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TierPoint is a data center and managed services provider that focuses on secondary markets in the United States. Operating as a private-equity backed company, As detailed in the history section below, Tierpoint has actively acquired smaller providers and impressively rolled up a national platform in 20 markets.

Tierpoint Acquisitions and History


TierPoint was formed in 2010 as Cequel Data Centers LLC, however, the company's origins date back to 1995. Through a conglomeration of acquisitions, TierPoint built its data center portfolio. [r1]

2010:

  • Cequel acquired Colo4 (Based in Dallas and originally founded in 2000)

2011

  • Cequel acquired Perimeter Technology (Based in Oklahoma and founded in 2003)

2012

  • Cequel acquired TierPoint (Based in Spokane and founded in 2003). After the acquisition, Cequel was rebranded as Tierpoint
  • 2012 Adhost acquired (Based in Seattle and founded in 1995)
  • 2012 DBSi acquired [r2]

2013

  • Baltimore Technology Park acquired (Based in Baltimore and founded in 2005)

2014

  • TierPoint Management team recapitalized the company
  • Philadelphia Technology Park. Located in the Philadelphia Navy Yard the 25,700 sqft Philadelphia Technology Park first opened in 2010
  • Xand (founded in 1999)

2015

  • Acquired CxP Data Centers that added a 121,000sqft Jacksonville facility [r3]
  • Acquired Windstream for $575 million. The transaction added 20 datacenters, mainly in the East, Midwest, and South, which fit nicely with TierPoint's western-leaning portfolio. Windstream was itself a data center roll-up of sorts. In 2010 Windstream acquired PAETEC and Hosted Solutions in 2010.

2016

  • Cosentury was acquired by Tierpoint in January 2016 for $575 million. Cosentury, was founded in 2001 and was headquartered in Omaha, NE. It provided Colocation, IaaS, and Compliance and Security services. Cosentury was a large company to swallow. It had nine data centers in the Midwest US and 220 emploiyees.

Tierpoint Services

Data center colocation is the prime product, but Tierpoint also offers Cloud, Managed Services, and DIA with DDoS protection.

TierPoint's customer portal allows for self-provisioning of resources (such as VMs and storage) and a dashboard that allows customers to remotely monitor workloads and applications across all locations. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services.

References:


r1. TierPoint Company Page
r2. Source: Data Center Knowledge
r3. Press Release Archive. July 27, 2015

TierPoint Logo
Headquarters:
520 Maryville Centre Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141
Stock:
: Private Company
Company Type:
Carrier-Neutral

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TierPoint Locations


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TierPoint Chicago
601 West Polk St
Chicago, IL 60607
Located in Chicago
  • 25,000 Gross SqFt
  • 2.0 Megawatts
TierPoint Milwaukee-Burnham
3701 W. Burnham St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Located in Milwaukee
  • 28,460 Gross SqFt
  • 0.75 Megawatts
TierPoint Baltimore (BTP)
1401 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Located in Baltimore
  • 33,000 Gross SqFt

TierPoint added an additional 3,000 sqft in 2016.

TierPoint Dallas (Colo4)
3004 Irving Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75247
Located in Dallas
  • 106,000 Gross SqFt
  • 7.5 Megawatts

The site was formerly operated by Colo4 before being acquired by TierPoint in 2010

TierPoint Hawthorne
11 Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Located in New York
  • 100,000 Gross SqFt
  • 1.35 Megawatts

The site was formerly operated by XAND as the "Westchester" data center before the acquisition by TierPoint. HW1 and HW2 share a 91-acre campus.

TierPoint Andover
15 Shattuck Road
Andover, MA
Located in Boston
  • 21,339 Gross SqFt
  • 1.5 Megawatts

The site was acquired when TierPoint bought Windstream's data centers in October 2015. It was originally a PAETEC data center.

TierPoint Bethlehem
3864 Courtney Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Located in Philadelphia
  • 25,900 Gross SqFt
  • 1.5 Megawatts

Previously was operated by Windstream until October 2015.

TierPoint Little Rock
15707 Chenal Parkway
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Located in Little Rock
  • 30,000 Gross SqFt

The site was acquired when TierPoint bought Windstream in October 2015.

SSAE 16, SOC 1 Type II compliant
Fully 2N A-side and B-side power distribution design
Two redundant 3,000kVA pad mounted transformers
Two redundant 2,250kW Kohler generators each with 4,000 gallons of fuel storage
True 2N UPS redundancy in each electrical system

TierPoint Oklahoma City
4121 Perimeter Center Place
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Located in Oklahoma City
  • 48,821 Gross SqFt
  • 5.9 Megawatts

TierPoint has 2 data centers in Oklahoma City. OKC and OK2

TierPoint Waterbury
108 Bank St Waterbury
CT 06702
Located in Hartford
  • 11,952 Gross SqFt
  • 1.0 Megawatts

Files


August 2018

PDF file showing the Networks and Internet providers in Tierpoint sites

Photos


OKC data center celebration as employees & workers held a topping out ceremony. Each signed a pillar.
Cosentry acquired the facility from Red Anvil in 2013
Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018
Compass built the data center.
The data center constructed by Compass and launched in March 2018
TierPoint CEO Jerry Kent, Maryland Lt. Governor Rutherford and other local officials celebrate the grand opening of our newest Maryland facility with a ceremonial ribbon cutting!
Taken during the June 2018 launch of the BWI site
Note the electrical infrastructure just North of the facility
Exterior of 3004 Irving Blvd in Dallas
Posted in TierPoint Dallas (Colo4)
Customer Lobby Area
Posted in TierPoint Jacksonville
Exterior of BTP at 1401 Russell Street
Posted in TierPoint Baltimore (BTP)
Outside of Tierpoint LIT
Posted in TierPoint Little Rock
Tierpoint facility at 108 Bank St Waterbury, CT
Posted in TierPoint Waterbury Source: Google Maps
OKC data center celebration as employees & workers held a topping out ceremony. Each signed a pillar.
OKC Employee Topping Out Ceremony in June 2015
Posted in TierPoint Oklahoma City

OKC data center celebration as employees & workers held a topping out ceremony. Each signed a pillar.

Source: TierPoint Twitter
Tierpoint at 1111 Olive Street in St. Louis
Posted in TierPoint St Louis-Olive
Outside of Tierpoint PHI at 4775 League Island Blvd
Posted in TierPoint Philadelphia
View of 11 Skyline from Parking Lot
Posted in TierPoint Hawthorne
11 Skyline Hawthorne
Posted in TierPoint Hawthorne
HW2: 17 Skyline Drive
Posted in TierPoint Hawthorne
Aerial Tierpoint's Bethlehem Facility
Posted in TierPoint Bethlehem
Tierpoint at 15 Shattuck Road in Andover
Posted in TierPoint Andover
Outside of the Lenexa Facility
Posted in TierPoint Kansas City-Lenexa
1805 Center Park Drive
Posted in TierPoint Charlotte 4
Cosentry acquired the facility from Red Anvil in 2013
Photo Taken pre-2016 when the Facility was Operated by Cosentry
Posted in TierPoint Milwaukee-Burnham

Cosentry acquired the facility from Red Anvil in 2013

Source: Cosentry
Satellite View of Midlands Facility in Papillion
Posted in TierPoint Omaha Midlands Source: Google Maps
Outside of 34 St Martin Drive
Posted in TierPoint Marlborough
Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018
TierPoint's Staff in Boston
Posted in TierPoint Marlborough

Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018

Source: Twitter
Compass built the data center.
Pre-Construction Rendering of the Facility
Posted in Tierpoint Dallas-Allen

Compass built the data center.

Source: Compass
Ribbon Cutting Launch of the Allen Facility in May 2017
Posted in Tierpoint Dallas-Allen Source: TierPoint Twitter
Tulsa Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in March 2018
Posted in TierPoint Tulsa Source: TierPoint Twitter
The data center constructed by Compass and launched in March 2018
Rendering of TierPoint's Tulsa Site
Posted in TierPoint Tulsa

The data center constructed by Compass and launched in March 2018

Source: TierPoint
TekPark Expansion Ceremony in September 2016
Posted in TierPoint Allentown (TekPark) Source: TierPoint Twitter
TierPoint CEO Jerry Kent, Maryland Lt. Governor Rutherford and other local officials celebrate the grand opening of our newest Maryland facility with a ceremonial ribbon cutting!
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in June 2018
Posted in TierPoint Baltimore BWI

TierPoint CEO Jerry Kent, Maryland Lt. Governor Rutherford and other local officials celebrate the grand opening of our newest Maryland facility with a ceremonial ribbon cutting!

Source: TierPoint Twitter
Taken during the June 2018 launch of the BWI site
TierPoint's Technical Staff in Baltimore
Posted in TierPoint Baltimore BWI

Taken during the June 2018 launch of the BWI site

Source: TierPoint Twitter
Valley Forge Expansion Ceremony in June 2015
Posted in TierPoint Valley Forge
Rendering of TierPoint NSH Facility
Posted in Tierpoint Nashville NSH
Note the electrical infrastructure just North of the facility
Satellite View showing the Eddy Lane data center.
Posted in Tierpoint Nashville NSH

Note the electrical infrastructure just North of the facility

Source: Google Maps
Outside of the Boston-Charleston Facility on 500 Rutherford Ave
Posted in Tierpoint Charleston
Satellite View of Tierpoint's State Farm location
Posted in TierPoint Tulsa-State Farm Source: Google Maps
Tierpoint facility on 10801 N. Amity Ave
Posted in TierPoint Kansas City
Satellite View of KCM data center
Posted in TierPoint Kansas City Source: Google Maps