Expedient Data Centers Named to UBM Channel's CRN Data Center 100

Columbus, Ohio January 22, 2013 – Expedient Data Centers announced it has been named to CRN’s 2013 Data Center 100 list.  This annual list recognizes technology vendors for powering, supporting and protecting today’s data center services in an environmentally and economically friendly manner, while boosting efficiency and productivity.

Expedient operates in six cities with a total of 220,000 square feet in eight data centers.  The number one goal is to provide a complete tailored solution to ensure that the companies mission critical data is secure and available.  Expedient takes many steps ensuring this goal is met including multiple certifications and audits such as SSAE-18 audited data center facilities, PCI-DSS compliant, HIPAA compliant, and SOX.  Each data center is secured with multiple man traps, bio-metric hand scanners and high surveillance cameras to ensure the utmost security to their customers equipment.

“The 2013 Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that, over the course of 2012, have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today’s data center services,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for UBM Channel. “The recent upsurge in cloud computing has solution providers searching for new ways to ensure their clients maintain connectivity while mitigating costs and security threats.  We congratulate each vendor on the 2013 Data Center 100 list for providing a significant growth opportunity for solution providers to build their business by offering cutting-edge products and services to customers.”

“We are very honored to accept this award, especially after coming off another record year here at Expedient”, states Bryan Smith, Regional Vice President.  “With our dedicated staff in all the local markets, our innovative product development team and our tireless facilities team, we can continue to stay ahead of the trending curve whether it be in the data center or managed services space.  We expect 2013 to be another record year with data center expansions planned in three of the six cities.”

Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2013 Data Center 100 list is featured in the January issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at www.crn.com.

About Expedient (www.expedient.com Expedient is part of a network of eight nationwide data centers that houses over 200,000 sq ft of colocation space and offers a wide range of managed services such as virtualization, cloud computing, remote backups, management of equipment, storage area networks, disaster recovery and more. These proven managed services combined with reliable and redundant SSAE‐16 audited data centers, all interconnected via a 10gb fiber backbone, enables Expedient to deliver premier colocation, network and managed services.

About UBM Channel: (www.ubmchannel.com) UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.

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Contacts Bryan Smith Expedient Data Centers 614-220-0111 bryan.smith@expedient.com