SALT LAKE CITY – June 12, 2012 – C7 Data Centers, Inc. (C7), the Intermountain West’s largest supplier of advanced IT and colocation services, announced today that it is providing data center outsourcing services to the Stevens-Henager family of colleges, a leading provider of on-campus and online higher education. C7’s enterprise-level Bluffdale facility is supporting Stevens-Henager’s IT infrastructure by supplying cabinet space, power, cooling and high-performance, blended bandwidth.
The Stevens-Henager family of colleges includes Stevens-Henager Colleges in Utah and Idaho (including Independence University); CollegeAmerica in Colorado, Arizona, and Wyoming; and California College San Diego. All of the colleges are nationally accredited by an accrediting commission recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The colleges offer Associates, Bachelors, and Master’s degree programs in a wide-range of disciplines including Computer Science, Graphic Arts, Business/Accounting, Medical Specialties, Nursing, and Healthcare Administration.
“Hosting our mission-critical online courses at C7 ensures smooth delivery of educational content to our higher education students,” said Eric Juhlin, CEO of Stevens-Henager. “C7 delivers proven, cost-effective and well-supported data center solutions that help maximize goodwill with our students and further enhance the performance of our online course offerings and educational services.”
C7 operates multiple Tier III, SSAE16 audited data centers in the Salt Lake City metro area. The company’s colocation, disaster recovery and managed service solutions have continually lowered IT related costs for customers while improving availability and performance. C7’s responsive support staff and expert engineering/operations teams support hundreds of companies nationwide and internationally.
“C7’s data center outsourcing and professional services will allow Stevens-Henager to reduce costs and avoid IT-related disruptions, which could otherwise cause distractions from its core mission,” said Wes Swenson, president and CEO of C7 Data Centers. “Stevens-Henager and their students will experience reliable and rapid delivery of extensive course content through C7’s world-class IP network infrastructure.”
About Stevens-Henager Colleges, Inc.
Established in 1891, Stevens-Henager College provides career-focused higher education to students in Utah and Idaho. Its affiliated colleges, CollegeAmerica and California College San Diego, provide education and training to students in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona and California. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, Stevens-Henager is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher-education opportunities in its communities, Stevens-Henager is the only college in Utah to offer free GEDﾮ preparation and other courses through its Good Neighbor Initiative. Stevens-Henager College has 10 campus locations throughout Utah and Idaho, 6 CollegeAmerica campuses in Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona, and 3 California College San Diego campuses in California. For more information, please call 801-312-0079.
About C7 Data Centers
C7 Data Centers is a privately held Utah company focused on providing high-value colocation, cloud, dedicated server and disaster recovery solutions to local, national and international businesses. Companies select C7 for colocation and business continuance and because of Utah’s disaster free record, low operational costs, and easily accessible location in the United States. C7 is committed to research in the areas of cooling efficiencies and other leading edge data center technologies. For more information about C7 Data Centers, please call 801-822-5300 or visit www.c7dc.com.