Lumen21 Awarded Technology Firm of the Year from U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency

Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014

Lumen21 is the recipient of the 19th Annual U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Technology Firm of the Year Award for Los Angeles in partnership with City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (MED). The award recognizes firms that have shown success and growth in their respective industries while recognizing the outstanding achievements of entrepreneurs, individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community. Lumen21 was recognized under the technology sector by the program.

“The MED awards were created to recognize individuals and firms who exemplify entrepreneurial innovation and a commitment to creating jobs while helping our nation remain competitive in the global economy,” said Alejandra Castillo, MBDA Acting National Director.”

Lumen21 is a global company that has been a trusted source for organizations over the years by providing managed services and application development. Recently, Lumen21 has placed a special emphasis on building a reseller channel to deliver its compliant cloud computing solutions. These highly-customizable solutions provide organizations with all the benefits of cloud computing accompanied by the visibility and controls required by federal or industry regulations. Whether it is health care organizations struggling with HIPAA compliance, retail businesses dealing with PCI DSS or financial service firms and GLBA, Lumen21 ensures their clients can worry less about being compliant and focus more on growing their business.

This is a wonderful recognition of the hard work and accomplishments of the employees of Lumen21 and I am honored to represent our organization as it receives this award, says Eduardo Don Jr., President of Lumen21. A great deal of work has gone into the continued growth of our company and its nice to see the results and recognition this award exemplifies.

Lumen21 provides the following services:

Managed Infrastructure and IT Security Services
Custom Application Development
IT/Business Consulting
Compliant Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Resellers looking to partner with Lumen21 and learn more about the benefits of offering Compliant Cloud Computing to their clients can contact the company directly for more information at

About Lumen21

Lumen21 is an award-winning global technology firm focused on delivering the highest quality IT services to its clients and resellers. Their main offerings include 24×7 managed services, custom application development, compliant cloud computing, and IT/business consulting. Lumen21’s depth of experience, industry best practices, and focus on innovation means their clients benefit from less complex, professionally managed technology infrastructures and applications. In particular, organizations required to comply with federal or industry regulations (i.e. HIPAA, PCI DSS, and GLBA etc.), gain improved visibility and control over their applications and data with Lumen21’s innovative compliant cloud computing solutions. To find a reseller or learn more, visit

About the U.S Department of Commerce MBDA

MBDA is the only Federal agency dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of U.S. minority-owned businesses. Our programs and services better equip minority-owned firms to create jobs, build scale and capacity, increase revenues and expand regionally, nationally and internationally. Visit


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Vendors are Expanding Hyperscale Server Portfolios Beyond Cloud to Unlock a Nearly $2 Billion U.S. Market

Hampton, NH (PRWEB) May 28, 2014

Technology Business Researchs new Hyperscale Server Customer Landscape Report estimates that the market for hyperscale servers at U.S. organizations with at least 500 employees represents a $ 1.7 billion opportunity over the next 12 months. As cloud computing continues to shape the market for IT infrastructure, data center customers increasingly require simplicity, flexibility and high levels of scalability in their on-premises hardware ecosystems.

Cloud services are driving a massive market for hyperscale server technology, but were now starting to see the trickle-down effect into the enterprise space, said Christian Perry, senior analyst and content manager in TBRs data center practice. We see data centers moving toward server infrastructure thats easy to purchase, easy to deploy and relatively simple to manage. These are customers that are not afraid to consider change to obtain the business outcomes they seek.

TBR conducted nearly 300 surveys of IT decision makers and line-of-business executives at U.S. organizations that have purchased and deployed hyperscale servers from a range of providers, including Dell, Dell DCS, HP, IBM, Quanta and others. Although the primary market for hyperscale servers remains rooted within cloud service providers, opportunities are developing for organizations that do not necessarily provide public cloud services, in part due to the off-the-shelf portfolio expansion of top server OEMs.

Products such as HPs Moonshot and ProLiant SL, Dells PowerEdge-C and IBMs NeXtScale present enterprise customers with easily deployable, highly scalable servers that meet requirements not only for cloud-centric workloads such as cloud hosting, but also for traditional, enterprise workloads. Despite the perception of hyperscale server technology as being cloud driven, server OEMs are unlocking opportunities for hyperscale outside of cloud.

Along with extensive research into the workloads and expected benefits that influenced the purchase of hyperscale servers, TBR examined the influence of 18 server attributes including quality, reliability, support, capex/opex savings and TCO (total cost of ownership) on server purchases. TBR also investigated customer purchase behaviors around services, which TBR sees as a critical differentiator for server OEMs as they look to expand their hyperscale presence in both the cloud and enterprise markets.

Outside of the top-tier cloud-scale data centers run by Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and a handful of others, there is a growing market for hyperscale server technology, Perry said. Beneath that tier, were finding that customers rely on integration and similar services to ease their transition into a new class of server technology. This is where the OEMs will have a crucial advantage over ODMs [original design manufacturers].

Although Dell (with its DCS business unit) and HP (through its newly inked joint venture with Foxconn) compete directly with ODMs in the custom-heavy cloud service provider market, these vendors along with IBM continue to engineer and sell off-the-shelf hyperscale server platforms that enterprises can quickly deploy. Because enterprise customers appear willing to consider and deploy hyperscale for a widening group of workloads, TBR expects hyperscale servers to progressively supplant traditional x86 servers in large organizations.

The value proposition of hyperscale servers is tied closely to flexibility and cost savings, but TBRs research found that work remains for vendors to show how cloud-scale benefits can improve traditional data centers. For example, while top-tier cloud service providers can more easily realize cost savings through simplified architecture within a massive deployment, TCO benefits are more challenging to market among smaller server deployments. Further, other benefits tied to the intended hyperscale value proposition, such as space savings, do not necessarily translate in enterprise deployments.

TBRs Hyperscale Server Customer Landscape Report includes detailed analysis into customer purchasing behavior, budget expectations, workload deployment and plans, system attribute expectations and satisfaction, services purchased, business and environment expectations and satisfaction, and vendor profiles that include information about the types of typical buyers of hyperscale servers from Dell, DCS, HP and IBM.

The report is now available for purchase. For more information about TBRs Hyperscale Server Customer Landscape Report, please contact Alison Crawford, senior marketing manager, at 603-758-1838 or alison.crawford(at)tbri(dot)com or James McIlroy, vice president of sales, at 603-758-1813 or mcilroy(at)tbri(dot)com.

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BioPharm Systems Named to the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S. for Fourth Consecutive Year

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013

BioPharm Systems, a leading global IT consulting and managed services provider (MSP) specializing in Oracle’s clinical trial, data, safety, and pharmacovigilance management systems, today announced that it has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for 2013 for the fourth consecutive year. The Inc. 500|5000 ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period.

“2012 was our best year yet,” said Alex Sefanov, president and CEO of BioPharm Systems. “We saw growth in all areas of our business, but in particular, our private cloud hosting services experienced a significant amount of interest. Almost every prospective client is asking us to include a hosting option in our proposals, and most of them take us up on this offer. 2013 is promising to be an even better year for us.”

“Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do,” said Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg. “They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy.”

BioPharm Systems is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and an Oracle Accelerate solution provider. The company has achieved Specializations in Oracle Argus Safety Suite, Oracle Life Sciences Data Hub and Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and numerous other well-known brands have been honored by the Inc. 500|5000.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise, and proven success. To find out more, visit

About Oracle Accelerate

Oracle Accelerate provides simple to deploy, packaged, enterprise-class software solutions to growing midsize organizations through Oracles network of expert partners. Oracle Accelerate solutions enable growing midsize organizations to easily adopt Oracle’s enterprise class software. Created by Oracle’s expert partners, Oracle Accelerate solutions are simple to deploy, industry-specific packaged solutions, designed for fast time to benefit, which means getting the right solution in place quickly, inexpensively with a controlled scope and predictable returns. The best Oracle Accelerate Solutions are based on Oracle Business Accelerators, which are advanced implementation tools, created and maintained by Oracle. To find out more, visit

About BioPharm Systems

BioPharm Systems ( is a global IT consulting and managed services provider (MSP) that focuses on the life sciences industry. We have extensive experience in the implementation, integration, migration, upgrade, and hosting of the following Oracle clinical trial management, drug safety and pharmacovigilance, clinical data warehousing and analytics, clinical data management, and electronic data capture systems: ClearTrial, Siebel Clinical, LabPas, Argus Safety Suite (Argus Safety, Argus Safety Japan, Affiliate, Interchange, Reconciliation, Dossier, Insight, and Perceptive), Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS), Empirica Signal, Empirica Topics, Life Sciences Data Hub (LSH), Clinical Development Analytics (CDA), Oracle Clinical, Remote Data Capture (RDC), and Thesaurus Management System (TMS).

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in California, BioPharm Systems has offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. To learn more about the company’s products and services, please call +1 877 654 0033 (U.S.), +44 (0) 1865 910200 (U.K.), or e-mail info(at)biopharm(dot)com.


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+1 877 654 0033

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FISMA Compliance Guarantee Now Available to U.S. Federal Agencies and Contractors

Plano, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2013

FISMA compliance for U.S. federal agencies and their contractors is now simpler and more certain with managed hosting leader Layered Techs announcement of a FISMA compliance guarantee. Layered Tech is offering a FISMA compliance guarantee to federal agencies and SaaS providers who utilize Layered Techs Platform-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, or compliant managed hosting services.

A year ago Layered Tech offered a compliance guarantee as part of its managed hosting services for PCI-DSS (credit card data) and HIPAA (healthcare data). Since then, and throughout its history, Layered Techs compliant hosting customers have passed 100 percent of every compliance audit. Layered Tech is now extending the compliance guarantee to the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), which requires that federal agencies meet stringent data security requirements for IT services that they utilize.

With its FISMA-compliant Cloud and hosting services, Layered Tech delivers secure managed IT platforms on behalf of federal agencies or SaaS providers who sell to federal agencies. Layered Techs FISMA compliance guarantee, which is included free of charge as part of the FISMA-compliant hosting service, ensures clients that their hosted IT infrastructures will pass the FISMA certification and accreditation audit, as well as the mandated annual evaluations.

Especially since the initiation of the federal Cloud First program, there is strong demand for FISMA-compliant platforms and services, said Dan Tudahl, Layered Tech Government Solutions Chief Operating Officer. With our secure data centers, experienced staff and 100% FISMA compliance guarantee, we give SaaS vendors and their federal agency customers complete peace of mind so they can focus on their core missions.

Layered Tech has more than a decade of experience building and hosting secure solutions that comply with FISMA and the implementation standards mandated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Layered Tech currently provides FISMA compliant managed hosting services as well as cloud hosting services for over half of the cabinet-level federal agencies, including some of the most security-sensitive federal agencies such as the Departments of Justice, Energy, and Treasury. In conjunction with Microsoft, Layered Tech recently launched the Microsoft Dynamics Government Cloud, a FISMA-compliant Platform-as-a-Service cloud offering tailored specifically to the high security requirements of federal government enterprise applications.

About Layered Tech

Layered Technologies (Layered Tech), a leading global provider of compliant and secure cloud and hosting services, offers PCI-, HIPAA- and FISMA-compliant hosting solutions, managed dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, including Compliance Guaranteed, which ensures that all Layered Tech compliance services are guaranteed to pass 100 percent of every IT audit or assessment. By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs so they can focus on core initiatives. Layered Techs scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications, including e-commerce and SaaS. Clients include federal, state and local government agencies; large enterprises with advanced data security, compliance and uptime requirements; and leading-edge Web 2.0 startups. For more information, visit

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United States Golf Association’s U.S. Open Digital Apps Now Available

Far Hill, NJ (PRWEB) June 05, 2013

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today launched U.S. Open applications for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. These free user-friendly apps are designed to bring the excitement of the 113th U.S. Open Championship to fans around the world. The U.S. Open will be played at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., June 13-16.

New for this year is a data-rich, scoring-centric iPad app, developed by IBM. Detailed player information along with scorecards, statistics, groupings, starting times and live Marquee Group coverage throughout the championship highlight the tablet experience for iPad users. The app also features hole insights, which provide fans with an interactive look at statistics and trends for each hole. A personalized live leaderboard option that allows users to track up to five of their favorite competitors is also available.

Powered by IBM cloud computing and analytics technologies, all applications provide users with access to live HD video streaming, real-time scoring, live updates, news and photos. Their user-friendly design will provide fans on the go with up-to-the-minute information and statistics from Americas premier golf championship.

The iPad app is an exciting addition to our suite of U.S. Open digital products, said Sarah Hirshland, USGA senior managing director of business affairs. Providing a superior second screen experience has become an essential part of the USGAs digital strategy. Through our partnership with IBM, we know we have created easy-to-use applications to entertain, inform and engage fans who are following the U.S. Open.

Whether theyre on the go or on the couch, U.S. Open golf fans want to remain connected throughout the championship, said John Kent, program manager, IBM Sponsorship Marketing. Were proud to help the USGA deliver a compelling and interactive U.S. Open experience via a variety of mobile devices and platforms.

The U.S. Open application for Android and iPhone device users has been updated for 2013. Fans can follow the action with up-to-the-minute scores, news, photos and live video coverage. Through the use of push notification technology, app users can also receive updates for their favorite players sent directly to their mobile device.

Official U.S. Open applications are now available for download from iTunes and the Google Play Store.

About the USGA

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Womens Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGAs working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.

The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the games history and funds an ongoing For the Good of the Game charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGAs Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.

For more information about the USGA, visit

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GMO Cloud America Launches Cloud Servers For U.S. Market

Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2011

Businesses are embracing the scalability and portability of cloud hosting and computing. To address this growing demand, GMO Cloud America Inc., a full-service hosting and cloud computing solution provider and a subsidiary of GMO Cloud K.K., the number-one web hosting company in Japan, today announced the launch of its cloud hosting solutions for the U.S. market.

The companys three pre-defined packages, GMO10, GMO20 and GMO30, are being offered at a significantly low introductory price for the first six months following launch. Its basic plan, GMO10, is offered at absolutely no charge during this period.

The company is recognized as a leader for delivering high-performance solutions in a cost-efficient manner along with some of the strongest controls available over cloud server resources such as CPU Cores, RAM, HD and Port Speed. Using its signature subscription model, which offers far greater transparency than that which is currently available through most major cloud hosting providers, GMO Cloud America configures hosting resources independently and lets customers pay only for what they need.

We are thrilled to extend our existing services into the U.S. market, explained Ryo Tamura, President and CEO of GMO Cloud America Inc. By offering the same solutions that propelled GMO Cloud K.K. to become Japans most sought-after name in cloud hosting, we can quickly address the needs of start-ups, small and mid-sized businesses, and large-scale enterprises. The companys solutions are already in use by leading-edge virtual solutions and recognized Fortune 500 companies.

Learn more at or on the companys social media pages at and

About GMO Cloud America Inc.

GMO Cloud America Inc. is a full-service hosting and cloud computing solution provider and a subsidiary of GMO Cloud K.K., the number-one web hosting company in Japan. The company offers global datacenters, premium on-demand infrastructure, solid strategic partnerships and a competitive performance-based pricing model. GlobalSign, SSL global leader and GMO subsidiary, secures the companys high-performance network.


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Acumatica Cloud ERP Expands U.S. and Global Channel Partner Network

McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012

Acumatica, a leading global provider of cloud enterprise resource Planning (ERP) and financial software, today announced that it expanded its global channel partner network in Q3 by adding 21 value added resellers (VARs) in the U.S., additional affiliates in Mexico, and new coverage internationally.

An increasing number of ERP implementation partners are discovering Acumatica as a great alternative to pure SaaS or on-premises-only solutions, said Stijn Hendrikse, Chief Marketing Officer for Acumatica. These partners quickly discover Acumaticas unique value proposition as a 100% web-based product that can run in a private or public cloud SaaS environment, while still offering true data ownership and unparalleled adaptability. These partners can now address the demanding needs of midmarket and enterprise customers by adding Acumatica to their solutions portfolio. The combination of the Acumatica product, the technology platform, and our 100% commitment to channel partner distribution, makes joining the Acumatica partner program an easy business decision, added Hendrikse.

During Q3 2012, Acumatica added the following North American VARs to it channel partner network: A.B. Computer Systems, New York City, NY; Accounting Technology Systems, Tucson, AZ; Altara, Sacramento, CA; AT Consulting, Foxborough, MA; BI Service Pros, Forresthill, CA; Evolutika, LLC, Paramus, NJ; MaxQ Technologies, Danbury, CT; NetTrack, Amherst, NH; Revered Business Systems, Inc., Saratoga, NY; Strata ERP Cloud Services, Denver, CO; Zeal Solutions, Naperville, IL.

Also during Q3, Acumatica Affliate VARs were also added in Mexico: MexiDSAN, SKI Consulting, SOLETI, Devatec, IT Training Solutions; and in the Philippines: The Positiveway Solutions.

Acumatica also extended its VAR reach internationally by adding Netinfo (Moldova); Microware Solutions Limited (Nigeria); The Accounting System Company, (TASCOLI), UK; T2VSoft, Inc., Canada.

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Acumatica represents more than just the most technologically advanced cloud solution, said Robert Houdeshell, CEO, Strata ERP Cloud Solutions. Acumatica offers additional functionality such as integrated shipping with FedEx and UPS, integrated credit card processing through, integrated wikis, document management, workflow, customizations, and list continues said Houdeshell.

We added Acumatica to our state-of-the-art ERP offerings last month, said Ed Avizur, President of A. B. Computer Systems, a premier software integrator in the North East. After evaluating a few cloud-based ERP solutions, we concluded that Acumatica will be the best solution for our customers in terms of functionality, flexibility and ease-of-use. In addition, the excellent underlying technology and advanced development platform, combined with the ability to implement it either in the cloud or on premises, convinced us that Acumatica will provide A. B. Computer Systems with competitive advantage, and adds significantly to our arsenal of advanced ERP systems, added Avizur.

Its clear to all in the ERP/accounting systems industry that cloud computing has many advantages for our clients, now and in the future, said Brendan Abbott, CEO of AT Consulting. Acumatica has the flexibility, functionality and features of well-known, mature on-premise solutions, while providing the additional advantages of a cloud solution. Unlike other cloud solutions we researched and worked with in the past, the upside potential of the Acumatica product and platform is enormous for us and our clients, added Abbott.

Were extremely pleased to be part of the Acumatica channel partner network, said Steve Nolan, Managing Partner for Nettrack Consulting, based in Amherst, NH. Nettrack was searching for a solid ERP product for Wholesale Distribution that would augment our existing industry expertise. Acumatica provided everything we needed – and more. It has an easy-to-use interface, a superior feature set, and a quality company behind it. Providing the newest technology in cloud computing, Acumatica has a flexible approach to deployment options. It can be operated from the cloud, on premis, or hosted. Its a true SaaS offering, and keeping with the companys commitment to customer adaptability, its a perfect product for multi-location, multi-currency, and multi-company installations, added Nolan.

Acumatica will be the centerpiece of MaxQs cloud computer initiatives going forward, said John J. Pavain, President, MaxQ Technologies. Acumatica allows us to offer our customers a choice in how they deploy their ERP applications: on-premise, private, or public cloud environments. Couple that with the best business application UI that weve seen in a cloud-based software product. Weve already started to convert our own extensive portfolio of applications over to Acumatica, and were excited about the future! added Pavain.

Compared to the legacy ERP systems weve worked with in the past, (with Acumatica) its exciting to be excited again, said Greg Kaeser, Partner, Altara.

About Acumatica

Acumatica is a leading cloud ERP software vendor that delivers the benefits of cloud and SaaS without sacrificing customization, control, security, or speed. Acumatica can be deployed on premise, hosted at a datacenter, or run on a cloud computing platform. Acumatica delivers its software through a global network of hundreds of channel partners, and also sells its software through several large ERP OEM partners, such as in Europe. Learn more about Acumaticas Cloud ERP solution at

ScaleMatrix Expands Cloud Network and Business Continuity Offer with Announcement of Second Data Center Location in Central U.S.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012

ScaleMatrix, a San Diego colocation, private cloud hosting and managed service provider will now offer high availability cloud and geographic redundancy services to a growing list of healthcare, finance, entertainment, and enterprise class clientele following the companys recent data center expansion announcement. ScaleMatrix operates nearly 100,000 sq ft of premium Data Center space in Southern California today, offering clients a well-diversified mix of colocation, cloud, and infrastructure hosting services, all covered by an evolving managed service portfolio. With the expansion into the Houston marketplace, ScaleMatrix clients can now take advantage of active/active, active/passive, or geographically load balanced configurations to ensure maximum uptime. Cloud and Colocation clients may host services in either or both the San Diego and/or Houston facilities, based on a number of business drivers.

Following a growing trend, ScaleMatrix launched this new Houston stronghold through a partnership with established Texas data center operator StratITsphere. Leveraging proven infrastructure in a burgeoning growth region, ScaleMatrix has extended their robust network, monitoring, security, and other value added services to this new center to support client demand for geographic diversity solutions. ScaleMatrix new Houston center also broadens the companys existing cloud services portfolio by allowing clients to migrate and/or replication applications between the companys two cloud hosting centers, in addition, clients in both the San Diego and Houston facility have access to high speed, low cost, low latency transport services by way of a private 10Gbps transport ring.

Over the past year, we have expanded our service offering to include DDoS mitigation, application and environment monitoring capabilities, and enterprise class backup and replication tools. Geographically diversified H/A solutions were a natural evolution for our enterprise class service portfolio. Location agnostic cloud applications, load balancing, and traffic management solutions are just a few of the additional services we are now able to support with the launch of the new ScaleMatrix Houston deployment, said Chris Orlando, chief sales & marketing officer.

Located outside the 500-year flood zone and off of any major thoroughfares, ScaleMatrixs Houston Center boasts an ideal geographic location. Its Tier-IV design provides best-in-class protection from man-made and natural perils for clients mission critical systems and data.

To learn more about ScaleMatrix, visit

About ScaleMatrix

ScaleMatrix takes an infrastructure-based approach to providing best-in-class hosting solutions to clients at every stage of their IT Lifecycle development. By investing heavily in both facilities and personnel, and developing strategic relationships with critical hardware, software, and support service vendors we are able to offer our clients industry leading solutions which include design, deployment, and ongoing management as part of our standard offering. For more information on ScaleMatrix, visit