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Colocation

Colocation

The security and stability you need, with the flexibility for your specific configurations.

Hosting

Hosting

Reliable and high-performing hosting optimized for always-speedy content delivery.

Cloud

Cloud

Scalable, secure, and seamless access to your data, anytime, anywhere. Just how it should be.

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Why Open Colo

What Sets Us Apart

IPs

Gain access to reliable, dedicated IP services, supporting businesses with essential online presence and seamless interconnectivity.

Our stable, high-performance IP solutions ensure your data is accessible and secure, while also offering the flexibility to scale as your needs grow.

BandWidth

Experience high-capacity bandwidth options designed to support the data-heavy demands of modern businesses.

Our premium bandwidth solutions offer low latency, maximum uptime, and can be custom-tailored to meet your specific needs, facilitating seamless and efficient data transfers.

Cloud + Hosting + Colo

From scalable cloud solutions, comprehensive hosting services to robust colocation facilities, OpenColo is committed to providing end-to-end data management solutions.

Leveraging state-of-the-art infrastructure, we ensure that your data remains secure, accessible, and performs at optimum levels, empowering you to focus on your core business.

Month to Month Contracts

We believe in offering flexibility and simplicity, with our month-to-month contracts eliminating long-term commitments and providing adaptable solutions tailored to your dynamic business needs.

Experience the freedom of adjusting your services as your business evolves, without worrying about restrictive long-term contracts.

Customer Service

Our own team of technicians is available onsite 24/7. Experienced data center technicians and network engineers will help resolve your concerns in a timely manner.

The Sales and Billing representatives are easily reachable by email or phone, know customers by name, and are here to address any question or need.

Building Specifications

After 20 years of providing colocation and hosting services at third party data centers around the world, our team grew tired of the limitations of existing corporate data centers and custom designed a 71,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art data center that allows us to best serve our customers’ needs.
2N + 1 Reliability

2N power redundancy to complement our 100% uptime SLA and a busway power delivery system for custom power configurations and faster power upgrades

Our data center is monitored 24/7 by our DCIM system and experienced onsite technicians.

  • 24/7 Onsite Data Center Technicians
  • 24/7 Data Center Monitoring
  • Systems Above 100 Year Floodplain
  • Pre-Action Fire Suppression System
  • SOC 2 Type II Certified
Compliance & Security

OpenColo adheres strictly to ISO standards, underpinning our commitment to providing high-quality, reliable data center services. By following these internationally recognized benchmarks, we ensure operational excellence, maximum security, and consistent delivery of services, guaranteeing peace of mind for businesses of all sizes.

  • 9MW Total Capacity (+4.5MW coming soon)

Controlled access and 24/7 monitoring ensure that your mission critical equipment remains secure.

  • 24/7 Onsite Security
  • Controlled Site Access with Perimeter Fence
  • Biometric, CCTV, Man Traps, Key Card Access
Customer Service & Corporate Amenities

Experienced data center technicians and network engineers are available onsite 24/7 and easily reachable Sales and Billing representatives know customers by name.

  • 24/7 Onsite Data Center Technicians
  • All Our Own Employees, We Never Out-Source
  • Dedicated Sales and Billing Teams
  • Free Basic Remote Hands Services

OpenColo’s beautiful office, conference, and lounge spaces make long hours spent working in the data center much more comfortable.

  • Comfortable Indoor/Outdoor Lounge Areas and Kitchen
  • Onsite Customer Work Area
  • Conference Space and Rooms
  • Onsite Office Space Available for Lease
  • WiFi Available throughout the Facility
  • Onsite Parking
  • 10 Minutes from SJC airport
Lighting & Fire Detection

Our N-Light lighting system allows for greater energy efficiency and lower costs for our customers.

  • LED Fixtures with Motion Sensing
  • N-Light Lighting Control System

OpenColo’s state of the art fire detection and sprinkler systems ensure that your equipment remains safe in case of a fire emergency.

  • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
  • Dual Interlock Pre-Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler System
Power & Space

Power delivery is crucial to data center design and operation, so OpenColo has implemented an above industry standard 2N power redundancy to complement our 100% uptime SLA and a busway power delivery system for custom power configurations and faster power upgrades.

  • 9MW Total Capacity (+4.5MW coming soon)
  • Dual Utility Feeds from SVP
  • 2N Redundancy
  • 100% Power Uptime SLA
  • Customizable Power Configurations
  • Diesel Generators
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries

With a 71,000 sq. feet of data center, OpenColo has the space you need whether you’re looking for a single rack or multiple cages.

  • Comfortable Indoor/Outdoor Lounge Areas and Kitchen
  • Onsite Customer Work Area
  • Conference Space and Rooms
  • Onsite Office Space Available for Lease
  • WiFi Available throughout the Facility
  • Onsite Parking
  • 10 Minutes from SJC airport
Cooling

To ensure greater efficiency, OpenColo has implemented an N+1 indirect evaporative cooling system.

  • N+1 Indirect Evaporative Cooling
  • Hard-Walled Hot-Aisle Containment
Size

With a 71,000 sq. feet of data center, OpenColo has the space you need whether you’re looking for a single rack or multiple cages.

  • 71,000 Sq. Feet
  • Individual Racks, Cabinets, and Cages Available
  • Loading Dock with Hydraulic Lift
  • Raised Access Flooring
  • Secured Storage Available
  • 1.5 (lp) Seismic Rating
  • BMS (Building Monitoring System)
  • DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management)
Connectivity

OpenColo offers a BGP blend of five Tier 1 upstream providers and more than 50 peered networks. As we are a carrier neutral data center, customers can also bring in additional providers with cross connects. Contact our sales team for a list of providers.

  • 99.999% Network Uptime
  • Multi-Homed BGP Network
  • Fiber, Ethernet, SONET, DWDM, Cross Connects Available
  • Dark Fibers to Equinix, Coresite and many other Local Data Centers
  • Carrier-Neutral Facility
  • Direct Peering with Multiple Premium Providers

Human-First Approach

We’re not here to rule world, we’re only here to empower you to do so.

Virtual Walkthrough Meet Me Room

Diverse MMRs with secure & diverse underground entry points.

Ultra Low Light loss fiber panels with On-Net Dark Fiber Networks

BandwithIG (diverse entry)
Zayo (diverse entry)
Lumen
SVP
ATT
Comcast

Internet Exchanges
SFMIX.org

On-Net IP Providers

Our own Blended IP network AS18779 (1G/10G/100G/400G)
Cogent AS174
HE.net AS6939
Zayo AS6461
NetActucate AS36236
Comcast AS7922

Easy Cloud On-Ramps via
PacketFabric
Zayo
Comcast

Virtual Walkthrough Pod 1

Pod 1 Specifications

10,720 sq/ft Pod
SOC2 Type II
True 2N power
Busway Power Delivery
30A 208 Single, 30A 208 3Phase, 60A 208v 3Phase (ready to go)
48U White Locking Cabinets
Diverse Fiber/Copper Distribution
Custom Cage Buildout Options

Virtual Walkthrough Power Room

Power Room Specifications

Dual SVP feeds back from substation
2N Power Design
4x UPS. Dual Parallel UPS per side

Virtual Walkthrough Generators

Generator Specifications

Dual Generators
2750kW or 3437kVA
MSB capacity 3322kVA per side
7990 Gallons of Onsite Fuel

Virtual Walkthrough HVAC

Cooling Specifications

N+1 Cooling
4x Vertiv IDEC
Redundant Power
Amazing Efficiency
Low Water Utilization

Virtual Walkthrough Build to Suit

Future Pod Expansion

Build to Suit
Approx. 18,000 sq/ft
Custom cooling
Custom power design

Meet Me Room

Pod 1

Power Room

Generators

HVAC

Build to Suit

About Us

Our Story

Welcome to OpenColo, a 71,000 square foot boutique data center located in the City of Santa Clara, in the Bay Area of CA.

Power delivery is crucial to data center design and operation. OpenColo has implemented N+1 cooling, an above industry standard 2N power redundancy to compliment our 100% uptime SLA, and a busway power delivery system for custom power configurations and faster power upgrades. Santa Clara is home to Silicon Valley Power (SVP), which offers better reliability and lower costs than PG&E and has the best operational history of any power company in California.

Network is also essential to our customers. With a BGP blend of five Tier 1 upstream providers and more than 50 peered networks, our bandwidth and connectivity are guaranteed to deliver your content to your customers quickly and reliably, even to the most highly congested markets. As we are a carrier neutral data center, customers can bring in additional providers with cross connects, allowing our customers to take full advantage of Santa Clara’s unsurpassed fiber density.

Widspread Connectivity

No matter you or your customer’s geographical location, our network provides extensive reach across the US, ensuring consistent access to your data.

Executive Team

Sally Simkiss
Co-Founder and CEO

Prior to the founding of OpenColo, Sally has served as CEO of Energy Group Networks LLC since 2003. Before that, Sally was a founder of Bean-Net, a gaming and streaming server provider. Sally graduated with a BA in American Studies from Trinity College in Connecticut with a focus on Art History and Political Science.

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Scott Brookshire
Co-Founder and CTO

Scott brings with him over 20 years of working inside and out of the datacenter space. Scott drives and develops OpenColo’s technical strategy and provides technical direction while managing to emphasize developing long lasting relationships with customers, vendors and partners and is continually striving for win-win opportunities.

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James Chen
Vice-President of Sales Engineering

James has more than 20 years of Technology Consulting experience and holds a BA in Anthropology and Molecular Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley. James also serves as General Manager of Energy Group Networks LLC, a leading provider of colocation services and bare-metal servers in Silicon Valley.