CyrusOne colocation solutions enable flexible, cost-effective IT growth for one of the nation’s largest school districts
Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (CONE) announces that Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District has recently deployed colocation services within CyrusOne’s Houston West data center. Cypress-Fairbanks is the third largest school district in the state of Texas and the 25th largest school district in the nation with a student body of 114,000-plus students.
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“From their reputation in the market to their convenient geographical location, we knew that CyrusOne would be an ideal fit for Cypress-Fairbanks to grow beyond current in-house capabilities,” said Frankie Jackson, Chief Technology Officer, Cypress-Fairbanks. “Migration of our IT infrastructure to CyrusOne’s Houston West data center has been convenient based on its close physical proximity and a great value for us. The facility’s rigorous security standards, high capacity and reliable availability, and disaster preparedness provide us with an added level of confidence. We feel our mission-critical systems and applications will be safe, secure, and accessible, while meeting the demands of our students, teachers, and administrators not only today but for years to come.”
CyrusOne’s Houston West data center campus, like all the company’s facilities, features top-tierphysical security and is strategically positioned with access to significant and redundant utility power feeds, and one of the fastest and most reliable telecommunications networks. The data center campus is the largest and first purpose-built campus in Houston. As part of CyrusOne’s National IX (Internet Exchange) platform, this Houston data center also provides interconnection to other CyrusOne data centers in Texas and around the country.
“Our Houston West facility was designed to support enterprise-level services, offering superior security and functionality,” said Tesh Durvasula, Chief Commercial Officer, CyrusOne. “We look forward to supporting Cypress-Fairbanks, one of the largest and top educators in the state of Texas, with exceptional colocation services, including the power, redundancy, and physical security to help meet their evolving needs.”
Houston is home to numerous Fortune 1000 companies. As a top state for data centers, Texas is business-friendly for those seeking out-of-state disaster recovery solutions. Competitive electricity rates, robust bandwidth availability, low incidence of natural disasters, a skilled workforce, and tailored tax incentives make it one of the largest data markets in the country.
Globally, CyrusOne operates more than 30 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are engineered to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an architecture with the highest available power redundancy (2N).
Renowned for exceptional service, building enduring customer relationships, and high customer satisfaction levels, CyrusOne serves nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 175 of the Fortune 1000 among its more than 945 customers.
CyrusOne (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 945 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 175 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 more than 30 data centers worldwide.
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