New Facility Continues Company’s Expansion and Growth Strategy for 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 1, 2011) – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers , today announced the opening of its third enterprise-class facility contiguous with current operations in Louisville. Ky. The 11,500 square-foot addition brings Peak 10 Louisville’s total footprint to nearly 25,000 square feet and is the company’s 20th data center facility within its 10 US markets.
“We are excited about the opening of our third state-of-the-art facility,” said Matt Phillips, the Vice President and General Manager of Peak 10 Louisville. “As the go-to trusted IT advisor in the greater Louisville region, we continue to experience strong demand for our expertise and rock solid solutions. Louisville 3 will give us the added capacity to further serve the growing technology needs of our business community.”
Mayor Greg Fischer, members of the Peak 10 executive team, regional government representatives and leaders from Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, participated in a groundbreaking event at Peak 10 earlier this year to tout the new investment and the new jobs that the company will bring to Louisville. As part of its expansion strategy, Peak 10 recently announced the construction of its third enterprise-class data center facility in Nashville, Tenn.
The third Louisville data center is engineered with multiple levels of security, uninterruptible power, HVAC systems, fire suppression and around-the-clock monitoring and management. It is interconnected with Peak 10’s private network, providing customers with the advantage of highly available Internet access and the ability to leverage 17 data centers in nine other markets when implementing disaster recovery solutions.
“As a new customer in the Louisville 3 facility, we were impressed by its technical features, HIPAA/HITECH compliance and support, and the overall expertise of the local engineering team,” said Chuck Fitch, the Chief Information Officer at University of Louisville Physicians. “We are in the process of expanding our group and implementing new technologies, and the need for a sound IT partner is imperative. Peak 10 is definitely a trusted advisor that we can grow with in the years to come.”
To ensure an unparalleled level of stability and facility integrity, the new Louisville site underwent a formal commissioning process prior to customer installations. Leveraging an industry-leading facilities engineering and IT consulting firm, Peak 10’s data center commissioning is a structured process which establishes the capability and reliability of mission-critical infrastructure. The process includes multiple and repeated test cycles using equipment that simulates how the data center operates at various load levels and failover conditions.
Peak 10 Louisville’s cloud, managed IT and data center services improve performance and 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 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.