TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Argosy Networks Corp., a data center
co-location services provider, today announced that it has initiated
40,000 square-foot data center build in Toronto.
The data center build will be executed in phases. Phase 1, which
represents 200 racks, is slated to open in Summer 2014.
Argosy's new data center will be designed to have A/B power distribution
(2N) via multiple UPS, N+1 diesel generator backup, state-of-the-art
cooling systems, round the clock monitoring, and SSAE 16 compliance.
The data center will be carrier-neutral with dual, diverse 10 Gb links
to Toronto's telecommunication hub (151 Front Street West), giving
customer access to more than 150 national and international network
The data center will offer up to 8.0 megawatts of critical load, giving
Argosy the ability to service clients with high-density requirements.
"Our new data center offers customers a scalable, reliable and
cost-effective solution for enterprises looking to expand and reduce
cost in the Toronto area while optimizing performance with direct,
low-latency access to Canada's premier telecommunication hub," said
Harish Srinivasa, President and CEO, Argosy Networks. "With
industry-leading customer service, we believe that Argosy Networks
brings to market a compelling solution to a wide range of
mission-critical, high-performance data center requirements among
enterprises, system integrators and managed service providers, and
Internet, cloud, content providers."
"We are very excited about getting this project underway," said Carl Di
Placido, Chairman, Argosy Networks. "We are seeing a surge in demand
for data centers globally. We will continue to invest in and scale the
facility by constructing additional phases to meet customer demand."
Argosy Networks is currently leasing co-location space at its new data
About Argosy Networks
Argosy Networks is a full service data center services provider offering
co-location, disaster recovery, managed hosting, and cloud hosting
services. Argosy Networks provides carrier-neutral facilities,
high-density, vender-agnostic solutions, flexible, scalable, and
SSAE-16 compliant data centers.
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