|By Marketwired .||
|May 20, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, announced today that it is expanding its Ashburn, Virginia presence by deploying a colocation business suite inside Equinix's (NASDAQ: EQIX) DC10 data center.
The business suite allows Data Foundry to meet the growing demand from its customers for managed services and managed colocation in Northern Virginia's "Data Center Alley." The region is one of the largest Internet exchange points in the United States. It also gives Data Foundry access to a high concentration of IT, telecommunications, biotech, federal government, and international organizations in the region. Current Data Foundry customers, such as Apptix, a premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, have already signed up for space in DC10.
"Having partnered with Data Foundry for several years in Austin, we're excited that Data Foundry is expanding its capabilities within our Northern Virginia backyard," said Peter Walther, Vice President of Business Operation, Apptix, Inc. "The proximity between our corporate headquarters in Herndon and their new Ashburn data center enables Apptix to more effectively leverage Data Foundry's capabilities to enhance our service for our blue-chip channel partners and global customer base."
Equinix's DC10 is a carrier-neutral data center that includes N+1 redundancy on all infrastructure, remote hands support, multi-megawatt capacity, multiple levels of security and advanced fire suppression systems.
"As a provider of global data center services, we either own and operate our own data centers or we deploy within the most secure, reliable and connected facilities in the world," said Shane Menking, President and Chief Financial Officer, Data Foundry. "It's exciting to expand our East Coast presence in response to existing customer demand and at the same time be able to serve companies based within the Virginia market."
Data Foundry owns and operates four premium data centers in Texas and offers a suite of global colocation and managed services in data centers located in Ashburn, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
For more about Data Foundry, go to http://www.datafoundry.com
About Data Foundry
Data Foundry provides comprehensive wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, colocation, and disaster recovery services. The company provides its customers with secure premium facilities for servers and equipment, emergency workspace and carrier-neutral network accessibility, supported by experienced onsite technicians and customer support 24/7/365. The company supports more than 1,000 enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was the first Internet Service Provider in San Antonio and one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry operates data centers in Austin and Houston and owns private networks in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.
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