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ViaWest has opened a data center in Phoenix, Ariz. The facility offers more than 40,000 square feet of raised floor space and has been engineered with the latest in UPS power equipment and energy efficient cooling systems to support both production and disaster recovery.
ViaWest says the Phoenix data center will offer colocation, managed and cloud services, along with hybrid offerings to meet the growing demand for flexible and scalable IT solutions. Offering a fully compliant environment to meet PCI, SOC, SSAE and HIPAA regulations, the Phoenix data center is ViaWest’s first in Arizona.
ViaWest’s Arizona market expansion will be led by industry veteran Chris Parsons, who has 20 years of leadership experience in technology sales, 10 of them in the Phoenix market.
“ViaWest’s broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions will be a welcome addition in the Phoenix market," Parsons said. “We are the first local provider to offer a robust portfolio of IT infrastructure solutions, which scale to meet customers’ growth and compliance requirements."
Before joining ViaWest, Parsons served as a regional vice president for Internap Network Services, where he was responsible for sales and revenue growth in the Western U.S.