Iron Mountain, global storage, information management and colocation services company, has signed a 6MW data center pre-lease expansion with a U.S. based Fortune 100 customer in Phoenix, Arizona, at its AZP-2 data center. The AZP-2 data center would support the growth demands, network proximity and scalable capacity needs of the customer. The lease is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2021.

Photo Rick Crutchley, Vice President & General Manager, North America at Iron Mountain Data Centers
“We strive to support the growth and expansion needs of our strategic customers as well as our retail enterprise clients and this new deployment at our Phoenix data center campus validates that goal,” said Rick Crutchley, Vice President & General Manager, North America at Iron Mountain Data Centers.

Iron Mountain’s hyperscale-ready AZP-2 data center is part of a 40-acre, 3-data center, metro-connected campus within several miles of east downtown Phoenix. The facility, spanning more than 530,000 gross square feet, would meet dedicated requirements of up to 48 megawatts of total IT capacity at full build out.

“We strive to support the growth and expansion needs of our strategic customers as well as our retail enterprise clients and this new deployment at our Phoenix data center campus validates that goal,” said Rick Crutchley, Vice President & General Manager, North America at Iron Mountain Data Centers. “We continue to see strong demand in the Phoenix market and are pleased that we are able to differentiate our solution offerings, including our compliance and sustainability certifications, which enable us to partner with prestigious global customers.”

Additional highlights of Iron Mountain’s Phoenix data center campus would include:

  • Hybrid-IT enablement – centralized access to hundreds of customers, clouds, carriers, and other IT services providers
  • Network density – carrier-neutral campus with 24 native network providers, access to diverse meet-me rooms, and the ability to connect to multiple public cloud on-ramps
  • Support for multiple use cases – hyper-scale cloud node, hybrid-IT colocation, local production IT, local/regional business continuity/disaster recovery, and consolidation/migration
  • Hyper-scale ready – providing the ability to scale
  • Operational excellence – 100% uptime SLA
  • Data center compliance – SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3; ISO 27001, 50001, and 140001; HIPAA; PCI-DSS; FISMA High/NIST SP 800-53

Iron Mountain’s global data center platform consists of 15 operational facilities across 13 markets and three continents. Including leasable capacity and land and buildings held for future development, Iron Mountain’s data center platform can support more than 375 megawatts of IT capacity at full build-out.

The AZP-2 data center is part of Iron Mountain’s estimated $430 million total investment in the campus and their five-year development plan.

100% Renewable Energy

Like all Iron Mountain data centers, the AZP-2 data center is powered by 100% renewable energy and offers customers access to Green Power Pass. The Green Power pass enables data center users to reduce their reportable greenhouse gas emissions and meet their public green power and/or carbon reduction goals.

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