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Press Release -- February 18th, 2014
Source: Viawest

ViaWest Named to the CRN Data Center 100

Annual list features cutting-edge technologies powering the data center to help solution providers navigate the vendor landscape

Denver, CO – February 18, 2014 – ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services and cloud provider in North America, today announced that it has been recognized in the annual CRN Data Center 100 list, featuring technology vendors whose solutions are vital for powering today’s data center. CRN developed the list to help solution providers navigate the marketplace and identify the top companies and technologies across the data center to best meet their needs as they build solutions for their customers.

Identified by the CRN editorial staff, the vendors featured on this list power, support and protect today’s data center services. They provide products and services that boost efficiency and productivity, including data backup tools, virtual data center solutions, cloud hosting services and much more.

The list honors vendors in five different data center technology categories: Infrastructure, Tools, Virtualization, Service Providers and Designers and Builders.

As an Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider that operates 27 top-tier data centers in the U.S., ViaWest delivers a suite of innovative solutions, including cloud, colocation, hybrid, managed and disaster recovery services. Its fully compliant facilities provide value added solutions to companies of all sizes that seek to utilize innovative technology to power their businesses. Through its expert support and personalized service, ViaWest helps companies tailor high-performance IT solutions to meet their unique requirements. ViaWest also has a growing Partner Connect Program which offers pay-for-life and upfront compensation options to partners looking to expand their product portfolio.

“The Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that embrace innovation, efficiency and sustainability, to bring the data center to the next level,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “These dynamic companies are led by forward-thinking executives who understand today’s data center environment. We applaud their success and look forward to their continued contributions to this industry.”

“Today’s companies require fully redundant, secure and reliable data centers to protect their IT infrastructure, along with flexible scalable services that address their growing data requirements. These needs go beyond your typical off-the-rack packages,” stated Sean McCaffery, Vice President Channel Sales for ViaWest. “ViaWest is honored to be named as one of CRN’s innovative data center providers. It is a true testament to our company culture of delivering the very best in technology, choosing best-in-breed partners and in listening to what our customers really need.”

Coverage of the Data Center 100 will be featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at

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About ViaWest ViaWest is the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America. We enable businesses to leverage both their existing IT infrastructure and emerging cloud resources to deliver the right balance of cost, scalability and security. Our data center services include a comprehensive suite of fully compliant environments, premium wholesale and retail colocation, private and public clouds and managed services. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.

About the Channel Company The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions to the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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