Colocation in San Diego & Phoenix

Colocation Has Never Been Easier in the Southwest

AIS operates 6 enterprise class, carrier-neutral data centers. Located across San Diego and in Phoenix, colocation with AIS offers convenient access and full integration across all network facilities.

All AIS Data Centers provide:

Redundant Optical Network

Our private, secure MPLS network provides low-latency, redundant Layer 3 VPN service between each facility and allows real-time service delivery from multiple points on the Internet.

Connections to Major Providers

Premium Blended Bandwidth with Tier 1 carriers AT&T, Comcast, Cox, Level 3, NTT, Sprint, Verizon, XO and direct peering via Any2 and Cenic International Internet Exchanges. Transport and MetroE providers include AboveNet, AT&T, Cogent, Comcast, Cox, Integra, Level 3, SRP, TelePacific, TransTelco, TWC, Wilcon, XO and Zayo. Additional connections available through premium providers.

Cooling and Power

AIS has the capacity and capability to provide power and cooling for high density cabinets, up to 15kW without any special considerations. 2N redundant power distribution, including UPS and generator with a dedicated central cooling plant is standard at the Lightwave and Van Buren data centers. N+1 is provided at Tech Center and Fiber Alley data centers. Custom cooling and Cold Aisle Containment is available for loads greater than 15kW.


All AIS data centers utilize ITIL v3 service architecture and pass periodic SSAE 18, Type 2, SOC 1, 2, and 3 audits.


All AIS data centers feature a full range of modern security measures, including 24x7x365 on site personnel, remote door release at facility mantrap and entrance, geometric hand scanners or biometric readers, digital card access at all data center doors, and 90 day storage on the CCTV digital surveillance system. All client equipment is tagged upon arrival and logged for monitoring.


All AIS data centers feature 24x7x365 onsite dedicated Client Services Engineers. We are your remote hands and eyes able to assist with anything from a simple reboot to a full rack-and-stack.

Diverse Data Center Footprint

AIS diverse data center footprint mean you have convenient access to your equipment plus options for geo-redundancy over our private, secure MPLS network.

Sorrento Valley

San Diego Tech Centers SDTC

Kearny Mesa

Lightwave Data Center (LWDC)
FIber Alley Data Center (FADC)


Van Buren Data Center (VBDC)

Download a fact sheet to learn how you can leverage the power of colocation with the Southwest’s largest and most established provider of data center and cloud services today.

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The company had grown to the point where we began to look for a new headquarters. At the same time, we were seriously considering whether to continue owning our own data center or to partner with a leading industry partner and further strengthen our already best-in-class hosting services. AIS proposed an ideal solution for us right here in our back yard with the connectivity, flexible power and security we needed, plus we’d be able to maintain the control of the data center as though it were i… Erez Nir, CTOMitchell International

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