Chicago IL - April 5th, 2012 - SingleHop, Inc., a leading dedicated server and cloud hosting provider, today announced the upcoming opening of its third fully automated data center in Phoenix, AZ. The facility, operated by I/O Data Centers, is the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology.The facility represents SingleHop's first expansion into the western-US market. The company has made a select portion of its initial inventory available for pre-sale beginning at 12 PM on April 5th, available to existing customers and then new customers, before the data center goes "live" on May 1st, 2012. All pre-sold servers will be deployed on opening-day and will be available for use same day.
"We are thrilled with the opportunity to open a data center within the Phoenix community. The location, size, and capabilities of this facility are all important steps in the rapid growth of our company," said Zak Boca, Chief Executive Officer. The modular data center technology will allow SingleHop the capacity for 10,000 servers and act as the third location for all of its cloud hosting products. Unlike traditional data center build-outs, modular data centers allow for the deployment of data center capacity in a fraction of the time.
The Phoenix data center features:
• SSAE 16 Type 2 Certification
•Certified Tier-3 Facility (N+2)
•10,000 Server Capacity
•Scalable Modular Platform
•Highly Automated Architecture
"As our client base continues to grow, both internationally and domestically, it is extremely important that we stay ahead of the demand and continue to make strategic decisions that have our customers' best interests in sight. By coupling our automation technology and this unique new facility, we believe we are doing just that." said Andy Pace, Chief Operating Officer.
"Our LEAP platform will give customers yet another choice when deploying infrastructure. Now in addition to customizing the hardware, software, and managed services of the device, they will be able to choose the physical location. At the end of the day, it all comes together, and is managed by one control panel. That's what makes our platform so special," added Marc Bollinger, Senior Project Manager.
About SingleHop, Inc.
SingleHop is a dedicated server and cloud hosting provider that offers highly scalable, on-demand infrastructure services to both end-users and resellers primarily under monthly contracts. With clients in 114 countries, two Chicago-area data centers, and over 10,000 servers online, SingleHop delivers state-of-the-art hardware, server management customization and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. While combining security and convenience to provide solutions for a wide range of enterprises, SingleHop remains an industry leader in providing customers with automatic server deployment, remote management, and accessibility using a variety of personal devices.
SingleHop was established in 2006 and makes its home in Chicago, IL. In 2011, the company was named #25 on the Inc. 500 list for the fastest growing companies in America, a significant leap from #58 the previous year.
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