Midwest Cloud DC
Host Color's Midwest Cloud DC (also Virtual Data Center or VDC) are based out of South Bend, IN (90 miles from Chicago). The physical location of HC facility and our low latency Internet network AS46873 ensure the lowest possible RTT to any point in North America. Our clients' equipment is securely hosted in private cages and isolated areas inside the colocation rooms. Physical access to servers and infrastructure is reduced to an authorized personnel. HC uses APC/Schneider Electric data center, power management an protection technologies. The whole power system is designed and conditioned to run seamlessly through uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. There is an active engine that monitors and tests the power usage to ensure highest possible reliability. Onsite diesel backup generators are on standby in case of power supply interruption or incident. The facility is monitored 24/7/365 through motion sensing surveillance and access is controlled.