January 29, 2013
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Jan. 29 – Cyber Innovation Labs (CIL), a leading provider of innovative Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, announces NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions, has selected CIL as a core data center platform to help deliver NEC’s Cloud Computing Solutions for the North America market.
NEC will leverage CIL’s facilities located at “The Underground”, Iron Mountain’s highly secure, 145-acre facility in Boyers, Pennsylvania, to help fuel its business expansion in North America. NEC offers a broad portfolio of cloud solutions (IaaS, UCaaS, SaaS) and managed services addressing the financial services, healthcare, government, education, and legal markets. Architected with a groundbreaking audit, security & compliance foundation at its core, enterprises are able to deploy their mission-critical systems and applications with confidence in a fully private, physically dedicated environment. NEC’s Data Center Transformation practice provides full life-cycle management for enterprises considering a move to the cloud. The NEC Cloud Computing Center will also serve as one of NEC Corporation of America’s disaster recovery centers and regional parts / service depots to deliver unparalleled service uptime and customer satisfaction.
CIL’s new FLEXCenter platform offers a complete data center transformation strategy for enterprise clients. The FLEXCenter solution allows customers to modulate their needs over time, from a traditional Tier 3 plus data center to 100% dedicated / single tenant and retractable, ultra-secure, fully compliant (PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST, etc.) and audit-capable cloud stack - “Cloud in a Vault”.
“NEC’s award-winning ProgrammableFlow® networking and Nblock infrastructure product families provide us with the one solution that can meet the holistic needs of today’s enterprise marketplace through one provider,” comments Jack Pressman, Managing Director of Cyber Innovation Labs, LLC.
About Cyber Innovation Labs
Cyber Innovation Labs is a leading provider of innovative Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. With extremely scalable, high-efficiency and SSAE 16 certified data center facilities, Cyber Innovation Labs delivers 2N Tier-3+ availability, with uncompromising security, reliability and control. Cyber Innovation Labs leverages best-of-breed data center practices coupled with leading technology network solutions and global partners to deliver highly secure, customized and scalable IT infrastructure as well as fully managed private / single tenant cloud services capable of supporting the most discerning Enterprises.
About NEC Corporation of America
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers, Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37 billion in revenues.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated provides information storage and management services that help organizations lower the costs, risks and inefficiencies of managing their physical and digital data. The Company’s solutions enable customers to protect and better use their information so they can optimize their business and ensure proper recovery, compliance and discovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain manages billions of information assets, including business records, electronic files, medical data and more for organizations around the world.
Source: Cyber Innovation Labs
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