|[December 17, 2012]
Contegix Growth Leads to Corporate Headquarters Move and New Data Center
ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)--
a cloud computing, colocation and managed hosting company that empowers
customers by embracing the Go
BeyondTM philosophy, will be moving its headquarters to
210 North Tucker to accommodate the company's continued growth and
commitment to superior technology. In addition to the headquarters move,
Contegix will be building a state-of-the-art data center to accommodate
their growing base of technology customers.
"We are constantly exploring the best uses of technology for our
customers, and we saw an opportunity to simultaneously upgrade our
facilities and unite our company under one roof," said Matthew Porter,
CEO of Contegix. "We owe it to our customers and our employees to invest
in facilities that propel us forward and ensure future success. As one
of the world's largest data center providers, Digital Realty gives us
the ability to expand our footprint as we continue to grow."
Contegix has experienced an 86% increase in new customer sales during
2012. In order to facilitate the company's growth, particularly in
managed services and high-end colocation for high-density services,
Contgix approached building owner Digital
Realty to design a data center with N+1 redundancy, including N+1
generators. N+1 facilities have at least one independent backup;
ensuring systems will be available in the event of a primary power
"We are pleased to be a part of Contegix's growth and expansion plans in
St. Louis," said Michael F. Foust, CEO of Digital Realty. "With our most
recent improvements, the power, space and enhanced technical attributes
available at 210 North Tucker make this data center property an ideal
solution for Contegix and its customers."
Contegix will be an anchor tenant in this world-class facility that will
house both its offices and data center. Lifelong residents of St. Louis,
Porter and Contegix Co-founder Craig McElroy made a conscious decision
to keep the company downtown, which has seen a renaissance over the past
"Contegix and its owners have made a commitment to continue the
resurgence of the City's core," said St. Louis Mayor, Francis G. Slay.
"This move shows their active participation in the future of their
Digital Realty unveiled the $30 million data center renovation for 210
North Tucker in September. Contegix is leasing the entire 6th
floor and will be given signage rights to the building. The lease is
effective immediately, and Contegix is expected to be moved into the
offices and data center by the end of January 2013.
For more information about Contegix, go to www.contegix.com.
Contegix® provides custom and strategic cloud, colocation and managed
hosting solutions for enterprise applications and infrastructure. Its
revolutionary MiraCloud® hosting solution, with its three service
classes, leads the industry in flexibility. The company delivers
proactive, Go Beyond support and solutions that are unparalleled in the
industry. All Contegix solutions encompass supporting dedicated hardware
and operating system management, deploying and configuring software, and
offering complete licensing management. Contegix award-winning service
is delivered by a staff of Tier-3 engineers from its global headquarters
in St. Louis, MO. Current clients and partners include Nestle Purina,
eBay (News - Alert), Electronic Arts, United Airlines, Flite.com, VMware and Atlassian.
For additional information, visit www.contegix.com
or call 1 (877) 426-6834.
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