|[March 20, 2017]
ViaWest Expands North Las Vegas Data Center to Accommodate Client Demand for Colocation, Cloud Services
announced it has completed construction on the expansion of its Lone
Mountain Data Center in North Las Vegas, adding 32,000 square feet of
raised floor. The data center, which opened in 2013, now features a
total of 66,000 square feet of raised floor space for clients seeking
colocation, cloud and managed services to support their IT
"We continue to see strong demand from clients for colocation space as
well as cloud and managed services," said Alex Gerrard, Regional Vice
President of Sales at ViaWest. "ViaWest is committed to providing the
services that clients need to transform their IT infrastructure, in
addition to making investments in anticipation of their future needs.
This expansion reflects that commitment."
The ViaWest Lone Mountain Data Center is designed to deliver an
industry-leading Power Usage Effectiveness rating projected at 1.2 and
super-high density, fault tolerant, concurrently maintainable power. The
data center also features highly reliable and scalable internet
"With IP traffic expected to triple by 2020 from 2015 levels, igh-speed
connectivity is increasingly becoming a reason businesses choose
colocation and cloud services, in addition to energy efficiency,
redundant power and physical security," said Dave Leonard, Chief Data
Center Officer at ViaWest. "We strive to offer the industry's best
capabilities in each of these areas, complemented by world-class
security, compliance and managed services, to best serve our clients."
The Lone Mountain Data Center is one of three sites that ViaWest
operates in Nevada and among its fleet of 30 data centers across the
United States and Canada. The company participates in the State of
Nevada Data Center Abatement program that enables clients to secure a
partial abatement from sales and use and personal property taxes.
ViaWest is a leading Hybrid IT Solutions
provider offering cloud, colocation, compliance services and security
solutions, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shaw Communications (News - Alert) Inc.
(NYSE: SJR). With 18 years of experience, 30 North American data centers
and multiple cloud nodes, ViaWest offers IT and infrastructure solutions
that solve business challenges while balancing cost, scalability and
security requirements. ViaWest delivers tailored solutions designed for
maximum reliability and flexibility backed by our 100% uptime commitment.
For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com
or call 877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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