San Diego, CA – November 30th, 2009 – American Internet Services (AIS), today announced the opening of the company’s first out-of-state Data Center located in Phoenix, Arizona. The new facility services a growing demand from AIS’s forward looking client base for geographically dispersed data center solutions. With client focus increasing on business continuity and disaster recovery, this low risk – geographically stable region of the country was an ideal choice for AIS’s newest location. In addition, AIS clients will have direct on-net access to this strategic facility from any of the companies five other Data Centers, making seamless multi-site deployments of active/active application environments easier to deliver and manage.
Centrally located in downtown Phoenix, the facility is a carrier neutral hub which serves as a point of interconnection for many of the world’s leading carriers and network service providers. Boasting impressive levels of redundancy, the facility is equipped with 2N UPS systems, N+1 cooling infrastructure, and 24x7x365 security. AIS clients can expect unmatched levels of onsite support previously unavailable in the Phoenix market, as well as a number of data center conveniences which are in keeping with AIS standards. In addition to the large number of native transit providers present within the fiber rich facility, the facility is also connected to all other AIS data centers throughout the western U.S. via “AIS-NET”, the private optical network which provides AIS clients with on-net access to colocation space within any AIS facility, premium multi-homed bandwidth products, low cost transport solutions, and unsurpassed IP redundancy.
“We are extremely excited to offer out-of-state mission critical capacity and “plug & play” disaster recovery solutions, compliments of our private OC192 backbone, in support of our growing client base’s ever-changing needs,” said Alessandra Lezama, CEO of AIS. Commenting on the Phoenix marketplace specifically, Lezama said, “We have received an overwhelming number of requests for AIS’s unique cross market networking solutions from Phoenix enterprise clients looking to implement high bandwidth, geographically dispersed hosted applications over a private network. We look forward to servicing these requests and becoming a contributing member of the Phoenix IT community.”
About American Internet Services
American Internet Services (AIS), one of the fastest growing colocation companies in the Western United States, has provided business-to-business services since 1994. The company operates premium colocation facilities throughout Southern California and Phoenix, and has invested in state-of-the-art equipment and technology to ensure unsurpassed reliability, bandwidth, security, and redundancy for its worldwide clients. AIS’s data centers are carrier-neutral facilities designed as technology fortresses with N+1 or greater redundancy on bandwidth, power, HVAC, fire suppression, and security systems. The data centers offer a mix of cabinet, cage and private suites, as well as roof rights for microwave links and other antenna systems. For more information, visit www.americanis.net.