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Vantage Data Centers Launches Critical Facilities Management Services – New Services Suite Offers End-to-End Management for Enterprise Data Centers

Santa Clara, CA – Vantage Data Centers (Vantage), a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications, today announced the launch of its Critical Facilities Management services, a unique new suite of on-site, hands-on consulting and operations management that provides complete data center management to customers who own and operate large data centers. Critical Facilities Management services go beyond the realm of traditional consulting, and include customized, end-to-end optimization and complete management of customer data centers.

With Critical Facilities Management, customers can take advantage of services that exceed the limitations of traditional consulting. Vantage builds dedicated teams of employees to manage all elements of the data center on-site, including power, HVAC, security and environmental maintenance, on a day-to-day basis. The introduction of Critical Facilities Management allows Vantage to provide a comprehensive set of services for running customer data centers. Vantage brings a high level of experience to maximizing data center operations. Through Critical Facilities Management, customer leadership teams work closely with Vantage to determine the best data infrastructure strategy for their specific needs. Additionally, Vantage deploys an operations team to manage a company’s data center move in, migration and/or optimization/fine tuning to achieve optimal efficiencies.

“Vantage runs and operates some of the highest-quality data centers on the planet by maintaining a keen focus on efficiency, operational excellence, reliability, testing and maintenance,” said Sureel Choksi, President and CEO of Vantage. “We have now extended this capability to managing third party enterprise data centers. The information we’ve gained through historical insight is the driver behind bettering our customers’ data center management.”

Businesses are encountering ever more complex data infrastructure needs with the advent of cloud and hybrid solutions, and the explosion of Big Data. Vantage works with and optimizes existing electrical systems and infrastructure to maintain maximum uptime, achieve optimal PUE, provide guidance on power capacity, and determine best practices for data center maintenance and testing.

The introduction of new technologies to drive high efficiency has IT departments looking at newer and increasingly advanced methods of running the data center, making comprehensive solutions more important than ever. Critical Facilities Management provides guidance on data center security, as well as the environmental aspects of the data center. This includes shipping and receiving of all equipment, landscape maintenance, trash removal and all other operations and maintenance items.

“As a result of our first-hand experience managing data centers in a high-growth environment, Vantage is able to predict customer needs and optimize existing facilities,” said Chris Yetman, Chief Operating Officer of Vantage. “Vantage’s Critical Facilities Management customers will
enjoy a true end-to-end experience that redefines traditional consulting and takes into account the intricacies of maintaining a well-run data center.” Additional information on the Critical Facilities Management suite can be found at www.vantagedatacenters.com/cfm.

About Vantage

Vantage provides highly scalable, flexible and efficient data center solutions offering unique value through its commitment to exceptional customer service. Operating campuses in Silicon Valley, California, and Quincy, Washington, Vantage delivers data center design solutions engineered to meet our customers’ unique requirements in support of the most demanding large enterprises, technology companies and service providers. Vantage is backed by Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, with $23 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. Additional information on Vantage is available at www.vantagedatacenters.com.

Press Contact

Vantage Data Centers
Steve Lim, (408) 215-7215
slim@vantagedatacenters.com

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