JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (December 8, 2011) – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services and cloud provider with world-class data centers, announced today it is providing disaster recovery and data center services to The Blood Alliance, a Jacksonville-based nonprofit company dedicated to collecting, processing and distributing blood to hospitals in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Peak 10 is supplying hosting, power and network connectivity from its Jacksonville campus, which provides a secure and hardened infrastructure for The Blood Alliance’s mission-critical data and business continuity needs.
“Peak 10 has been a trusted IT advisor in our business community for more than 10 years. This reputation, coupled with its variety of strong tenant customers, financial stability and capacity for future growth were all factors in our decision to work with its team,” said Dale Malloy, the president and CEO of The Blood Alliance. “We are also impressed by the enterprise-class facilities on Peak 10’s campus and its team’s commitment to providing quality IT solutions.”
The Blood Alliance is a nonprofit community blood bank that has been enriching lives since 1942. Its purpose is to ensure that the communities it serves have an ample supply of blood to meet the needs of local patients. The Blood Alliance is the sole provider of transfusable blood products to more than 40 hospitals and medical facilities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. It has 10 community donor centers and nine mobile units which are designed to support blood drives at business, church, school, civic group, military and community locations.
“The Blood Alliance now has a secure, state-of-the-art facility that will provide it a peace of mind and empower it to continue providing high-quality services to customers without fear of data recovery emergencies,” said Mike Stockwell, the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Jacksonville. “We will continually work to build a strong relationship with The Blood Alliance, as we do with all of our clients, and support its future growth through our proven IT solutions.”
Peak 10 Jacksonville’s cloud, managed IT and data center services improve performance and availability, 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 solutions including cloud, virtualization and managed hosting services in a cost-efficient and reliable platform for its customers. The company owns and operates data centers in 10 key markets.
About The Blood Alliance
The Blood Alliance (TBA) provides blood to more than 40 hospitals and medical facilities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. It provides a safe and adequate blood supply to the regions it serves and is a member of America’s Blood Centers, a national network of independent community blood centers responsible for nearly half of the nation’s blood supply. TBA has been enriching lives since 1942 and is a nonprofit community blood center licensed by the FDA and accredited by the AABB. For more information, please visit www.igiveblood.com or call 888.99.TBA.HERO.
About Peak 10 Inc.
Peak 10 is a managed services and cloud provider with world-class data centers. It delivers scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. Peak 10 delivers exceptional results with flexibility, responsiveness and accountability. The company’s dedicated team embraces the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions for cloud and virtualization technologies as part of its robust managed services offering. Its corporate integrity, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical expertise attract market-leading companies such as LendingTree, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and Carnival Cruise Lines. Peak 10 is SSAE 16 audited and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit www.peak10.com.