Data center leader provides virtual platform and disaster recovery solutions for Web-based retailer
RICHMOND, Va – January 6, 2009 – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, announced today that it has expanded its relationship with LaTienda.com, a Web-based retailer of Spanish foods and furnishings. In addition to the current services it provides LaTienda.com, Peak 10 will fully manage a secure, disaster recovery solution for the company out of its state-of-the-art Richmond facility. The customized solution will include virtual infrastructure and intrusion detection and prevention services.
“As an online retailer, our business depends on the availability and integrity of our Web site and IT infrastructure,” said Tim Harris, owner of LaTienda.com. “We recognized the importance of securing our infrastructure with a disaster recovery and intrusion detection solution. Peak 10 has a vast array of managed services and working with the local, expert team, we created a tailored solution to fit our business needs.”
Operating out of Williamsburg, Va. and Alicante, Spain, LaTienda.com delivers authentic Spanish goods such as food, wine and gifts to thousands of families each month. An early pioneer of online retail services, LaTienda.com has offered a Web-based catalog to its customers for more than 10 years.
“With the timely influx in consumer traffic over the holidays, more and more Web-based retailers are finding it increasingly important to be prepared for visitor spikes to mitigate any risk of downtime and intrusions,” said Mark Wensell, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Richmond. “Our customized disaster recovery solution combining VMware and ProtectPoint technologies with Peak 10’s around-the-clock support offers LaTienda.com the peace of mind that their customers will have uninterrupted access to their online catalog.”
Utilizing Peak 10 Richmond’s disaster recovery solutions, businesses hit by disasters can immediately recover technology infrastructure, data, and applications through mirrored production environments, while also gaining much-needed access to office space, communications equipment, bandwidth, and hardware. Peak 10 utilizes its geographically diverse data center network to provide scalable business continuity solutions that ensure availability, security, and integrity of critical data and business applications 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Peak 10 owns and operates 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.
LaTienda.com was founded in the earliest days of the Internet, and the online retailer has steadily grown until today — with over 700 items — LaTienda.com has the broadest selection of quality Spanish food and related items available. With facilities in Virginia and Spain, La Tienda ships quality products to thousands of families each month. LaTienda.com friendly bilingual staff takes pride in providing unparalleled customer service. To learn more, or to see LaTienda.com selection of products, visit www.tienda.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. The company combines multiple data centers and its portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. Peak 10 is SAS70 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.