ShoreTel Selects Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne for Colocation Services

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Dallas, TX (April 2, 2014) – Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is pleased to announce it is providing colocation services to ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions. ShoreTel is using CyrusOne’s Carrollton facility near Dallas.

CyrusOne's 670,000-square-foot data center in Dallas/Carrollton is the largest facility of its kind in the state and one of the most energy-efficient in the United States.

“We are in the business of mitigating risk and optimizing performance for our customers, and we do that through our redundant architecture, exceptional service, flexibility of scale, and low power and cooling costs,” said Kevin Timmons, chief technology officer, CyrusOne. “We are delivering strong performance for ShoreTel at our Carrollton facility, and we deliver on that promise time and again, as evidenced by the more than 125 Fortune 1000 customers in our portfolio that includes nine of the Fortune 20.”

ShoreTel selected CyrusOne because of its established reputation for highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions. CyrusOne engineers its facilities to include the underlying infrastructure required to support ShoreTel’s operations.

“Between the monitoring, firewalls, and support tools, we needed to bring hundreds of new systems online in our new primary facility. With CyrusOne, we were able to source everything we needed in four months. It’s the single best data center sourcing strategy I’ve ever seen,” said Dennis Schmidt, vice president of network systems engineering for ShoreTel.

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 500 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. This certification highlights that CyrusOne facilities have achieved the highest quality for carrier-neutral connectivity. 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. Customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.

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About CyrusOne

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 600 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000 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.

ShoreTel and the ShoreTel logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ShoreTel, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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