Educational SaaS Provider Leverages Multiple Enterprise-Class Facilities for Disaster Recovery Solutions
RALEIGH, N.C. (September 8, 2009) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, is proud to announce that SchoolDude will continue to host its production environment and utilize managed services out of an enterprise-class facility on Peak 10’s Raleigh campus. SchoolDude is a provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations. As part of its ongoing relationship with Peak 10, SchoolDude maintains a secondary, high-availability disaster recovery site at Peak 10 Nashville more than 400 miles away, providing the ability to effectively deliver application availability from the site to their client base at any given time with negligible impact.
“Our Web-based applications and customer interface tool make it imperative that we maintain a high level of availability and security for the organizations and educational institutions we serve,” said Kent Hudson, the chief executive officer and founder of SchoolDude. “As a Peak 10 customer for more than three years, we are very pleased with the high level of support we continue to receive. Peak 10’s geographic diversity and fully-redundant, private network provides us with a complete business continuity solution.”
SchoolDude provides operations-management software designed to increase efficiency, improve services and save money for professionals in the education industry. The software is available to private, public and higher education institutions. Solutions offered include tools to assist with IT help desk, IT asset management, event scheduling, work order management and utility analysis. SchoolDude values its relationships with its customers and is backed by the Legendary Service Program, which ensures great support and reliable applications.
“By utilizing our geographic redundancy, SchoolDude continues to take the precautionary measures to maintain the integrity of its business,” said Greg Rollet, regional vice president of market operations for Peak 10. “We look forward to furthering our relationship as SchoolDude continues to experience growth and success in building its leadership position in the education industry.”
Peak 10 Raleigh’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.
With more than 4,100 clients, SchoolDude is the nation’s leading provider of on-demand operations management solutions designed exclusively for the unique needs of educational professionals. Backed by the industry’s only Legendary Service Program, SchoolDude’s broad suite of online applications is revolutionizing the business of managing educational operations. SchoolDude’s on-demand tools for operations management offer easy to use, affordable solutions to help both small and large educational institutions save money, increase efficiency and improve services. For more information about SchoolDude, visit www.schooldude.com.
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 expert team embraces the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud-based services as part of its robust managed services offering. The company’s strong customer focus, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attracts market-leading companies such as LendingTree, 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.