ST. LOUIS--(Contegix®, a cloud computing, colocation and managed hosting company that empowers customers by providing Go BeyondTM support, today announced that it is renewing its commitment to the St. Louis business community by sourcing as much equipment as possible from local IT companies during the construction of its new data center. Local businesses such as Falcon Technologies, Tried and True Communications, and Show-Me Cables have been tapped to supply materials and services for the new Contegix data center at 210 North Tucker Boulevard in St. Louis.)--
“We are focused on supporting local IT companies whenever possible”
“We are focused on supporting local IT companies whenever possible,” said Matthew Porter, CEO of Contegix. “Contegix is committed to the St. Louis region and we will continue to invest in local businesses that help drive the IT industry. By keeping our dollars local and supporting great partners like Falcon Technologies, Tried and True Communications and Show-Me Cables, we can help further strengthen this business segment and do our part to enhance the St. Louis IT service and manufacturing community.”
Falcon Technologies and Show-Me Cables are supplying cabinets, PDUs, Fiber optics cabling, Fiber bulkheads, Fiber panels, patch cables, patch panels, cable organizers, RJ-45 tips, velcro, electrical tape, electrical cord, labelers and labels. Tried and True Communications is providing various data center build-out services such as assisting with large cable runs, cabinet installation, and running armored fiber, innerduct and jumpers. In addition to the materials and services sourced from the aforementioned companies, the data center also includes electrical equipment from Emerson and is maintained by local electrical companies, Guarantee Electric and National Electric.
Construction of the Contegix data center, located in the newly renovated Digital Realty Trust building, is continuing and expected to be complete by the end of April.
Contegix® provides custom and strategic cloud, colocation and managed hosting solutions for enterprise applications and infrastructure. All Contegix solutions encompass supporting dedicated hardware and operating system management, deploying and configuring software, and offering complete licensing management. Contegix award-winning, Go Beyond service is delivered by a staff of Tier-3 engineers from its global headquarters in St. Louis, MO. Current clients and partners include Nestle Purina, Dell, eBay, Electronic Arts, United Airlines, VMware, and Atlassian. For additional information, visit www.contegix.com or call 1 (877) 426-6834.