Answers.com Colos With C7 Data Centers

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Answers Corporation (ANSW) has signed a multi-year agreement for colocation services with C7 Data Centers, Inc., a data center and managed services provider based in Lindon, Utah. Answers selected C7′s facility as the production site for services to the western U.S. and Asia-Pacific for its web sites, which include Answers.com,  WikiAnswers and ReferenceAnswers.

“We were impressed at how C7 demonstrated great flexibility in accommodating our high growth needs,” said Dan Marriott, Director of Production Operations, Answers Corporation. “In addition to being located in a disaster-free zone, they provide secure, enterprise-level facilities, a range of cost-effective services including local technical and admin support and importantly, the geographic load balancing we require for our organization.”

“We are delighted to welcome another dynamic and innovative company to our customer ranks,” said Nate Hatch, C7′s CEO and President. “C7′s facilities offer the resilience, disaster recovery, and data protection required by heavily frequented Top 20 websites like Answers.com. C7′s technical team is completely dedicated to Answers as they further streamline their IT infrastructure.”

Along with its colocation, bandwidth and managed service offerings, C7 offers disaster recovery and remote backup services.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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