Cogeco Data Services

Cogeco Data Services

February 10, 2015 08:00 ET

Cogeco Data Services New State-of-the-art Data Centre Scheduled to Launch in Spring 2015

Construction underway and on track for new 100,000-square-foot facility on the island of Montreal

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 10, 2015) - Cogeco Data Services, a Canadian provider of fully managed hybrid ICT solutions, is pleased to announce that its new 100,000-square-foot data centre on the island of Montreal is scheduled to launch this coming spring.

The new state-of-the-art facility, located in Kirkland and designed to Tier 3 standards, will provide customers in Montreal and the surrounding area with access to advanced colocation, managed IT and cloud services that are secure, redundant, scalable and monitored 24/7/365 to ensure seamless protection and high-service availability.

"We are very excited to add another advanced facility to our growing data centre footprint," said Tony Ciciretto, President and CEO, Cogeco Data Services and Peer 1 Hosting. "The new centre is specifically designed to meet an increasing demand in the Montreal region for reliable and secure ICT solutions."

"Cogeco Data Services' addition of a new ultramodern data centre underlines our unwavering commitment to providing the region's businesses with access to world-class ICT services that facilitate and improve their operations and service delivery each day," added Ciciretto. "This new facility, combined with our wholly-owned network and cloud infrastructure highlights our commitment to continued growth in the Quebec market."

Abundant and reliable power and a cool climate for the majority of the year make the island of Montreal an ideal location to house the new data centre. The facility will complement the 1,500 route kilometres of fibre optic cable Cogeco Data Services already owns and operates on the island.

Upon completion, this facility will be the fifth location in Cogeco Data Services' growing data centre fleet and will bring the company's total data centre capacity to over 200,000 square feet - the equivalent of 12 NHL sized ice surfaces. Cogeco Data Services currently operates three facilities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and one in Barrie, Ontario.

About Cogeco Data Services

With its suite of Business Communication Solutions (Data Centre, Managed IT, Cloud Services, Connectivity, Voice and Professional Services), Cogeco Data Services supplies its customers with the fast, reliable and secure ability to access, manage, move and store large amounts of data worldwide. The Company's wholly-owned, all optical, redundant network and secure, 'always on', tier 3 quality data centres provide some of Canada's largest companies and public sector organizations with near limitless bandwidth and secure facilities for hosting, storing and managing mission critical data.

For more information about Cogeco Data Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc., visit cogecodata.com, or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

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