SOURCE: 1102 Grand

1102 GRAND

September 29, 2010 17:01 ET

Kansas City Data Center & Internet Hub Expands

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) -  1102 GRAND, Kansas City's Internet Hub and Colocation Facility, recently announced the expansion of 5000 square feet of additional caged space for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers. The new caged space colocation room is projected to be completed by the end of 2010.

1102 GRAND's previous expansion, which was opened in the spring of 2010, is half leased with a strong sales pipeline including additional opportunities currently in final negotiations.

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Darren Bonawitz, co-owner of 1102 GRAND, said, "We continue to see consistent demand across the SMB and enterprise sectors along with increasing activity among carriers and service providers."

Due to the design of the infrastructure, 1102 GRAND is able to easily build out spaces in a modular fashion and utilize a "just before" inventory approach in order to ensure that investments are maximized and the risk of stranded capital is minimized. "This new colocation expansion will appeal to customers that are looking for their own private space without the upfront capital expenditure or ongoing maintenance costs," said Bonawitz.

"In addition to pricing and diversity benefits via the most robust list of carriers and service providers in our region, organizations are increasingly turning to 1102 GRAND as a trusted partner, managing the data center infrastructure so they can focus on their core business instead," said Bonawitz.

1102 GRAND is a Midwestern internet hub and network neutral collocation facility specifically enhanced with the infrastructure to host and provide interconnection and collocation services to an array of global network operators including carriers, service providers and enterprise customers who demand highly secure and connected, customized solutions for their networking equipment. 1102 GRAND offers a wide array of collocation options including cabinets, cage space, private data suites, and raw space for larger build outs up to 7000 contiguous square feet all of which are connect to a carrier neutral Meet Me Room which houses nearly 30 carriers and service providers along with over a 100 SMB and enterprise customers. Some of the carriers and providers include: AT&T, Level (3), Verizon Business, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communication, Qwest, Hurricane Electric and a very respectable group of alternate carriers and service providers. For more information, visit: www.1102grand.com

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