Rick Blanchard, vice president of technology at A&R Logistics, the nation's largest transporter of plastic resins and a Peak 10 customer in Louisville stated, "We have a goal of becoming a billion dollar company within 5-10 years, and in six months Peak 10 built the infrastructure we'll need to support that growth." He added, "Having a partner with Peak 10's expertise, dedication, and ability to execute proved invaluable, and it's great to have them as a partner now and going forward."
"This purchase furthers a critical focus on data center expansions for Peak 10," said Chris Downie, CEO of Peak 10. "A key pillar of our strategy is continued investment in the success of our customers and we expect dynamic growth from existing and new customers in Louisville."
The 33,000 square foot building, located 18 miles east of Peak 10's existing Louisville location, contains sales offices, data center space, and a Technical Assistance Center that Peak 10 will integrate and invest in immediately to meet its stringent facility requirements and ensure adherence to its processes, systems and operating procedures. The acquisition brings Peak 10 an anchor customer as the building houses a communications and data services provider. While the anchor tenant will continue to maintain its IT environment in the data center, Peak 10 will be able to onboard new customers at the location immediately. Companies can visit www.peak10.com/contact-us to request more information.
"Throughout its 16+ year history, Peak 10 has made significant investments by way of new data center construction, or acquiring existing data centers," added Downie. "We knew we needed to increase available capacity in Louisville to address the demand for our services, and this opportunity presented itself at the right time."
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Peak 10 operates 16 data centers in key U.S. markets and serves a diverse range of customers in the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit www.peak10.com.
About Peak 10
Peak 10 provides reliable data center, connectivity and cloud services for broad IT infrastructure requirements. Its solutions are flexible and designed to scale and adapt to customers' changing business needs, enabling them to lower costs, improve performance and focus internal IT resources on their core competencies. Peak 10 serves customers with national and global IT requirements from 16 facilities, consisting of more than 860,000 square feet, serving more than 2,200 customers across 10 markets in the U.S. Peak 10 undergoes annual examinations by third party auditors and helps companies meet the compliance requirements of various regulatory and industry standards such as SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA, PCI DSS, FISMA, ISO 27001 and ITAR. For more information, visit www.peak10.com or the Peak 10 Newsroom for the latest news.
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