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Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) Selects Global Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne to House IT Infrastructure

Data center reliability, redundancy, and security are critical priorities for nonprofit organization

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NAS: CONE) announced today that it has been selected to house the IT infrastructure of the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA). TOSA is responsible for coordinating organ and tissue donations at more than 100 hospitals and six transplant centers in central and south Texas.


"Early on in the vendor selection process, CyrusOne emerged as the clear choice to meet our top data center requirements of power, redundancy, and 100 percent uptime," said Eric Elliott, chief information officer at TOSA. "Our organization relies on an electronic organ allocation system to help save lives, so it's imperative our computing infrastructure be secure and accessible at any given moment. The redundancies built into CyrusOne's facilities for power, cooling, and connectivity and their track record of availability and uptime are among the best we've seen."

Founded in 1975, TOSA is dedicated to educating and providing organ donation and recovery services to families wishing to donate and to those waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. It is one of 58 nonprofit, independent, federally designated organ procurement organizations in the United States.

"We're very pleased to welcome TOSA as a customer in CyrusOne's San Antonio data center," said Tesh Durvasula, chief commercial officer at CyrusOne. "Our site is the most advanced facility of its kind serving the San Antonio market. It's engineered with fully redundant (2N) power architecture and fed by redundant power lines with multiple major fiber providers enabling connectivity. I'm confident it will provide TOSA with the exceptional availability and reliability it needs to continue its life-saving mission of connecting organ donors and recipients."

Delivering Best-in-Class Facilities and Networks

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. Earlier this year, CyrusOne launched its National Internet Exchange (National IX).

With the CyrusOne National IX, customers can now connect to their own enterprise-owned facilities and to third-party facilities to seamlessly engage the full ecosystem of business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, Internet service providers, and Ethernet buyers and sellers within a single metro area, between cities, and across regions.

Moreover, the CyrusOne National IX provides customers with the opportunity to drive additional revenue by improving their immediately addressable market, reduce expenses with a lower-cost option for point-to-point Internet connectivity between data centers, and improve service quality through higher levels of resiliency.

CyrusOne operates 25 carrier-neutral 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 is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the global Fortune 20 companies and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-866-CYRUSONE (1-866-297-8766) or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne (NAS: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 500 customers, including nine of the global Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies.

CyrusOne's data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne's National Internet Exchange (National IX) platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.

About TOSA

The Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) is one of only 58 nonprofit 501 (c)(3), independent, federally designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States dedicated to educating and providing organ donation and recovery services to families wishing to donate and to those waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Founded in 1975, TOSA provides service to more than 100 hospitals and six transplant centers in 56 central and south Texas counties. TOSA is based out of San Antonio and has regional offices in Austin and McAllen.



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