ManagedWay opens new data center

TROY — ManagedWay, a provider of cloud computing, fiber optic internet, and colocation services, has opened a new data center in Troy.

The company says the new, 45,000-square-foot data center incorporates the latest advancements for business reliability, security, and efficiency.

“After a dozen years in business, we’ve learned how to optimize data center performance,” said Robert Sanders, ManagedWay president.  “Our industry continues to grow, so we’re always looking for ways to enhance our network and bring additional capabilities to our clients.  Our new data center keeps us at the very forefront of that growth and allows us to attract and service even the most demanding customers.”

ManagedWay’s new data center features:
* A steel/concrete raised floor rated for seismic zones and high load
* Two separate utility feeds providing four megawatts of power
* Backup diesel generators with 48 hours of run time
* A 1,500-ton mechanical cooling plant with capabilities similar to the cooling system at a large shoppoing mall
* An indoor truck well and loading dock for added convenience and security for installation
* High security, with man traps, checkpoints, cameras and two-factor security
* Uptime guaranteed at 100 percent
* Compliance with the SOC 2 Type II standard

“This data center is now the preeminent facility in Michigan, and will allow us to attract new and larger enterprise clients with superior service,” said Sanders.

ManagedWay owns and operates two colocation sites and operates in 10 data centers, spanning tens of thousands of square feet in metro Detroit and the Grand Rapids area.

“According to a 2015 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association report, our metro Detroit data centers are located in the No. 1 safest city from natural disasters,” Sanders added.

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