels/halls utilize 30 and 40 ton CRAC units
  • Closed loop chilled water cooling design
  • Redundant water supply and return


  • 7 levels of security for access
  • Reinforced physical structure including concrete bollards
  • Video surveillance and recording of the exterior and interior of each facility
  • On-site security guards 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • 24x7 staffed NOCC and remote hands support
  • Man traps, revolving entrance doors; key card security for rigid access control
  • Cabinet and cage security options include individual locks and biometric scanners


  • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA) system; sampling air in parts per million
  • FM200 or FE-25 clean gas suppression in a full flood deployment


  • 15 Minutes from Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Major metropolitan downtown; 10 national chain hotels within four blocks; 40 peering arrangements, harden Bell constructed building