Data Cave Adds Comcast Business Ethernet Services at Columbus Data Center
Partnership brings additional high-speed network connectivity options to customers
COLUMBUS, IN (April 18, 2013) – Data Cave today announced plans to add Metro Ethernet services from Comcast Business to its full-service, fully redundant data center located in Columbus, Indiana. The announcement marks the second connectivity provider Data Cave has added at the center in the past two months.
Increased demand for connectivity options has attracted additional service providers to Data Cave, a carrier-neutral data center. Comcast Business is the latest provider to announce a build-in at the Data Cave facility. Both Comcast Business and Data Cave are quickly expanding services in Indiana and throughout the Midwest, and the partnership will allow Comcast Business to extend connectivity services to new networks and customers.
“Adding Comcast Business as a partner marks huge growth potential for Data Cave and for our current and future customers. By supplementing our data center facility with strong network providers, like Comcast Business, we are able to give more customers the redundant high-speed connectivity options they need to stay up and running, 24/7,” stated Caleb Tennis, Data Cave Chief Technology Officer. “This partnership with Comcast Business allows Data Cave to provide enhanced services and security coupled with our incredible facility.”
“With scalable, secure Ethernet data services from Comcast Business, Data Cave will be able to connect customers, locally and at remote sites, easily, efficiently and affordably,” said Michelle Pluskota, Regional Vice President for Comcast Business. “Choosing Data Cave and Comcast Business also affords customers reliability, 24/7 dedicated national and local support, and peace of mind.”
With a roof weighing roughly 2,250 tons, Data Cave boasts more than 86,000 square feet of space in its weatherproof facility, strategically designed to withstand tornados, floods, and earthquakes. Customers of Data Cave have experienced zero electrical downtime thanks to its redundancy and hardened infrastructure. With increased reliance on network connectivity, businesses need facilities, such as Data Cave and providers like Comcast to deliver highly available and reliable connectivity services.
About Data Cave
Based in Columbus, Indiana, Data Cave, a fully redundant data center with 100% electrical uptime, provides customers a private and secure environment for data center services, including colocation and disaster recovery solutions. The purpose-built, hardened Midwest data center facility was designed and constructed to withstand the most extreme natural disasters including the capacity to withstand winds over 200 miles per hour, the equivalent of an EF5 tornado. Data Cave is a privately held woman owned MBE certified organization and is conveniently located to Indianapolis, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For more information, call 866-514-2283 or visit http://thedatacave.com. You can also find us on Twitter @Data Cave.
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.
The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets. Follow us on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social. For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise.