ShoreTel taps CyrusOne data center in Dallas

ShoreTel, a unified communications (UC) solutions vendor, has selected CyrusOne, a data center services provider, for sourcing co-location services from CyrusOne’s 670,000-square-foot Carrollton facility near Dallas.

“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.

CyrusOne says more than 125 Fortune 1000 customers are in its portfolio that includes nine of the Fortune 20.


“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.

CyrusOne National IX ensures low-cost robust connectivity. In addition, 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.

The data center vendor has 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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