Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is proud to announce its long-term contract with Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s most popular cruise line. Using its newly-enhanced, hardened data center infrastructure, Peak 10 will deliver disaster recovery services to reinforce Carnival’s existing IT environment and ensure availability for its customers.
“Peak 10 is a strategic partner for Carnival. Their quality personnel, management commitment, and ability to execute were key factors in our successful migration to the Peak 10 facility,” said Myles Cyr, vice president and chief information officer of Carnival Cruise Lines. “We are now positioned well in a state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate growth and provide other value-added services.”
Carnival Cruise Lines is one of the world’s most successful leisure travel companies, carrying upwards of 4 million guests a year aboard its 22-vessel fleet which sails from 19 North American homeports. The company prides itself on delivering fun, memorable vacations to guests by offering a wide array of quality cruises which offer outstanding value.
“Utilizing our recently-enhanced, enterprise-class facility helps Carnival Cruise Lines complement its existing DR efforts to further ensure the protection of its mission-critical data and accessibility for its customers,” said Stefan Pittinger, the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 South Florida. “With our services and around-the-clock support, Carnival has implemented an added layer of security to safeguard its data from the threat of disaster.”
“Our resources and technical expertise will provide Carnival Cruise Lines with the best solution for avoiding business interruption caused by unforeseen circumstances and enable its team to recover as quickly and efficiently as possible,” said Jeff Spalding, the executive vice president of market operations for Peak 10. “Additionally our robust portfolio of services and geographic footprint are available to Carnival should it wish to expand upon its DR plan as it continues to grow its business.”
Peak 10 South Florida’s managed IT and data center services improve performance and reliability, lower costs and maximize internal resources for customers while keeping their valuable information technology assets close to the business. The company combines its secure, private network and enterprise-class data centers with world-class engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. As a managed services leader, Peak 10 offers a wide range of technology services, including virtualization, managed hosting, and cloud-based services in a cost-efficient and reliable platform for its customers. The company owns and operates data centers in ten key markets that include Cincinnati; Atlanta; Raleigh and Charlotte, NC.; Tampa, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale, FL; Nashville, TN.; Louisville, KY.; and Richmond, VA.
Carnival Cruise Lines Gains IT Resiliency Using Peak 10's Disaster Recovery Support
October 4, 2010