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Press Release -- December 17th, 2013
Source: CyrusOne

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Supercharges Seismic Exploration Computing with Ultra-High-Density Power Environment at Houston Data Center Campus

CyrusOne’s Houston West campus delivers highest known concentration of high-performance compute and high-density colocation space of any multi-tenant data center company.

Dallas, TX (December 17, 2013) – Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) announced today that it now offers 31 megawatts (MW) of critical power load at its Houston West data center campus. The recent addition of 3 MW of power capacity enables ultra-high-density infrastructure in the 300,000-square-foot Houston West 1 data center building. CyrusOne believes this is the largest known concentration of high-performance compute (HPC) and high-density data center space available in the global colocation market today.

“What we’ve created at CyrusOne’s Houston data center campus is a geophysical computing center of excellence with 31 megawatts of critical power load available for customers and an HPC area that can deliver up to 900 watts per square foot,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president and chief executive officer of CyrusOne. “This means that companies involved in oil and gas exploration research and development can deploy the latest high-performance technology they need to manage the extreme levels of computing required in processing seismic data. We also see HPC demand growing across other industries as companies seek to more efficiently collect, process, store, and report data.”

Leveraging Expertise in High-Density Data Centers
Continuing to boost the critical power load at its Houston West data center campus demonstrates CyrusOne’s commitment to remaining the preferred data center destination for the energy sector’s high-density deployments of HPC equipment such as servers that process extremely complex seismic data collected from around the world.

CyrusOne’s Houston West campus features what it believes is the largest known concentration of HPC and high-density data center space in the colocation market, with ultra-high-density infrastructure across more than 24,000 square feet supporting up to 900 watts per square foot. The Houston West campus also houses the first-ever enterprise HPC cloud solution for the oil and gas industry. The solution enables companies to align performance computing directly to project periods and refresh cycles—optimizing budgets, time commitments, and technology for oil and gas customers managing seismic processing demands.

The company’s deep experience with high-density data centers is also assisting customers in other industry sectors to realize the benefits of HPC. Customers can gain efficiencies by using HPC solutions when the data center is appropriately engineered to handle higher density levels.

Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities and Robust Connectivity
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation solutions and engineers its facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability

Customers also have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that CyrusOne is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in five metropolitan markets (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Phoenix).

With the CyrusOne National IX, Fortune 500 enterprises are able to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that meet the disaster recovery requirements of Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, PCI, NASDAQ, NYSE, and many other regulatory frameworks because they can ensure their infrastructure is protected and accessible 100 percent of the time across multiple sites located throughout the country.

CyrusOne is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-866-CYRUSONE ((855) 564-3198) or visit Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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About CyrusOne
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 550 customers, including nine of the 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 for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its

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