CINCINNATI (May 8, 2009) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, announced today that its Cincinnati data center grand opening attracted more than 200 local business and thought leaders. The event, which was held the evening of May 7, 2009, was sponsored by Chapel, Applied Mechanical System, Inc., ORR Protection Systems, On Line Computer Products Inc., Rittal and National Power Corporation. The grand opening showcased the enterprise class facility to attendees through interactive guided tours provided by Peak 10 executives.
“We are not only thrilled with the number of executives that were present for the event, but also for our steady growth, success and the continued support from the Cincinnati business community,” said Ernest Leffler, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Cincinnati. “Our talented team of experts and robust portfolio of services are helping area businesses thrive, which in turn, supports the health of our local economy.”
Attendees of the grand opening event got a firsthand look at Peak 10’s Cincinnati facility, which boasts 24×7 customer access, biometric, card and PIN protected access, redundant network infrastructure, multiple UPS systems and backup generators, and redundant Tier-1 and local Internet access. The data center also ensures an unparalleled level of stability and facility integrity through a rigorous commissioning process prior to customer installations, which establishes the capability and reliability of the facility’s mission-critical infrastructure.
“The positive reception that Peak 10 Cincinnati has experienced surpassed our expectations and is a strong indicator of the importance information technology solutions bring to this market and to our business economy,” said David Jones, president and chief executive officer of Peak 10. “Though our dedicated local team has greatly contributed to our success in Cincinnati, we must also thank the business community and local organizations who have embraced our company’s vision and continue to provide their support.”
Peak 10’s steady customer growth in the Greater Cincinnati region reflects a significant trend in the small-medium-enterprise (SME) businesses community to outsource IT infrastructure; increasing awareness of the need for business continuity and disaster recovery services; increasing demand for managed IT services; and meeting regulatory compliance requirements.
Peak 10 Cincinnati’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 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 team of experts embrace the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud services as part of its robust managed services offering. The company’s strong customer focus (or service), financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attracts market-leading companies such as LendingTree, Rivals.com, 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.