Underground Data Centers

Situated up to 200+ ft. below the earth’s surface, our underground data centers are some of the most secure facilities in the country. 
Underground Data Center in Western Pennsylvania

Underground Data Centers

Situated up to 200+ ft. below the earth’s surface, our underground data centers are some of the most secure facilities in the country. 
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Benefits of Underground Data Centers

At Iron Mountain, we offer customers both the business and environmental benefits of renewable energy through unique green power contracting for data center services.


Proven Track Record

We have protected customers like you during times of change for the past 65+ years, including more than 30 years as a data center host to highly regulated public and private-sector organizations. 225,000+ customers trust Iron Mountain.


Our security is legend in 54 countries across the globe. Mitigate data center risk with the most comprehensive compliance program in the industry, ideal for global enterprises, hyperscale cloud, financials, healthcare and more.


Need a cabinet? How about a dedicated data center for a new cloud node? AMS-1 delivers a wide-range of colocation services on-demand, optimizing your multi-cloud world. Enable hybrid IT with easy access to carriers, clouds and IT services.



Get capacity, design, campus, infrastructure, and location information by visiting the Amsterdam data center page or by downloading the Amsterdam data center brochure using the below buttons.

Phoenix Datacenter - Goldman Sachs Case Study


Goldman Sachs - Banking / Financial Services

Hyperscale Ready facility, Modular Data Center

Scalability, Sustainability, Fast Time-to-Market


Identify a data center solution that allowed Goldman Sachs to scale rapidly to meet increasing market demand while supporting its commitment to sustainability and security of customer assets. Provider must be able to meet aggressive delivery timelines to ensure proper time-to-market.


Goldman Sachs chose an Iron Mountain modular data center as the ideal solution to its data center initiative. This delivered data center PUE near 1.1, which reduced waste and addressed the sustainability requirement. The MOD also provided a self-contained environment for added security and scalability.


“We are pleased to partner with Iron Mountain and believe their strategy provides sustainable enhancements to our data center operations. Their innovative technology and services will allow Goldman Sachs to scale its data center operations more efficiently, and further advance the firm’s broader commitment to environmental stewardship and reduced carbon footprint.”


Website: www.goldmansachs.com
Twitter: @GoldmanSachs

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Wholesale Data Centers

Need 50+ cabinets or 250+ kilowatts of IT load? You qualify as an Iron Mountain wholesale data center customer. Benefits include customer-inspired data center design, flexible deployment model, metered "pay-as-you-go" power pricing…
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Dedicated Data Centers

Our largest offering, Iron Mountain dedicated data centers are frequently chosen by enterprise/Fortune 1000 customers, public-sector agencies, technology services providers, large healthcare and financial services…
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Private Data Center Suites

Private suites at our Amsterdam colocation facility offer the privacy of a dedicated data center at a lower monthly rate. Get dedicated biometric access controls and fully customizable space that is 100% usable - no columns or gear in the suite. Learn more…

Secure Data Center Cages

The most frequently requested colocation service provided by Iron Mountain, secure cages can fit in almost any mixed colocation room and provide a physical security barrier for four or more customer cabinets. Learn more…

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Customer-Inspired Data Center Design

At Iron Mountain, we pride ourselves on delivering customer-inspired data center design. We build data centers according to real customer needs delivering optimal availability, security, row layout and airflow, energy efficiency, and cost control. The result is enterprise-ready data center services free of...

Comprehensive Compliance Support

Iron Mountain offers comprehensive compliance support, differentiating from most data center and hosting providers with an additional layer of buyer confidence. Our compliance support includes FISMA High, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI-DSS Level 1 and SOC 2 Type II with more on the way.

Green Data Centers

Delivering energy efficient data center services is important to Iron Mountain and our customers. Our data centers are powered by 100% renewable energy and we have publicly committed to reduce energy intensity by up 20% as a Challenge Partner for the US DOE Better Buildings Initiative. Inside the data center, Iron Mountain is innovating...


  • Located in the Slough Trading Estate in close proximity to one of Europe's top interconnection ecosystems
  • 5.5-acre Iron Mountain Strategic Edge data center campus
  • 183,000 gross square feet
  • 8.75 MW existing and expansion power capacity, three 15 MVA feeds
  • Raised-floor with ability to add modular data center/s on request
  • HPC ready with high-density racks, MOD’s
  • 2N, N+1 infrastructure configurations available
  • Low design PUE for reduced waste, OPEX
  • Carrier-neutral access to 200+ network providers*
  • Cloud-neutral access to 275+ cloud and IT services providers*
  • Access to cloud/carrier exchanges like MegaPort*
  • Customer ecosystem includes global banking
  • On-site Iron Mountain employees include UK General Manager, International Operations personnel
  • Diverse group of vetted IT services providers for migration, managed infrastructure, managed applications and more
  • Redundant Meet-Me Rooms
  • Iron Mountain serves 225,000+ customers worldwide including 95% of the Fortune 1000

*Accessed via dark fiber connection to regional carrier hotel less than five minutes away. Build-out underway.

  • On-site security officers
  • Secure, gated campus entry with access controls
  • Mantraps, tailgating prevention
  • 24x7x365 CCTV monitoring
  • 3-factor access controls: biometric, key card, PIN
  • Ballistic sheathing and bulletproof glass for security
  • Thorough background checks on all employees/partners
  • Built to the exacting standards of a large, global financial services providers
  • 2N, N+1 infrastructure configurations available
  • Concurrently maintainable systems
  • 24x7x365 NOC monitoring of data center environmentals
  • Resilient facility withstands inclement weather, winds
  • Mitigated DR risk: outside 100 & 500-year floodplains
  • Redundant meet-me-rooms
  • Diverse dark fiber paths, points of entry
  • Design PUE of 1.4 with as low as 1.2 with MOD's
  • Iron Mountain data centers are powered by 100% renewable energy*
  • EPA Top 10 Tech and Telecom Green Power Partner
  • Metered power pricing encourages responsible energy use
  • Renewable energy credits / carbon credit support
  • US DoE Better Buildings Challenge Participant
  • Signatory to the Renewable Energy Buyers Principals, Cloud and Colocation Buyers Principals
  • Multiple investments in U.S. wind farms, solar

*With recent acquisitions, new portfolio-wide renewable goal is by end of 2018. Virtual power purchasing agreement keeps renewable energy credits with Iron Mountain / customers.

  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 50001
  • PCI-DSS Level 1
  • SOC 2 Type II
  • SOC 3

Contact Iron Mountain

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Contact Iron Mountain

Our Customer Support section can help provide you with the quickest answers to your questions, or feel free to contact us at your convenience.