Inflow-Philadelphia, a leading provider of outsourced technology services ,
announced it will host a CIO roundtable event highlighting the best practices
behind building or leveraging a state-of-the-art datacenter environment to drive
the greatest return on investment. The event will be held tomorrow morning Ã¢â‚¬â€œ
Wednesday, April 21, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Inflow-Philadelphia Office, 833
Chestnut Street, 11th Floor, in Philadelphia.
Topics for the event include: a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Build vs. BuyÃ¢â‚¬Â discussion of the pros and
cons of building a data center environment, how to leverage an external service
providerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s business model to better compete, how to design and maintain a 24×7
operational system or platform, and where to look for hidden data center
Ã¢â‚¬Å“It makes sense to leverage the best practices of external service providers,
as they make it their business to streamline operations, control costs and offer
exceptional service — they have to in order to stay in business,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Art
Zeile, chief executive officer for Inflow, Inc. Ã¢â‚¬Å“InflowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s presentation will
help todayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s IT executives identify the key areas to consider when making the
decision to build or outsource a data center environment, and will outline how
to achieve a world-class operational support system for long-term success.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Inflow has built 13 state-of-the-art datacenters and through this experience has
developed a comprehensive suite of data center best practices that help clients
achieve optimal operational efficiencies, revenue gains and cost savings.
Inflow’s services help IT executives assess their current IT infrastructure,
costs and operational processes in order to make informed strategic IT decisions
that will positively impact their business over time.
As part of Inflow-PhiladelphiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 2004 CIO roundtable series, Inflow plans to
hold quarterly roundtable events to discuss other topics impacting the
Philadelphia technology community. Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are eager to share our lessons learned
along the way to becoming an industry-leading provider,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Zeile. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Our
efforts have resulted in several notable achievements such as ISO 9001:2000
certification and company EBITDA positive status. Companies can benefit from
leveraging our industry expertise to reach their own strategic goals.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Inflow, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Inflow is an ISO 9001:2000 certified provider currently serving nearly 900
customers from its network of 13 data centers across the United States.
Leveraging its expertise in application, network and datacenter management, the
company is able to deliver the most reliable, secure, scalable and
cost-effective outsourcing solutions available. Core services are offered within
InflowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s three primary lines of business: Hosting & Infrastructure
Management, Business Continuance / Disaster Recovery, and IT Consulting.
InflowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s solutions help customers increase revenues, decrease costs and
For more information on Inflow, please visit www.inflow.com