SingleHop Goes ‘West’

Leading dedicated server and cloud hosting provider SingleHop Inc announced the launch of its new data center in Phoenix, Arizona. Operated by IO, leading provider of next generation modular data center technology and services, the facility is the first western US expansion by SingleHop. Customers will now have the option to choose which data center they want their hardware to be stored.

“This year has already been full of great news for our company and that continues today with this announcement. We understand that location does matter a great deal, especially to our international customers, and that’s why we made the decision to expand to Phoenix,” said Zak Boca, Chief Executive Officer.

The modular data center will allow SingleHop the capacity for 2500 servers to begin with and act as the thirst location for all of its cloud hosting products. Modular data centers allow for deployment of data in a fraction of the time taken by traditional data centers.
Some of the features of the Phoenix data center are highlighted below:
• SSAE 16 Type 2 Certification
• Uptime Institute Tier III Certification for Design Documents
• 10Gbps connectivity to server cabinets
• Public & Private network
• Connectivity to Chicago data centers

SingleHop customers on the West Coast will be able to connect with the company’s services with 40ms of latency. LEAP3, the company’s infrastructure management platform will continue to use its industry leading automation to increase user control in the modular data center. The facility is also IPv6 compatible.

“Customer control is always at the core of our operational developments and that’s why this facility had to have technology that we could easily integrate into our existing infrastructure. All of our customers now have a choice in location, but with the same ease and automation they have come to expect from us,” said Andy Pace, Chief Operating Officer.

Established in 2006, SingleHop is based out of Chicago, Illinois and was named number 25 on the Inc. 500 list for the fasters growing companies in America. The company remains an industry leader in providing customers with automatic server deployment, remote management and a host of other services.

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