HMS selects ViaWest data center as secondary disaster recovery site

Infotech Lead America: Data center provider ViaWest announced that HMS has selected its Lone Mountain data center in the Las Vegas area as a secondary disaster recovery site.

America’s healthcare cost-containment solutions provider will benefit from the recovery site engineered with energy-efficient and green design. Moreover, Lone Mountain offers fault-tolerant, high-availability data center space and is scheduled to open Q4 2012.

“The Lone Mountain data center unites maximum availability, maximum density and maximum efficiency,” said .

“For customers who require high availability and whose applications require high power density, Lone Mountain delivers that and more. We’ve been able to achieve this unique combination, while also delivering an unprecedented level of energy efficiency marked by patent-pending cooling technology. Coupled with the world-class customer service ViaWest is known for, Lone Mountain offers clients a truly unique data center experience,” Leonard added.

As HMS delivers scalable solutions to improve the integrity of the healthcare system, its needs a disaster recovery plan to ensure all mission-critical data is secure and always available.

At ViaWest’s Lone Mountain facility, HMS will establish a mirror data center configuration to its production site located in the ViaWest Dallas-area data center. HMS will leverage Lone Mountain’s fully redundant N+2 system design.

“The local leadership and personalized support by ViaWest in formulating our disaster recovery and disaster preparedness strategies have been tremendous,” said Cynthia Nustad, senior vice president and CIO for HMS.

“ViaWest’s team has greatly assisted us during our planning, IT deployments and expansions. We look forward to growing our business with ViaWest at its new Lone Mountain data center,” Nustad added.

Recently, Cadre Technologies has signed a partnership with North American data center and Cloud provider ViaWest to leverage Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for its customers to outsource hosting and IT services.

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