Extra Space Storage Leverages ViaWest to Support Its Production and Disaster Recovery Environments

Extra Space Storage Leverages ViaWest to Support Its Production and Disaster 
Recovery Environments 
Nationwide Self Storage Company Ensures Data Performance and
Reliability for Its 1000+ Locations 
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/14 --  ViaWest, the leading
colocation, managed services and cloud provider in North America,
announces that Extra Space Storage(R) Inc. (NYSE: EXR) leverages
ViaWest's data center and managed services to support its production
and disaster recovery environments. By utilizing ViaWest's secure
infrastructure services, Extra Space Storage can further ensure high
performance and reliability for its 1000+ professionally managed
self-storage properties across the U.S. 
As the second largest operator of self-storage in the U.S., Extra
Space Storage owns and operates convenient and secure facilities
built for personal and business storage use. Its state-of-the-art
facilities are designed to meet each community's needs, along with
direct access to on-site storage experts who help guide clients
across all types of industries. 
"A key reason we chose ViaWest is that it's too cost prohibitive to
build out our own infrastructure with fully redundant systems and
ensure the high levels of security and performance that Extra Space
requires," comments Karl Wenger, Sr. Director of Network Services for
Extra Space Storage. "Experts like ViaWest can achieve economies of
scale; and with their depth of advanced IT services such as database
administration, Extra Space has access to the best portfolio of
"Extra Space has experienced tremendous growth over the past few
years and therefore needs a very flexible and secure IT platform,"
states Bill Hoban, Chief Technology Officer for Extra Space Storage.
"It's essential for us to properly and rapidly scale, and by
partnering with ViaWest we can be assured we are maximizing the most
optimal and suitable technology for our specific requirements."  
Extra Space Storage houses its core IT and data platforms within
ViaWest's Denver Arapahoe data center with a failover configuration
located at ViaWest's Cottonwood facility in Salt Lake City. ViaWest
also provides managed services, including database administration
under the Oracle Premier Database Administration, Clustering, and
Standby platform.  
"We are honored to work with such a forward-thinking company as Extra
Space Storage," states Christopher Rajiah, Senior Vice President of
Sales and Marketing at ViaWest. "ViaWest values our long term
relationship and the opportunity to provide Extra Space with the very
best mix of expert support and IT services." 
Each of ViaWest's 27 data centers offer a full range of
infrastructure services including colocation, cloud computing and
managed services suite. Its business solution suite also includes
disaster recovery and business continuity, green data center strategy
planning, along with support and for meeting today's stringent
compliance regulations. For more information, please visit
About ViaWest
 ViaWest is the leading colocation, managed services
and cloud provider in North America. We enable businesses to leverage
both their existing IT infrastructure and emerging cloud resources to
deliver the right balance of cost, scalability and security. Our data
center services include a comprehensive suite of fully compliant
environments, premium wholesale and retail colocation, private and
public clouds and managed services. For additional information on
ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow
ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel. 
About Extra Space Storage Inc.
 Extra Space Storage Inc.,
headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a fully integrated,
self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. As
of December 31, 2013, the Company owned and/or operated 1,029
self-storage properties in 35 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto
Rico. The Company's properties comprise approximately 680,000 units
and approximately 75.7 million square feet of rentable space. Extra
Space Storage Inc. offers customers a wide selection of conveniently
located and secure storage solutions across the country, including
boat storage, RV storage and business storage. The Company is the
second largest owner and/or operator of self-storage properties in
the United States. For more information, please visit
For ViaWest media inquiries, please contact: 
Jaymie Scotto & Associates
+1 866.695.3629 
For Extra Space Storage media inquiries, please contact: 
Clint Halverson
+1 801.365.4600 
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