Denver, CO - May 29, 2015
H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, today announced Handy Networks, a global provider of custom hosting and cloud solutions, has selected its 300,000 square-foot Denver data center campus for its most recent colocation expansion. The phase 1 footprint is comprised of approximately 100 cabinets with additional expansion space as required. Handy selected H5 on account of the company's flexibility, 15-year 100% uptime track record, abundant expansion capacity, and H5's responsiveness enabling expedited timelines and milestones to be hit.
"H5 is excited to welcome Handy Networks to our Denver data center ecosystem," said Josh Simms, chief executive officer at H5 Data Centers. "Handy Networks is growing at an impressive rate and we look forward to delivering the reliable, responsive wholesale data center services necessary to ensure maximum customer satisfaction."
Handy Networks' need for increased colocation capacity came as a result of its existing data center in downtown Denver hitting maximum occupancy. After an in-depth "build-versus-buy" analysis and thorough vetting of Denver wholesale data center providers, Handy Networks identified H5's Denver data center campus as an ideal solution for its next colocation expansion.
"Demand for our hosting and cloud solutions continues to be strong," stated Jay Sudowski, co-founder and CTO of Handy Networks. "Having a data center partner like H5 that works at our speed and offers a 100%-uptime, maximum-security offering has been critical to capitalizing on the unprecedented market opportunity. We look forward to growing our footprint and business relationship with H5 over the years to come."
Handy Networks customers include global infrastructure resellers, high-growth technology organizations, as well as emerging online software and Internet companies. For more information on H5 Data Centers and Handy Networks, please visit www.h5datacenters.com.
About Handy Networks
Founded in 1997, Handy Networks, LLC is a Colorado-based, global hosting and cloud solutions provider focused on maximizing customer satisfaction through reliable, customizable solutions and responsive support from certified infrastructure experts. Handy Networks' diverse hosting offering includes self-managed dedicated servers, fully managed dedicated servers, single-server colocation, private cabinet co-location, hosted Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server applications, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and public cloud infrastructure services to discerning companies from 48 different countries. Customers enjoy SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2 compliant infrastructure as well as access to a variety of hosting automation platforms including cPanel, DirectAdmin, Helm, WebSitePanel and OnApp. Additionally, Handy Networks is delivers customized hardware solutions based on the SuperMicro platform. For more information, visit www.handynetworks.com.
About H5 Data Centers:
H5 Data Centers is one of the leading privately-owned data center operators in the United States with 1.5 million square feet under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center and interconnection solutions to address the business and operational requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers currently owns data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit www.h5datacenters.com
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