Orlando Data Center (Q3 2024)

HostDime’s upcoming Orlando data center complex will serve as the only Tier IV data center in Central Florida.

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HostDime’s new Orlando data center complex will serve as the only enterprise Tier 4 data center in Central Florida.

HostDime’s current flagship data center, located in Orlando, Florida, is nearing capacity. We have outgrown our current data center and are building a new facility that will combine the current data center with our corporate headquarters in downtown Orlando. Our vision with this new facility is to be the first purpose-built data center in Central Florida, to meet the local demand of large colocation, to serve as Orlando's primary interconnection and edge facility, and to become the flagship USA facility for our global client base.

This 100,000 square-foot data center structure is fully owned, operated, designed, and developed by HostDime, and will be completed in Q3 2024.

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The data center facility is being engineered to meet and to attain the following certifications: HIPAA, PCI, SOC 2, ISO 27001/9001/27017, NIST, Tier IV, FedRAMP and FISMA.

State-of-the-Art Data Center

The modern, seven-story facility, which will hold all of HostDime's U.S.-based employees and three floors of data center space, was designed by Baker Barrios. Innovative construction firm Robins & Morton will construct the building, IDG is the landscape architect, GAI Consultants Inc. is the civil engineer, and McNamara • Salvia are the structural engineers on the project.

The new category 5 hurricane-rated facility will feature space for over 1,000 racks. Additionally, there will be at least a dozen network/fiber providers connecting in 3 full-sized redundant meet me rooms, full Tier IV level mechanical / electrical redundancy, and enough fiber density to power the growing need of the modern day cloud.

It is designed to host national and global tech conferences for up to 300 people.

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Facility features include:

  • Private client cage space
  • Private data center suites
  • On-demand client offices
  • Ultra-fast 10G internet access
  • CFL-IX: Central Florida's First Peering Exchange
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Staff and client Amenities will include:

  • Game room
  • Break room
  • Cafeteria
  • Quiet room
  • Fitness gym
  • First ever 2-story "floating" sports court

As important as our equipment is, the qualified individuals who build, maintain, and service each aspect of our infrastructure from the servers to the network, to the internal software systems are who really makes HostDime stand above those in our industry.

Florida's Most Robust and Redundant Network

This modern age data center facility will be a major peering/connection HUB for networks in the Southeastern United States and for South American companies. HostDime’s current network is globally recognized as one of the fastest networks in the United States that routes to all of South America, and this new facility will adopt this same performance.

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Other Network Features Include:

  • 100 gigabits of network connectivity
  • Dual path protected dark fiber connectivity to Miami [50 NE 9th St, Miami, FL 33132]
  • At least a dozen Tier 1 bandwidth providers connecting in 3 full-sized meet me rooms
  • These Meet Me Rooms will be home to the following major telecom and fiber providers: AT&T, Cogent, CFL-IX, Crown Castle, Hurricane Electric, Lumen, Smart City, Megaport, Spectrum, Summit Broadband, Uniti Fiber, Verizon, WOW!, Windstream, and Zayo.
  • HostDime’s new facility will be one of the most well-connected data centers in Florida and the most connected facility in Orlando Metro area.

Watch Us Build Our Flagship Orlando Data Center

Follow along as we document the construction process for our new data center. See what we mean when say "purpose built data center". Everything is designed and engineered for maximum uptime, security, and usability.

This page was updated May 1, 2024
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