Atomic Data expands colocation and cloud offerings to Dallas, Texas

Geographic isolation from existing markets meets demand for enterprise business continuity and disaster recovery capability.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – January 25, 2016 - Atomic Data®, ranked as one of Minnesota’s fastest growing private companies1, today announced the expansion of its private cloud and colocation offerings into The Lone Star State. Housed in the former Dallas Federal Reserve building, the Dallas, Texas colocation and cloud facility extends The Atomic Cloud® footprint and also provides modern enterprises with the connectivity, redundancy, and geographic separation necessary to safeguard against unforeseen risks to business operations.

The Dallas location, Atomic Data’s fifth in the U.S., is ideally suited for those Midwest businesses in need of an off-premise disaster recovery site to complement their existing colocated or on-premise production site. Designed as a Carrier-Hotel, the facility’s highly available network with more than 30 top-tier carriers provides the connectivity required to reliably replicate massive amounts of data from production sites.  Plus, with the added benefits of 900+ miles of geographic separation from Minnesota and complete independence from the U.S. Eastern and Western Interconnections, the Dallas site is a vital piece of today’s business continuity plans.

For Software as a Service companies like Fortress Medical, maintaining a separate disaster recovery site is crucial to ensuring continual operations of their Clindex® Clinical Trial Software. “By replicating our data to an an isolated facility in a warm-site configuration, we’re not only enabling rapid recovery through The Atomic Cloud®, but also adding another layer of application redundancy. Combined with the custom disaster recovery playbook and Atomic Data’s DR expertise, our business continuity plan is stronger than ever,” said Mark Jones, CEO, Fortress Medical.

Dallas Facility Highlights:

• Business-friendly location in vibrant downtown Dallas

• Secured and audited cages and racks with 24x7 remote and on-site security and monitoring

• Meet-Me-Room and DWDM ring provides access to 90+ top-tier carriers and network providers

• 28.8 MW of redundant power, fed by diverse, high-priority substations on the same grid as Dallas City Operations and Dallas 911

• Fully redundant UPS and on-site power generation with reserve fuel for 24 hours of operation

• Dual-loop cooling system, backed by on-site water storage to safeguard against utility interruptions

• Double-interlock, pre-action, dry-pipe fire suppression delivery system for zoned dispersal

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About Atomic Data

Atomic Data® delivers sophisticated, custom tailored IT solutions to companies large and small, single site or multinational, in-house or in the cloud. Atomic Data works with your IT department or acts as your IT department to design, equip, and maintain the solutions for today’s challenging IT environments. Atomic Data's areas of expertise include: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, The Atomic Cloud® private virtualization, data center colocation, disaster recovery consulting, private connectivity, 24x7 network monitoring and Service Desk support, on-site support, custom software development, voice solutions and web hosting. For more information, please visit SAFE. SIMPLE. SMART™

Media Contact:
Scott Evangelist, Atomic Data, 612.466.2000,

1 ‘Fast 50 2015’, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, October 2015