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FORTRUST Announces Data Center Partnership with Consonus

Friday, February 05, 2010   (0 Comments)
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FORTRUST Announces Data Center Partnership with Consonus

DENVER, CO – 4 February 2010 – FORTRUST, Colorado’s leading high-availability data center services provider and colocation facility, today announced a partnership agreement with Consonus, a leading data center hosting and Managed IT Services provider. This partnership enables each company’s customers to utilize both providers’ data center and colocation facilities for geographically diverse disaster recovery and business continuity options.

FORTRUST owns and operates a premium SAS70 Type II data center and colocation facility in the Denver metropolitan area. Consonus has three high-availability SAS70 Type II audited data centers in the Salt Lake City area as well as more than 20 other locations across the United States. Customers of either company can now colocate their IT infrastructure in Denver and Salt Lake City and interconnect the two facilities, establishing a geographically diverse footprint for increased resiliency.

"FORTRUST has always placed the utmost importance on the quality of the data center and colocation facility," said Rob McClary, vice president of FORTRUST. "That is why we are pleased to partner with Consonus. We are well-positioned to meet the demand of our customers and Consonus customers for premium colocation facilities and diverse locations for their disaster recovery and business continuity needs.”

 "Consonus has provided world-class data center services and IT solutions for more than 20 years to hundreds of customers,” said Rob Muir, vice president of Western Operations for Consonus. "We are pleased to be associated with FORTRUST in Denver. This partnership enhances our range of high-availability data center and managed IT service offerings.”

Located in one of the nation’s lowest risk zones, FORTRUST’s Denver data center is situated in a low-risk geographic area, sheltered from major natural disasters. Denver and Salt Lake City, located in the western region of the United States, are separated by approximately 350 miles.

FORTRUST is a world-class high-availability data center services provider, progressively designed and precisely managed to preserve business continuity for its customers. FORTRUST’s premier offerings include adaptable colocation space for any-size enterprise supported by optimal power infrastructure, connectivity and physical security as well as a comprehensive suite of managed services to safeguard mission-critical business services. Leading companies choose FORTRUST to gain a trusted partner who will preserve and protect their data as well as serve as an essential extension of their operations. Established in 2000, FORTRUST is privately held and based in Denver, CO. More information is available by calling 866-976-9379 or by visiting

About Consonus
Consonus Technologies, Inc. is a leading national provider of Data Center hosting and colocation, Managed IT Services, IT Infrastructure, and IT Consulting solutions based in Cary, NC. Offering a comprehensive suite of IT services, combined with highly-secure, reliable, and energy-efficient data centers across the country, Consonus provides customers with complete cloud computing solutions addressing disaster recovery, data protection, and virtualization. Visit Consonus Technologies on the Web at

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