PURPOSE-BUILT

Everyone has different designs for their data center operations, but the same foundational need of redundant power, robust connectivity and security. STC has the infrastructure and flexibility for you to build your data center — your way!

COLOCATION PURPOSE-BUILT
ENTERPRISE PURPOSE-BUILT
WHOLESALE PURPOSE-BUILT
GOVERNMENT PURPOSE-BUILT

POWERED SHELL

An STC powered shell provides an ideal solution, within 90 days, for you to build your own data center critical floor specifications. STC provides infrastructure that includes:

STC PROTECTION
  • Armed security at entry gate 24x7x365
  • Video monitored surveillance
  • Biometric readers
  • Vehicle barriers and inspection
  • Fencing around exterior perimeter
  • Security measures also include: key card access, visual inspection and video monitoring 24x7x365
  • Protected by hundreds of feet of limestone — 6x stronger than concrete
  • Low natural disaster occurrence probability
  • 80′ thick shale filled CMU perimeter walls
STC CONNECTIVITY
  • Multiple Tier 1 Providers: AT&T, Spectrum Enterprise and Level 3
  • Carriers in the immediate area are: American Fiber Systems, CenturyLink, Cogent, LightEdge and Zayo
  • Network node for Unite Private Networks
  • Dark fiber connections to 1102 Grand (KC carrier hotel)
  • Diverse fiber routes
STC POWER
  • Fed by redundant feeds from two diverse substations
  • 161 kVA transmission lines on property
  • Existing 15 MW redundant capacity
  • KCP&L capacity is over 100 MW with transmission voltage
STC SCALABILITY
  • 400,000 SF available in Phase I
  • Immediate expansion and quick scalability in Phase I
  • Ultimate STC campus is 2,000,000 SF powered by KCP&L
  • Scalable fiber networking with dark fiber and Tier 1 carriers
  • All expansions are considered “over-the-counter” permit reviews and tenant improvement permits

TIME-TO-MARKET

TIME-TO-MARKET DATA CENTER BUILD

STC has taken the extra steps to ensure your move-in is as quick and painless as possible.

TIME-TO-MARKET MODE

The time frame to complete your fit-out is approximately four to six months. (90 days for powered shell.)

COLLABORATIVE EFFORT

Hunt Midwest approaches every STC tenant as a partner working in tandem to meet your goals.

“Kansas City is a strategic market for our local cloud, colocation and data center infrastructure. As we looked to expand into the Kansas City area, the unique attributes of the Hunt Midwest partnership and the unique STC underground facility made our decision to locate here an easy one.”

Jim Masterson
Jim MastersonCEO - LightEdge Solutions

“SubTropolis Technology Center and LightEdge are creating a best-in-class data center infrastructure that will offer a great combination of redundancy and capacity.”

Chuck Caisley
Chuck CaisleyVP of Marketing and Public Affairs - KCP&L

“Veeam, It just works. Just like LightEdge. We couldn’t be happier with their solution and support.”

John House
John HouseTranspo Services (LightEdge Tenant)

“The relationship between LightEdge and Hunt Midwest translates into the convergence of financial strength, best-in-class hosted IT services, experience with hybrid cloud environments, a highly secure and protected location and low kilowatt (kW) power costs compared to other areas of the U.S.”

Jim Masterson
Jim MastersonCEO - LightEdge Solutions

“We are very excited about partnering with Hunt Midwest. The nearly unlimited bandwidth provided by fiber-optic facilities allows our services to easily and quickly expand as the needs of customers grow over time. Most of our customers like to future-proof their communications with flexible solutions to meet their ever-growing bandwidth requirements.”

Kevin Anderson
Kevin AndersonCEO - Unite Private Networks

“The robust electric transmission and distribution network – with multiple substations in the area and proximity to our generating station – is expandable to support future growth and power demands  required by the tech industry. Plus, electric rates are among the lowest in the country.”

Chuck Caisley
Chuck CaisleyVP of Marketing and Public Affairs - KCP&L

“The robust electric transmission and distribution network – with multiple substations in the area and proximity to our generating station – directly supports the needs of the technology industry. In other words, LightEdge’s innovative data center facility at SubTropolis Technology Center makes perfect sense.”

Jim Masterson
Jim MastersonCEO - LightEdge Solutions

“The stability and flexibility that we have achieved by moving to LightEdge has freed capital and resources allowing us to stay ahead of technology changes, patient needs and our competition.”

Sean Roberts
Sean RobertsSystems Director - The University of Kansas Hospital (LightEdge Tenant)

STC IS A MISSION CRITICAL CAMPUS FOR PURPOSE-BUILT DATA CENTERS.

MANAGED SERVICES

Managed services provided by LightEdge Solutions.

DEDICATED SERVERS

Bandwidth, gigabit connectivity to the CIRN redundant network, bandwidth reporting, unlimited DNS, remote power and support portal

VIRTUAL SERVERS

Container and Hypervisor-based solutions, choice of dedicated virtualized environment or a shared virtualization platform

STORAGE

Direct Attached, Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Cloud

BACKUP

Disk-to-Disk Evault solution using encrypted network links, fully automated, rapid recovery 24x7x365, end-to-end security

SYSTEMS MONITORING

End-to-end view of the entire application environment to represent a holistic approach. Network: Native SNMP technology provides fault-based traps and bottlenecks. Server: using syslog for UNIX, ICMP monitoring, NT Event logs, SNMP traps. Operating System: Monitors critical system resource metrics across the operating system to identify resource drains and potential bottlenecks.

FIREWALL

Enhanced perimeter protection, fully managed, dedicated and shared Firewall packages to customers seeking the highest level of service, support and security.

INTRUSION PREVENTION

Deep Inspection technology mitigates against common attacks including; network attacks, data driven attacks, host-based attacks, unauthorized logins and access to sensitive files, Malware (viruses, Trojan horses, and worms).

LOAD BALANCER

Integrate IP load balancing and network intrusion prevention into an affordable package, mitigates risks associated with failures.

ROUTER

CIRN is built exclusively atop N+1 redundant and hot failover hardware, providing the most reliable and fastest speeds available.

SWITCHES

Set up and manage your network and storage switches using link aggregation, vlans, etc., including managing the latest layer-7 switches that are now traffic aware and provide features like load balancing.

DISASTER RECOVERY

INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES

STC provides the infrastructure, accommodations and network facilities needed to keep your business up and running in the event of a disaster.

OFFICE SPACE & PARKING

STC can provide you additional office space and parking when needed.

HOTELS & RESTAURANTS

STC is within minutes of thousands of hotel rooms and multiple dining establishments.

CENTRAL US LOCATION

STC’s Kansas City location is a direct flight away from all primary data center cities in the U.S.

STC - Ultimate Power
POWER

KCP&L offers dual substation medium voltage power feeds to STC. KCP&L offers economic development incentives to data centers for low cost KwH.

STC - Ultimate Connectivity
CONNECTIVITY

Our carrier neutral Meet-Me-Room provides multiple Tier 1 interconnectivity in a diverse loop to STC.

STC - Ultimate Scalability
SCALABILITY

Millions of square feet available within 90 days to meet your specific need.

STC - Ultimate Protection
PROTECTION

Solid limestone structure is 6x stronger than concrete while providing cover from electromagnetic pulses and tornadoes.

SubTropolis is Energy Star Certified 100
ENERGY STAR

SubTropolis is Energy Star Certified 100.

STC partners with CBRE Data Center Solutions

For leasing information please contact Todd Bateman with CBRE at 312-935-1955. Get more details at CBREDataCenterSolutions.com.

LightEdge at STC is ISO 20000 certified.
LightEdge at STC is ISO 27001 certified.
LightEdge at STC is SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II & SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II.
LightEdge at STC is PCI-DSS v3.0.
LightEdge at STC is HIPAA compliant.

CONTACT SUBTROPOLIS TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Contact SubTropolis Technology Center regarding your specific need.