SOURCE: StratITsphere

StratITsphere

May 23, 2011 15:50 ET

Fugro Chooses StratITsphere for IT Infrastructure, Security & Disaster Recovery Overhaul

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - Fugro Inc., a Texas-based oilfield services company, recently hired StratITsphere to implement and provide its primary collocation site.

"The types of projects we need to have done require specialized expertise that's beyond what you find in a good company IT department," said Adam Lee, Fugro's manager of information technology. "I've worked with StratITsphere's team in the past, and they are hands down the sharpest guys I've ever met when it comes to technology."

As part of Fugro's disaster recovery plan, the firm will house duplicate servers at StratITsphere's new Tier-4-design data center, located west of Houston. StratITsphere will create a network infrastructure that will allow a seamless switchover in the event that the systems in Fugro's offices should go offline. The infrastructure also will provide voice and data communication between the collocation facility and Fugro's headquarters.

In addition, StratITsphere will assist in securing Fugro's digital assets through various upgrades to internal systems.

Fugro is a welcome addition to StratITsphere's clientele portfolio, a company leader said.

"The work we'll be doing for Fugro is what we do best, and we have the best people in the business to do it," said Stephen Webster, president & CEO of StratITsphere. "We're pleased to be working with them, and we're looking forward to helping them with their IT needs so they can continue to grow their core business."

Fugro collects, processes and interprets data related to the earth's surface, and the soils and rocks beneath, and provides advice based on the results to clients in many industrial sectors. The company reported $4.5 billion in revenue in 2010 and employs 13,500 people worldwide. To learn more, visit Fugro.com.

For more information on StratITsphere, visit StratITsphere.com.

About StratITsphere™ StratITsphere is a Houston area company that provides data center services and IT infrastructure & security advising to Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. Its advising services are provided by experts with years of global experience. They use a vendor agnostic philosophy that recommends technology solutions without loyalty to any specific manufacturer to make sure clients receive a superior return on their technology infrastructure investments. The company's data center facility is a Tier IV design, the highest level of certification available, and provides customers with access to their mission-critical systems and data at all times. The facility has state-of-the-art manned and automated security systems and the capability to operate independently for up to six days.

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