(Cleveland, Ohio) May 11, 2012 Expedient held an open house for the public on May 10, 2012. The event included the unveiling of its newest data center expansion in Cleveland, OH.
Expedient invested over $4 million dollars as part of this expansion project, which is its sixth expansion at the Garfield Heights data center within the last four years. Upgrades consist of adding 7,000 sq. ft. of raised floor data center space and an additional two (2) additional 750 KW Caterpillar Generators, 240 tons of cooling, two (2) additional Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) units, and Expedient’s 4th generation of cloud and virtual hosting pods.
Before these recent upgrades, the facility previously boasted 14,000 square feet, two redundant UPS’s, 300 tons of cooling, FE-25 fire suppression, dual diesel generators, video camera surveillance, biometric hand scanner entrance, lockable cabinets, and cloud and virtual hosting pods.
“We really enjoy hosting these exclusive, one-time only, Open House events as it give the community the opportunity to take a tour of a world class data center and learn about compelling new trends in the data center and managed hosting industry. We always welcome tours for individual companies but this was an opportunity to showcase our services to a broader group of people,” Bryan Smith, Regional Vice President states.
The Cleveland data center is connected with Expedient’s other seven data centers via a 10Gbps fiber network. Expedient’s colocation and managed hosting services provide economic solutions for clients that need a secure and highly available computing environment.
More than 100 companies joined Expedient at its Garfield Heights facility.
Expedient is part of a network of eight nationwide data centers that house over 200,000 sq ft of colocation space, and offers a wide range of managed services such as virtualization, cloud computing, remote backups, management of equipment, storage area networks, disaster recovery and more. These proven managed services combined with reliable and redundant SSAE-18 audited data centers enables Expedient to deliver premier colocation, network and managed services to enterprise, commercial, education and government entities. To learn more about Expedient please log on to www.expedient.com