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iConnect of Montana and Technologent Announce the Introduction of a New Colocation Service in Montana

March 12, 2009View for printing

Technologent Announces the Introduction of a New Colocation Service in Montana

Technologent, a nationwide Solutions Integrator and Sun Microsystems Executive Partner, today announced the introduction of a new colocation service. The service will be offered in conjunction with iConnect , an authorized Sun Microsystems Certified Data Center. The new "state of the art" 47,000 sq. ft. colocation facility, located in Montana, gives the company the ability to offer customers an extremely competitively priced colocation service, as well as a comprehensive suite of services. The services make data center migration to the new facility easy and painless. In addition, remote managed operations for long-range IT operations management will be offered at the facility. Technologent has established field engineers and parts caches on site to support the Montana Technology Marketplace. This allows customers to take advantage of enterprise level support for their computing needs, regardless of their desired platform.

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Space is now available at 1030 Central, iConnect Montana’s new 47,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art data center facility in Billings, Montana. 1030 Central features the highest industry standards for operating efficiencies, cost controls, security and reliability.

iConnect provides the ideal solution for maintaining your critical data operations while freeing up premium resources that can be dedicated to your core business. You get sophisticated service — simply delivered in one of the world’s lowest risk, lowest cost data center locations — along with an abundant, highly reliable energy supply.

LOCATION  • 1030 Central Avenue • Billings, Montana

BUILDING / EQUIPMENT SPECS  TOTAL BUILDING SIZE     • Approximately 47,000 square feet  DATA CENTER SPACE     • Approximately 24,000 square feet     • Dry pipe fire suppression and zoned heat/smoke detection     • Redundant HVAC system with hot/cold isle configuration     • Floor loading capacity of 200+ pounds per square foot on slab     • Shipping/Receiving area with two loading docks

SECURITY  • Multiple layers, 24 x 7 x 365  • Intrusion detection alarm systems  • CCTV cameras  • Biometric access to the facility and to individual customer areas

CUSTOMER ACCESS  • 24 x 7 x 365  • Around-the-clock “remote hands” assistance

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY  • Carrier neutral  • Diverse fiber entry points  • Connectivity to multiple carriers including:     Qwest, 360networks, and Vision Net

POWER  • Highly reliable commercial power provided by NorthWestern Energy     at approximately $.065 per kilowatt hour     • Redundant generator back-up   • A and B uninterruptible power circuits   • Density up to 250 watts per square foot

iConnect Montana is owned by three of Montana’s most respected and financially stable telecommunication companies. Despite operating in some very remote areas these co-operatives have been on the leading edge of the telecommunication industry for decades.

This visionary group deployed the first fiber optic network in Montana, the first digital switches, the first E911 systems, the first ATM Network and the first DSL services. Currently they are actively engaged in fiber-to-home projects in their individual service areas.

It is this innovative spirit and renowned dedication to customer service that iConnect was founded on and continues to guide them in all aspects of iConnect operations.
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