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Global Data Services Provider CyrusOne Adds to Its Online Library with Travis County Case Study

Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced that it has added a new colocation case study to its library on www.cyrusone.com. This case study highlights Travis County, Texas and their search for a data center services provider.

“Our goal is to give global IT professionals the knowledge and understanding necessary to help them achieve a more efficient and reliable IT infrastructure to better support their core business goals,” said Scott Brueggeman, chief marketing officer at CyrusOne. “This particular case study highlights how colocation with a reliable data center provider enabled Travis County to obtain a more secure and reliable IT environment platform for less cost than its current facility or if it had built its own data center.”

Travis County is the fifth largest county in the state of Texas, and operates from Austin. Over 20 cities and municipalities fall under Travis County’s government jurisdiction and utilize its public services, such as emergency management, social services, parks and recreation, election processing, and district and civil court case processing.

When Travis County’s aging IT infrastructure needed to be moved out of the basement of a city building, it turned to CyrusOne for colocation services, moving its main IT footprint into CyrusOne’s Austin I data center facility. This 45,000 square-foot data center is a cost-effective solution with multiple layers of security, distributed redundant power, robust connectivity, and plenty of space to grow.

The CyrusOne data center case study library is a free resource available to business decision makers and IT professionals. Case studies will be continuously added to the library throughout 2014.

Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification

CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an available highest possible power redundancy (2N) architecture.

Customers have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.

The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 1000 enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.

CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.

With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. CyrusOne’s more than 625 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-855-908-3662 or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 625 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.

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