Expedient Opens New Ohio Data Center
Record recently announced its expansion into the market of Columbus, Ohio. Preparations are underway to make its most recent state of the art data centers for customers active on 1 January 2011.
The new facility is located at 5000 Arlington Center in Upper Arlington and will be the first data center-Files in the Columbus market and the eighth data center the company operates in six cities under three different brands of ownership. File Data Centers typically serve a mix of local and national companies who choose to host their business critical IT systems and applications in secure facilities and redundant services. “We believe that Columbus is the logical place for us to expand, as we are successful, growing and fully capable of operating in markets around Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis,” said Bryan Smith, regional vice president of Record. “File is the only service provider in the market with data centers in different regions, offering a full range of managed services and connectivity as part of our range of products,” added Smith.
The facility in Upper Arlington was used as an internal data center by previous owners, but Record invest millions of dollars in start-up market and facility improvements to meet the needs of its customers. When completed, the new data center will include approximately 8,000 square feet of raised floor computer, which support the growth pattern of the company for several years. In addition, the company is immediately hiring more engineers and sales staff with a staffing requirement under twelve-fifteen in Q1 2011.
The data center will have better first-line features as the commercial power supply dual, redundant generators, N 2 cooling systems, the infrastructure of multi-carrier telecommunications system of multiple levels of security, fire suppression system and fully staffed, 24 × 7×365 Support Center Operations (CSO). Record has been a consistent pattern of strong growth in recent years, the data center of Columbus is the third installment of the new company has opened in as many years at the top of several extensions to existing data centers. The other seven data centers in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis (nframes dba), Boston and Baltimore (dba DataPoint).
Record will host an “Open House” in the new data center later this year, so that local technology leaders can preview the installation. For additional information on the new Data Center in Columbus record or to reserve space in the new facility, visit www.expedient.com contact Bryan Smith o.