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SAS 70 Compliant Tier III Data Center — World-Class Facilities

SAS 70 Compliant Tier III  Data Center … Fully complies with Tier 3+ design specification standards

 

More Security. More Access. More Reliability.

DTS’s primary cloud hosting data center facility is in Oak Brook, Chicago and is one of the largest Tier III SAS 70 compliant data centers in North America, specifically designed and constructed to deliver world-class physical security, power availability, infrastructure flexibility and growth capacity. That is exactly why DTS is quickly becoming a leader in providing cloud hosting services to the business community.cloud-computing-facilities

 

Our primary cloud data center has direct connections and aggregated bandwidth to multiple backup data center facilities of equal or greater specifications. DTS’s primary U.S.-based Call Center and Help Desk combined with our R&D facility for cloud hosting services resides in our Long Island headquarters in New York. All DTS data hosting facilities are SAS 70 Type III compliant and meet both PCI and HIPAA compliance including SOC 2 Type II and SOC 3 audited controls.

State-of-the-Art Security

To protect mission-critical operations, DTS maintains a tight and multilayered security system. Video surveillance and electronic motion sensors provide continuous interior and exterior observation and 30-day retained storage for all facilities. Building entry points are outfitted with sophisticated security sensors, vandal-resistant, bulletproof glass, full biometric hand scanning and mantraps. In addition to the physical security features, DTS hosting facilities are monitored 24/7/365, with all detected issues proactively tracked and acted upon for immediate resolution.

DTS Chicago Facility Specifications

  • 86,000-sq.-ft. (67,000-sq.-ft. usable) raw, caged, micro-suite and individual cabinet space
  • 34-ft. slab-to-ceiling height
  • 17-ft. mezzanine-to-ceiling height
  • 12-in.-thick, steel-reinforced, high-pressure concrete walls
  • Zero slab-on-grade or pressurized raised floor options
  • Building standards meet NEBS Level 3 compliance
  • Fully complies with Tier III design specification standards as outlined by the Uptime Institute
  • Secure exterior faux spandrel window system
  • Hot aisle containment: dedicated rows for high-density installations requiring increased power
  • Roof with a fully adhered single-ply 60mil EPDM rubber membrane system with isocyanurate insulation

Building Access and Security

  • 24/7 building access
  • 24/7 onsite security and NOC staff
  • Alarm system with cameras on all perimeter points of the building; camera surveillance throughout data center as well
  • Two mantraps and biometric security access areas: one into the facility and a second that allows access to the data center
  • Private parking area
  • Secure loading dock
  • Secure swipe card access
  • Steel cages with mag locks

Electrical Power Infrastructure

  • Power room is a fully demised Electrical Distribution Matrix with dual independent ComEd Onsite “A,” Onsite �����B” source support and Onsite diesel fuel-based generation
  • Diverse power rack PDU distribution in 120/208, NEMA or IEC receptacles
  • Three 1.25 MW and three 2.25 MW Caterpillar and Cummins generators

Electrical Power Generators

  • Three 1.25 MW and three 2.25 MW Caterpillar and Cummins generators
  • 48-hour onsite fuel capacity per generator
  • Multiple refueling contracts

Facility HVAC

  • Twenty 135-ton custom Trane rooftop units
  • Over 1,000 cfm for each supply and return
  • Multiple thermal layers and real-time electronic adjustment of cooling needs for each individual cage or cabinet space
  • Multiple Liebert CRAC units provide cooling for electrical rooms and private micro-suite data centers

Fire Suppression

  • Pre-action system with VESDA four-stage detection
  • Two-stage dry pipe suppression system

Telecommunications

  • Multiple carrier options available (AT&T, AboveNet, XO, etc.)
  • Highly available dedicated fiber to 350 Cermak (premier Carrier Hub of Chicago) to pick up any carrier of choice
  • Multiple fiber routes

To learn more about our SAS 70 Compliant  Tier III Data Center feel free to contact us.