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Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Releases New Colocation Request for Proposal (RFP) Template
|By Business Wire
|February 3, 2014 11:31 AM EST
Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced
today the availability of a request for proposal (RFP) template that can
help enterprises easily compare, evaluate, and decide on the best data
center colocation provider to meet their specific business requirement.
The Data Center RFP template is available upon request from CyrusOne’s
“Many Fortune 1000 CIOs are discovering that it’s more cost-effective to
partner with a third party that provides colocation services rather than
continue building, owning, and operating their own data centers,” said
Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer of CyrusOne. “However,
selecting the right colocation partner requires close examination of
data center requirements and then intensive vetting of different
The CyrusOne Data Center RFP template draws on the collective experience
of data center industry experts who have spent years assisting
enterprises with the development of data center solutions, finalizing
contracts, and implementing flexible and scalable IT environments.
“Our goal with the RFP template is to help even the most well-informed
buyers streamline their selection process and ultimately choose the data
center provider that best meets their business needs,” Brueggeman
Prospective customers can use CyrusOne’s
RFP template, which is customizable, to organize information around
their specific requirements. Some of the key sections included in the
Data Center RFP template are provider overview, building and property
information, network services, risk overview, and availability review.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services
and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the
power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability,
including an available highest possible power
redundancy (2N) architecture.
Customers have access to the CyrusOne
National Internet Exchange (National IX), which marries low-cost
robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the
company is known for by creating the first-ever data
center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s
enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.
The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed
locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 500
enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center
platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery
requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements
such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center
certification from the Open-IX
(OIX) Association. This certification highlights that CyrusOne
facilities have achieved the highest quality for power, cooling,
security, and, most importantly, carrier-neutral connectivity. The OIX
Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub
cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.
With 25 carrier-neutral data
center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia,
CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match
their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional
service and for building enduring customer relationships and high
customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the Fortune 20
companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.
For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-866-CYRUSONE
(1-866-297-8766) or visit www.cyrusone.com.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class,
carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides
mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the
continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 600 customers,
including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability,
and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through
a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster
long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust
connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve
service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications
companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication,
management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers
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