July 27, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Advises Businesses to Prepare Disaster Recovery Plans for Hurricane Season
Hosting Services – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services and cloud provider with world-class data centers, is encouraging businesses to ensure that their disaster recovery plans and business continuity programs are in place for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. The annual hurricane season, predicted to demonstrate “above normal” activity levels this year, serves as a timely reminder that natural disasters occur regularly and can cause serious damage to a company’s business.
Peak 10 is urging its clients and other businesses to review their current BC/DR plans, as natural disasters, technical malfunctions, cyber attacks and simple human errors can eradicate a company’s essential data. A thorough DR plan can minimize downtime and the impact it has on employees, partners, customers and a company’s bottom line.
May 16, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Sponsors 2011 Digital Summit
Webmaster Toolbox – ATLANTA – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is proud to announce it will be sponsoring the 2011 Digital Summit conference, being held May 16-17 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta. The two-day conference will feature more than 60 industry speakers who will discuss best practices in Internet technology-related areas such as cloud computing, mobile marketing, search, e-commerce, analytics and geolocation. Peak 10 Atlanta’s vice president and general manager, Matt Searfoss, will be serving as the moderator for the conference’s cloud computing session.
“As one of the industry’s leading managed services providers, Peak 10 has extensive experience designing and deploying cloud solutions that increase the scalability and efficiency of a company’s infrastructure,” said Searfoss. “We are proud to lead a conversation that addresses the complex and evolving issues that surround cloud computing today. I hope that by participating in this panel, businesses will better understand the invaluable benefits that a move to the cloud can offer companies of all sizes and verticals.” Read more
April 28, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Actively Assisting Companies in Preparation for IPv6
Webmaster Toolbox – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today that it is hosting IPv6 Engineering Series events throughout its 10 markets in order to help business and IT leaders prepare for the impending IPv6 adoption. In addition to the IPv6 Engineering Series, Peak 10 has released a white paper on the topic and recently sponsored the South Florida Technology Alliance event in which John Curran, the president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, spoke about the imminent transfer from IPv4 to IPv6.
“We want to ensure that our customers as well as other businesses in our markets are adequately prepared for the addition of IPv6 to their network, and education is our key initiative. It is important to not only educate IT managers, but everyone in the business about IPv6 as it could affect many aspects of a company,” said Ronnie Frames, the director of network services at Peak 10. “There are many misconceptions surrounding IPv6 and we want to provide clarity and guidance on the subject.” Read more
April 25, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 CTO to Speak at Data Center Users’ Group Conference
Webmaster Toolbox – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is proud to announce that its CTO, Jeff Biggs, will be speaking at the national Data Center Users’ Group conference, held Apr. 27-29 at the Phoenix Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Ariz. Biggs will be speaking on the topic “Operations and Data Center Operations: Subtle Similarities” in which he will address how seemingly small changes in data center operations can greatly benefit business operations.
“I am honored to be speaking at the DCUG conference on how little nuances and subtle changes in data center operations can make an enormous difference in operational excellence,” said Biggs. “I also look forward to hearing from other industry experts about ways to improve data center functionality. At Peak 10 we strive to provide the best in customer support and technical solutions. From this conference we expect gain insight to become even better equipped to deliver exceptional results to our clients.” Read more
April 14, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Begins Construction on Third Louisville Data Center Facility
Hosting Services – LOUISVILLE, KY – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today that construction has begun on a third enterprise-class facility to enhance its Louisville, Ky. campus. The 11,500 square-foot addition will bring Peak 10 Louisville’s total footprint to nearly 25,000 square feet and will be the company’s 20th data center facility within its 10 U.S. markets.
“Our team is proud of the success and reputation Peak 10 has established in the Greater Louisville area. Our consistent growth has resulted from a team that has a priority to deliver exceptional data center and IT solutions. Our philosophy of being responsive and collaborating with our local Louisville market continues to drive our effort of establishing Peak 10 as an essential part of the region’s technology infrastructure,” said Matt Phillips, the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Louisville. “The Peak 10 Louisville 3 data center will ensure that Peak 10 has the capacity to continue to support the region’s growing technology needs, especially the area’s logistics, manufacturing and healthcare verticals. Since 2004 we have continued to invest in the Louisville market in support of this economy’s growth.” Read more
February 24, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Completes Company-wide SSAE 16 Audit
Hosting Blog – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is pleased to announce it has successfully completed a company-wide audit of its data center and managed services operations. The audit was performed by Brightline Certified Public Accountants and Associates Inc. (formerly SAS 70 Solutions), a nationally recognized independent auditing firm. Operations in each of Peak 10’s markets and corporate business units were examined in the course of this audit and disclosed in a Type II Service Organization Control (SOC 1) Report.
According to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, SOC reports are designed to help organizations that operate or provide information systems services to other entities build trust and confidence in their service delivery processes and controls through a report by an independent Certified Public Accountant. Read more
February 16, 2011 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Opens Second Richmond Data Center Facility
Hosting Blog – RICHMOND, VA – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, today announced the opening of its second enterprise-class facility contiguous with current operations in Richmond. The 13,500 square-foot addition brings Peak 10 Richmond’s total footprint to nearly 30,000 square feet and will be the company’s 19th data center facility within its 10 U.S. markets.
“We are excited to have our Richmond 2 facility complete. We began the expansion project due to high customer demand from enterprise companies stretching from the Tidewater Virginia area to Washington, D.C.,” said Mark Wensell, Ph.D., the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Richmond. “The second facility will allow us to continue serving the needs of our current and future customers and is a key part of our continued growth strategy.” Read more
April 21, 2010 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10’s Enhanced, Next-Generation Cloud Service Enjoys Adoption
Web Hosting Toolbox – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced its newly enhanced, next-generation Cloud Plus environment. Utilized by companies that are looking for the flexibility and speed of cloud combined with the security, personal touch, and best-of-breed infrastructure for which Peak 10 is known, Cloud Plus has seen rapid growth and received strong positive customer feedback.
Cloud Plus is available in two deployment models, Enterprise or Private. Enterprise Cloud Plus delivers services per virtual machine from multiple hosted clusters. It takes advantage of the multi-tenant model with resource pooling, dynamic load sharing, and redundant infrastructure. Enterprise Cloud Plus allows seamless scaling and flexibly supports temporary demand spikes without the need for permanent investment. The Private Cloud Plus option is available for customers who prefer a dedicated environment to support compliance requirements and/or unique processing needs.
March 18, 2010 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10 Richmond Announces Expansion Plans
Web Hosting Tools – RICHMOND, VA – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, today announced the construction of a second enterprise-class facility contiguous with current operations in Richmond. The 13,500 square-foot addition, scheduled to open later this year, will bring Peak 10 Richmond’s total footprint to nearly 30,000 square feet and will be the company’s 19th data center facility within its 10 US markets.
“The expansion of our Richmond operations is a direct result of high customer demand from enterprise companies stretching from Tidewater Virginia to Washington, D.C.,” said Mark Wensell, Ph.D., the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Richmond. “We continue to invest capital into our existing state-of-the-art facilities in addition to constructing new ones. This second Richmond facility will allow us to meet the current and future demand for our managed IT services throughout the Virginia business community.” Read more
March 17, 2010 by FindMyHost News · Comments Off on Peak 10’s Scalable Virtualization Capabilities Attract BioSignia
Web Hosting Tools – RALEIGH, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today the signing of biotechnology company BioSignia, Inc. to a multi-year contract. Peak 10 will provide BioSignia with a scalable, redundant and managed virtualization platform as well as backup and storage management for its mission-critical data.
“Peak 10 came highly recommended to us and its virtualization capabilities were an extremely attractive offering – one we look forward to utilizing,” said Randall Bowen, the executive vice president and director of operations for BioSignia. “With Peak 10, we can easily scale our infrastructure and feel secure in knowing that we can transfer our data to any of its other geographically diverse, enterprise-class facilities. As our company continues to grow and our technology applications evolve, we know that Peak 10 will remain a partner on which we can rely.”