September 08, 2016 06:30 ET

AiNET Recognized as Top Minority-Owned Business

Prestigious Baltimore Business Journal Recognition Shows Growing Traction in the Mid-Atlantic Market for the Global IT Services Company

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - September 08, 2016) - AiNET announced it won the Top Minority Owned Business Award by the Baltimore Business Journal for 2016 in recognition as one of the largest MBEs in the region. The list of winners will appear in the 2016 Baltimore Business Journal Book of Lists.

"Baltimore has a vibrant community of minority-owned businesses, and it is extremely exciting to be recognized as both a member and visionary, driving force in that community," says Deepak Jain, CEO and founder of AiNET. "It is a reflection of both our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity, and a testament to our success in the IT services sector."

"In any given year, our workforce diversity represents between 45 - 55% of total employees," Jain states. "We rely on our employees to drive innovation, and value multiple viewpoints and ideas and experiences -- that have enabled us to grow and succeed year after year."

AiNET's One Market Center data center, located near Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, has over 200,000 square feet of data center floor space, spread across 7 floors, and is home to the IT infrastructures of iconic Baltimore organizations such as Excelon and the University of Maryland, as well as global companies like Verizon, Level 3, and Cogent Communications. The data center supports hundreds of jobs for residents of Baltimore city and the surrounding areas.

"Diversity is embedded in Baltimore's DNA," says Jain. "Our company is a reflection of the city we owe so much of our success to."

For more information about AiNET, its diverse workforce, and job opportunities, visit

About AiNET ®

AiNET is a leader in the design, construction, operations, and support of Internet data centers, optical fiber networks, and critical solutions. Among their data centers, AiNET owns and operates certified Tier 4 data centers, the highest level of data center reliability and maintainability.

AiNET's innovative approach combines the full stack of services within the Data Center, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. By bundling services within the data center, AiNET is able to offer unique, custom solutions that empower customers to solve their largest technology challenges.

AiNET is always expanding our data centers, and growing to connect buildings to our protected fiber communications networks for enhanced reliability and security. Customers that trust AiNET include the Department of Defense, the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Level 3 Communications, Comcast, Cox and many others. AiNET has over 100 lit or "on-net" buildings.

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