DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 20, 2011 – DataPoint, Baltimore’s leading provider of Data Center colocation, managed hosting services and internet and private network connectivity will be hosting the Grand Opening of their second data center Thursday, January 19th, 2012. The Open House will be from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
The new facility located at 1050 Hull Street in Baltimore, Maryland, contiguous to their first data center at Under Armour’s Tide Point commercial office park, operates as part of a seamless network of eight virtually integrated data centers in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. The new facility will immediately become part of the multi-city network of data centers via connection to a fully redundant 10Gig fiber backbone, which facilitates integrated disaster recovery and backup solutions for the company’s customers. Features of the new Data Center include an additional 6,000 square feet of raised floor space, dual power feeds, redundant 400 kVa Liebert UPS systems, 220 tons of cooling, two 800 KW Caterpillar diesel generators and of course, DataPoint’s standard 24×7 live local support.
During the Open House, members of the DataPoint executive management team will be on hand to greet visitors, give tours, and answer questions. Systems, Network and Electrical Engineers will also be on-site to provide technical overviews and to answer specific questions from invited guests from the local IT/IS business community.
“It isn’t often that an enterprise class data center is open for public tours. The public facility preview is only available this one time, as part of our Grand Opening launch of the second data center,” said Curtis DePass, DataPoint’s General Manager.
DataPoint is enhancing its position in the Managed Hosting Service/Data Center Industry, and this new facility will help meet the demand for hosting services in the greater Baltimore and Washington DC areas. As “Baltimore’s Premier Managed Hosting provider”, DataPoint can reduce its customers total cost of IT ownership and enable its customers to focus on their business critical objectives and applications.
DataPoint is part of a network of eight, commonly-owned, inter-connected data centers and offers a wide range of managed services such as virtualization, cloud computing, remote backups, management of equipment, storage area networks and more. These proven managed services combined with reliable and redundant SSAE 16 compliant data centers, are how DataPoint delivers premier colocation, network and managed services to enterprise, commercial, education and government entities.