Time Warner Cable Business Class Opens Data Center in Manhattan to Help
Businesses Protect Their Information Technology Assets
Data Center Enables Businesses to Locate Their IT Assets in Secure High-Tech
NEW YORK -- March 28, 2013
Time Warner Cable Business Class, a premier provider of business
communications solutions, today officially opened a data center in New York
City to provide businesses with a secure facility for their information
technology assets. The 17,000 square-foot facility is located at 395 Hudson
Street in Lower Manhattan and offers flexible space options to serve the needs
of businesses of all sizes.
“Information technology is the lifeblood of any business and protecting these
assets in a secure data center is a high priority in today’s business world,”
said Ken Fitzpatrick, President of Time Warner Cable Business Class, East
Region. “We are pleased to offer the business community this data facility to
serve all their colocation needs. Our data facility gives IT managers the
peace of mind that their assets are safe, accessible and available to ensure
their businesses operate optimally.”
The data center is designed to meet the needs of enterprise, small-and
medium-sized businesses, as well as governmental and educational entities,
seeking to manage their IT infrastructure with efficiency, security and
redundancy. Doing so ensures that critical data operations perform
uninterrupted and at the highest level of performance.
New York State Senator Brad Hoylman said, “As the State Senator representing
the heart of New York City's rapidly-expanding tech sector, I'm proud to
welcome this Time Warner Cable Business Class data center to my district.
Access to secure data centers is increasingly important for large and small
businesses, and I think Time Warner Cable’s center will help serve as a
catalyst for continued growth in the IT industry, which is key to our city's
“It’s exciting that Time Warner Cable Business Class recognizes the need for
more secure data center space in New York City and has built this impressive
colocation facility,” said Erik Grimmelmann, Executive Director of the New
York Technology Council (NYTECH), a non-profit industry association dedicated
to the furtherance of the technology industry in New York. “Not only is
technology an important and rapidly growing sector in New York’s economy, but
it is also an essential component of the businesses in all sectors.”
Highlights and features of the facility include:
*Ideal Location: Located at 395 Hudson Street, the facility is located in
the business and financial capital of the world. The site, which is
located in a Zone B 100 year floodplain, was untouched by floods resulting
from Hurricane Sandy.
*Flexible Space Options: Unlike many data centers, Time Warner Cable
Business Class provides companies with the flexibility to take space that
meets their needs. Space in the 17,000 square-foot facility is offered in
U-nits, quarter-sized, half-sized and full racks, as well as customer
*High Availability Network: The data center offers Dedicated Internet
Access and Ethernet services from Time Warner Cable Business Class. The
facility is also carrier neutral, enabling clients to cross connect
*Secure Power: The facility is powered by diverse power routes and parallel
UPS that feed from two Con Edison substations on different grids. The
facility is also equipped with dual generators for redundant back-up power
with hot refuel capabilities.
*24/7 Security: The facility is guarded 24/7 by security personnel as well
as the latest in security monitoring.
*Remote Hands: Onsite professionals provide clients with an array of
services, including maintenance and support, as well as scheduled and
*Green Advantages: As a member of The Green Grid, the facility deploys
energy efficient technologies and utilizes energy efficient hardware and
equipment to offer a green environment.
Time Warner Cable Business Class, through its NaviSite subsidiary, is a
leading provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabling hosting, managed
applications and services. With the opening of this Lower Manhattan data
center, Time Warner Cable Business Class now operates nine state-of-the-art
data centers throughout the United States, and another in the United Kingdom.
For more information about Time Warner Cable Business Class services, visit
About Time Warner Cable Business Class
Time Warner Cable Business Class, a division of Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC),
offers a full complement of business communications tools to small-and
medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized companies. Its phone, Internet,
Ethernet, cable TV and security solutions are enhanced by award-winning
customer service and local support teams. Through its NaviSite subsidiary, the
Company also offers managed and outsourced information technology solutions
and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Business Class was founded in 1998.
Today, it serves over 550,000 business customers throughout Time Warner
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