18 Apr, 2012, 08:00 ET
SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate rising demand, Nirvanix, the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services, today announced a twofold increase in its cloud storage capacity in the Dallas area through an agreement with CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and preeminent enterprise data center colocation solutions provider. This marks the second data center location in Dallas for Nirvanix, with seven additional data centers in geographically diverse locations worldwide.
CyrusOne plans to deliver the first statewide Internet exchange in the country—linking its Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio data centers to one another—all integrated with Nirvanix enterprise cloud storage to serve the data archive, backup and content collaboration needs of Fortune 1000 customers.
"Our capacity expansion at CyrusOne is based on customer demand, as more and more organizations generate massive amounts of unstructured data—many in the petabyte range, customers with terabyte-sized files—and it's clear that conventional storage solutions aren't addressing their needs," said Scott Genereux, President and CEO of Nirvanix. "Nirvanix fully managed cloud storage services with an on-demand, pay-by-the-drink model deployed within CyrusOne data centers provides the agility, security and cost savings customers are looking for; plus, customers benefit from CyrusOne's interconnected Internet exchange, which means better backup and archival performance and a substantial reduction in network-connection expenses."
"CyrusOne is aggressively expanding its footprint in Texas and in Dallas we see significant opportunity for growth in computing infrastructure colocation within the oil-and-gas industry," said Gary Wojtaszek, President of CyrusOne. "We're also strengthening our competitive advantage with our 'Sky for the Cloud™' platform, which provides a home for the cloud in a customized data hall, designed for maximizing Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), and interconnects an ecosystem of business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, Internet service providers, and Ethernet buyers and sellers."
CyrusOne currently has four facilities in Dallas, totaling 124,000 square feet; and the company recently purchased 30 acres in North Dallas to build 400,000 square feet of raised floor, the largest in Texas, with the goal of achieving LEED® Platinum certification.
Nirvanix continues to post material market-share gains versus its principal competitors, with a multitude of new petabyte-scale cloud storage customers around the world.
For companies seeking more information on accessing the Nirvanix cloud, contact [email protected].
Nirvanix is the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services designed specifically for customers with expectations of extreme security, reliability and redundancy. Under its CloudComplete™ portfolio, Nirvanix is the only company that offers fully managed public, hybrid and private cloud storage services with usage-based pricing. The company's battle-hardened, proven second-generation technology is utilized by leading IT OEMs and is fully integrated with third-party backup and archiving software products and appliances, enabling One Click to the Cloud™. Nirvanix has global customers accessing its Cloud Storage Network™, from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies.
For more information, visit www.nirvanix.com and follow Nirvanix on Twitter.
CyrusOne specializes in enterprise data-center colocation, offering the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company has 23 facilities across the United States, London, and Singapore. CyrusOne is renowned for exemplary customer service. The company's customers include 16 of the top global 100 companies and four of the top 10. CyrusOne is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). For more information, visit www.cyrusone.com.
Nirvanix, Cloud Storage Network, CloudComplete, CloudNAS, Cloud File System and One Click to the Cloud are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nirvanix, Inc. Other marks are the property of the companies with which they are associated.
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