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Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Selected as 2014 Stevie® Award Winner

Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced today that it was selected to receive a Stevie® Award. CyrusOne is being recognized in the Internet/Telecom category for marketing campaign of the year, and is expected to be awarded a gold, silver, or bronze Stevie Award at the American Business Awards (ABA) new product and tech awards ceremony in San Francisco on Friday, September 12.

“We are extremely honored to be selected for this prestigious award,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO, CyrusOne. “CyrusOne strives to be a thought leader in all aspects of our business. From innovative ideas like our National Internet Exchange or Massively Modular engineering design philosophy, to building world-class marketing programs to continually exceed our business objectives and enhance our position in a competitive market, we aim to push the industry forward.”

CyrusOne is being recognized for its integrated marketing campaign targeted at a senior-level information technology (IT) audience to drive both visibility and leads. The integrated effort, which included custom Web content, targeted pay per click (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO), email campaigns, social media, and public relations activities, resulted in substantially more leads from qualified enterprise-level IT professionals.

“Winning the prestigious Stevie Award validates our ongoing success in building a truly great brand for our customers and is a reflection of the outstanding efforts of our internal marketing team and the strength of our collaboration with our marketing agency, KEO Marketing,” said Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer, CyrusOne. “Our marketing efforts are another example of our enduring focus on exceptional customer service. It’s a very rewarding time to be a part of this dynamic industry in general, and at CyrusOne in particular.”

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 150 business professionals across the nation selected the finalists during preliminary judging in April and May.

Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them since 2002, the Stevie Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Its mission is to raise the profile of exemplary organizations and individuals among the press, the business community, and the general public. For more information, visit http://www.stevieawards.com.

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 a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities 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 625 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-855-908-3662 or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About CyrusOne

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 625 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 130 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.

About KEO Marketing

KEO Marketing Inc., a leading B2B marketing agency based in Phoenix, Arizona, develops and implements strategies to help clients increase leads and sales. The company’s solutions include marketing strategy, brand positioning and messaging, search engine marketing and optimization, website development, social media, online advertising, local and mobile marketing, and more. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on KEO Marketing for marketing programs that deliver tangible and substantial results. For more information, visit http://www.keomarketing.com.

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