ILAND INTERNET SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES COLOCATION SPACE AT
THE CRG WEST WILSHIRE ANNEX DATA CENTER IN LOS ANGELES
THIS WEST COAST EXPANSION SPACE WILL BECOME ILAND’S LATEST HIGH AVAILABILITY HUB, OFFERING CLOUD HOSTING SERVICES, DISASTER RECOVERY AND COLOCATION SOLUTIONS
Houston, TX – December 16, 2008 - iland Internet Solutions, a leading global provider of Hosted Cloud Services, High Availability VMware VI Enterprise Solutions, Managed Colocation and High Speed IP Bandwidth, announced today they have signed a license for space in CRG West’s Wilshire Annex data center in Los Angeles. iland’s Phase 1 CRG West expansion encompasses approximately 1,500 sq ft with future plans to expand within the facility.
This new agreement augments iland’s colocation footprint in the California market, complimenting existing data center space in nearby Tustin, California, as well as San Diego, San Francisco and Oakland. CRG West’s Wilshire Annex data center is ideal for bandwidth-intensive and latency-sensitive networks such as iland and its clients. CRG West also offers redundant dark fiber and DWDM access directly to the company’s internationally-renowned One Wilshire location, one of the most connected data centers in the world with over 300 international carriers and enterprise networks. iland customers can also easily access iland’s 10 Gb Ethernet IP network for cost-effective connections to Tier 1 backbones.
iland is transforming its 1,500 square feet of space to become the company’s latest High Availability Hub. The Hub will include access to iland’s hosted VMware VI Enterprise Solutions, where businesses can host multiple operating systems and multiple applications locally and in remote locations, allowing maximum performance, high availability, data protection and improved disaster recovery processes. This hosted VMware solution also allows organizations to reduce space, power and equipment costs. Additionally, the iland High Availability Hub will offer mission critical dedicated servers, managed SAN storage, managed network and security services, access to iland’s cost-effective, Tier-1, high-speed IP network and carrier-neutral connectivity across a variety of networks. iland’s new data center space is now available.
“We are proud to announce our latest High Availability Hub in the L.A. area,” states Scott Sparvero, CEO of iland Internet Solutions. “The Wilshire Annex location joins a growing list of other iland Hubs located in Boston, New York, Washington DC, Dallas, Houston, and London. We strategically select the cities that have a growing demand for bandwidth-intensive services and applications, and we select key, state-of-the-art buildings within these cities, such as CRG West’s Wilshire Annex, to house our Hubs according to the highest industry standards. This guarantees iland customers the most secure and robust network and cost-saving opportunities.”
“We are proud to welcome iland’s innovative cloud computing and virtualized hosting services to our Los Angeles data centers,” commented David Dunn, CRG West Senior Vice President. “CRG West looks forward to providing world-class data center space for iland’s continued expansion across the United States, and to building a meaningful relationship over the years to come.”
To further grow iland’s West Coast expansion, iland recently hired Anthony Palmeri as the Western Regional Sales Director. With over ten years industry experience throughout the California area, Mr. Palmeri will be responsible for growing iland’s West Coast operations and developing and fostering new and existing client relationships.
“I am excited to be part of the iland team and to be offering value-added, infrastructure solutions to companies who require cost-effective, secure hosting, managed colocation and access to IP bandwidth,” states Mr. Palmeri. “Our iland Hub in CRG West’s Wilshire Annex data center provides a variety of options including shared or full cabinets, cages, custom or pre-built configurations, high density computing, and a range of iland hosted cloud services, managed IT, networking services, and consulting. Our Hubs are also redundant across all levels, with N+1 power and environmental systems. In short, iland’s Internet solutions are an answer to today’s network, budget and environmental needs.”
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