OTTAWA, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Granite Networks Inc., Ottawa and Eastern
Ontario's only data centre designed to Tier 3 and LEED standards, is
pleased to announce that it has completed a $2,000,000 financing round.
This financing allows Granite Networks to continue expanding its
operations to meet the demanding needs of its rapidly growing customer
The announcement comes on the heels of the company reaching two
significant milestones. Granite recently welcomed its fiftieth data
centre client while also celebrating the 12th consecutive month of 100
% uptime of its 28,000 sq. foot facility.
"We have set out to build a world class data centre company backed by an
employee culture that is dedicated to providing truly exceptional
customer service," said Granite Networks CEO Rainer Paduch. "Granite
takes great pride in operating the single best data centre facility in
Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. We are grateful for and absolutely
delighted by the remarkable support given to us by the Ottawa business
and technology community."
"Granite's business model and strong financials are very compelling to
investors," said Granite Networks CFO Mark Murray. "This is evidenced
by the impressive contingent of Ottawa-area investors who have put
their time and money into growing the venture."
"This latest round of financing allows Granite Networks to
increase staffing, expand our cloud offerings and accelerate
Granite's already underway program of industry and government sponsored
certifications," said Paduch.
"Granite Networks is the best option for companies that are looking for
colocation services in the Ottawa area as Granite is Eastern Ontario's
first and only high quality carrier neutral colocation service
provider. Previously, clients who were looking for such facilities
were forced to look outside the Ottawa area," said Paduch. "Granite is
well positioned to meet growing market demands in both the public and
private sectors. Our ability to expand in the future as our customers'
needs grow means we can grow with them, regardless of their geographic
About Granite Networks:
Granite Networks manages the first and only data centre in Ottawa and
Eastern Ontario designed to meet industry leading Tier 3 and LEED
standards. Its data centre facility features multiple certifications
and offers Ottawa's only vendor and carrier neutral data centre
As Ottawa's fastest growing data centre company, Granite
Networks provides flexible colocation, managed services and cloud
hosting services to business and government clients in Eastern Ontario
and Western Quebec. The company's data centre solutions
feature standard industry certifications, carrier neutrality, high
density power options, ultra reliable networking, and a truly
exceptional commitment to customer service.
SOURCE: Granite Networks
For further information:
Rainer Paduch, CEO
Granite Networks Inc.,