|By Business Wire||
|July 18, 2014 11:41 AM EDT||
Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is pleased to announce that it has launched a virtual tour of its 160,000-square-foot Houston West Data Center II on its website.
“Along with its innovative seismic data processing capabilities, this facility offers customers highly reliable colocation with multiple levels of redundancy within the same footprint, access to the fastest and most reliable telecommunications networks and exceptional connectivity over the CyrusOne National IX,” said Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer, CyrusOne. “The Houston West II virtual tour highlights the facility’s significant security features, including perimeter fencing, dual authentication, biometric access systems, and a 24/7 security-guard presence.”
CyrusOne’s Houston West site is the largest and first purpose-built campus for the oil and gas industry and a geophysical center of excellence for seismic exploration computing. CyrusOne also serves the oil and gas industry through its National Internet Exchange (IX), a connectivity solution designed to support the unique requirements of seismic processing and data transfer. The National IX enables high-performance, low-cost data transfer and accessibility for customers and unites 12 CyrusOne sites in Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Phoenix, with more coming online soon.
Located minutes from downtown Houston, the Houston West Data Center II is positioned along a major fiber corridor, with access to significant and redundant utility power feeds. It is a carrier-neutral facility with a dark-fiber connectivity option, and is capable of providing up to 24 megawatts of power to the fully redundant infrastructure. CyrusOne’s Houston West Data Center II is built to meet and exceed data center needs in the oil/gas and healthcare industries. The facility provides exceptional physical security, including hurricane shutters and extra onsite generator fuel supplies.
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 1000 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 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. CyrusOne’s more than 625 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 130 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 625 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized 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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