CyrusOne’s rapid facility deployment, redundant design, high-density capabilities, and geographic reach clinched the deal for the wholesale-only Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider
Dallas, TX (July 3, 2013) – Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) is pleased to announce that Artisan Infrastructure has selected its data center facilities for enterprise class colocation and Internet Exchange (IX) services. Artisan is a world leader in wholesale-only Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for cloud solution providers. Selecting CyrusOne enables Artisan to access more than 100 carriers across the state of Texas and deliver services to CyrusOne customers.
Artisan uses carrier-grade, best-of-breed enterprise technology products and is driven by an exceptional commitment to customer support, as demonstrated by the telecom, software, and IT industry expertise all available on staff. Artisan’s enterprise-class infrastructure was architected specifically for service providers, and the highly secure platform promotes multi-tenancy and full native control.
Artisan’s Cornerstone Virtual Private Data Center (vPDC) platform allows telcos, managed solution providers, IT integrators, data center operators, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers, and software developers to build, manage, and control their own public and private cloud solutions. The Cornerstone on-demand, pay-as-you-grow model is highly scalable and helps enable the ecosystem of service providers and their solutions.
“We chose CyrusOne because they are best of breed where it counts most for us, including the industry-leading speed at which they are able to deploy new space and the 2N design and power densities that meet both our current and anticipated future needs,” said Brian Hierholzer, chief executive officer of Artisan Infrastructure. “As we look to grow and expand over time, CyrusOne can scale to our needs within a given facility and also across their global data center footprint.”
Delivering Best-in-Class Facilities and Interconnectivity
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. Earlier this year, CyrusOne launched its National Internet Exchange (IX). With the CyrusOne National IX, customers can now connect to their own enterprise-owned facilities and to third-party facilities to seamlessly engage the full ecosystem of business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, Internet service providers, and Ethernet buyers and sellers within a single metro area, between cities, and across regions.
Moreover, the CyrusOne National IX provides customers with the opportunity to drive additional revenue by improving their immediately addressable market; reduce expenses with a lower-cost option for point-to-point connectivity between data centers; and improve service quality through higher levels of resiliency.
CyrusOne 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. The company is renowned for exceptional 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’s Internet interconnection platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 24 data centers worldwide.
About Artisan Infrastructure
Artisan Infrastructure is the wholesale Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider. The company delivers custom built infrastructure on demand to a global network of service providers from fully redundant, geographically diverse, SSAE 16 / Tier 4 certified data centers. Partners include national and international managed service providers, global systems integrators, software developers, communications providers, telcos, data center operators, PaaS, SaaS, ISVs and value added resellers. Through Cornerstone, Artisan’s vPDC platform, partners maintain complete autonomy, control, security, and visibility when building their own private and public cloud solutions. Cornerstone scales from single site, secure multi-tenant environments to highly complex dedicated infrastructure on multiple continents. With Artisan Infrastructure, partners eliminate the capital expense of building and maintaining best-of-breed, infinitely scalable, infrastructure while minimizing operational and engineering overhead. A neutral ecosystem of independent software vendor templates allows immediate turn up, trial and deployment of cloud solutions faster and more affordably. For more information contact the company at 512-600-4300 or www.artisaninfrastructure.com.
|Mindy Miller or Lisa McLaughlin
gyro for CyrusOne
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