World-Class 50,000 Square Foot Data Center Facility
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2009--
CBTS, the technology solutions division of Cincinnati Bell Inc.
(NYSE:CBB) and a leading provider of data center services, is now
providing premier data center services to Fortune 1000 companies
in 25,000 square feet of its newly opened Lebanon, Ohio data center
facility. Located approximately 25 miles north of Cincinnati, the
Lebanon data center offers collocation, disaster recovery, network and
proactive monitoring and management. An additional 25,000 square feet of
capacity is ready to receive additional customers.
The Lebanon facility is connected via a state-of-the-art DWDM network to
CBTS’ five other Greater Cincinnati data center facilities for
redundancy. The network is capable of supporting real-time replication
between the data centers within the region which, in addition to its
collocation offerings, makes it a premium facility for disaster
recovery. The CBTS facilities undergo rigorous annual certifications
including SAS70, HIPPA, and PCI compliance.
“CBTS is excited to offer this world-class facility to organizations
where redundancy, security and availability are paramount,” said John
Burns, President of CBTS. “The combination of the technical expertise of
our service team with our investment in highest caliber data center
assets provides a compelling offering for our customers.”
CBTS certified technicians manage the day-to-day operations of the data
center facilities on a 24x7x365 basis. Security guards are positioned at
the facility entrance and building entrance. CBTS utilizes
state-of-the-art monitoring and management tools to provide 100% uptime
service agreements. As a subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell, which has
provided critical utility services to customers for over 135 years, CBTS
is well positioned to provide data center solutions that have the same
level of criticality.
“The Lebanon facility has the capacity, flexibility and power to meet
our customers’ business goals and objectives, while saving the customer
an expensive capital outlay if they were to update or build their own
data center,” said Steve Herman, Vice President of Data Center
A subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell Inc., CBTS combines the data networking
capabilities of Cincinnati Bell with next-generation managed services
that provide companies with flexible solutions for end to end
information technology deployment. The CBTS business model is focused on
assisting our clients in increasing operational efficiency and
productivity while reducing overall expense. CBTS data centers include
six premier facilities and five hosting facilities. For more
information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com/cbts.
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
provides integrated communications solutions - including local, long
distance, data, Internet, wireless and entertainment services - that
help keep residential and business customers connected with each other
and with the world.
In addition, businesses ranging in size from start-up to large
enterprises turn to Cincinnati Bell for efficient, scalable office
communications systems as well as complex information technology
solutions including data center and managed services. Cincinnati Bell
conducts its operations through three business segments: Wireline,
Wireless, and Technology Solutions. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com.
Source: Cincinnati Bell Inc.
For Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Lisa McLaughlin, 513-368-1860