|By Business Wire||
|August 15, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) announces the availability of a new complimentary case study featuring a data center solution provided to CARFAX, America’s leading provider of vehicle history reports for used cars and light trucks.
“This case study details how CARFAX sought an innovative multi-site colocation solution to meet its rapidly expanding IT infrastructure needs required to manage expanding volumes of data. The solution selected relieves CARFAX of the operational elements of running their own data centers so they can concentrate more resources on growing their business,” said Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer at CyrusOne.
Prior to working with CyrusOne, CARFAX hosted its website in two company-owned data centers. The CARFAX website delivers about 800 million reports and search results per year. In order to support its expanding operations and growing IT footprint, the company decided to increase its data center space and distribute its colocation solutions across multiple CyrusOne locations – allowing for the flexibility, redundancy, and reliability necessary to serve CARFAX customers.
“As a business, CARFAX is very entrepreneurial, very fast-paced,” said Joedy Lenz, chief technology officer of CARFAX. “We make and implement decisions quickly, and our technology has to keep pace with those fast decisions, to support our business growth. In looking for a colocation provider, we knew CARFAX needed more than just a company offering data centers with abundant space, power, and cooling. We needed a provider who would be a partner in our success, with the flexibility and service capabilities to make quick changes to support our IT footprint.”
CyrusOne, with its unique combination of top-tier facilities, connectivity capabilities, and industry-leading customer service, has proven to be a highly reliable data center provider for CARFAX. CARFAX is currently deploying multiple IT environments in CyrusOne data centers that when completed are expected to handle all of CARFAX’s customer-facing products.
Read more and access the full complimentary case study here.
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 more than a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities and third party locations 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 multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. 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 645 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 135 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 645 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 135 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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