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Press Release -- May 24th, 2018
Source: flexential

Flexential extends capabilities by offering differentiated wholesale colocation and connectivity deployments to large enterprises

More companies looking for turn-key, multi-megawatt facilities to house high-demand workloads and data sets
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 22, 2018)Flexential, a leading provider of hybrid IT data center solutions, today announced the availability of its new wholesale data center offering, designed to meet the growing demand of enterprises, mobile carriers, as well as content and cloud services providers seeking turn-key, high capacity space and connectivity to support their growth. The new service offering provides access to Flexential’s hybrid IT solutions, including network transport, managed and cloud solutions and in-depth professional services creating the most comprehensive suite of solutions available from a single wholesale provider. The company’s multi-megawatt, enterprise-grade facilities offer move-in ready space with UPS-backed power and cooling infrastructure, designed to meet the most demanding server power densities.

Flexential has wholesale data center space available in 14 major markets across the U.S., supporting enterprise-level customers with power commitments from 250kW to more than 10 megawatts. A number of Flexential’s data centers can handle power densities of up to 1500 watts per square foot, compared to the industry standard of 200 watts per square foot. In addition, Flexential offers private cages, scalable packages and flexible pricing for enterprises looking to house their workloads and data sets in the company’s facilities. Industry certifications and, in certain markets, tax benefits are also available to wholesale customers.

“As our company looked to modernize its IT operations, we knew we would need a partner that would support us not just now, but in the future,” said Fritz DeBrine, vice president of IT at Neiman Marcus. “Flexential has done just that – arming us with colocation, cloud and disaster recovery solutions that allow us to grow and scale as a company – all while improving resiliency and ensuring complete redundancy. The fast speed to market, premium service and reduced costs that Flexential provides were key differentiators for us.”

Along with scalable, turn-key facilities, Flexential offers industry-leading connectivity options to its customers. The company’s 100 Gbps network connects its 41 data centers with customer locations, peering exchanges and on-ramps to hyperscale cloud providers. The backbone accommodates large spikes in traffic across the network and includes 24/7/365 connectivity monitoring, supported by certified network engineers. Customers can also access more than 80 domestic and international carriers through the company’s facilities. Flexential also offers the fastest network connection to Asia and the South Pacific via the New Cross Pacific and Hawaiki subsea cables.

“Given the increasing scale of today’s workload requirements, the demand for cost-effective, state of the art colocation facilities and connectivity options is growing dramatically among large-scale enterprises,” said Chris Downie, CEO at Flexential. “No other provider featuring a wholesale offering can provide such comprehensive services and capabilities. As a result, we’ve already seen that our wholesale data center solutions are helping customers future-proof their IT strategies – all while lowering the total cost of ownership and enabling an easy growth path to scale.”

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About Flexential

Flexential helps organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Utilizing its people, values and reliable performance, Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its 4,200+ customers, who trust it to deliver core data center solutions of colocation and connectivity, as well as cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Flexential’s robust suite of assets span 21 domestic and international markets and comprises 41 highly redundant and connectivity-rich data centers. For more information on Flexential, please visit

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