CANADA DATA CENTERS

ROOT currently operates two data centers in the Greater Montreal area. The facilities are Tier 3, carrier neutral and designed to achieve an energy-efficient PUE of 1.17. Customers benefit from ROOT’s unmatched deployment speeds and locally sourced, low-cost renewable hydro-electric power.

WHY MONTREAL

Running a data center costs less in Greater Montréal than in any other major North American metropolitan areas.

•  Cool climate reduces the demand for power
•  Clean and reliable energy source
•  Lowest power rates in eastern North America
•  Currency advantage for international customers

MTL-R2

MTL-R2 is a 175,000 sqft. facility and currently able to host 20MW of capacity. MTL-R2 can host 50MW of total capacity and is Canada’s largest data center.

Feature and Benefits
•  9 build-to-suit data halls
•  15 minutes from the Montreal International airport
•  25 minutes away from Montreal’s downtown core and accessible via public transit
•  1km away from power substation to reduce utility risk.
•  Approximately 30km apart from MTL-R1, enabling active/active disaster recovery deployment in the Montreal area.
• MTL-R2 has access to over 50 carriers, including dark fibers, local networks, and global telecoms via on-net providers and ROOT’s Metro Connect service.

MTL-R1

MTL-R1 is a 46,000 sqft. campus built for both retail and wholesale customers, comprised of two data centers. The campus can host 15MW of power capacity to accommodate growing demands of customers.

Feature and Benefits
• 10 minutes from the Montreal International airport
• 15 minutes away from Montreal’s downtown core and accessible via public transit
•  Approximately 30km apart from MTL-R2, enabling active/active disaster recovery deployment in the Montreal area.
• MTL-R1 has access to over 50 carriers, including dark fibers, local networks, and global telecoms via on-net providers and ROOT’s Metro Connect service.