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Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne COO Michael Duckett and VP/GM of Interconnection Josh Snowhorn to Speak at SIMposium

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Presentations to focus on managing cloud environments with data center scalability and flexibility and benefits of an Internet Exchange</i> </p>

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne COO Michael Duckett and VP/GM of Interconnection Josh Snowhorn to Speak at SIMposium09:40 EDT Thursday, October 25, 2012 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Global data center services provider, CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), has announced its participation in SIMposium 2012, CIO Means Business, in Grapevine, Texas, on October 28-30. At the event, CyrusOne COO Michael Duckett and Vice President and GM of Interconnection Josh Snowhorn will deliver presentations on managing a cloud environment, including data center scalability and flexibility and the benefits of an Internet Exchange. Snowhorn's presentation, “The Dynamics of an Internet Exchange and the Cloud,” will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, October 29, and will provide a brief history of Internet Exchanges (IX) and their relevance for the modern cloud. He will explain the world of peering for the cloud, as well as its benefits for reducing costs, adding performance and enhancing traffic control. Later in the afternoon, at 3:45 p.m., Duckett will deliver his presentation, “The Colocation Evolution: Providing the Scalability and Flexibility Found in the Cloud,” which will detail the growth of cloud adoption and its impact on data centers. The presentation will explore modern requirements for scalability and flexibility in cloud delivery, and detail the ways in which colocation capabilities are accommodating these demands. “Data volume is anticipated to grow by as much as 800 percent over the next five years, which will force rapid expansion in data center capacities and performance,” said Duckett. “At this rate and scale of deployment, most companies will be strained to keep up with the capital expansions and growing complexities of managing a cloud environment. CyrusOne is addressing these concerns with its ‘Sky for the Cloud™' platform, which provides a flexible, scalable and secure home for the cloud that maximizes Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and interconnects the full ecosystem of partners and providers.” CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. The company operates data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The company's customers include more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies and nine of the Fortune 20. CyrusOne is sponsoring the SIMposium “Breakfast in Solutions Exchange” event on October 30 from 7 to 8 a.m., where attendees can enjoy a free breakfast while networking with other IT professionals and exploring the latest in data center technology solutions. Attendees of the SIMposium can visit CyrusOne in booth 125, where they will have an opportunity to enter into a free Solar Power Station Battery Charger giveaway. The charger is compatible with all iPhone® devices up to model 4S, and all generations of the iPad® and iPod®. Winners of the device can benefit from all-day battery life with on-the-go recharging capabilities under direct sunlight. For more information about our data center services, call 1-866-CYRUSONE (1-866-297-7663) or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. About CyrusOne CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. The company has designed facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that gives customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The company's customers include nine of the Fortune 20. CyrusOne is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery. CyrusOneNicole Aguillard, 713.235.8707naguillard@cyrusone.comorgyro for CyrusOneMindy Miller or Jacob Smith, 513.671.3811cyrusone@gyro.com