Wasabi Debuts U.S. West Coast New Data Center in Hillsboro, Oregon
Boston, MA, June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, today announces the opening of its newest data center in Hillsboro, OR. By expanding its geographic footprint to the U.S. West Coast, Wasabi’s customers in Hollywood and Silicon Valley, as well as an expanding presence in the Asia-Pacific region, now have closer proximity access to Wasabi’s hot cloud storage services where companies can store their data at one-fifth the cost and 6x the speed of Amazon S3 with no additional egress fees. Wasabi customers can now expect more connectivity options, additional data center redundancy, automatic data replication and failover services, and faster speeds with close proximity to their respective data centers.
In addition to its new Hillsboro data center opening, Wasabi has expanded its connectivity options to include a direct connection to the One Wilshire data center in Los Angeles, a premier and vital carrier hotel serving the western U.S. and Asia-Pacific markets. The new connection is in response to requests from the company’s growing media & entertainment customer base who look to leverage this premier location for their valuable video and data assets.
“Wasabi is seeing significant demand from the media & entertainment industry where huge datasets are created with every movie or video in production, and their current storage facilities just can’t keep pace,” said David Friend, CEO of Wasabi. “Wasabi’s new US West Coast data center is an ideal cloud storage solution for West Coast companies as well as a preliminary way for Wasabi to serve the Asia/Pacific market as we continue to expand our global footprint.”
Wasabi is the hot cloud storage company delivering low-cost, fast, and reliable cloud storage.Wasabi is 80% cheaper and 6x faster than Amazon S3, with 100% data immutability protection and no data egress fees. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is on a mission to commoditize the storage industry. Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston, MA. Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog.
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