Philadelphia Technology Park encourages organizations to be
proactive in ensuring the availability and safety of their IT
Technology Park (PTP), a leading colocation data center based in
Philadelphia understands the threat that inclement weather poses on all
organizations with mission critical IT applications. In light of natural
disasters such as 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, it is important that
organizations are prepared and protect their IT infrastructure and data.
Philadelphia Technology Park’s 25,700 square foot data center guarantees
critical information stays on-line, especially during inclement weather
and power outages.
“Organizations with mission critical data are encouraged to be proactive
when it comes to protecting their IT infrastructure,” said Corey
Blanton, Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Technology Parks.
“Waiting until the last minute to protect your IT systems and data can
be catastrophic to any organization with uptime compliance requirements
or customer uptime expectations. Our multiple diesel generators and
redundant uninterruptable power supplies equip us in keeping our
customers’ systems up and running regardless of the severity of the
Since its inception in 2010, Philadelphia Technology Park has achieved
100% uptime. The facility’s design, testing, maintenance and audited
operational procedures are far beyond what most organizations have the
resources to attempt on their own.
Current customer, APM Systems, a provider of Hybrid and Private Cloud
Services, whose services include, fully hosted infrastructures, hosted
desktops and IT Outsourcing support for businesses with 10-1000
employees, quickly moved their IT systems to Philadelphia Technology
Park in November 2012, following the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
APM Systems, based out of Morrisville, PA selected Philadelphia
Technology Park as its primary cloud infrastructure partner because of
its relative proximity, world-class infrastructure and friendly and
flexible services. The data colocation center also provides APM Systems
with flexible bandwidth provider options and remote hands services.
“Regardless how much money we put into it, we could never cost
effectively build a resilient infrastructure like the one that we could
get by moving our private cloud infrastructure to Philadelphia
Technology Park. [PTP has] continuous power and highly redundant
bandwidth services available,” said Aleks Mednis, President of APM
Systems. “During Hurricane Sandy, we made the final decision to migrate
our entire private cloud infrastructure to the Philadelphia facility.
Within days, all of our critical client infrastructure services
completely and seamlessly moved to PTP. Since moving our infrastructure,
we have never experienced a power or Internet outage. I can sleep well
at night knowing these fundamental resources will be available and up
all the times.”