Leading Managed Services Provider Expands to Accommodate Local Demand
TAMPA, Fla. (March 20, 2009) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, today announced the opening of its second world-class data center in Tampa, Fla. The completion of the 15,400 square-foot facility will bring Tampa’s total data center footprint to more than 30,000 square feet.
“Our facility expansion is a direct result of our steady growth and success in the Tampa Bay area. It will help us meet the current and future demand for our customized services,” said Debra Curtiss, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Tampa. “As we continue to invest in our infrastructure, our valued customers can enjoy the most current state-of-the-art facilities while receiving the expertise and attention they have come to expect from our dedicated team.”
Like all Peak 10 facilities, the new Tampa data center is engineered with multiple levels of security, uninterruptible power, HVAC systems, fire suppression and around-the-clock monitoring and management. It is SAS70 Type II compliant and interconnected with Peak 10’s private network, which provides customers the advantage of highly available Internet access and the ability to leverage data centers in eight other markets in implementing disaster recovery solutions.
To ensure an unparalleled level of stability and facility integrity, the new Tampa facility 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 repeatable test cycles using equipment that simulates how the data center operates at various load levels and failover conditions.
“Peak 10 continues to enhance its footprint and service delivery capabilities in existing markets, such as Tampa, through strategic expansions due to high customer demand,” said Jeff Spalding, executive vice president of market operations for Peak 10. “As a result, we continue to expand our scale without diminishing our core value proposition – strong local market leadership and customer service.”
Peak 10 Tampa’s managed IT and 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 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 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 world-class data centers and portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. 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.