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ViaWest Launches KINECTed PCI Compliant Cloud

October 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Launches KINECTed PCI Compliant Cloud 

Denver, CO – ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services and cloud provider in North America, today announces the launch of its KINECTed PCI Compliant Cloud, a purpose-built, audit-ready cloud solution that was created using industry-leading virtualization and security technology. This service offers protection for companies that accept, store, process or transmit credit card data.

In a 2013 study, the Ponemon Institute found that thirty-five percent of data breaches identified were the result of company negligence. The study also confirmed that companies with an incident response plan and a strong security posture can significantly decrease the cost per breached record. Read more

ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of 85,000 Square Foot Dallas Data Center

July 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of 85,000 Square Foot Dallas Data Center 

Hosting ServicesDenver – ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center and managed service providers in North America, announced the grand opening of its twenty-second data center facility, Synergy Park, located in Richardson, Texas. Grand opening ceremonies will take place July 19-20.

With the addition of Synergy Park, ViaWest owns and operates 22 data centers with 500,000 square feet of raised floor space, 110,000 of which resides in the Dallas area. The new complex boasts high density power configurations, disaster recovery office space, 24×7 on-site support, and access to top network providers. Services include cloud computing, colocation, complex hosting, and managed services. Read more

ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of New Portland Data Center

April 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of New Portland Data Center 

Hosting ServicesDenver, CO – ViaWest, a leading provider of colocation, hosting, and managed services, announced the grand opening of its twenty-first enterprise-class data center located in Portland, Oregon. Hillsboro II is the company’s second data center investment in the region. Grand opening ceremonies are scheduled for May 12 and will feature tours of the new facility, product overviews, and local celebrity appearances.

ViaWest is the largest privately held data center service provider in North America. With the addition of Hillsboro II, ViaWest owns and operates 21 data centers, offering nearly 450,000 square feet of raised floor space, 35,000 of that in Portland. The complex features fully redundant high-density power and chiller configurations, 24×7 on-site support, and access to top network providers. Additionally, ViaWest offers a 100% customer satisfaction SLA. Read more

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire ViaWest

April 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire ViaWest 

Web Hosting ToolboxDenver, Colorado – ViaWest, Inc. announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from its current owners, led by Trinity Equity Investors, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Quilvest. Oak Hill Capital, a leading private equity firm and longstanding investor in the data center industry, is investing in partnership with ViaWest’s current management team, led by Chairman and CEO Roy Dimoff. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1999 by Mr. Dimoff and Chief Operating Officer Nancy Phillips, ViaWest is the largest privately-held, data center and managed services company in the United States. Headquartered in Denver, ViaWest operates 16 enterprise-class data center facilities in five states, providing colocation and a comprehensive set of fully managed services to mid-sized and enterprise-level businesses. The company offers cost-effective, highly secure, interconnected data center facilities designed to meet the needs of a wide range of business and public sector clients. ViaWest provides these mission-critical technology infrastructure services to more than 1,000 customers today, and has secured additional growth capital to expand its capacity and service offerings as part of this transaction. Read more

ViaWest Attains PCI Report On Compliance

September 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Attains PCI Report On Compliance 

Web Hosting Tools Denver – Today ViaWest, a leading provider of adaptable colocation and managed hosting solutions, announced it has achieved compliance as a service provider under Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) sections 9 & 12, and was issued a Report On Compliance (ROC) certification.

The process for ViaWest to be certified as compliant involved a comprehensive review by an independent auditor which demonstrates the company’s adherence to a rigorous level of standards in control policies, procedures, security, technology and infrastructure. This certification is extremely important to validate the capabilities of data center providers, if they are not directly involved in the chain of custody of cardholder data, as it ensures that customers with these requirements will be properly supported under the standard. The ROC certification will greatly assist ViaWest customers in their ability to meet their internal and external compliance requirements, and will be renewed on an annual basis to ensure strict observance of the stated provisions.

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ViaWest Expands Las Vegas Data Center

July 19, 2009 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Expands Las Vegas Data Center 

Web Hosting ServicesDenver – ViaWest, a leading provider of adaptable colocation and managed hosting solutions, today announced that construction is underway to expand the company’s Las Vegas data center facility. The enterprise-class data center, located in Downtown Las Vegas, is being expanded by over 25%. In addition, the build-out will also include new office space, customer facilities, and common areas. The construction is slated for completion in the fourth quarter.

“This expansion has been driven by continual requests for additional space in this facility,” said Tim Moore, ViaWest’s Senior Vice President of Market Development. “With a recent power augmentation here, ViaWest was in a position to respond to those customer demands. With the company’s strength in the industry, and with the caliber of employees and staff we have here in this region, I am confident we will continue to drive growth in Las Vegas, quarter after quarter.”

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ViaWest Celebrates 10 Years in Business

April 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Celebrates 10 Years in Business 

Web Hosting ToolsDenver – ViaWest, a leading provider of adaptable colocation and managed hosting solutions, is proudly celebrating the company’s 10th Anniversary. After a decade in business, and enduring several economic downturns as well as the ‘Dot Bomb Crash’, ViaWest has emerged as the largest privately owned data center and managed service provider in North America.

“Nancy, Brian & I started ViaWest back in 1999 in Denver, and the same Senior management team which saw us through those early growing pains, is still intact and guiding our continual success,” said Roy Dimoff, Chairman & CEO. “We knew from the very start we were blessed with an exceptional group of individuals supporting the business at every level, and that dynamic remains unchanged in our workforce today.” Roy continued, “Our operating philosophy has always been essentially the same, offer flexible solutions to meet our client’s needs and maintain those services with the highest levels of manageability and support available in our industry. The key factor in our ability to consistently deliver that level of support rests solely in the quality of our staff, of which more than 30, I am proud to say, have been with us since our inaugural year.” Read more

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