First data center provider to access worldwide distribution network
Dallas, TX (April 10, 2013) –Global data center provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) announced today that it is the first data center provider to team with Fortune 100 technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) to sell its colocation space worldwide.
Ingram Micro is the largest broad-based IT distributor in the world, offering more than 1,700 vendors access to a global customer base of more than 200,000 resellers in approximately 160 countries. A vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobility solutions, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution.
“Our relationship with Ingram Micro is about gaining access to resellers and customers,” said Fred Holloway, vice president, channel sales, CyrusOne. “But equally as important is the fact that CyrusOne enables Ingram Micro to complete the sales cycle for their enterprise channel partners in the U.S., offering high quality colocation space in addition to hardware and services solutions.”
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture), and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability.
“Our CyrusOne ties open doors to new business opportunities for our channel partners specializing in data center services,” said Paul Hoffmann, senior director, cloud and technology solutions, Ingram Micro. “Together we are offering a flexible and scalable co-location solution that our channel partners can easily take advantage of directly, or resell with confidence knowing its backed by an available 100 percent service level agreement that includes redundancy for power and cooling.”
CyrusOne has designed and operates 24 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. In March 2013, the company launched in Texas the first statewide Internet Exchange (IX) in the United States. Connecting all its major sites in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, the CyrusOne Texas IX also enables customers to connect to their own enterprise-owned facilities and to third-party facilities.
The data center provider is renowned for exceptional and personalized customer service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the global Fortune 20 companies and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000.
CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 500 customers, including nine of the global Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 24 data centers worldwide.
|Mindy Miller or Jacob Smith
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