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IBX Vault

Location: 29 miles to the White House; 4.5 miles from Dulles International Airport

Parking: Adjacent building parking available (no charge)

Total Sq. Ft.: 64,000

Colocation Sq. Ft.: 30,821

Power: 7.3MW

SCIF: Can be built out to support SCIF

Services: Superior integrated hosting services – colocation, managed and cloud – carrier/network connectivity and 24/7 security

Available: April 2013

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Cooling

Cooling Capacity: 4kW per cabinet (higher densities available)

Cooling Plant: Air-cooled, RTUs with adiabatic humidification

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Hosting Services

  • Highly Secure Compliant Managed Hosting Solutions
  • Highly Secure Compliant Cloud Solutions
  • Highly Secure Compliant Colocation
  • Federal Certification and Accreditation Support (C&A)
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Security 

Physical: "Man trap" entry; perimeter fencing

Human: 24x7 armed security guards

Electronic: CCTV and recorders; motion detection; hand geometry; readers; fiber vault

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1st Generation Vault

  • Hardened, federally compliant Tier 3 facility
  • Power: Minimum N+1 redundancy for all power and cooling, fully redundant high-density power systems, HVAC with 3 roof-mounted 100-ton chillers
  • Security: Perimeter fencing, 360º video surveillance, armed guards, biometric scanners
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Power

Electrical Capacity: 4kVA per cabinet (higher densities available)

UPS Configuration: N+1, Block

# of Utility Feeders: 1

# of Power Transformers: 3

Utility Voltage: 34.5 kV, 3-Phase

Standby Power: 4 – 3,000 kW diesel engine-generator power

Standby Power Configuration: N+1 Block Redundant

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Network + Interconnection

System: Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack

Cross Connects Available: Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5(T1) and CAT3 (POTS)

Intra-Building Innerduct (IBID) Available: a dedicated private path via a conduit between buildings or customers

  • Each private path inner duct is 1.25" in width
  • Customer runs their own Single-Mode fiber within the inner duct which can potentially fit 432 standard cross connects

Equinix Exchange™ Available: Central switch for public and private peering

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Compliance

Highly secure, compliant Tier 3 facility focused on supporting a broad array of compliance standards to include:

  • Federal Information Security Act (FISMA)
  • DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
  • Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

IBX® VAULT

A PLATFORM EQUINIX™ FACILITY

The IBX Vault, a Platform Equinix facility, is a 64,000 sq. ft., 7.3-megawatt data center delivering colocation, managed and cloud services requiring FISMA, DIACAP and FedRAMP compliance and provides superior integrated hosting services, carrier/network connectivity and 24x7 security.

Location: Located just 29 miles from the White House and 4.5 miles from Dulles International Airport, the accessibility of the IBX Vault is unmatched. In fact, it's the only data center of its kind located within 50 miles of Washington D.C.

Compliance: The IBX Vault was built to support a full range of compliance standards -- including FISMA, DIACAP, FedRAMP, HIPAA, HITECH, PCI and SOX -- and offers customers an unparalleled combination of compliant managed hosting and data center services. Learn more

Connectivity: Among the most connected data centers in the industry, the IBX Vault offers multiple Tier I telecommunications carriers. As a Platform Equinix facility, the IBX Vault is connected to other Equinix DC-metro area IBX data centers via a secure, private fiber connection, enabling customers to easily cross-connect between the IBX Vault and Equinix DC-metro area IBXs. Learn more

Services: With a full range of compliant managed hosting, compliant cloud and compliant colocation solutions available, the IBX Vault offers the most comprehensive suite of hosting services available today. Learn more

The IBX Vault is part of a network of 100+ worldwide Equinix IBX data centers and provides direct access to 200+ networks, carriers and ISPs, including all GSA approved Network and WITS providers.

Does your critical IT system have a commercial or federal compliance requirement? The IBX Vault was specifically designed to support a full range of compliance standards for federal agencies, healthcare companies and enterprises, including:

  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

At Carpathia, we've oriented our entire business model around delivering infrastructure, services, policies and procedures that meet and exceed commercial, federal and Department of Defense (DoD) compliance mandates, and the IBX Vault is no exception. It was custom-built specifically to meet the mandates and requirements of our customers, many of which are civilian, defense and intelligence agencies.

Our Federally Compliant Application Platform (FCAP™) -- developed with over 10 years of experience with federal compliance mandates -- means that the rigorous security, certification and accreditation requirements are integrated into every offering.

Because of our Defense-in-Depth approach, the IBX Vault includes perimeter fencing, armed guards, IT and network security and multi-level biometric scanners. The data center is staffed with its own armed security force. In addition to escorting and monitoring anyone entering or leaving the facility, the security force also handles media, access control and background clearances.

In addition, the IBX Vault can be built out to support Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)-level classified information.

With a full range of compliant managed hosting, compliant cloud and compliant colocation solutions available, the IBX Vault offers the most comprehensive suite of hosting services available today.

In the IBX Vault, customers can deploy colocation, managed services and cloud solutions in a secure, compliant environment that meets stringent requirements and prevents the risk of data loss or privacy breaches, while ensuring customer data is always secure and highly available.

With the IBX Vault, customers will have the ability to leverage dynamic ecosystems and networks to efficiently expand their businesses to include over 650 providers for Internet, peering, Ethernet and wide area network (WAN) services across Platform Equinix.

Compliant Hosting: Engineered using a superset of FISMA and DIACAP mandates with NIST 800.53 as a foundation, Carpathia's Federally Compliant Application Platform (FCAP) provides a fully managed hosting environment designed to meet both industry and regulatory compliance requirements.

Compliant Cloud: Carpathia's compliant cloud can be delivered as a community, private or hybrid cloud solution, giving customers the flexibility to elect a delivery model that aligns with system compliance requirements.

Compliant Colocation: In the IBX Vault, Carpathia's engineers work with customers to design solutions that meet physical, logical, environmental, geographic diversity and redundancy requirements and controls. Customers trust they can satisfy and maintain their compliance position when collocating equipment in the IBX Vault.

Certification & Accreditation Services (C&A): Carpathia currently supports approximately 30 US Government Agency-sponsored Authority to Operate (ATO) for Civilian and Defense/Intel Agencies. As a company that takes its role as an integral partner in the C&A process very seriously, Carpathia continually and successfully stands by its offerings throughout various C&A processes, as well as subsequent periodic reviews and assessments for all of its partners and customers.

Our entire suite of services is backed by the E3 Promise™, providing live coverage 24x7x365 with highly technically proficient professionals with certifications in various IT competencies. It's our goal to consistently deliver an experience that exceeds customers' expectations.

IBX Vault employs state-of-the-art power and cooling and redundant, high-capacity bandwidth with the ability to securely cross-connect to the highest density of network and IT service providers in the industry.

Networks 200+
Network Providers 690 available
Telecommunications Providers Level3, Centurylink, Inteliquent, TeliaSonera, International Carrier, NTT, TATA Communications, Verizon Business, AT&T, Abovenet, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox, Cogent Communications, Zayo
Block Redundant System N+1
Generator 4-3,000 kW diesel generator
Utility Voltage 34.5 kV, 3-phase
Standby Power 4–3,000 kW diesel engine-generator power
Standby Power Con?guration N+1 Block Redundant
Interconnection System Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack
Cross Connects Available Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5 (T1) and CAT3 (POTS)
Intra-Building Innerduct (IBID) Available Dedicated private path via a conduit between buildings or customers:
  • Each private path innerduct is 1.25" in width.
  • Customer runs their own Single-Mode fiber within the innerduct, which can potentially fit 432 standard cross connects.
Equinix Exchange™ Available Central switch for public and private peering
 

Location Dulles, VA - 29 miles from the White House and 4.5 miles from Dulles International Airport
Partnerships Equinix & Digital Realty
Leased Space 64,000 sq. ft.
Colocation Area 30,821 sq. ft.
Satellite Platform 1,000 sq. ft.
Cooling Capacity 4 kW per cabinet (13,652 BTUH )
Cooling Plant Split-system, direct expansion, air-cooled, RTUs with adiabatic humidification
Electrical Capacity 4 kVA per cabinet
UPS Configuration N+1 Block Redundant System
Number of Utility Feeders 1
Number of Power Transformers 1
Physical Security "Man trap" entry, perimeter fencing
Human Security 24x7 armed security guards
Electronic Security CCTV and recorders, motion detection, hand geometry readers, fiber vault

IBX VAULT IS NOW OPEN

The IBX Vault is Carpathia's 64,000 sq. ft., 7.3.-megawatt data center delivering colocation, managed and cloud services requiring FISMA, DIACAP, FedRAMP, HIPAA, HITECH, PCI and/or SOX compliance. It provides superior integrated hosting services, carrier/network connectivity and 24x7 security.