CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 9, 2009) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, is proud to announce that car care giant, Meineke, will house its mission-critical data within an enterprise-class data center on Peak 10 Charlotte’s campus. Meineke is a complete car and maintenance care center with more than 900 locations across the United States and Canada.
“Outsourcing to Peak 10 is a smart decision for us because of its secure, enterprise-class facilities, redundant network and cost-effective solutions which provide us with an added layer of support for our IT assets,” said Keenan V. Moran, the president of Meineke. “Based on our own experiences with Peak 10 and their excellent reputation in the market, we are very confident in its dedicated team and services.”
Meineke, a DrivenBrands company, is a nationwide chain of independently owned and operated franchises. Meineke provides its customers with comprehensive car care services including exhaust care services, brakes, steering, air conditioning repairs, battery repairs and countless types of other general maintenance needs. Meineke’s custom-trained system technicians have the capability to help their customers with most car care necessities, repairs and supplies.
“We are excited to work with Meineke to streamline and enhance the security and availability of its IT infrastructure,” said Pat O’Brien, the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Charlotte. “In choosing Peak 10 as an IT solutions provider, Meineke now has the support of an entire, dedicated team and scalable services readily available as the company continues to grow.”
Peak 10 Charlotte’s managed IT and data center services improve performance, reliability, lower costs and maximize internal resources for customers while keeping their valuable information technology assets close to the business. The company combines its secure, private network and enterprise-class data centers with world-class engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. As a managed services leader, Peak 10 offers a wide range of technology services including virtualization, full-service hosting, and cloud-based services in a cost-efficient and reliable platform for its customers. The company 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.
About Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc.
Beginning in 1972, Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. has expanded its menu of product offerings to meet the demands of a changing marketplace. In 1986, the chain relocated from Houston, TX to Charlotte, NC. Demonstrating steady growth, both domestically and internationally with locations in Canada, Mexico, South America and Saudi Arabia, Meineke now represents over 900 franchised service centers, with an additional 100 licenses sold and in development. The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers recognized Meineke as its Franchisee of the Year and Meineke regularly appears in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Annual Franchise 500 (89th in 2007), a list of the 500 best franchise opportunities in America. For more information about Meineke, visit www.Meineke.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. Its expert team embraces the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud-based services as part of its robust managed services offering. The company’s strong customer focus, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attracts market-leading companies such as LendingTree, 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.