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Save Time with Industry-Designed Agreements at FIBERTOWN

Contracts, renewals, lease agreements and the RFP process.

Ask your tech department how they feel about these four items — and you’ll likely hear a groan or get an eye roll.

They just take so much time. And effort. Time that could be spent on project work — moving your company’s bottom line in the right direction.

What is your time worth?

Government entities utilize data centers for consistency

If you’re a local government agency based in Texas, whether at the local or state level, you might want to avoid the RFP process for where you locate your IT infrastructure.

Consider a colocation license agreement or lease agreement to enable a longer-term contract without requiring an RFP.

FIBERTOWN has a number of government entities in our data centers, and one of the reasons they give for choosing us as their colocation partner is to not have to go through that process every year.

It gives you back the time you’ve spent on contract negotiations and the endless meetings about the document language.

It puts you back in the job you want to be doing — your day-to-day business efforts.

Why a Texas-based entity would do business with FIBERTOWN

If you’re thinking about making the jump to a data center, you won’t be the first. Here are a few of the reasons others have switched to FIBERTOWN facilities in Bryan and Houston.

  • FIBERTOWN is government-friendly. This isn’t our first rodeo. We have a range of government clients. And we work with you, to make it easier for you to house your equipment with us.
  • Longer-term agreements. We can talk about what is the best fit for you. This definitely helps save you the time that you spend every year on the RFP process.
  • We are not cookie cutter. We work with you to make the contract fit your business needs, not the other way around.
  • Flexibility in contracts. From healthcare systems to emergency services, we’ve been flexible with what our customers need. We will keep your business objectives at the forefront.
  • Texas owned and operated. You’ll be working with a team that knows your state — which is key. Plus, supporting local businesses makes great economic sense for everyone.
  • Provide colocation and disaster recovery. We all know weather is the one thing that’s never predictable in Texas. Whether it’s epic winter storms or summer hurricanes, knowing your IT infrastructure is safe gives you peace of mind when you need it most.
  • Concerns around ransomware. As more and more hackers resort to ransomware to make their money, you can depend on the safety of FIBERTOWN’s security practices. We partner with industry experts to ensure we use secure cyber policies.
  • Emergency office space operations. If a storm knocks out power to your facility, or if roadways are inaccessible, use FIBERTOWN as an emergency office space. We’re ready with office furniture, computers chairs, and uninterrupted power and network connectivity set up for your team.

FIBERTOWN data centers make life easier

It’s an easy switch to move your IT infrastructure to FIBERTOWN. If you’re looking for a way to reduce paperwork and save time on contracts, contact a FIBERTOWN expert today for more information about relocating.

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FIBERTOWN has 100% uptime during Texas deep freeze event

Fully redundant power allows Houston and Bryan data centers to remain 100% operational during February 2021 winter storm

During any disaster, companies must be prepared with operational redundancy. The amount of backup power available is paramount to keeping systems online during the crisis.

When a utility failure occurs due to severe weather (like the sustained freezing weather of February 2021), equipment failure and power line damage can be devastating.

Data centers (like FIBERTOWN) who offer redundant power and fault-tolerant systems will be better equipped to avoid costly periods of downtime.

Cloud and blended internet keeps FIBERTOWN online

With Megaport connectivity, FIBERTOWN customers are closer to the cloud resources that are essential to business. Megaport provides protected, private access to cloud connectivity services such as Office 365, AWS and Google through a single port.

This optimizes cost and safety and reduces latency delays.

Megaport is a large-scale Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) utilizing 100 Gbps technology to deliver dedicated access to cloud services.

Using a dedicated, secure connection to the cloud, Megaport brings the cloud to the colocation so that your cloud services and colocation services can operate as one.

FIBERTOWN also uses a blended internet system with multiple carriers to keep customers online at all times. Blended internet is more cost-effective, flexible, and reliable than traditional or dedicated internet services.

Thoughtful infrastructure secures FIBERTOWN’s redundancy

The Houston data center is located along the main fiber route from Dallas to Houston, which provides close proximity and easy access to the fastest telecommunications networks.

FIBERTOWN HOUSTON also features diverse fiber entrance points in and around the building, designed to support a fully redundant and secure multi-homed network.

The Houston data center utilizes primary and secondary Point of Presence (PoP) rooms, delivering diverse pipelines of redundant connectivity to customer equipment.

This ensures every customer is always protected and business connectivity never goes down.

FIBERTOWN also provides point-to-point services via a dedicated pathway between its Houston data center and the Bryan/College Station data center.

Both facilities are concurrently maintainable and offer 100% uptime.

Another important factor is FIBERTOWN’s dedication to power with its HVAC cooling systems. The environment inside the data center can never change, so redundancy and concurrent maintainability must be in place for the critical systems delivering cooling.

If a component of the system goes down, the infrastructure ensures functionality even in the event of a component failure.

Utilizing FIBERTOWN data centers for critical business systems

FIBERTOWN offers fully redundant, secure and reliable data centers to keep your mission-critical business systems available 100% of the time.

As a colocation provider, the range of disaster recovery solutions is nearly unlimited. You can use FIBERTOWN as your primary & secondary sites, only secondary sites, hot or tape back-up, and for Highly Available (HA) fail-over.

FIBERTOWN office suites offer a resilient solution

FIBERTOWN office spaces provide redundancy and reliability similar to our data center solutions. FIBERTOWN customer offices survived the winter storm events in February 2021 without interruption of power and retained full connectivity. The office space HVAC systems are available 24/7/365 and remain reliably in service throughout the disastrous events of February 2021.

We can help you configure your systems and office space in the way that is most efficient and appropriate for your disaster recovery needs.

Contact FIBERTOWN now for immediate access to the reliability your company needs in today’s business world.

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The Importance of On-site Personnel During a Natural Disaster

The 2020 hurricane season has been one-of-a-kind.

Texas residents have had to deal with increased storm frequency as well as storm preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic, which adds an additional layer of complications.

In addition to their personal safety and that of their employees, business owners and managers must also consider how to keep business operations online and functional.

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