Pandemic Recovery and Choosing Your Data Center in Hawaii

The Pandemic shed new light on the global importance of connecting online, made possible largely by data centers, including data centers in Hawaii.

Of the more than 800 companies surveyed by the Hawaii Employers Council, 47.5% are undecided about if or when they’ll bring virtual employees back to work.

As remote workforces become the likelihood of the future, data centers in Hawaii will play an even more fundamental role in ensuring business continuity and a sustainable economy on the Islands. 

How to Choose a Data Center in Hawaii?

How does one go about choosing a data center in Hawaii? Not all data centers are created equal. It’s important to select a data center that is a proven and trusted partner to grow your business and meet your IT demands. 

Businesses of all sizes turn to DRFortress to outsource their data center, cloud, disaster recovery and IT services. 

The DRFortress data center is located in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is the largest and only carrier-neutral data center and cloud marketplace that’s been serving Hawaii and the Pacific since 2006. 

The DRFortress is Hawaii’s largest, safest, and most established data center that spans more than 55,000 square feet and 600 cabinets. We offer more immediately available space, power, and environmental controls than any other local supplier.

Here are some important factors to consider when choosing your Hawaii data center partner. 


DRFortess’ data center is conveniently located at the Airport Industrial Park, approximately  5 miles from Honolulu’s Central Business District. 

As Hawaii’s world-class data center,  we’re located well outside the Island’s flood and tsunami zones, as well as the new extended or “extreme” tsunami evacuation zones. Additionally, the DRFortress data center facility is significantly hardened against earthquakes and hurricane-force winds with engineering to support dense server and data storage environments.

We ensure your critical business data and systems are well-protected and your business’ IT operations continue in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.

Portfolio of Network Services for Businesses

Despite the pandemic, DRFortress worked fiercely to expand its services to support customers that needed to meet their business online connectivity needs with next-generation solutions. 

DRFortress continues to be a leader in technology by investing heavily in the Hawaiian market.

Here’s a snapshot of the DRFortress portfolio of services for Hawaii businesses:


DRFortress’ operational excellence is matched only by its operational reliability. With an average uptime of 99.9997%, you can be assured of continuous service for all your IT infrastructure needs.

We know that a fast and reliable connection to the internet is vital to your business. That’s why DRFortress partnered with multiple local carriers and telecom providers to expand the capacity and resiliency of your business.


DRFortress offers the best data security solutions with an on-site, fully-staffed security team 24x7x365. We provide digital fingerprinting, biometric access, state-of-the-art CCTV digital surveillance, and other measures throughout our data facility.

Flexible and Scalable

DRFortress data center colocation services provide flexibility and scalability in your business IT infrastructure.

Deploy only the space, power, and resources you currently need to reduce or eliminate costs associated with building, installing, replacing, and maintaining your data center or dedicated IT room.

DRFortress has cabinets, cages, suites, and power solutions that can be customized to specifically accommodate your unique IT configurations and requirements

Disaster Recovery

The DRFortress data center in Hawaii offers DRbackup, a cloud backup solution, to ensure your important data is always protected and 100% recoverable in the event your business experiences a data loss. This industry-leading cloud-based data recovery software is easily integrated with public, private, and hybrid cloud architectures.


For 14 years, DRFortress has been meeting the data center needs of Hawaii’s enterprises, content providers, system integrators, carriers, wireless service providers, cable companies and ISPs.

The DRFortress data center is the most advanced commercial colocation facility and data center in Hawaii and is operated by a team of professionals with more than a century of combined experience. 

When choosing a data center in Hawaii, DRFortress is your number one choice. Contact us today for more information.

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