Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (CONE) today announced an agreement with Data Canopy, a custom-fit managed solutions firm, resulting in a comprehensive disaster recovery solution for a $2 billion national insurance client. CyrusOne and Data Canopy collaborated to create a flexible data center space design to accommodate the client’s future growth and provide a resilient and scalable power network.
“Customers like Data Canopy appreciate that we can quickly build out data center space according to their specific needs, and they embrace the flexibility that leasing provides, rather than owning facilities and infrastructure they may not use or need in the future,” said Fred Holloway, Vice President of CyrusOne’s Partner Ecosystem. “Due to this flexibility, our partnership with Data Canopy worked seamlessly, and we delivered a solution on time and on budget, despite logistical challenges posed by their client. We are honored to work with Data Canopy and view this as a long-term relationship.”
“With CyrusOne, we were able to specify exactly what our client needed to remain compliant, operational and secure within its optimized IT footprint. CyrusOne delivered a stable and highly reliable architecture that was flexible and scalable enough to meet our client’s needs,” said Jennifer Herson, president of Data Canopy. “When considering new locations for the client’s disaster recovery services, we focused on Texas, as it is an established data center market and has a strong fiber network. CyrusOne connects 10 GB of bandwidth from a disaster recovery center in Austin back to our facility in Virginia. We also have the scalability to upgrade from standard power currently to a higher power density later on.”
As a result of the flexible and dense design, Data Canopy was able to scale down power needs considerably, reducing overall costs. The insurer has a 100% uptime service-level agreement (SLA) to ensure zero interruption for its environment and its employees who work around the clock from 48 states.
CyrusOne operates 35 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia to provide 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 180 of the Fortune 1000 among its more than 950 customers.
CyrusOne (CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing 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 950 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and 180 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 35 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.CyrusOne.com.
About Data Canopy
Data Canopy leverages national carriers, a highly secure cloud, and nationwide data center facilities to cover all data center needs. Clients get custom-fit, optimized solutions in Tier III enhanced facilities at a low cost. By leveraging scalable infrastructure — leasing space wholesale to benefit from economies of scale, and keeping overhead low — Data canopy delivers data center solutions for the new economy.