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Latisys Teams With Allied Telecom To Deliver “On-Net” Data Center Infrastructure Services

May 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Teams With Allied Telecom To Deliver “On-Net” Data Center Infrastructure Services 

Webmaster ToolboxEnglewood, CO – Latisys, a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced a new strategic relationship with Allied Telecom. Allied will interconnect its Optical Transport Network for virtually unlimited bandwidth, scalability and high-performance with Latisys’ high-density data center campus in Ashburn.

Allied Telecom, the DC-based operator of the region’s fastest broadband network, is a single-source provider of Internet, Metro Ethernet transport and Voice services for organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Corridor. Allied Telecom recently built a new 110-mile fiber ring to enhance the existing network infrastructure and connect to regional cloud computing centers at rates of over 400 Gbps. To ensure mission critical services could be provisioned to customers in excellence, Allied turned to Latisys for its secure, robust, flexible and scalable IT infrastructure. Read more

Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling 

Webmaster ToolboxEnglewood, CO – To meet a growing need for data center space, power and cooling in the Chicagoland market, Latisys today announced an expansion to its Oak Brook, IL, data center campus that will include an additional 10,000 square feet of high density (HD) raised floor space and 2.5 megawatts of additional power. The newly commissioned space will be available to enterprise customers June 2011.

The expansion of space and power is the result of the 48,000+ square foot facility acquired in August 2010 adjacent to Latisys’ original 99,000 square foot Oak Brook data center. Commissioning an initial 10,000 square feet of HD datacenter space with 2.5 Megawatts of critical power at this second facility – in addition to the 12.5 Megawatts of available critical power at its original facility – uniquely positions Latisys in the Chicago market with available HD data center inventory for enterprise IT infrastructure requirements. The new facility will be on display and available for data center tours at Latisys’ Grand Opening event May 11th, 2011. Read more

Latisys Continues Expansion of Northern Virginia Data Center

March 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Continues Expansion of Northern Virginia Data Center 

Web Hosting BlogEnglewood, CO – To meet a growing need for data center power, cooling and space in the market, Latisys today announced a significant expansion to its Ashburn, Virginia data center campus that includes 14 megawatts of additional power and 26,000 square feet of new, available raised floor space. The company also announced a new data center-as-a-service offering optimized specifically for large enterprises, public sector organizations and service providers throughout Greater Washington that have significant requirements for high-density (HD) data center power, cooling and capacity.

Commissioning 14 Megawatts of new HD data center colocation power uniquely positions Latisys with available inventory for enterprise IT infrastructure requirements. In addition to the Ashburn data center campus expansion, which is implemented on similar designs to its growing Chicago and Irvine data centers, Latisys is able to deliver flexible deployments which can scale to an average of 220 watts per square foot and also tie customer infrastructure seamlessly into the company’s disaster recovery solutions. Read more

Latisys Expands Data Center-as-a-Service Offering

March 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Expands Data Center-as-a-Service Offering 

Hosting ToolboxEnglewood, CO – Latisys announced a new data center-as-a-service offering optimized specifically for large enterprises and service providers that have significant requirements for high-density (HD) data center power, cooling and capacity. This new data center-as-a-service offering provides approximately 250 kilowatts to 2 megawatts of HD power as well as N+1 cooling and the ability to scale to meet the growing needs of these enterprises in data centers built for the future.

Unlike the traditional wholesale data center’s model of a triple net lease, which requires companies to lease space at a data center facility and then potentially invest capital and additional personnel to run operations, Latisys’ data center-as-a-service offering delivers turn-key data center colocation under a service contract. By enabling customers to access complete IT infrastructure solutions – including the necessary power, cooling and physical security – as a service, the Latisys data center-as-a-service offering delivers powerful and unique benefits to large enterprises and service providers: Read more

Latisys Successfully Completes First SAS 70 Type II Audit for Chicago Data Center

February 18, 2010 by · Comments Off on Latisys Successfully Completes First SAS 70 Type II Audit for Chicago Data Center 

Web Hosting ServicesEnglewood, COLORADO – Latisys, a provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced its Chicago-area Tier III Data Center has successfully completed its first SAS 70 Type II audit. In addition to completing the Chicago facility audit, Latisys’ other colocation facilities (Denver, Irvine) were also audited and again confirmed to be SAS 70 Type II compliant. The Denver facility has been compliant since 2005, and the Irvine facility has been compliant since 2007.

Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70, Service Organizations is a widely recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The SAS 70 audit independently verifies the validity and functionality of a data center’s control activities and processes. Achieving successful completion of a SAS 70 Type II audit confirms that Latisys’ Chicago data center has been through an in-depth audit to ensure adequate controls and safeguards are in place.
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