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October Monthly Special 2021

TierPoint – Delivering Secure, Reliable, and Connected Infrastructure Solutions at the Internet’s Edge


An advanced IT network communications infrastructure is a vital part of any modern business, allowing an organisation to effectively communicate both internally and externally. Having the right infrastructure in place for business connectivity should be seen as a non-negotiable for any company, due to the number of different environments and systems it supports. Business demands and connectivity infrastructures are not the same today as they were a decade ago. Not only has the way that companies do business changed but so has the way they utilize connectivity to do it. Nowadays, connectivity and network infrastructure are a vital part of everything an organization does, making it a fundamental element required for a company to operate. Powerful and reliable network connectivity keeps the world running and this is no different for any organization.

TierPoint is the premier data center service provider of cloud, colocation, managed services, and DR. With 40 data centers in 20 U.S. markets and local service, coast to coast, its carrier-class, carrier-neutral facilities provide the uninterrupted access you need to host your critical services. Each facility has been SSAE 16 audited and provides customized solutions to meet your business needs.

Best-in-Class Cloud-Based Network Connection Solutions and Services Offered

Navigate Your IT Transformation and Migration: TierPoint specializes in being your partner and working to fully understand your business needs in order to craft an end-to-end solution that both meets your current needs and can evolve to support future goals that drive results. Seamlessly leverage resources from hosted private clouds, multi-tenant clouds and hyperscale public clouds such as AWS and Azure. TierPoint guides its clients in choosing the right cloud for each business need and optimizing cloud computing systems. Get close to your customers and employees with regional data centers for colocation and hyperscale cloud onramps. TierPoint has world-class data centers for you in 20 markets, and eight multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network.

Maximize Network Performance and Reliability: Edge computing, threat management, automated failover, and resilient data centers are some of the many features available for each end-to-end solution they design, in order to maximize performance and availability for each client. Get close to your users and cut latency with robust local networking at one of their 40 TierPoint data centers. Their edge facilities provide fast last-mile connectivity for content and local processing for Internet of Things (IoT) businesses. Reduce the risk of performance impact and keep systems available by mitigating DDoS, ransomware, and other malicious activity. With the robust security-first approach, TierPoint leverages the best high-performance firewalls and security solutions. Improve availability with system redundancy enabled by cloud computing. Even complex setups can rapidly deploy to new servers. Resources can be dynamically balanced and reallocated as system needs change, maximizing performance and uptime.

Cloud Hosting Services: Your organization is unique. A hybrid cloud approach provides IT flexibility to combine the right infrastructure for each workload, whether it includes a private cloud, multitenant cloud, public cloud, or on-premises private cloud. The cloud services meet you wherever you are on your journey to realize the benefits of cloud technologies and IT transformation. The company provides a great deal of flexibility with a variety of options for three-tier converged and hyperconverged cloud infrastructures. A mix-and-match or software-defined approach simplifies hybrid IT environments while achieving your goals for isolation, performance, uptime, and scalability. With a private cloud, you have full control over your infrastructure, data, and applications. Private cloud hosting services are available at all TierPoint data centers.

IT Security Compliance Services: Cybercriminals are constantly changing tactics. A multilayered approach is your best defense against next-generation threats. Its IT security services let you customize your security solution to safeguard each layer within your environment. Cybercriminals use DDoS attacks as cover, distracting your attention while they roam through your systems collecting sensitive data. If you’re covered by regulations like HIPAA and PCI DSS, you need to protect your systems against this growing threat. Attacks at the application layer often go undetected by traditional security tools. TierPoint’s Web Application Firewall provides application-specific defense mechanisms that are purpose-built to protect web-facing applications from advanced threats.

The Visionary Leader Upfront

Jerald L. Kent is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TierPoint. He is a recognized entrepreneur and trailblazer in the telecommunications and technology industries with an outstanding track record for customer service and delivering superior returns for investors. Prior to assuming the role of TierPoint’s CEO, he served as its chairman.

Multichannel News named Jerry its Executive of the Year in 2011. In 2012, he was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame and received the cable industry’s Distinguished Vanguard Award for Leadership. In 2013, he was named CED Magazine’s co-person of the year, with Suddenlink CTO Terry Cordova, and in 2014, Jerry was inducted into The Cable Center Hall of Fame.

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