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Layered Technologies Adds Data Center Transport, Network Connectivity

Data center investments keep Layered Tech ahead of customers’ growing demand for enterprise-class compliant hosting

Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech), a global provider of compliant hosting, managed dedicated hosting and on-demand virtualization/cloud computing services, is adding bandwidth at its wholly owned, 77,000-square-foot data center in Kansas City, Mo., while also increasing connectivity between the Kansas City, Dallas and Chicago facilities.

By adding redundant, 10G transit circuits to its Kansas City data center, which is designed to meet the highest security standards and support compliant hosting, Layered Tech is further strengthening the top-flight facility to stay ahead of growing customer demands by expanding its enterprise-class capabilities.  Level 3 Communications, a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services, is delivering the Internet and transport connectivity to the Kansas City data center.

"Our ongoing facility and network investments give our outstanding data center and technology teams even more tools with which to create significant value for customers," said Layered Tech CEO Jack Finlayson. "In particular, our growing base of enterprise customers are attracted to our geographic reach, and that value proposition is now even stronger due to the increased connectivity between our wholly owned Kansas City data center and our facilities in Dallas and Chicago."

Layered Tech is adding redundant, 10G circuits between its Dallas, Chicago and Kansas City data centers.  The additional bandwidth supports customers' increased need to securely share data between each location and broadens their options for disaster recovery and business continuity services.

The Kansas City data center supports the operational protocols necessary to meet the toughest industry standards, including PCI DSS, HIPAA and SAS 70.  Designed to keep mission-critical applications up and running, the state-of-the-art facility features world-class power management, precision HVAC, fire suppression and physical security capabilities.  In addition to the Kansas City, Dallas and Chicago facilities, Layered Tech has data center locations worldwide, including Santa Clara, Calif., Tokyo, London and Amsterdam.

Layered Technologies
Layered Technologies is a leading global provider of compliant hosting, managed dedicated hosting and on-demand virtualization/cloud computing services.  By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs so they can focus on core business issues.  Layered Tech's scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications including e-commerce and software as a service (SaaS).  Clients range from large enterprises with advanced data security, compliance and uptime requirements to leading-edge Web 2.0 startups.  For more information, visit www.layeredtech.com.

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Christina Baldwin brings to Jetstream PR diverse communications experience with a special emphasis on high-tech, B2B, healthcare and hospitality communications. In her more than seven years of experience, Christina has managed a variety of public relations campaigns for clients including InnerWireless, MEDHOST, Harris Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, John Q. Hammons Hotels, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and ALTANA Pharma. Christina leads clients’ media and analyst relations programs and also directs tradeshow initiatives. She manages awareness-building activities for a number of clients, including InnerWireless, MEDHOST and Layered Technologies, all of which are now viewed as prominent players in their markets. Prior to joining Jetstream in 2004, Christina gained experience at Publicis Dialog in Dallas where she was a key member of the healthcare and travel/hospitality teams. Christina’s client service experience in a variety of disciplines has provided her the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of several industries. She has successfully built lasting relationships with key print and broadcast media, securing placements in The Wall Street Journal, the Dallas Business Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Times, the Associated Press, CNBC, CNN, and in most of the healthcare, travel/hospitality trades.

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