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Miami, FL, United States, 2011/12/01 - Verizon IT services arm completes data center expansion in Silicon Valley with majority of raised floor space already contracted (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) - Terremark.com. NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ
With increasingly strong customer demand for enterprise-class IT services from a highly secure data center, Terremark, a Verizon Company, today announced the completion of the expansion of its world-class data center campus, the Network Access Point (NAP) West, located in Santa Clara, California. The newly expanded, state-of-the-art data-center campus now features a total of approximately 100,000 square feet of raised floor space.
The physical growth of the NAP West is a result of strong enterprise demand for Terremark's unique portfolio of IT infrastructure solutions among Fortune 500 businesses and government agencies. The expansion of Terremark's operation in California is part of a global strategy to deliver ultra-secure IT infrastructure and cloud computing solutions from strategically located data center facilities around the world.
"As a major interconnection point for the world and of the technology industry, the Silicon Valley area has long been a location of strategic importance for Terremark", said Kerry Bailey, president of Terremark. "Through the expansion of the NAP West, we continue to invest in the strategic global hubs that support the requirements of our expanding global customer base."
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The NAP West is located in the leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, Silicon Valley, featuring access to major Tier One, Metro and Asia Pacific carriers, as well as aerial carriers. The physically robust facility offers Terremark's complete suite of services, including its Enterprise Cloud platform, world-class security solutions and top-tier colocation delivered with access to fully redundant power and diverse connectivity.
"We designed and built NAP West to meet our high security standards with added redundancy to maintain our customer's mission-critical applications around the clock," said Hector Hernandez, senior vice president of data center operations for Terremark. "Our newly expanded data center campus meets the needs of power, space and bandwidth-intensive applications we are seeing in today's market."
The NAP West is staffed 24 x 7 by highly trained personnel and it is powered by Silicon Valley Power, one of the top-rated providers of renewable energy in the country, with power generation from wind and solar projects.
Terremark (terremark.com), a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.