CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 24, 2008) – Peak 10, the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, today announced the renewal of its service agreement with the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. The center will continue to receive world-class services, including colocation and disaster recovery, out of Peak 10’s state-of-the-art Charlotte facility.
“Peak 10 has been a trusted partner of ours over the last several years,” said Tom Gabbard, president of the N.C. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. “They genuinely care about our organization and ensuring that our business continuity needs are met. We consider them an extension of our own organization and look forward to the continued partnership.”
The North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is one of the leading performing arts centers in the nation, bringing the best of performing and cultural arts, productions and educational programs to the region. Since its inception in 1992, the center has opened its doors to approximately 5.1 million people and annually propels $50 million into the local economy. Through its Education Institute, the Blumenthal Center offers curriculum-enhancing programs for area students in classrooms, studios, theaters and community centers.
“Peak 10 and the Blumenthal Center have developed a strong partnership over the years and we are excited about the extension of this relationship,” said Pat O’Brien, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Charlotte. “They continue to enrich our community with remarkable entertainment and creative youth programs and so much more – it is an honor to have them as a partner.”
Peak 10’s 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 twelve 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 the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
The North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center serves the Carolinas as a leading cultural, entertainment and education provider. The Center receives operating support from the Arts & Science Council and the North Carolina Arts Council. The Center is also supported through the generous aid of its sponsors, including Presbyterian Hospital, The Official Healthcare Provider; U.S. Airways, Official Airline of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center; and Stanford Group Company, sponsor of the Stanford Broadway Lights Series. For more information, visit www.BlumenthalCenter.org .
About Peak 10, Inc.
Peak 10 is the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider in the eastern United States, delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. The company combines its 12 data centers and 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, visit www.peak10.com .