Rackwise, Inc. (OTC:RACK) (the "Company"), a leading developer of data center infrastructure management ("DCIM") software and service solutions, today announced that The Retirement Systems of Alabama (“RSA”), headquartered in Montgomery, AL, has selected Rackwise
to manage the newly opened, hosted colocation
RSA Dexter Avenue Datacenter
(“Datacenter”) supporting public and private entities throughout the Southeast.
The Datacenter facility houses 44,000 square feet of electronic server space dedicated to meeting the information technology (“IT”) needs of the RSA and is available for lease by private and public organizations with specific IT needs. The Datacenter is available for telecommunications companies including Verizon and AT&T, government agencies, smaller private businesses such as doctor's offices, etc., to lease server space and store sensitive data in a controlled, secure environment. Alabama’s innovative approach requires clear visibility and control over all assets housed and managed within the Datacenter, including the power and electrical requirements, utilization and other metrics. The IT modeling and tracking capabilities embedded in Rackwise
will enable the Datacenter team to optimize the overall IT performance as the environment grows and takes on more clients.
Mr. Guy A. Archbold, Rackwise, Inc. Chief Executive Officer, added, “We are thrilled that The Retirement Systems of Alabama has chosen Rackwise to provide data center management for their innovative Datacenter that houses and blends both public and private computing requirements in a single location and data center. We are honored and delighted to be a significant component of this new datacenter model and know that as the RSA Dexter Avenue Datacenter grows and evolves, Rackwise will continue to play a critical role in the strategies for overall management and optimization of the facility. The Retirement Systems of Alabama is among a growing number of clients and IT professionals utilizing our offerings to efficiently and effectively plan, manage, and control their data centers and computing infrastructures to achieve the highest levels of operational efficiency and cost optimization by assuring reliability, discovering hidden capacity, and enabling efficiencies across their IT landscape.”