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Windstream Hosted solutions to Open 72,000-Square-Foot Enterprise Class Data Center in Charlotte, NC

Managed Hosting provider Windstream Hosted Solutions today announced undergoing construction of it’s  new 72,000-square-foot enterprise-class data center in Charlotte, North Carolina that is going to open later this year. Windstream’s fourth DC in Charlotte and seventh in North Carolina, the new facility will have multiple 10,000-square-foot data center suites  delivered in a phased approach.

Aimed to help businesses manage their resources in a cost-effective manners,  the Charlotte DC will provide Windstream’s full suite of cloud computing, dedicated hardware, data storage, and managed services.

Some key features of the new facility are:

This newest data center represents our commitment to providing customers with the highest level of services and reliability in order to meet the changing needs of their businesses. – Chris Nicolini, SVP, Data Center Operations, Windstream Hosted Solutions.
  • 2N modular design for  capacity expansion.
  • True A-Side & B-Side power distribution via fully redundant 2N critical infrastructure.
  • Fully staffed on-site Network Operations Centers (NOCs),  providing 24 x 7 x 365 facilities and network monitoring, security, technical and remote-hands support.
  • Access to multi-tenant infrastructure, such as Enterprise Cloud, EMC and NetApp SAN/NAS, F5 GTM/LTM platforms, as well as Cisco and Juniper network and security platforms.
  • High Efficiency Chillers with 450 tons of 2N day 1 cooling capacity expandable to 1350 tons.
  • Fire Suppression, including both FM200 and Dry-Pipe (double interlock pre-action fire suppression) and VESDA early detection system.
  • High capacity, burstable, carrier-neutral Internet connectivity via multiple  Tier I Internet providers.
  • 3000kVA of day 1 utility capacity easily expanded to over 12MVA.
  • 1215kW of day 1 usable UPS capacity expandable to over 3600kW.
  • Customer workspace and build rooms.

“Many of our customers have already realized the benefits of integrated, personalized solutions from Windstream Hosted Solutions, and demand for those services has continued to increase significantly year over year,” said Chris Nicolini, Senior Vice President, Data center operations, Windstream Hosted Solutions.

“This newest data center represents our commitment to providing customers with the highest level of services and reliability in order to meet the changing needs of their businesses,” he added.

Windstream Hosted Solutions offers managed and dedicated hosting solutions like public, private, and hybrid cloud products. It also offers  voice and data services such as VoIP, SIP trunking and  MPLS.

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A week after expansion in Denver, Host Virtual Adds Seattle, WA For 15th Cloud Location

Host Virtual, Inc., a leading cloud platform with public clouds available throughout the US, Europe and South Asia, has announced its fifteenth cloud location in Seattle, WA.  The news comes exactly a week after  Host Virtual’s expansion in Denver. Before this the twelfth location was announced on 1/01/13 in India.

“We’re pleased to launch our fifteenth cloud location in Seattle, WA,” said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Host Virtual, Inc. “Seattle really rounds out our cloud connectivity and brings us closer to our goal of being within 20ms of any customer.”

The Host Virtual, Inc. cloud allows customers to easily deploy over 300 Linux, FreeBSD, VOIP and Hosting appliances in just a few minutes, with native dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 support to any of its fifteen worldwide locations.Combined with advanced tools and services, such as BGP Anycast, load balancing, and worldwide CDN support, Host Virtual provides a seamless IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) base for its customers.In addition to its public cloud options, Host Virtual offers managed cloud hosting, dedicated private/public clouds, white-label cloud solutions and consulting.

About Host Virtual, Inc. 
Host Virtual, Inc. is a cloud hosting provider that operates dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 IaaS clouds worldwide. Built around scalability, self-service and ease of use, Host Virtual customers can deploy Linux, VOIP or FreeBSD servers to any location within minutes. Free from the hassle of complicated, pay-per-minute or per-resource plans, Host Virtual customers can deploy to any of its cloud locations with unlimited usage for a low, flat monthly fee starting at under $10 per month. For more information about Cloud Hosting or Host Virtual, Inc.’s Cloud VPS hosting and virtualization services, please visit www.vr.org.

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Host Virtual Expands Cloud Platform in Denver

Denver, February 14, 2013 Host Virtual, Inc., a leading cloud platform with public clouds available throughout the US, Europe and South Asia is has its thirteenth cloud location in Denver, CO. The twelfth location was announced on 1/01/13 in India.

“We’re excited about launching our services in Denver, CO.Customers looking for excellent mid-point US connectivity, disaster recovery or simply geographic peace of mind will find our Denver cloud an excellent option.” said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Host Virtual, Inc.

The Host Virtual, Inc. cloud allows customers to easily deploy over 300 Linux, FreeBSD, VOIP and hosting appliances in just a few minutes, with native dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 support to any of its twelve worldwide locations. Combined with advanced tools and services, such as BGP AnyCast, Load Balancing, and worldwide CDN support, Host Virtual provides a seamless IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) base for its customers. In addition to its public cloud options, Host Virtual offers managed cloud hosting, dedicated private/public clouds, white-label cloud solutions and cloud consulting. Customers can learn more about the Host Virtual Denver Cloud, located in a seismic zone 1 (one of the lowest risk zones in the country) and other launches by visiting  www.hostvirtual.com

About Host Virtual, Inc.
Host Virtual, Inc. is a cloud hosting provider that operates dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 IaaS clouds worldwide. Built around scalability, self-service and ease of use, Host Virtual customers can deploy Linux, VOIP or FreeBSD servers to any location within minutes.