Newly Commissioned Data Center Brings World-Class IT Solutions to Local Businesses
CINCINNATI, Ohio (October 7, 2008) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, announced today that its state-of-the-art data center in Cincinnati, Ohio is in the final stages of being built and commissioned. The facility is scheduled to officially open within the next 60 days in which Peak 10 will begin to deliver its portfolio of managed IT solutions as well as its reliable data center services to the Cincinnati area and surrounding markets.
“Since announcing our presence in the greater Cincinnati market, we have built a team of technology and industry experts focused on providing outstanding customer service,” said Ernest Leffler, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Cincinnati. “We are excited to deliver our renowned IT solutions, reliable infrastructure, redundant network and first-class managed services to Cincinnati businesses. These offerings, coupled with around-the-clock support, equips local organizations with guaranteed availability and reliability for their data, equipment and applications.”
To ensure an unparalleled level of stability and facility integrity, the Cincinnati data center is undergoing 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.
Like all Peak 10 facilities, the Cincinnati 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 is interconnected by 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 their required disaster recovery solutions.
“As the Cincinnati business community continues to thrive, so does the strong demand for top tier enterprise-class services,” said David Heberling, director of operations and engineering at Peak 10 Cincinnati. “Many local organizations are choosing to outsource their IT infrastructure due to an increasing awareness of business continuity and managed services, in addition to regulatory compliance requirements.”
Peak 10’s expansion and success in the Greater Cincinnati region reflects the significant trend in the SMB 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 helps local businesses 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. It combines its portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including, Inc., LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, 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.