February 28, 2013 at 07:00 AM EST
Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne to Exhibit at Rice University 2013 Oil and Gas High-Performance Computing (HPC) Workshop

Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is slated to be an exhibitor at the Oil and Gas High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop Feb. 28, from 7:15 a.m. to 7 p.m. The workshop takes place in Duncan Hall at Rice University in Houston, Texas. CyrusOne has teamed up with R Systems to share details of their HPC cloud-based solution with workshop attendees.

CyrusOne's Houston West Data Center (Photo: Business Wire)

CyrusOne's Houston West Data Center (Photo: Business Wire)

The annual Oil and Gas HPC workshop is the premier meeting place for networking and discussion focused on computing and information technology challenges and needs in the oil and gas industry. Attendees are expected to include leaders from the oil and gas industry and the HPC and information technology (IT) industry, as well as academics and representatives from national laboratories.

“High-density computing is a critical component of delivering financial performance in the oil and gas industry,” said Fred Holloway, vice president, channel sales, CyrusOne. “Companies use HPC to more rapidly analyze large amounts of geological data to enable wiser operational decisions and faster go-to-market strategies. We are at the workshop to engage in an open dialogue with attendees about the constantly changing technology landscape and the important part colocation facilities play in traditional and cloud-based HPC solutions.”

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.

CyrusOne is housing and enabling the first-ever enterprise HPC cloud solution from Dell and R Systems. Together they have established a working “project partner” alliance, offering customized HPC solutions for clients. Customers opting for the cloud solution leverage dedicated, secure, and powerful computing resources for periods between one day and one year. The enterprise HPC cloud solution empowers companies to align performance compute directly to project periods and technology refresh cycles, to optimize resources, and take advantage of the fastest compute technology available.

“HPC cloud solutions are an alternative to legacy IT infrastructures because they are faster to deploy, easily scale to uses and business cycles, and require less capital and operating investment,” said Holloway. “The enterprise HPC cloud solution frees companies from having to manage HPC environments and resources so that they can focus on running their businesses, not data centers.”

CyrusOne has designed 24 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. In 2012, the company began building in Texas the first statewide Internet Exchange in the country. Connecting all major sites in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, the offering is scheduled to formally launch first quarter 2013.

CyrusOne is renowned for its exceptional and personalized customer service that is designed to build enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000. For more information about CyrusOne, 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 (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 500 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 100 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 is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 24 data centers worldwide.

About R Systems

R Systems is an integrated Product Lifecycle Management (iPLM) company offering valued outsourcing services to Fortune 1000, government, and mid-sized organizations. The company offers customized services in four major verticals including BFSI, media and telecom, healthcare, and manufacturing and logistics. To help clients reach the zenith of success, R Systems uses its proprietary “pSuite” execution framework.

Contacts:

CyrusOne
Nicole Aguillard, 713-235-8707
naguillard@cyrusone.com
or
gyro for CyrusOne
Mindy Miller or Jacob Smith, 513-671-3811
cyrusone@gyro.com
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