JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 20, 2008) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, today announced that its technology partners, Cisco Systems, Inc. and TouchPoint, Inc., will showcase the Cisco Express Network on Wheels (NOW) solution at Peak 10’s state-of-the-art Jacksonville facilities on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The Cisco NOW mobile unit is part of the nationwide Network on Wheels demonstration program that highlights Cisco technology solutions for small-to-medium sized businesses. The demonstrations increase awareness of the business relevance of Cisco solutions through an interactive user experience. The 20-foot mobile van is fully equipped to provide onsite demos of the latest solutions for security, IP communications, mobility, network foundations and management.
“We are excited to have the NOW Van visit our Jacksonville facilities,” said Allen Skipper, regional vice president of market operations for Peak 10. “We are continually looking for new ways to connect our valued clients with the latest in technological trends and advancements. Working with strategic partners like Cisco and TouchPoint , the NOW mobile unit offers an innovative and interactive way to do just that.”
The van can accommodate up to 10 people per demo and provides an opportunity for IT professionals to experience exciting interactive technology demonstrations designed to create a competitive advantage, maximize productivity and ROI, enhance customer care and loyalty, increase user satisfaction, and reduce operation costs.
“We are glad to work with Peak 10 and TouchPoint to bring the NOW Van to its customers and the Jacksonville IT community,” said Allison Fierro of Cisco System, Inc. “The NOW Van provides a unique opportunity to create a ‘tell, show, try’ customer experience, showcasing our commercial solutions and innovations. Information technology professionals will walk away with valuable technological ideas and solutions to ease and resolve business challenges.”
“We have hosted the Cisco NOW Van in the past with great success,” said Lisa Harper, chief executive officer of TouchPoint. “We look forward to the November event and the opportunity to partner with Peak 10, Cisco and the attending technology professionals.”
Peak 10 Jacksonville’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 multiple data centers in nine key markets that include Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.
About Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: CSCO), is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about Cisco can be found at http://www.cisco.com.
About TouchPoint, Inc.
TouchPoint, Inc. is a regional company with offices strategically located in Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa. They offera broad range of network Integration Solutions ranging from network storage, security, and LAN/WAN infrastructure. TouchPoint partners with companies that have the best in market solutions and products such as HP, IBM, Apple, Juniper, Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and EMC. TouchPoint Inc. was recently named the second largest Women Owned Business in Jacksonville by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Additionally, TouchPoint is a certified Statewide and Inter-Local Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified through the Florida Department of Management Services. For more information visit www.touchpoint-inc.com.
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 Healthways, LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. 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, visit www.peak10.com.