Secure Cage


Stability Through Security

Enhance the foundation of your IT infrastructure with a secure cage.

The stability and security of your IT infrastructure is paramount to the success of your business. Without a solid data centre foundation, you risk costly outages and downtime that will negatively affect your mission-critical applications.

CenturyLink's data centres are now owned and operated by Cyxtera, a leader in secure infrastructure solutions. Cyxtera's commitment to operational excellence is unsurpassed. In fact, they're the only colocation provider committed to certifying over 50 data centres to the Uptime Institute Management & Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval.

Security, Compliance and 100% Uptime SLA

Through data centres spanning four continents, Cyxtera offers one of the largest global footprints in the marketplace. Each data centre is backed by a 100% uptime SLA that supports power availability 24/7, and we provide easy access to network connectivity to link your business, suppliers and customers.

Cyxtera's carrier-diverse data centres average over seven network providers and utilise on-net CenturyLink fibre with direct access to 100 Gbps backbone and a Tier 1 IP network. Through top-tier, multilevel security features, including 24/7 monitoring and biometric and keycard access control. Cyxtera is able to fully commit to key compliance standards such as ISO27001, SSAE16, PCI DSS, HIPAA and Safe Harbor. This aids you in ensuring your IT infrastructure meets and exceeds the compliance needs of your business while allowing you to focus resources in other areas.

We can help you achieve optimal density for your mission-critical data.

Take a tour of one of our rock-solid data centres to see how.


Secure Cage

Our customisable cage solutions provide multi-level security for IT infrastructures of any size.

Achieving optimal density for your IT infrastructure through a secure cage tailored to meet your specific needs is simple with CenturyLink and Cyxtera. In addition to a dedicated space secured by metal or wire mess walls accessed through a locking door with electronic key card access control, we provide access to multiple network and service providers from within the Cyxtera data centre ecosystem. Standard features include power allocation from 12KW up to a megawatt, single and three-phase circuits ranging from 15 to 100 AMP as well as primary and redundant power distribution circuits with up to 150 percent of allocated power.


  • Cyxtera supplied cabinets (Standard 19” cabinets, 45U, 42” deep)
  • Bring your own cabinets*
  • Power strips (vertical or horizontal mounting)
  • Biometric cage access control

* For safety and building code reasons, all cabinets must be installed by Cyxtera technicians and are subject to installation fees.

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Making Security a Priority

Cyxtera offers secure cages designed to provide your data 100% uptime.

Pricing Models:

Flat-rate Allocation

  • Purchase the power needed to run your infrastructure and pay a flat monthly fee for the power and distribution circuits
  • Offers a predictable, cost-effective model ideal for stable, known IT workloads
Metered Power**
  • Pay a based monthly fee for access to needed power and cooling plus power usage
  • Pay only for what you use - ideal for dynamic IT workloads with variable power consumption

Add-on Services:

Equipment Rack-n-Stack

Cyxtera's experienced data centre technicians can mount your IT equipment in your cabinets so it's quickly ready for final configuration and activation by your technicians. *

Structured Cabling

Cyxtera certified cabling technicians can design, install, test and document your in-cage data cabling, resulting in reduced downtime through faster troubleshooting, speed change management and extended equipment life by ensuring unobstructed airflow in and out of your equipment. Structured Cabling.

Gold Support

Cyxtera can be your remote hands and eyes in the data centre. Cyxtera technicians are able to perform troubleshooting and routine tasks at the direction of your IT staff, thereby providing a faster and overall lower cost of response than dispatching your own technician. Gold Support.


Your IT infrastructure is useless if it isn't connected to its users and operators. Cyxtera data centres provide access to a variety of network and service providers - all just a cross-connect away (fibre optic and copper connections available).

Private Video Surveillance

Adding an extra layer of security by installing video surveillance cameras in your cage allows you to track who is accessing your secure data centre space.

Secure On-Site Storage

Cyxtera can provide the storage facilities you need for tools and equipment spares to support your IT infrastructure - from a simple secured drawer or locker to a complete store room. ***

On-Site Office Space

Cyxtera offers complimentary shared and dedicated office space for your staff to give them the room they need to perform the tasks at hand. ****

** Metered power is only available for deployments of 100KWs or greater
*** On-Site storage options vary by data centre
**** On-Site office space options vary by data centre

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