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Online Tech - Managed Data Center Operator Recognized for Technological Innovation in Michigan

April 24, 2013 15:07 ET

Online Tech Honored as One of Michigan's Leading Technology Companies

Data Center Company Picks Up Third Corp! Magazine DiSciTech Award in Four Years

ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwired - April 24, 2013) - For the third time in four years, Online Tech LLC has been honored with a DiSciTech award from Corp! magazine for being a leading Michigan company in the digital, scientific and technology fields.

The magazine annually honors Michigan companies and educational organizations that are leading the way in science and technology through innovation, research and applied science as well as those who are using digital technology to promote, improve or enhance their enterprises.

Online Tech was one of 40 companies -- 21 in the Science & Technology Category -- to accept a 2013 award at a recent event at Oakland Community College. Corp! previously honored Online Tech, Michigan's leader in secure and compliant data center hosting, in 2010 and 2012.

"We're very proud of the DiSciTech award 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 got a boost to its steady growth (averaging more than 30 percent annual growth since 2003) when News-Press & Gazette Company invested $20 million to help it expand into new markets. There are plans to open four new data centers over the next 24 months, joining the company's two facilities in Ann Arbor and one in Flint.

"With our recent investment, we look forward to continued growth as we expand into additional markets across the Midwest," Ness said.

About Online Tech
Online Tech ( is the leader in secure and compliant hosting services including private cloud hostingmanaged cloud hosting, hybrid cloud hostingmanaged dedicated serversdisaster recovery and offsite backup services, and Michigan colocation. Online Tech's legacy of independent HIPAAPCISAS 70 Type II, SSAE 16 Type II (SOC 1)SOC 2, and SOC 3 audits and reports ensures the security, privacy, and availability expected of a trusted service organization. For more information, call (877) 740-5028 or email

About the DiSciTech Awards
Michigan companies are leading the way in innovation focused on digital, scientific and technological pursuits. To recognize those companies and individuals pushing the boundaries of science, technology and the digital world -- Corp! magazine inaugurated the Business of Science and Technology Awards in 2010 and added a separate Digital Award category the following year.

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