SaskTel Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon Now Operational
SaskTel Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon now operational
SaskTel today announced its new certified Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon is now fully operational. The design and build have been certified by the Uptime Institute as meeting all Tier III requirements such as concurrently maintainable electrical and mechanical components and multiple independent electrical distribution paths.
“SaskTel continues to invest in and develop a comprehensive suite of products that simplify operations and maximize value for business customers of all sizes, from the home basement business to the largest multi-product line and location corporate clients,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “With SaskTel Data Centre services, such as Colocation, Managed Hosting and Disaster Recovery, businesses can be assured their critical data and IT infrastructure is kept in a safe, secure and professionally managed environment, letting them focus on what matters most.”
SaskTel has been providing data centre services to external customers for over 15 years, and today, SaskTel hosts government, corporate, and private customers from throughout North America. The new Tier III data centre is a world-class facility that is outfitted with cutting edge technology to deliver services with the security, availability and assurance that business customers today demand from their technology partners.
The addition of the new Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon significantly increases SaskTel’s data centre capacity. SaskTel previously had a total of 31,088 square feet in 6 different data centre locations with 4 locations in Regina and 2 in Saskatoon. The new facility consists of 24,000 square feet of building area including 9,650 square feet of data hall space that is expandable to 30,000 square feet of data hall space.
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 617,000 wireless accesses, 389,000 wireline network accesses, 273,000 Internet accesses and 111,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at sasktel.com.
For more information, please contact:
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications