Colo Atl rounds up renovations at its data centre hub in Atlanta



Atlanta, Georgia

The renovations include a dedicated Meet-Me-Area, security features and more, as the company expands to improve the performance of the facility.

Colo Atl, a subsidiary of American Tower has announced the completion of several upgrades to its colocation and interconnection facility at 55 Marietta in Atlanta.

The revovationa were made over the last several months, and is set to improve performance, security and overall efficiency for customers and tenants, according to the company.

“As part of our ongoing commitment to provide state-of-the-art interconnection services within the telecom hub of Atlanta, we are constantly examining how we can bring greater value to our customers,” said John Ghirardelli, General Manager of Colo Atl.

“The recent upgrades will give customers a more secure and stronger platform to connect their businesses.”


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The company recently opened its newly renovated data centre room 4 on the 5th floor and upgraded its security and surveillance system with new cameras throughout the 5th and 8th floor.

Colo Atl also installed a new access control system to enable door by door authentication and access permission by use throughout entire facility.

The company also said it revamped workspaces built out in tech rooms on each floor offering dedicated space for customers, tenants and visitors, as well as upgraded crash carts and other tools for customer and tenant usage.

There was also an installation of new LED lighting throughout facility to lower energy consumption and provide higher safety.

Colo Atl is home to the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to highlight their optical and electrical hardware and operating systems, and the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), which provides Internet Exchange (IX) solutions, including SDN peering, testing, collaboration and implementation.

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