The 2014 Challenger of Dallas Is USTA Pro Circuit Event
Dallas, TX (February 6, 2014) – Global data center services provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) announced today that it is one of the sponsors for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) 2014 Challenger of Dallas men’s tennis event. The tournament, taking place this week, is the first North American tennis tour stop of the year.
“This unique indoor event is the largest continuous men’s professional tennis tournament in Texas, and it attracts some of the finest tennis players in the world,” said Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer of CyrusOne. “Tennis has been one of the fastest growing major sports in the U.S. for the last decade, and we’re proud to be a part of this opportunity, located right in our own backyard.“
The Challenger of Dallas, now in its 16th year, runs from Feb. 1-8 at the T Bar M Club located in Dallas. It is rated one of the top circuit stops by the USTA, with the top male tennis professionals from over 25 countries in attendance. Former World No. 1 professional tennis player Tracy Austin will make a special appearance at the tournament on Feb. 6 as honorary host of “Pink Day,” which supports Susan G. Komen Dallas County.
CyrusOne has a strong presence in Texas, with 12 data center sites, including its corporate headquarters in the Dallas suburb of Carrollton, where it operates one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the country and the largest in the state of Texas. Because these locations are tied into the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (National IX), CyrusOne also provides cost-efficient robust Internet connectivity for customers to engage with their own enterprise-owned facilities as well as third-party facilities locally and across the country.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an available highest possible power redundancy (2N) architecture.
Customers have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.
The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 500 enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. This certification highlights that CyrusOne facilities have achieved the highest quality for power, cooling, security, and, most importantly, for carrier neutral connectivity. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.
With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to 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 Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.
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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 600 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 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 National IX 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 25 data centers worldwide.
About the Challenger of Dallas Tennis Tournament
The Challenger of Dallas is North Texas’ largest tennis event. The tournament benefits and supports many programs including the Dallas Tennis Association’s “Invest in a Child,” Ronald McDonald House Charities, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation. The United States Tennis Association rates the $100,000 ATP/USTA Pro Circuit men’s tournament as one of its top tour stops.
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