CyrusOne breaks ground on a state-of-the-art Data Center in Houston

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Houston, TX – December 1, 2000 –

CyrusOne (, a provider of secure, reliable, managed IT services, today announced the ground breaking of its newest data center in Houston, TX. Located inside the 610 Loop, within easy reach of the Galleria, Downtown, and the Medical Center, the 65,000 sq. ft. Internet Data Center (IDC) provides Houston area businesses with an accessible, highly reliable and secure IT outsourcing solution.

The IDC will feature state-of-the-art infrastructure and telecommunications technology that allows businesses to rapidly deploy their web-based and web-enabled applications. The portfolio of service will include colocation of customer servers, management and monitoring of servers, routers and firewalls, data and storage services, and enterprise application hosting services. The IDC will be staffed 24×7 by local professionals who have many years of experience in planning and executing successful IT implementations.

“The Houston economy is undergoing rapid change”, said David Ferdman, CEO of CyrusOne. “Significant demographic and business trends are necessitating a change in customer-facing processes and businesses are beginning to recognize the need for highly-available information and content delivery services. At CyrusOne, we are focused on helping Houston businesses respond effectively to these challenges.”

The CyrusOne IDC is designed with an uncompromising attitude towards quality and reliability. The architecture is N+1 redundant at all levels with duplex connections to national and international carriers of customer’s choice. The services options are flexible and customer configurable so that businesses use only what they need today and can increase capacity as their needs grow. The IDC will be manned around the clock and is fully equipped with physical and environmental security options.

“The economic benefits of colocation are compelling for small and medium businesses”, said Rudy Silmon, Houston Technology Manager for CyrusOne. “Our customers benefit from the availability and the reliability of our highly engineered IDC at a fraction of the total cost of a custom solution and our local technical staff is always close at hand to craft precise solutions to their changing needs.”


About CyrusOne

CyrusOne is Houston’s largest full service data center providing managed hosting, colocation and enterprise management services to companies to ensure application availability, data security, and superior network performance. With a client-centric focus, CyrusOne was the first within the industry to offer a 100% availability guarantee and continues to push the envelope by offering the industry’s highest application availability SLA as well. CyrusOne’s client base includes a spectrum of emerging service providers and Fortune 500 companies who leverage the security and redundancy of CyrusOne’s Enterprise Data Center and Technology Campus. For additional information on the company, visit

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