Welcome!

News Feed Item

OneCommunity Establishes Key Presence in BYTEGRID Data Center

Ultra-High Speed Broadband Network to Power BYTEGRID's "Cleveland Connect" to Facilitate High Bandwidth IT Infrastructure Solutions

CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- BYTEGRID Holdings LLC, a leading data center company focused on the nationwide acquisition, development and operation of premier multi-tenant data center facilities, today announced an interconnection agreement with OneCommunity, a leading provider of high performance fiber optic networks to carriers and large Ohio enterprises for more than a decade.

Under the agreement, OneCommunity will establish a presence in BYTEGRID's Cleveland Technology Center to offer turnkey "building-to-cage" and "cage-to-cage" network transport solutions as part of BYTEGRID's "Cleveland Connect" program.

OneCommunity's ultra-high-speed all-fiber broadband network covers more than 2,400 miles and provides network speeds from 1 Gps to 10 Gps to hundreds of organizations in 24 Northeast Ohio counties. OneCommunity also offers 24-by-7 monitoring through its redundant network operations center giving large enterprise and service provider customers added security to transport mission-critical data for data storage and applications.

BYTEGRID's fiber-rich Cleveland Technology Center is Cleveland's largest data center and is ideally situated on top of one of the largest fiber point of presence (PoP) sites in Ohio. With 333,215 sq. ft. of highly secure, compliant-grade data center space, BYTEGRID will also serve as the primary PoP supporting OneCommunity's plans for expanding high-speed broadband access and adoption across the region.

Established as a nonprofit in 2003, OneCommunity is working to turn Northeast Ohio into a "Smart Region" -- one that directs its resources and investment to support technological innovation, highly efficient and customer-centric public services, and a superb overall quality of life for its citizens.

Technology is vital to this transformation and OneCommunity's broadband network serves as a platform for innovation and collaboration, enabling a variety of beneficial programs and applications in health care, education, government and public safety. It is also an ideal test environment for researchers, technology companies and entrepreneurs.

"OneCommunity's mission and vision is to leverage advanced digital capabilities and effective use of technology to help transform the region and establish Northeast Ohio as a national hub for innovation and economic growth," said Brett Lindsey, Chief Operating Officer, OneCommunity. "BYTEGRID's Cleveland Technology Center, with its abundant capacity, Tier 3 specifications, and convenient downtown location is a key partner for realizing that vision."

"BYTEGRID is investing in Cleveland's emergence as a premier business destination and we are pleased to partner with OneCommunity to offer IT and data center solutions closer to the Cleveland Central Business District and Health-Tech Corridor," said Don Goodwin, BYTEGRID's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "We're excited about providing data center solutions serving high-bandwidth business and network requirements in Cleveland and Northeastern Ohio."

BYTEGRID's data centers are highly secure, compliant business platforms serving some of the world's largest companies and government agencies, including numerous Fortune 50 companies that rely on BYTEGRID to provide the data center and IT infrastructure underpinningits support of sensitive mission-critical operations relying the proven operations of more than 100,000 hours of zero downtime.

About OneCommunity
OneCommunity, a nonprofit organization based in Cleveland, Ohio, works to expand high-speed broadband access and adoption to strengthen Northeast Ohio. OneCommunity's vision is that advanced digital capabilities and effective use of technology will help transform the region and establish it as a national hub for innovation and economic growth. OneCommunity's all-fiber optic broadband network covers more than 2,400 miles and provides network speeds from 1 Gps to 10 Gps to hundreds of organizations in 24 Northeast Ohio counties.

About BYTEGRID®
BYTEGRID Holdings LLC focuses exclusively on the nationwide acquisition, development and operation of premier data center facilities. The company serves the growing need for mission-critical data center space by providing highly secure, interconnected, carrier-neutral, and density-robust data centers that serve commercial, government and service provider markets. A privately-held company headquartered in Northern Virginia, BYTEGRID currently owns and operates data centers in the Washington, D.C., Atlanta, GA, Cleveland, OH, Chicago, IL, and Seattle WA metro areas with plans to acquire additional facilities in 2014. The company is led by industry veterans with significant experience in data center operations, design and construction; data center sales and marketing; real estate development and finance; and telecommunications. For more information, please visit www.BYTEGRID.com.

BYTEGRID CONTACT:
Carter B. Cromley
Email Contact
(703) 861-7245

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
"ZeroStack is a startup in Silicon Valley. We're solving a very interesting problem around bringing public cloud convenience with private cloud control for enterprises and mid-size companies," explained Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of Product Management at ZeroStack, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...