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.

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Tierpoint CEO: Jerry Kent
Tierpoint Revenue: $350 (2016)
Tierpoint Jobs: Tierpoint Glassdoor

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
Linkedin:
Services:
Retail Colocation (Cabinets, Cages, RU), Cloud Connections: AWS, Azure, Oracle, Google, Hosting / Cloud / IaaS
Company Type:
Carrier-Neutral
Cross Connect:
No charge

TierPoint News Add Post


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TierPoint Data Center Map


TierPoint Locations


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TierPoint Philadelphia
4775 League Island Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Located in Philadelphia
  • 25,700 Gross SqFt
TierPoint Jacksonville
8324 Baymeadows Way
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Located in Jacksonville
  • 121,000 Gross SqFt
  • 3.5 Megawatts

The site is a former CxP Data Center. TierPoint acquired CxP in July 2015.

TierPoint (BTP)
1401 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Located in Baltimore
  • 33,000 Gross SqFt

TeirPoint added an additional 3,000 sqft in 2016.

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 Andover
15 Shattuck Road
Andover, MA
Located in Boston
  • 92,700 Gross SqFt

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
  • 36,000 Gross SqFt
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 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(Greater Hartford)
108 Bank St Waterbury
CT 06702
Located in Hartford
  • 30,000 Building SqFt
TierPoint Marlborough
34 St Martin Dr
Marlborough, MA 01752
Located in Boston
  • 50,300 Gross SqFt
  • 11.0 Megawatts
  • Single story with concrete masonry walls
  • Raised floor design supports 150+ watts/sq ft
  • Office Space
  • Certifications: SSAE 16 SOC1 & SOC2, Type II

Files


August 2018

PDF file showing the Networks and Internet providers in Tierpoint sites

Photos


Cosentry acquired the facility from Red Anvil in 2013
Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018
Taken during the June 2018 launch of the BWI site
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!
Compass built the data center.
OKC data center celebration as employees & workers held a topping out ceremony. Each signed a pillar.
The data center constructed by Compass and launched in March 2018
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
Customer Lobby Area
Posted in TierPoint Jacksonville
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
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
Outside of 34 St Martin Drive
Posted in TierPoint Marlborough
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
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
Ribbon Cutting Launch of the Allen Facility in May 2017
Posted in Tierpoint Dallas-Allen Source: TierPoint Twitter
Compass built the data center.
Pre-Construction Rendering of the Facility
Posted in Tierpoint Dallas-Allen

Compass built the data center.

Source: Compass
TekPark Expansion Ceremony in September 2016
Posted in TierPoint Allentown (TekPark) Source: TierPoint Twitter
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
Valley Forge Expansion Ceremony in June 2015
Posted in TierPoint Valley Forge
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
Tulsa Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in March 2018
Posted in TierPoint Tulsa Source: TierPoint Twitter