September 01, 2014 7:29 PM ET

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Company Overview of Data Foundry, Inc.

Company Overview

Data Foundry, Inc. provides wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, co-location, and disaster recovery services. It offers half and full rack, cage, and private data suite co-location; worksite and private fiber connectivity recovery; migration; and installation services. The company also provides blended, carrier-neutral, and satellite pad access Internet services. It caters to energy, financial services, healthcare, food, retail, insurance, and technology sectors. Data Foundry, Inc. has a strategic partnership with COLOTRAQ. The company was formerly known as Texas.Net and changed its name to Data Foundry, Inc. in 2005. Data Foundry, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Au...

1044 Liberty Park Drive

Austin, TX 78746-6943

United States

Founded in 1994

Phone:

512-684-9000

Key Executives for Data Foundry, Inc.

Co-Founder
President and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Vice President of Operations
Chief Technical Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Data Foundry, Inc. Key Developments

Instanet Solutions Chooses Data Foundry's Houston 2 Data Center for Colocation

Data Foundry announced that Instanet Solutions will migrate to Data Foundry's new Houston 2 data center upon completion of the facility. Instanet Solutions provides online software for real estate agents to manage their business and go paperless. The company has created a single platform that allows real estate agents to create, store and manage transactions online, including getting documents signed electronically. With Instanet Solutions, mobile professionals can access critical business information anytime, anywhere via the cloud. The company serves over 400,000 real estate professionals in the United States and Canada, nearly 40% of the Realtors(R) in North America. Houston 2 is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2015.

Data Foundry, Inc. Bolsters its Security Credentials with SOC 2 Certification

Data Foundry announced that its Texas 1 and ADC data centers have successfully completed its Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 examination. The independent assessment certifies that Data Foundry meets the best practices for security and availability. Created by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 is a mechanism for service organizations, including data center providers such as Data Foundry to report on the design and effectiveness of their security policies, communications, procedures and monitoring. This report is intended to meet the needs of a broad range of users that need to understand internal controls at a service organization. Data Foundry's customers' with their own compliance requirements, such as HIPAA and PCI DSS, may request and leverage the company's SOC 2 Type II report to meet their own internal guidelines. SOC 2 certification assures Data Foundry customers that the company has effective operational controls and meets audit levels for data protection and availability. The detailed audit, conducted by Holtzman Partners, includes a full assessment of: Security: Data centers are protected against unauthorized access (both physical and logical). Availability: Data centers are available for operation and use as committed or agreed.

Selerix Systems Selects Data Foundry's Texas 1 for Data Center Co-location

Data Foundry announced that Selerix Systems has selected its Texas 1 as one of its primary co-location data center facilities. Selerix software, BenSelect, facilitates communication, enrollment, and administration for both core and voluntary insurance products. BenSelect is an easy-to-use, yet powerful solution to provide benefits enrollment, communications, reporting, administration, and simplified data exchange. Selerix believes BenSelect should fit its customers' businesses and be available 100% of the time. To accomplish this, the web-based software resides on Selerix-owned servers, with Data Foundry's Texas 1 serving as one of its critical co-location sites. As part of its business continuity planning, Selerix elected to move one of its Dallas co-location sites to Austin. The transition allows the company to better protect its applications in the event of a disaster or business disruption. After evaluating several Austin data centers, they ultimately chose Data Foundry for its reputation in the market and commitment to the highest compliance standards. Texas 1 is Data Foundry's flagship, carrier-neutral, 250,000 SF data center located at the company's 40-acre Data Ranch development.

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