Compliance Qualifications

Compliance Qualifications

Technology Infrastructure

Our location has been audited and certified for security, back up power and fire prevention as provided for under SOC Certification as well as the Canadian SSAE16 Certs.


  • New construction. All new equipment.
  • Located in downtown Montreal, at the Montreal Stock Exchange Tower.
  • 2N + 1 state-of-the-art UPS solution.
  • Redundant N+1 chilled water plant.
  • Dual fiver optic entrances into the datacentre and the building.
  • Multiple fiver optic providers already on site; colocation-neutral facility.
  • Building is connected to the highest priority Hydro-Quebec electric grid in terms of immediate restoration of electrical service upon interruption.
  • 5.5MW of total electrical capacity.
  • Brand new state-of-the-art advanced UPS battery system.
  • Standard N+1 UPS Solution.
  • 2N solution available on special request.
  • Very early warning VESDA aspirating smoke detection array.
  • State-of-the-art Victaulic Vortex nitrogen mist fire suppression system.
  • Near-zero wetting of protected areas with no need for costly clean-up or equipment replacement.
  • The centre is fed by N+1 redundant chillers.
  • Overhead cooling units mounted directly above the cabinet.
  • Efficient cooling design allows a higher electrical density per cabinet.
  • Outperforms traditional raised floor and CRAC unit configurations.
  • Dual physical fibre entrances into the building (North and South) with direct conduits to the facility’s MMR
  • Telecom suppliers currently in the building: Rogers, Cogent, Bell, Videotron, Allstream, SRDP, FibreNoire, Metro Optic, Cogeco.
  • Abundant dark fibre available. Presently connected via dark fibre to: Level3, Tiscali, TATA, Cogent, Hybernia Atlantic, nLayer, GT-T, HE, Rogers, Telus.
  • QIX and TORIX connections available as well.

Data Management/Standard Operating Procedures

Contact us to request any of the following procedure documents:

  • Organizational Code Of Conduct
  • Anitvirus Policy
  • Backup Policy
  • Removable Media  Acceptable Encryption Policy
  • Physical Security
  • Data Destruction Policy
  • Ddos Incidence Response Policy
  • Acceptable Use Of Technology Policy
  • Access Control Policy
  • Software Security Policy
  • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Research Risk Assessment Process
  • Software-Data Change Control Standard Operating Procedure