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Global Colocation Provider CyrusOne Adds Data Center Space to Austin II Facility
|By Business Wire
|August 21, 2014 10:09 AM EDT
Global colocation provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) recently expanded its Austin
II data center with approximately 5,000 square feet of raised white
floor space in data hall two.
“Based on current and projected customer demand, we made the decision to
add more square footage to our Austin II facility,” said John Hatem,
senior vice president, data center design and construction, CyrusOne.
“We continuously strive to make our data centers the best facilities in
the markets that they serve. Staying true to our Massively Modular
design philosophy, we want to ensure our facilities can scale as our
customers’ requirements grow.”
CyrusOne's approximately 65,000-square-foot Austin II colocation
facility is the first of a potential four-phase, approximately
290,000-square-foot data center campus. Designed to CyrusOne’s top-tier
power, cooling, and security standards, the campus is ideal for
production and disaster-recovery server environments for Fortune 1000
Austin customers also have access to CyrusOne's Texas IX platform, which
provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers in Texas and
beyond. Located just seven minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International
Airport, the Austin colocation facility is surrounded by access to
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 more than a dozen of CyrusOne’s
enterprise facilities and third-party locations in multiple metropolitan
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
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.
For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-855-908-3662 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 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
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