CHARLOTTE, N.C. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 26, 2007) – Peak 10, the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, today announced plans to more than double its Jacksonville operation by adding a second secure data center to support the company’s rapid growth in Florida. As a result of the expansion, Peak 10 will own and operate nine world-class data centers spread throughout the eastern United States . The company expects the new facility to be completed before the third quarter of this year.
“Our business in Jacksonville continues its consistent growth as more and more organizations look to outsource the management of complex information technology environments,” said Allen Skipper, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Jacksonville. “The expansion project underway confirms our long-term commitment to theJacksonville business community and ensures our ability to provide customers with proven solutions for maintaining around the clock availability, security and integrity of their critical data and business applications.”
Peak 10 is building a second data center in Jacksonville to meet current and future demand for infrastructure hosting and high-end managed services. The new data center will share the same location as Peak 10’s existing facility and meet the company’s high standards for security and redundancy. All Peak 10 data centers are engineered with multiple levels of security, uninterruptible power, redundant HVAC systems, fire suppression and around-the-clock monitoring and management. Each facility is also interconnected by Peak 10’s private network enabling the company to meet its high availability objective and ensure business continuity for its customers’ business critical applications.
“The building of our second Jacksonville data center is a great example of Peak 10’s local market leadership and unprecedented growth, and further reflects our philosophy and history of investing in the cities we serve to enhance our capabilities with next generation infrastructure,” said David Jones, president and chief executive officer of Peak 10. “With our recent acquisition in Nashville and facility expansions or second data centers in four of our existing markets since 2005, Peak 10 is aggressively responding to customer growth and the increased demand for outsourced IT services in all of our markets. Consistent with our growth strategy, we will continue to aggressively pursue expansion opportunities organically and through acquisitions nationwide.”
Peak 10 enables companies to increase revenue growth, improve service levels, meet regulatory compliance and lower costs by maximizing internal IT resources and ensuring the security and availability of complex technology infrastructure. The company offers customers the advantages of owning their own data center and the benefits of outsourcing to an industry leader. Peak 10 owns and operates data centers in Nashville, Raleigh, Charlotte,Louisville, Jacksonville and Tampa.
Peak 10 Jacksonville provides managed colocation, enterprise hosting, reliable bandwidth and a wide range of managed services including disaster recovery, storage, monitoring and management, security and data protection. The company’s world-class facility is staffed by skilled engineers and support personnel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Peak 10 has a growing and diverse portfolio of clients in the Jacksonville market including the Gator Bowl, Siemens, Firehouse Subs, Vurv Technology, Sea Star Line and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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 its nine data centers and portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Churchill Downs, LendingTree and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Peak 10 owns and operates world class facilities in Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; Tampaand Jacksonville, Fla; and Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C. The company was recently ranked as one of the fastest growing private companies in America for the second consecutive year by Inc. magazine. For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit www.peak10.com.