|By Business Wire||
|April 7, 2014 07:45 PM EDT||
Global colocation provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced it will be one of the sponsoring vendors at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit, the largest dedicated cloud services event for the global IT channel, which will take place in Hollywood, Fla., from April 7-9, at the Westin Diplomat.
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) is the world’s largest IT distributor and a leading cloud services aggregator and provider. With nearly 1,000 attendees, Ingram Micro’s three-day annual Cloud Summit will attract hundreds of cloud innovation thought leaders, including cloud vendors, cloud service providers, and top IT industry solution providers, such as value-added resellers, system integrators, managed service providers, and telecom service providers.
CyrusOne Vice President of Channel Sales Fred Holloway will host a breakout session about how Ingram Micro partners can utilize CyrusOne’s state-of-the-art colocation data centers to grow their businesses and attract additional customers.
“CyrusOne began our Ingram Micro relationship to sell colocation space worldwide last year, and our level of participation at this year’s event is a natural extension of that symbiotic relationship,” said Holloway. “Our program enables CyrusOne’s high-quality colocation space to be offered to Ingram Micro’s channel partners along with their hardware and services solutions.”
Ingram Micro creates sales opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobility solutions, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. By leveraging CyrusOne’s top-tier data center facilities and exceptional service, along with the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX), Ingram Micro delivers a tremendous value proposition to customers needing colocation services for production and disaster recovery solutions.
The Ingram Micro Cloud Summit will be keynoted by Nimesh Dave, executive vice president, global cloud computing, Ingram Micro; Renee Bergeron, vice president, cloud computing, Ingram Micro; and Terry Jones, former CIO of Sabre, founder of Travelocity.com, and current chairman of Kayak.com. Attendees will also have several opportunities to network and participate in a variety of business development sessions covering topics around sales, marketing, operations, financing, and cloud-driven solutions.
For more information on Ingram Micro or Cloud Summit 2014, visit www.ingrammicrocloud.com.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification
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, multilocation 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 multisite 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.
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 companies.
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 worldwide.
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