Lee Technologies Announces Global Expansion
July 14th, 2008 By: Rich Miller
Citing growing demand for global infrastructure for cloud computing, Lee Technologies today announced a global expansion that includes a new international business unit based in Dublin, Ireland and an alliance with an IT solutions specialist with an existing global network of offices. Lee provides data center design, construction and staffing services for government agencies and corporate customers, including Microsoft. Today’s expansion announcement featured two components:
- The launch of Lee Technologies International Services, Ltd. (LTSI), a Dublin-based operation that will deliver mission-critical solutions to global enterprises located throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
- The formation of LZ Technologies, Ltd., a Dublin-based joint venture with Zenith Technologies that will integrates mission-critical facility and IT data center management services into a powerful single source solution. Zenith Technologies provides IT and automation solutions and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland, with offices in Dublin, UK, Germany, the U.S., Singapore and India.
“Surging fiber and infrastructure build-out required to deliver cloud computing is driving demand for mission-critical solutions providers with the capability to design, build and operate data centers and other mission-critical facilities on a global scale,” said Lee Kirby, Vice President & GM, Lee Technologies, and the new head of LTSI, who said LTSI “represents a tremendous opportunity to extend our capabilities overseas.”
The LZ Technologies joint venture with Zenith Technologies combines Lee Technologies’ expertise in providing infrastructure operations and support with Zenith’s managed IT and automation solutions.
“LZ Technologies brings together two companies that have been providing mission-critical infrastructure solutions for more than 25 years, and enables leading commercial enterprises and government organizations to tap the expertise of over 600 global employees,” said John Lee, Chairman and CEO, Lee Technologies. “The newly-formed venture is uniquely positioned with the resources and service offerings to meet the most challenging global mission-critical infrastructure projects.”
“LZ Technologies represents an unparalleled single source solution for IT systems and control within the mission-critical facility,” said George Newstrom, President and COO of Lee Technologies. “The partnership with Zenith