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Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne CTO, Kevin Timmons, Scheduled to Speak at Gartner’s Las Vegas Data Center Conference

Global data center services provider CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), announced today that CTO Kevin Timmons is scheduled to speak at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas, Dec. 3-6.

Timmons’ presentation, “Avoiding the Ultimate Gamble—Building Your Own New Data Center,” is slated for 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino, Ballroom B. Presentation content will center on making enduring and cost-effective data center decisions that enable and protect the business today while allowing for the inevitable changes the business must respond to tomorrow. Timmons will be joined by Robert Adamo, director, Western Region Sales, Nirvanix, the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services.

“Colocation delivers enterprise-level stability, security, and uptime with the flexibility a CIO needs to respond to changing software, hardware, geographic, and business needs,” said Timmons. “For a company to build its own data center today, a CIO would need a crystal ball to see the future in order to avoid unnecessary investment risks, such as infrastructure purchases that quickly become outdated or building a dedicated facility that is over- or underutilized.”

CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. Its Sky for the Cloud™ interconnection and peering offering affords customers freedom of choice about how to build out their capacity.

“The cloud requires redundancy in data center power infrastructure, connectivity, and capacity on demand, and it creates increased pressure on data center performance,” said Adamo. “Partnering with data center colocation companies like CyrusOne has enabled better backup and archival performance for our business and a substantial reduction in network-connection expenses.”

CyrusOne is a sponsor at the Gartner Data Center Conference and is going to be located in booth 418. The 31st annual event targeting data center professionals offers prescriptive, practical advice and strategic recommendations. The agenda addresses information technology trends and imperatives related to modernizing environments and enabling business growth, optimizing costs, and leveraging mobility, cloud services, storage innovations, virtualization, and more.

CyrusOne has designed data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia and is renowned for exemplary service to customers, which include more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies and nine of the Fortune 20. For more information, call 1-866-CYRUSONE (1-866-297-7663) or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. The company has designed facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that gives customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The company’s customers include nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000. CyrusOne is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery.

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