Annual award program honors Gary Wojtaszek as most innovative and committed leader in 2014 among nearly 100 peers
Dallas, TX (June 23, 2014) – Global colocation provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) President and CEO, Gary Wojtaszek, took home Saturday the honor of 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ for the Southwest Region in the technology category. Chosen from an original nomination pool of 100, Wojtaszek advanced to the finalist round before being named the winner this past weekend. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in various areas, including innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“To be recognized among this group of regional leaders is very humbling,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO of CyrusOne. “Innovation is at the heart of CyrusOne’s culture, we aim to continuously innovate on both the customer service and product side to ensure we are meeting our customers’ evolving data center requirements while simplifying and streamlining the decision making process. We’re proud to call the Southwest Region our home, as we continue to expand throughout the nation and eventually the world with our enterprise customers.”
Finalists were selected from approximately 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. As a winner of the regional award, Wojtaszek is now eligible for the national program. The EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall award winner will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an available highest possible power redundancy (2N) architecture.
Customers have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.
The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 1000 enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.
With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. CyrusOne’s more than 625 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 625 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 130 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.