ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwired - June 27, 2013) - Online Tech has been awarded a Michigan Economic Bright Spot Award from Corp! magazine for being a driving force in the Michigan economy and leading innovation.
The magazine annually honors Michigan companies and entrepreneurs who are a gaining market share and leading innovation in the state. Winners were evaluated on the growth over the past year as well as their economic impact on the state of Michigan.
Online Tech was one of 40 companies to accept a 2013 award at today's awards ceremony at Schoolcraft College. Corp! previously honored Online Tech, Michigan's leader in secure and compliant data center hosting, with the DiSciTech award in 2013, 2012 and 2010.
"We're very proud of our staff and all recognition we receive because Online Tech built the leading data center operating company in Michigan during some very difficult economic times," co-CEO Yan Ness said. "Our people stepped up to the plate, worked a little harder and we've earned the loyal support of an expanding list of great clients around the Great Lakes region."
Already the largest multi-tenant data center operator in Michigan, Online Tech was able to maintain its growth plan and hire 26 new employees over the past 24 months during a challenging economy. It recently announced plans to spend another $1 million at its Mid-Michigan data center, and hire 7-8 technical staff over the next 12-18 months.
"We look forward to continued growth as we expand into additional markets across the Midwest," Ness said.
About Online Tech
Online Tech, Michigan's largest managed data center is becoming the largest in the Midwest, expanding into at least four new markets. The "Fort Knox" for data is known for complete redundancy -- "backups for everything" -- from multiple back-up generators and backup systems to locations straddling two power grids and even two CEOs.
Online Tech leads in secure, compliant hosting services including cloud hosting, managed dedicated servers, Michigan colocation and disaster recovery. Online Tech's Midwest data centers assure mission critical applications are always available, comply with government & industry regulations, and continue operating after a disaster. Backed by independent HIPAA, PCI, SSAE 16, and SOC 2, Online Tech delivers the security, privacy, and availability expected from world class data center operators. For more information, call (877)740-5028, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.onlinetech.com.