TierPoint Completes $13 Million New York Data Center Expansion

ST. LOUIS, MO (Jan. 9, 2018) – TierPoint, a leading national provider of hybrid IT solutions, including cloud, colocation and managed services, announced today that it has completed an expansion of its Hawthorne, New York facility. The $13 million investment adds 13,500 sq. ft. of raised floor space and is the first phase of an expected multiphase expansion.

The expanded facility, located outside New York City’s 12-mile blast zone and the 500-year flood zone, now includes over 65,000 sq. ft. of total raised floor data center space and more than 70,000 sq. ft. of customizable business continuity/private suite space, easily accessible for Connecticut, New York and New Jersey clients.

“Our location, combined with the fact that we offer connectivity with ultra-low latency – a half-millisecond to Manhattan’s financial district – continues to fuel our growth and expansion,” said TierPoint Regional Vice President John Vernazza.

Other facility features include dual factor, biometrical access control with around-the-clock onsite security; dual utility service feeds with onsite TierPoint controlled substations; independent AB power distribution; N+1 backup generators; 2N chilled water configuration with N+1 CRAH deployment; all designed for supporting up to 350 watts per square foot of raised floor. The site is carrier neutral with diverse fiber points of entry for redundancy.

Like all TierPoint data centers, the Hawthorne facility meets compliance standards for HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GLBA and SSAE18, SOC 2 Type II. TierPoint also holds EU-US Privacy Shield certification and ITAR registration on a company-wide basis.

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About TierPoint
With an unmatched combination of clients, facilities, solutions and service, TierPoint is a leading national provider of IT infrastructure, helping organizations drive performance and manage risk. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of hundreds of highly experienced IT professionals offer local, white-glove customer service, seamlessly managing and customizing secure, agile infrastructure solutions that address each client’s unique needs.

Contact: Patrick Baczenas, 314-720-3136, Patrick.Baczenas@tierpoint.com

TierPoint Achieves Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency

ST. LOUIS, MO (Dec. 14, 2017) – TierPoint, a leading national provider of hybrid IT solutions, announced today that it has achieved the Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform competency designation.

“We are part of a very select group in the Microsoft partner ecosystem that has achieved Gold status,” said Dave McKenney, Director of Product Management for TierPoint. “The designation confirms our capability and commitment to meeting the evolving technology needs of our customers.”

To earn Microsoft Gold competency, partners must successfully complete relevant professional certification exams, demonstrating their level of technology expertise as Microsoft Certified Professionals. They also must submit customer references verifying successful cloud projects, meet a revenue performance commitment for Microsoft solutions, and pass technology and/or sales assessments.

““By achieving a gold competency, TierPoint has proven their commitment and expertise in specific technology areas, which places them among a small percentage of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “For customers looking for a partner to help meet their unique business needs, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. TierPoint has highly qualified experts with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

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About TierPoint
With an unmatched combination of clients, facilities, solutions and service, TierPoint is a leading national provider of hybrid IT, helping organizations drive performance and manage risk. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of hundreds of highly experienced IT professionals offer local, white-glove customer service, seamlessly managing and customizing agile solutions that address each client’s unique needs.

Contact: Patrick Baczenas, 314-720-3136, Patrick.Baczenas@www.tierpoint.com

Alvaro Gonzalez Named Assistant Vice President, Channel for TierPoint

ST. LOUIS (Nov. 15, 2017) – TierPoint, a leading national provider of hybrid IT solutions, announced today that Alvaro Gonzalez has been named Assistant Vice President, Channel, reporting to Channel Vice President Kenny Ash. Gonzalez is an accomplished sales and technology professional who joined TierPoint from Peak 10. Before that he held business development, sales, and sales engineering roles for Corbus, LLC, and Cincinnati Bell.

In his current role, Gonzalez is responsible for helping lead the growth of channel sales nationally, working with TierPoint’s Channel Directors to develop, educate and enable existing partners, as well as recruiting and onboarding new partners.

“Alvaro’s leadership qualities, experience and commitment to help our channel partners succeed are second to none, “said Ash. “He has hit the ground running and is a tremendous asset to our team.”

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About TierPoint
With an unmatched combination of clients, facilities, solutions and service, TierPoint is a leading national provider of hybrid IT, helping organizations drive performance and manage risk. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of hundreds of highly experienced IT professionals offer local, white-glove customer service, seamlessly managing and customizing agile solutions that address each client’s unique needs.

Contact: Patrick Baczenas, 314-720-3136, Patrick.Baczenas@www.tierpoint.com

Jacksonville Jaguars Select TierPoint to Provide Technology Services

ST. LOUIS (August 30, 2017) – TierPoint LLC, a leading national provider of hybrid IT solutions, announced today that it has been selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League to provide colocation and other managed data center services.

“Having secure and reliable access to our data is critical to the success of the organization,” said Mike Webb, Vice President of Information Technology for the Jaguars. “TierPoint’s data center in Jacksonville is state-of the-art in every way and their customer support is exceptional.”

Since acquiring the Jacksonville data center in 2015, TierPoint has completed a multi-million dollar upgrade of the infrastructure and security features of the hurricane-resistant facility to accommodate growing demand.

“The Jaguars are a very progressive organization with a strong focus on technology and great ties to the Jacksonville business community,” said TierPoint Regional Vice President Tyler Holley. “We’re proud to count them among the 5,000-plus organizations that have entrusted us with mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions.”

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About TierPoint
With an unmatched combination of clients, facilities, solutions and service, TierPoint is a leading national provider of hybrid IT, helping organizations drive performance and manage risk. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of hundreds of highly experienced IT professionals offer local, white-glove customer service, seamlessly managing and customizing agile solutions that address each client’s unique needs.

Contact: Lisa Shea, 314-626-7020, Lisa.Shea@www.tierpoint.com

TierPoint to Build Second Data Center in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (August 29, 2017) – TierPoint LLC, a leading national provider of hybrid IT solutions, announced it will build a new state-of-the-art commercial data center in the Baltimore metropolitan area, less than a year after expanding its current Baltimore facility.

TierPoint’s plan calls for approximately 35,000 sq. ft. of total space in BWI Technology Park, with approximately 23,000 sq. ft. of raised floor space. With an initial investment of more than $10 million, the new carrier-neutral facility will include fully redundant and generator-backed power, and diverse high speed network connectivity. The data center will use multi-layer physical security and will meet stringent regulatory compliance standards. The facility will also feature infrastructure support, office and shared work space for clients.

“The new data center allows us to respond to growing demand in the Baltimore/Washington DC region, including from the rapidly growing number of information and cybersecurity firms in the BWI corridor,” said Jim Weller, TierPoint Vice President and General Manager. “In addition to the robust power and dense fiber optic connectivity available in the area, the location is easily accessible for current and future customers.”

TierPoint expects the new data center to be available to clients in the spring of 2018.

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About TierPoint
With an unmatched combination of clients, facilities, solutions and service, TierPoint is a leading national provider of hybrid IT, helping organizations drive performance and manage risk. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of t he largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. The company offers a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security and other managed IT services. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of hundreds of highly experienced IT professionals offer local, white-glove customer service, seamlessly managing and customizing agile solutions that address each client’s unique needs.

Contact: Lisa Shea, 314-626-7020, Lisa.Shea@www.tierpoint.com