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US Signal and 365 Data Centers Join Forces to Expand Disaster Recovery, Data Protection and More

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal and Emeryville, California-based 365 Data Centers today announced a partnership that offers their respective customers more options for customized disaster recovery (DR) solutions.  The partnership also allows the two companies to extend cloud, colocation, network and data protection services to customers across a broader geographic footprint.

​IT Trends Drive Latest Expansion of US Signal Data Center Facilities

US Signal today announced the completion of its most recent project, a 20,000-square-foot addition to its industry-leading data center in its home city of Grand Rapids, Mich. With Internet of Things (IoT) applications and the increased adoption of cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) solutions, and IT outsourcing driving the need for increased data center space throughout the United States, the expansion project will help the Michigan-based IT solutions provider further expand its Midwest footprint to meet that need.

US Signal Announces Inaugural Midwest Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Summit

Grand Rapids, Michigan –  US Signal today announced it will debut its first annual Midwest Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Summit this fall in select Midwest cities.  The series of single day events, slated to kick off in Chicago, Illinois on September 20, will provide information on cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), data protection and related topics to help enterprise and commercial businesses optimize the reliability, availability and usage of data and IT services within their organizations.

nexVortex and US Signal Announce Direct Peering Partnership

As a leader in IP Communications and an industry expert in SIP Trunking, nexVortex has expanded its geographic redundancy northward by entering into a peering agreement with US Signal and has installed and created a VoIP point of presence in a US Signal data center in Oakbrook, Illinois.

Midwest-Based US Signal Expands Data Protection Offer; Rolls Out Enterprise Services

US Signal, an industry-leading network and cloud-hosting provider in the Midwest, announced today it has expanded its data protection portfolio of services with Enterprise Backup and Replication.  This offer is a fully managed offsite backup and replication solution for customers currently using EMC Avamar and/or Data Domain for data protection.  

Ease Technologies Grows Workspace-as-a-Service Marketshare with Cloud Workspace® Suite Software

IndependenceIT, a workspace automation software platform provider that allows IT departments, service providers and ISVs to easily deliver workspaces, applications and data from any cloud infrastructure, today announced a partner success milestone with Ease Technologies, Inc., a managed service provider. Since implementing IndependenceIT’s software platform in 2014 and introducing its Ease Cloud Workspace® service, the company has built a robust Workspace-as-a-Service solution that leverages the software for access to applications, desktops, data, and complete cloud workspaces.

US Signal and itopia Team Up to Accelerate Cloud Services for MSPs

US Signal, a network and cloud hosting provider, announced a strategic alliance with cloud software innovator, itopia. The relationship provides Managed Service Providers (MSPs) with a reliable experience through itopia’s Cielo software platform, an end-to-end cloud workspace engine hosted in the US Signal cloud. The intuitive platform automatically discovers all components of an on-premises IT environment, and then provisions and migrates them to the cloud ten times faster than traditional approaches and at a much lower price point.

US Signal to Offer Direct Access to Console’s Software and Interconnection Platform

US Signal, the largest Midwest network, data center and cloud provider, announces today that the company has joined the Console NSP Partner Program to provide customers access to Console, the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors, and partners.  The Console software and interconnection platform provides a secure, simple and faster way for companies across the globe to directly connect to business-critical cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, as well as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and partners.

Midwest Cloud Provider Announces Participation in Cisco Intercloud Fabric Strategy

US Signal announced it will enhance its current cloud offering by delivering a complete hybrid solution using the Cisco Intercloud Fabric.  Participating as a Cisco Intercloud Provider will give its customers the ability to extend their on-premises workloads into the US Signal Cloud while maintaining control over their entire environment both physically and virtually.

Midwest Network and Cloud Hosting Provider Enhances Managed Services Offering

US Signal, an industry-leading network and cloud-hosting provider, has announced the addition of Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) to its managed services portfolio. RMM takes over the management and monitoring of servers and endpoints up to the operating system (OS) level and can prevent many infrastructure failures from happening. By combining real-time monitoring of critical servers and endpoints with patch management and optimal managed anti-virus and remediation, RMM ensures the reliability and stability of the customer’s IT assets.

US Signal Launches Data Transfer and Migration Professional Service Division

Industry-leading network and cloud-hosting provider, US Signal, has expanded its offerings with the introduction of a professional services division providing cloud migration, data transfer and onboarding services to aid new and existing US Signal customers. The professional services team acts as an extension of the client’s IT staff to assist with infrastructure assessments, installation and building of virtual environments, migration to the cloud and training as needed