CyrusOne to provide data center services to premier provider of diagnostic imaging services
Dallas, TX (July 23, 2014) – Global data center services provider CyrusOne (:CONE, news) announced today it has been selected to house the IT infrastructure for the Austin Radiological Association, a provider of quality diagnostic imaging services to referring physicians and patients in Texas.
“CyrusOne was an ideal partner to provide data center services for our operations. We were impressed with how they design and operate their innovative facilities,” said Todd Thomas, chief information officer, Austin Radiological Association. “Along with working with multiple carriers, having the necessary power redundancies, and providing disaster recovery services, their security features are top notch, which is essential in the healthcare field.”
The Austin Radiological Association has been providing imaging services to Texas since 1954, operating 16 outpatient imaging centers located in Central Texas, and supplying professional radiologist services at 21 hospitals.
“We’re very pleased to be working with the Austin Radiological Association,” said Dottie Spruce, executive vice president, sales, CyrusOne. “In addition to the range of power and connectivity capabilities our facilities offer, we have the physical security features to protect equipment housing sensitive patient data, making us an ideal data center partner for healthcare organizations concerned about meeting their HIPAA compliance obligations.”
The Austin Radiological Association is leveraging both the Austin I and Austin II data centers. Designed to CyrusOne’s exceptional power, cooling, and security standards, both Austin data centers are ideal for production and disaster recovery environments for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition, the Austin Radiological Association will leverage the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX) connection between the two facilities.
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 1000 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 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. CyrusOne’s more than 625 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 130 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 625 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized 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 Austin Radiological Association
The Austin Radiological Association has been providing quality imaging services to the people of Austin and Central Texas since 1954, and is continually working to improve access in the area to the highest quality services. The Austin Radiological Association operates 16 outpatient imaging centers, located conveniently throughout Austin and Central Texas, and provides professional radiologist services to 21 area hospitals. Its imaging centers offer everything from mammography to MRI, and have specialty centers such as the Women’s Imaging Center (Central, North, and Park Bend locations) and Children’s Imaging Center (pediatric radiology), which cater to the special needs of our patients.
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