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ShoreTel Selects Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne for Colocation Services
|By Business Wire
|April 2, 2014 05:57 PM EDT
Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is pleased
to announce it is providing colocation services to ShoreTel®
(NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone
systems and unified
communications (UC) solutions. ShoreTel is using CyrusOne’s
Carrollton facility near Dallas.
CyrusOne's 670,000-square-foot data center in Dallas/Carrollton is the
largest facility of its kind in the state and one of the most
energy-efficient in the United States.
“We are in the business of mitigating risk and optimizing performance
for our customers, and we do that through our redundant architecture,
exceptional service, flexibility of scale, and low power and cooling
costs,” said Kevin Timmons, chief technology officer, CyrusOne. “We are
delivering strong performance for ShoreTel at our Carrollton facility,
and we deliver on that promise time and again, as evidenced by the more
than 125 Fortune 1000 customers in our portfolio that includes nine of
the Fortune 20.”
ShoreTel selected CyrusOne because of its established reputation for
highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation
solutions. CyrusOne engineers its facilities to include the underlying
infrastructure required to support ShoreTel’s operations.
“Between the monitoring, firewalls, and support tools, we needed to
bring hundreds of new systems online in our new primary facility. With
CyrusOne, we were able to source everything we needed in four months.
It’s the single best data center sourcing strategy I’ve ever seen,” said
Dennis Schmidt, vice president of network systems engineering for
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 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 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
ShoreTel and the ShoreTel logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of ShoreTel, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
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