Phoenix, AZ, February 21, 2012 – Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today that Unicon, a leading IT consulting services firm, is expanding its presence inside the full service facility. The firm cited an increased demand from its client base as a motivating factor in its decision to expand.
"Our partnership with Phoenix NAP affords us the opportunity to guarantee higher service levels, and remain competitive with public cloud infrastructure-only price points," said Chris Franz, President of Unicon.
Unicon offers custom hosted technology solutions for higher education out of Phoenix NAP, providing its clients with educational software.
Citing a strong comfort level with Phoenix NAP's staff and facility, Unicon pinpointed the data center's physical security, investment in redundancy of critical systems, and diversity of carrier choices as additional key factors in their decision to expand.
"We are thrilled with Unicon's decision to expand within our data center," said Ian McClarty, Phoenix NAP president. "Having been in Phoenix NAP for only six months and already expanding says a lot in itself and we are pleased that we can work together to support Unicon and its growing needs. We are definitely looking forward to expanding our relationship even more as time goes on."
Phoenix NAP is a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and a SSAE 16 facility.
About Phoenix NAP
Phoenix NAP, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP) for the Phoenix, AZ, metro region leads the path for technology systems and solutions through its innovation and vastly redundant data center systems. Our highly personalized approach ensures that all of your requirements are met. Whether it's high-density colocation, flexible storage, physical servers or cloud hostingservices, our enterprise-grade facility and certified NOC technicians supply IT solutions to fit your every need. For more information, visit the company's website at www.phoenixnap.com.
Unicon, Inc. is a leading provider of IT consulting services for the education market. Unicon works closely with colleges, universities, and corporations to find the best solutions to meet their business challenges. Unicon specializes in using open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective systems in the areas of enterprise portals, learning management systems, identity and access management, online video, calendaring, email, mobile, and collaboration. Unicon is a Sakai Commercial Affiliate; an InCommon Affiliate and Participant; an Industry Member of Internet2; a Jasig and VMware Partner; an authorized Solution Provider for CAS, uPortal, and VMware; a Solution Partner of Kaltura; and a Services Partner and reseller of Liferay and Zimbra. For more information, visit:www.unicon.net.