As part of its nationwide IT services and data center network expansion, EarthLink, Inc., an IT services and communications provider, opened of its newest data center located in Dallas, Texas. The firm also opened a new local sales office and said it is growing its employee base to fulfill business demand for its highly-secure, comprehensive IT solutions including cloud hosting, cloud Workspace, managed security, Cloud Server Backup and application solutions in the Dallas metro area.
Leveraging geographically-diverse data centers, EarthLink said it is creating fault-tolerant, enterprise class IT solutions with nationwide availability and high performing network connectivity. In addition to Dallas, EarthLink will open three additional data centers in Chicago, San Jose and Miami in the coming months. These four new data centers, in addition to the existing center in Pittsford, NY, provide the company with a total of five data centers on its next generation cloud hosting platform. Combined with EarthLink's current data centers in Atlanta, Columbia, SC and Marlborough, MA, EarthLink will soon operate 8 data centers in total linked to its nationwide IP network.
"Dallas is a booming business market, and an important communications hub and distribution point for IP traffic. Opening a data center here is an important step in our motion to create a regionally-diverse, expanded IT solutions footprint to support the growing and evolving needs of companies as they seek to virtualize their businesses," said Michael D. Toplisek, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for EarthLink. "Our new Dallas data center leverages a state-of-the-art, integrated computing and storage platform designed to support current and future IT service demands with best-in-breed platforms."