|By Business Wire||
|August 21, 2013 03:42 PM EDT||
TierPoint, a leading provider of cloud, colocation and managed services, announced the expansion of its Seattle data center with the addition of 10,000 square feet of raised floor space and 1.5 megawatts of critical load power at the company’s Fisher Plaza facility. Officially opening on September 3, the new square footage doubles the company’s footprint in Seattle. An anchor client will occupy one-third of the expansion space upon opening.
“We’re pleased to significantly grow our presence in Seattle and fulfill our customers’ requests for additional space and power,” said Paul Estes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TierPoint. “The expanded data center was designed to meet the needs of customers seeking high density and larger cages as well as to satisfy existing customers looking to use multiple TierPoint locations as part of their IT risk management strategy.”
With the expansion, TierPoint operates 20,000 square feet of data center space in Seattle with 2.65 megawatts of critical load power capacity. Headquartered in St. Louis, TierPoint owns and operates nearly 130,000 square feet of raised-floor, data-center space with additional locations in Baltimore, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Spokane and Tulsa.
With its growing national presence, TierPoint is seeing more customers deploy at multiple TierPoint locations to achieve true coast-to-coast geographic diversity. In the Seattle market, customers often rely on the TierPoint Spokane data center as a secondary or disaster recovery site.
TierPoint is a leading provider of cloud, colocation and managed services designed to help organizations improve business performance and manage risk. With corporate headquarters in St. Louis, TierPoint operates six state-of-the-art data centers in Baltimore, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Spokane, Seattle and Tulsa. The company provides comprehensive data center solutions backed by the expertise of industry veterans. To learn more, visit www.tierpoint.com, call 877-859-8437 or follow @TierPoint.