RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), a global provider of oilfield communications, has expanded its operations at CyrusOne’s Houston West data center campus. CyrusOne is providing RigNet with an extended colocation solution that now includes the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (National IX).
CyrusOne National IX is a data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets. The National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations would enable enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
“Having access to CyrusOne’s National IX is a definite advantage for our company,” said Morten Hagland Hansen, senior vice president of business services at RigNet. “We were drawn to CyrusOne due to their outstanding reputation in the oil and gas industry and the innovation of their National IX, which enables us to be present at several of the CyrusOne data centers in Houston without significantly increasing our costs.”
RigNet is a provider of managed remote communications, systems integration, and collaborative applications dedicated to the oil and gas industry. The company delivers solutions ranging from voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing and real-time data services to over 1,100 remote sites in over 45 countries on six continents.
With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides colocation solutions and data center services that ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 600 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000 companies.