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Grand Opening Celebration to Feature Ribbon Cutting, Facility Tours, Business Networking, Food, Prizes and More!
Minneapolis, Minn. — May 16, 2011 — Vaultas, a premier provider of innovative and collaborative, vendor-neutral data center and BCDR (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery) facilities in the Upper Midwest, today announced the completion and general availability of the company’s new public collocation data center facility in Alexandria, Minnesota. The new facility is the first of its kind in Northern Minnesota, and represents the newest public data center operation in the state. In celebration, Vaultas will host Grand Opening festivities and data center tours on-site at the Alexandria facility on May 24, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and members of the press and the regional business community are cordially invited.
This vendor-neutral, multicarrier, fiber-connected BCDR complex is centrally located to serve all of Minnesota, with access to multiple 100+ Gigabit fiber-optic networks to the 511 Carrier Hotel in Minneapolis. The facility is equipped with industrial power systems with diesel generator backup, Dual-UPS power systems accompanied by complete 24x7x365 security and support. In an effort to bring significant economic growth, innovation and technology to Minnesota, Vaultas built a large fiber-optic network from Minneapolis to Fargo, N.D., that brings affordable large-scale bandwidth and Internet service to rural Minnesota. Vaultas has the necessary resources to control costs, while providing the resilient, reliable, and secure environment necessary for the most demanding data and network applications.
“As an integral part of the community, this endeavor has been a labor of love for our team for the last year and half, and we are delighted to announce the completion of this 10,000-square-foot facility and to celebrate with our friends, partners, and the IT community throughout Minnesota,” said Vaultas President John Unger. “Our goal at Vaultas is to offer the business community unique, collaborative, cost-effective solutions to their data center and networking needs, with access to the most advanced technologies and services that can scale to meet our customers’ ever-expanding data and networking requirements. Ultimately, we’re all about lowering TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) while delivering data security and customer peace of mind, so our customers can focus on running their businesses and creating true innovation.”
The Grand Opening ceremony will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Alexandria’s mayor, as well presentations from Vaultas infrastructure vendors, technology partners, special Grand Opening promotional discounts, prizes, facility tours, food, and much more. The new facility located in Alexandria represents over a million-dollar investment in the community. This is the first of three phases planned for the data center, with anticipated completion of the final phase by 2014.
Vaultas is a leading-edge Minnesota data center company that develops, builds and operates collaborative, vendor-neutral, data centers and BCDR complexes to support the fast-growing demand placed on today’s data storage and IT application requirements, coupled with the complex disaster-recovery needs of any business. Vaultas has built a secure, high-capacity fiber-optic network from Minneapolis to Fargo with plans to build multiple data centers along the route. Vaultas’ data center and BCDR complex has completed construction of its first facility in Alexandria, Minnesota where the company is based. To learn more about Vaultas, visit www.vaultas.com.
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