Peak 10 Continues Providing Managed Services to One of the World’s Largest Regional Amusement Park Operators
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 28, 2008) –Peak 10, the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, announced the renewal of its service agreement with Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, one of the largest regional amusement park operators in the world. Peak 10 will continue to provide Cedar Fair with dedicated infrastructure hosting and managed services out of its state-of-the-art data center in Charlotte, N.C.
“Peak 10 is a trusted technology partner and we look forward to continuing our relationship,” said Jim Rein, vice president of Cedar Fair information systems. “They have consistently met our technology needs by supplying us with the superior service and reliability that we need for our large-scale operations.”
Cedar Fair, which acquired Paramount Parks in 2006, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. The partnership operates 11 amusement parks and seven water parks, including Charlotte’s Carowinds.
“As one of the world’s largest amusement park operators, Cedar Fair requires state-of-the-art managed IT and data center services,” said Pat O’Brien, vice president and general manager ofPeak 10 Charlotte. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Cedar Fair and look forward to continuing to supply our world-class services and skilled support to keep its IT infrastructure secure and available around-the-clock.”
Peak 10’s managed IT and data center services improve reliability, increase revenue growth, lower costs and maximize internal resources for customers while keeping their valuable information technology assets close to the business. The company combines its secure network, high-tech data centers and portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. Peak 10 owns and operates 12 data centers in Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.
About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company is a leading operator of regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: “FUN”) is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. The Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels, is one of the largest regional amusement park operators in the world. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, Virginia / District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, and Toronto, Ontario. Cedar Fair also owns and operates Star Trek: The Experience, an interactive adventure located in Las Vegas, and operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, California under a management contract. Cedar Fair’s flagship park, Cedar Point, has been voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World” for ten consecutive years in a prestigious annual poll conducted by Amusement Today newspaper.
About Peak 10, Inc.
Peak 10 is the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. It combines its portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Churchill Downs, The Fresh Market and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Peak 10 is SAS 70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visitwww.peak10.com.