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2004 Carrier Hotels
116 Village Blvd.
Suite 200
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 587-3432
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2001 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

The Westin Building, located in Seattle, is the premier telecommunications hub and carrier hotel for the Pacific Northwest. The Westin Building offers your company a strategic business location by providing carrier neutral telecommunications facilities as well as prime downtown office space.

The Westin Building offers strategic, state-of-the-art facilities for telecom, carrier, network, and media companies, wireless, DSL, and cable service providers, as well as ILEC, CLEC, PSTN, Internet, ISP, IXCs and ASP companies that require high-speed network communications and facilities built to accommodate your core business requirements. The Westin Building is also the home of the Seattle Internet Exchange (SIX) and Pacific Northwest Gigapop's Pacific Wave Exchange. Potential tenants of the Westin Building Telecommunications Facilities will discover not only a pleasant place to conduct telecom business but all the key services, networks, and security available in one of the largest carrier hotels on the West coast of the United States. Our facilities incorporate the following services to meet our customer's requirements:

Locking Cabinets
Several cabinet options are available. Cabinet configurations require a minimum of one 4U device up to full cabinets. Each cabinet offers redundant 110/208V 20 Amp power distribution units fully backed by UPS and is connected to the Westin Building Essential Power system, for longer-term generator support.

data roomCaged Facilities
Caged facilities utilizing Twardus cage design are available in various dimensions. Custom spaces are available and developed on an individual basis. Cage facilities offer individual cipher lock access and CCTV monitoring to ensure security procedures are carefully enforced. Our facilities allow companies to use their own cabinet, rack, wiring, and other telecommunications and data equipment however facility management must approve all plans and cages must adhere to the Westin Building engineering standards. Clients may also use the Westin Building construction and engineering support for turnkey cage or site design and installation. All space options contain customer-controlled cipher lock access and are contained in a climate controlled secure environment.

cablingBuilding Connectivity
The Westin Building is abundantly wired to virtually every carrier and network provider in the Northwest. All our facilities are carrier neutral. Tenants can choose between multiple bandwidth providers that range from DSL to multiple OC192s and everything in between. The Westin Building is the Northwest's primary Gigapop site.

closed circuit tv - security
The Westin Building offers 24x7 Building personnel attending main entrances, manned checkpoints with personnel on-site 24X7, CCTV cameras which provide continuous video recording of all entranceways as well as all colocation areas. Cabinets have locking doors and our caged facilities offer cipher locks. All egress and ingress activity is recorded via integrated card access into building and parking garage areas.

Our facilities offer closely monitored climate control cooling systems. Temperature and Humidity are carefully maintained by redundant Liebert air conditioning systems.

Fire, Life & Safety
Our Telecommunications Facilities offer pre-action dry pipe sprinkler system with computer and telecommunications rated smoke and heat detection systems. FM 200 fire suppression systems are installed in some caged areas.

Power Options
-48 Volt DC, 110/208 Volt AC, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). Our Facilities provide power systems that feature continuous, redundant and protected AC or DC power, built to N+1 redundancy. The redundant power in our facilities enable your equipment to run continuously, even in the event of a major outage.

Computer Room rated floor loads. 10 foot plus clear ceiling heights

Customer Access
Customers can access their servers within the facility on a 24x7 basis. All building access is by secure card key access only.

Meet-Me Rooms
The Westin Building's Copper and Fiber Meet-Me Rooms (MMRs) are access controlled, managed facilities where buyers and sellers of Broadband networks offer interconnectivity to their backbones and diverse services. The MMRs are state of the art areas centrally located within the building, facilitating easy access to our new and existing high-rise and low-rise cable risers. The MMRs allow tenant-to-tenant cross connects to occur 24 hours a day at the tenant's convenience. These amenities are a key offering to companies facilitating the emerging market for bandwidth trading as well as providing secure location that allows for competition of network bandwidth where customers can select from criteria unique to their applications and specifications. The interconnection of carriers to other networks in a central location is a highly efficient and cost-effective solution for expanding a network's reach. The Westin Building's Telecommunications department is responsive to the varying needs of Meet-Me-Room tenants; and continually strives to provide the timely service expected from companies at the forefront of the telecom industry.

Staffing & Management
The Westin Building management team is comprised of real estate, telecommunications, engineering, and construction professionals with years of experience in the design, construction, and daily operations of telecommunications and data center facilities. We endeavor to provide accountability, structure, and reliability in providing the best quality of services has placed the Westin Building in the top tier of carrier hotels and telecommunications facilities in the country. We are constantly working to provide a consistent, secure, enjoyable, and cost effective locale for your business needs.

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Contact Us:
Michael Boyle
2001 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 443-1800
We can arrange a tour of the facility and review the steps to quickly become a tenant of our telecommunications facilities.
2000 Carrier Hotels, Inc.
116 Village Boulevard, Suite 200
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone:(609) 243-7525
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