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July 17, 2014

ViaWest Launches New Compark Data Center to Meet Rising Demands of Mission Critical Business

 
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DENVER, Colo. – ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces the availability of its Compark data center, located in the Denver Technology Center near southeast Denver.  This highly redundant facility, boasts not only fault-tolerant design, but also high-density configurations supporting 700+ watts per square foot. 

With a suite of managed and cloud services, Compark helps enterprises, technology firms and start-ups power business in a very secure, reliable environment – often too complex and cost-prohibitive for companies to duplicate themselves.

“As our fifth data center in the Denver area and 27th across the U.S., Compark was built to support mission critical infrastructures that require high reliability,” states Margie Sims, Regional Vice President of Sales & General Manager for ViaWest. “We have seen demand from not only Colorado-based companies, but businesses nationwide, for high quality, secure colocation and cloud infrastructure services. Our customers continue to count on us for production and disaster recovery environments and we are pleased to add Compark to our fleet in order to support their ever-changing business needs.”

“ViaWest’s new Denver data center opening is emblematic of the strong technology growth we are seeing throughout the region,” comments, Erik Mitisek, CEO for Colorado Technology Association.  “By establishing another state-of-the-art data center in the region, ViaWest continues its leadership in serving Colorado communities and driving innovation throughout the business marketplace.  The Colorado Technology Association shares this same passion, and our state's diverse ecosystem of organizations is pushing the technology envelope through education, community involvement, technological advancements and in powering business.”

The Compark facility encompasses over 140,000 square feet of raised floor space and offers the following features:

  • 29 MW redundant, fault tolerant diesel power generation capacity
  • 18 MW redundant, fault tolerant UPS capacity
  • 100% uptime Service Level Agreement for power, bandwidth and network services
  • 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed

The data center also is marked by an unprecedented Projected Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) rating of 1.2, which is an industry-wide measurement of a facility’s overall efficiency. In addition, ViaWest has in-house experts to help companies navigate complexities of compliance, and as such designed Compark to meet multiple regulations including SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 Type II, SOC 2 Type II and SOC 3 reports.

To learn more about ViaWest’s data center, cloud services, managed services, and disaster recovery solutions, please visit www.viawest.com.