LAS VEGAS, NV – Switch, the developer of the world-renowned SUPERNAPS, announced it has sold a record-breaking 19 megawatts of power to 23 clients during the month of August. SUPERNAP 8 opened in April 2013 and represents Switch’s most innovative data center design to date.
Switch is the world’s most powerful technology solutions ecosystem providing unrivaled colocation, connectivity, cloud and content solutions for more than 600 global clients, from passionate startups to Fortune 100 powerhouses.
August sales figures show that enterprise technology users in North America believe Switch to be the premier leader in the data center industry.
“Most of the industry knows that Switch designs and builds the world's best data centers, but our unmatched differentiators are Switch's independent co-ops to purchase connectivity, cloud and content for our clients," said Switch Executive Vice President of Colocation Missy Young. "Once enterprise clients start to work with those purchasing verticals they quickly realize that no other ecosystem in the world can bring about a total technology return on investment like the SUPERNAPS."
The SUPERNAPS provide density, cooling, security and energy efficiency of unprecedented scale and performance.
Setting a New Standard
In addition to leading the industry in colocation, Switch clients benefit from direct access to more than 80 independent cloud and carrier providers. Switch owns the most powerful fiber optic gateway and network-buying consortium in the nation. Through its nearly $2 trillion in collective buying power, the SUPERNAPS offer global connectivity options with unsurpassed pricing, bandwidth scalability, and carrier choice.
Motivated by Invention
Global brands in highly competitive markets are drawn to Switch for its innovations—attributed to Switch CEO and Founder Rob Roy. He is recognized as the chief inventor and designer of the Switch SUPERNAPS. With more than 218 patented and patent pending claims for data center systems, designs and related industry technologies, Rob Roy has transformed the way data center ecosystems are engineered and utilized. He is widely considered one of the data center industry’s most successful visionaries.
SUPERNAP 8 is built from Switch’s modular optimized designed products, which includes the Switch SHIELD (redundant weather-proof roofing structures), the TSC 1000 ROTOFLY (HVAC system), the T-SCIF (equipment heat containment pods), and the IRON BLACK FOREST (data center separation and containment environment), each invented by Rob Roy. These innovations have taken data center design and infrastructure to the next level.
“It is our mission at Switch to develop smarter systems and think beyond tomorrow for the benefit of our clients,” said Young. “We take pride in providing our clients with a unique ecosystem of scalable solutions and an exponential return on their investment."
Switch is the developer of the renowned SUPERNAPS, the largest, best-designed technology ecosystems in the world. SUPERNAPS provide unrivaled independent solutions for colocation, connectivity, cloud and content ecosystems. They represent innovation, security and reliability for more than 600 global clients, from passionate startups to Fortune 100 powerhouses.
Rob Roy, CEO and founder of Switch, is the technology inventor and designer of the SUPERNAPS. Rob Roy’s 218 patented and patent pending claims on data center systems, designs and related industry technologies, have changed the technology landscape.
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