Assura, Inc. Chooses Peak 10 for Risk Management Expertise

December 7, 2009 by  

Web Hosting ServicesRICHMOND, VA – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is proud to announce its partnership with risk management company, Assura, Inc.  Peak 10 and Assura have integrated their contingency planning and risk management services to provide greater value to a wider range of businesses.

“Peak 10’s service offerings were impressive, namely their disaster recovery offerings which complement our risk management solutions,” said Karen Cole, the CEO of Assura. “We have always been impressed with Peak10’s commitment to maintaining the highest levels of security and disaster recovery preparedness while ensuring compliance for their customers with stringent regulatory requirements. We have selected Peak 10 because we believe they are the best fit for our company and the companies we serve.”

Assura helps its clients address real world problems such as cyber threats, damage due to adverse weather, changes in market dynamics and revenue, loss of intellectual property, loss of key personnel due to workforce changes, and issues with public perception. The company implements solutions that manage risk across the organization and answer the complex questions of how to prioritize risk and resources based on hard data.

Peak 10’s network backbone, redundancy and focus on customer service will help Assura and its clients reach their risk management goals. Partnering with Peak 10 will allow the company to expand its client base, providing even more exceptional, independent risk management advice.

“Our flexibility and adaptability is what sets us apart from larger providers,” said Mark Wensell, Ph.D., the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Richmond. “As Assura began evaluating disaster recovery locations for businesses, they focused on finding the perfect combination of a local provider with a national footprint, allowing data recovery in other locations. Because of Peak 10’s geographic diversity and redundancy, we fit the mold perfectly.”

Peak 10 Richmond’s managed IT and data center services improve performance and reliability, lower costs and maximize internal resources for customers while keeping their valuable information technology assets close to the business. The company combines its secure, private network and enterprise-class data centers with world-class engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. As a managed services leader, Peak 10 offers a wide range of technology services including virtualization, managed hosting, and cloud-based services in a cost-efficient and reliable platform for its customers. The company owns and operates data centers in nine key markets that include Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.

About Assura Inc.
Assura Inc. implements solutions that manage risk across organizations and answers the hard questions of how to prioritize risk and resources based on hard data, not opinion. Its clients use its risk management services to achieve these goals while reducing their overall cost and eliminating redundancy of effort. Assura was the first consultants to bring risk management convergence to the Virginia state government. As such they implemented the first Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program for any state agency in the nation. For more information, visit

About Peak 10 Inc.
Peak 10 is a managed services company with world-class data centers. It delivers scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure.  The company’s expert team embraces the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud-based services as part of its robust managed services offering. Its strong customer focus, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attracts market-leading companies such as LendingTree, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. Peak 10 is SAS70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit

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