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Our USA colocation partner CoSentry operate a state-of-the-art "Always On, Always Connected" environment. With high availability facilities up and running all day, every day, you can be assured of a stable IT infrastructure, allowing you to focus on managing your applications and exceeding your customer's expectations.

The Midlands Data Centre

As the latest of a series of enterprise class data centres in the north central region of the US, the Midlands Data Centre is a model of the current thinking in colocation facility design. This facility is available to 1st Easy customers under the Common Solution Service Platform (CSSP) component of our SaaS Hotel global hosting network.

N+1 resilience and 100% SLAs across the board

CoSentry's commitment to providing an "Always On, Always Connected" environment is demonstrated by N+1 resilience (critical components have at least one independent backup) in each key area of service uptime:

  • N+1 Power: Dual power grids with ATO and catcher buss UPS design
  • N+1 Network: Multiple carriers with diverse and redundant paths, firewalls, switches and routers
  • N+1 Cooling: Continuous chilled-water cooling with dual path water system


  • Access control: Pre-screening, visual confirmation and ID verification; on-site visitor tracking via biometric recognition systems and pre-programmed keycard access
  • SolutionsDesk™ SentryGuard™ infrastructure: Monitors, tracks and archives the movement of individuals within the facility
  • On-site security personel: 24/7 manned presence with 24/7 active backup

24/7 support

  • Monitoring: Level 1 & 2 technical support specialists monitoring, tracking and reporting on alerts, incidents and key events
  • Direct engineering support: Remote Hands, Smart Hands, Project Management and Senior Engineers providing design implementation, moves and changes for hardware and software

1st Easy and CoSentry

1st Easy work in alliance with CoSentry to provide locally deployed and supported resources for customers with Internet strategies in the UK, Europe and North America. Our partnership is based around the Common Solution Service Platform (CSSP) - one of the six Service Layers that form the framework for our global SaaS Hotel network. Through the adoption of these universally high standards, we are able to share the advantage of being able to offer quality assured service routes into new markets for our Internationally active customers.

This CoSentry document provides comprehensive specifications of their Nebraska facility:

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