Philadelphia Data Center, Colocation, Interconnection

401 North Broad is a renowned international gateway and a major data center and carrier hotel between Manhattan and Virginia. Several transatlantic submarine cable systems call it home as well as the north-south domestic fiber routes on the east coast. 401 North Broad provides long-term stability and premier data center services for its customers.

Colocation Data Center Specifications

Interconnectivity and Colocation

  • Premier core interconnection site in Philadelphia
  • Carrier neutral, building owned and managed data center
  • No monthly recurring charges for cross connects
  • Network operators: 88+
  • Points of entry ("POE"): 6 diverse POEs
  • Splice rooms: climate-controlled at POEs
  • Risers: pre-built innerduct system from POEs to Meet Me Room
  • Colocation: cabinets and cages available

Building Infrastructure

  • Ceiling heights (slab to slab): 12'
  • Column spacing: 22'
  • Floor loading: 200 lbs/sf center to center
  • Loading dock: secure multi-bay dock
  • Freight elevators: 10,000 lbs capacity
  • Cable management: overhead ladder rack
  • Outside the 100-year floodplain
  • 24/7 network operations center ("NOC")
  • Critical facility monitoring system

Data Center Security & Compliance

  • Key card access throughout the entire facility
  • Video surveillance
  • MMR access: two factor authentication
  • 24/7 access to authorized customer personnel via access lists
  • SSAE-16 SOC 1, Type 2
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • PCI Compliant


  • Utility feeds: diverse feeds from Callowhill substation at 13,200v
  • Utility power: 40,000 kW
  • Backup generator power: 4,000 kW (N+1)
  • Fuel supply: 30,000 gallons
  • UPS system: 1,200 kVA (2N)
  • DC power distribution available

Data Center Cooling

  • Condenser water capacity: 3,600 tons (N+1), backed up by generators
  • Condenser water distribution: open-loop system with free-cooling mode
  • Data room HVAC: CRAC units (N+1) with cold aisle containment


  • Tenant meeting and conference rooms available
  • Vendor touch-down space for clients
  • Shared office environment available
  • Tech lounge with cable TV, kitchenette with complimentary beverages
  • Secure onsite parking available
  • Secure storage space available