Redundant. Redundant. Redundant.

3z Canada stands from the crowd by offering Dedicated Servers and Colocation Spaces available on both the High Quality Network option and the Redundant Unmetered Network. We operate our own metro ring with 3 data centres in the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Infrastructure

Data Center YYZ01
  • Brand new, state-of-the-art facilities located in a AAA-rated building
  • Dual electrical grid connections from independent substations
  • Internally redundant, bypassable 250 kVA UPS systems
  • Dedicated backup generator with automatic transfer switch and manual bypass
  • Fault-tolerant 6 * 10 Tons air conditioning system with humidity regulation
  • Air conditioning units and pumps connected to generator power for unlimited runtime in the event of utility power failure
  • Stratified air flow design for increased cooling efficiency and reduced energy costs
  • Non-service-affecting FM-200(r) Fire Suppression System with multiple zones, central control, and connectivity to the building fire system
  • Infrastructure built to comply with seismic code
Network
  • Fully redundant core switches, routers, and load balancers, utilizing 802.1w rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) for split-second failover and high availability
  • Multiple 10GigE backbone trunks for fast network performance and traffic spike tolerance
  • 100% uptime guarantee with SLA
  • 24 x 7 environment and network monitoring and response
  • Multiple, fault-tolerant upstream fiber connections
  • Fully burstable and dedicated bandwidth to every customer, at a minimum connection speed of 100 Mbps
  • Multi-homed network with BGP-advertised address space and connections to multiple Tier-1 providers
    • 1 x 10Gbps TeliaSonera 
      1 x 10Gbps Level3
    • 1 x 10Gbps Toronto Internet Exchange
      1 x 100Mbps Ottawa Internet Exchange
  • Latency-optimized routing with excellent connectivity to Canada, U.S. and rest of the World.
Security
  • 24 x 7 onsite building security staff monitoring and engineering response
  • Elevator, office, and server room doors monitored for unauthorized or forced entry with local and building security response
  • "Mantrap" entry with key card access authentication
  • Segmented colocation and main server rooms
  • 24 x 7 CCTV (closed circuit television) surveillance and recording
  • Closed wiring conduits for all wire and fiber outside of the server room and within the colocation room
  • Limited staff access to server rooms
  • Access logging on all key card doors
  • Rotated off-site backups
Administration and Support
  • 24 x 7 security, technical support, and remote hands available
  • Expertise with Windows and Linux platforms
  • Expertise with multiple server configurations (VPN, Load balancing, Firewalls)
  • Network monitoring with 24 x 7 response
  • Custom network monitoring with user-configurable notification
  • DNS management
  • Free hardware repair (dedicated customers only)
  • Root access (dedicated customers only)
  • Advanced traffic monitoring with per-service breakdowns
 
 
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