Collocation at 200 Paul Street, San Francisco

Collocation at 200 Paul Street, San Francisco

IPSOFACTO hosts servers at the 200 Paul Street Datacenter in South San Francisco.

It’s located in the second largest market for collocation in the United States –– just south of downtown San Francisco. The five-story building was originally built in 1955 and has since been remodeled and retrofitted into a Telecom Center, in accordance with the San Francisco Uniform Building Code in 1999.

The 200 Paul Street Colocation Datacenter building:

  • Is one of the premier carrier hotels in North America.
  • Is seismically rated.
  • Is pre-action fire protected.
  • Has floor Loads of 125lbs/sf.
  • Has HVAC: Minimum N+1 Configuration.
  • Maintains monitoring for mission critical systems, surveillance, and access control.
  • Has DC, UPS, and back-up generator power.
  • Has 24x7x365 lobby staff security.
  • Is a Brick facade, poured concrete structure.
  • Provides 24x7x365 technical support.

Case Study related to Collocation to 200 Paul Street.

Steve Boullianne, High school drop-out. College drop-out. A go-go dancer in Amsterdam. LOVED computers, programmed satellites for AT&T. Founded IPSOFACTO in 1996, Y2K boom, Dot-Com boom, 2.0 boom. Likes his smallish company and human relationships; not into big anonymous IT. Loves to tell jokes. Loves and Hates technology; pick up the phone, ok? Thinks on line hook up sites have saved the world from AIDS and DateRape. Thinks his kids are better collaborators and world leaders thanks to video games. Is still a hip-hop dancer; is NOT a Brony. Loves San Francisco; Hates the homeless crisis. Tells young people to buy real estate, as soon as possible. Don’t rent. Hopes his final years are spent handing out blankets, food, clothes, and medical supplies.