Charlotte, North Carolina – (The Hosting News) – March 6, 2008 – Data center and managed web hosting services firm, Hosted Solutions, has chosen Digital Realty Trust, Inc., to assist in establishing a mission critical datacenter in Digital Realty Trust’s 125 North Myers Street facility, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Rich Lee, Founder and CEO of Hosted Solutions noted, ”We are very excited to announce the opening of our second Charlotte datacenter. “The opening of this datacenter is a testament to Hosted Solutions’ commitment to grow strategically in our current markets while giving our customers the personal relationship of a small company and the resources of an enterprise organization. Digital Realty Trust’s state-of-the-art facility is the ideal environment to support our customer’s needs, and it has been a valued partner in the process of establishing this new datacenter.”
The site encompasses over 15,000 square feet of space, including over 7,500 square foot of raised floor Turn-Key Datacenter space, with adjoining shell space for expansion. It is surmised that this will significantly increase Hosted Solutions’ data center capabilities to meet demand for its managed services from customers in Charlotte, upstate South Carolina and nationwide.
Chris Crosby, Senior Vice President of Digital Realty Trust remarked, ”Hosted Solutions was seeking a premiere facility with advanced security, cooling and power systems, and our facilities in Charlotte fit all of the company’s technical requirements. The facility is a major hub for communications infrastructure in the Southeast, making it an ideal environment for managed services companies like Hosted Solutions that want a wide range of connectivity options.”
Digital Realty Trust’s Turn-Key Datacenters are scalable from hundreds of kilowatts of IT Load to megawatts of IT load and are located in markets throughout North America and Europe. Each Turn-Key facility is physically secure and features a state-of-the-art power and cooling architecture that has been optimized for green operation. Every Turn-Key Datacenter is built using the company’s proprietary POD Architecture and uses metered power to ensure that clients pay only for the power that they use. Each Turn-Key facility is also managed via Digital Realty Trust’s Critical Facilities Management program to ensure the maximum uptime of mission critical applications.
Hosted Solutions delivers enterprise class managed hosting and data center services to organizations with the need for highly available applications and infrastructure. Hosted Solutions robust line of managed services ensure industry leading network, infrastructure, and hardware uptimes enabling customers to reduce operating costs, focus on their core competencies, and achieve their top business objectives. The company operates five SAS 70 Type II certified Data Centers in Boston MA, Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC, and Cary NC providing world class data center operations with hardened physical infrastructure, security, and a complete managed services portfolio.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. owns, acquires, redevelops, develops and manages technology-related real estate. The Company is focused on providing Turn-Key Datacenter and Powered Base Building datacenter solutions for domestic and international tenants across a variety of industry verticals ranging from information technology and internet enterprises, to manufacturing and financial services. Digital Realty Trust’s 70 properties, excluding one property held as an investment in an unconsolidated joint venture, contain applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter tenants. Comprising approximately 12.3 million rentable square feet as of January 30, 2008, including 1.8 million square feet of space held for redevelopment, Digital Realty Trust’s portfolio is located in 26 markets throughout North America and Europe.
Hosted Solutions’ Data Center and Managed Hosting solutions were developed to maintain and protect customers’ mission-critical, back-office IT systems and applications, enabling them to reduce operating costs, lower the risk of downtime, focus on core competencies, and achieve their top business objectives. The company operates four SAS 70 Type II audited Data Centers in Boston MA, Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC, and Cary NC providing best-of-breed data center operations with hardened physical infrastructure, the highest level of security, and a complete managed services portfolio.
To learn more about Digital Realty Trust, please visit: www.digitalrealtytrust.com.
For more about Hosted Solutions, please visit: www.hostedsolutions.com.