Hybrid IT Leader Provides Advanced Technology, Premium Connectivity and Other Enhanced Features for West Coast Customers

PORTLAND, Ore.—September 27, 2016 —ViaWest, a leading provider of Hybrid IT Solutions, cloud and colocation in North America, today announced the launch of its next-generation cloud node in Hillsboro, Ore.

Hosted from the ViaWest Brookwood Data Center, ViaWest’s newest cloud node provides enhanced features including lower latency, premium connectivity and advanced hardware for businesses in the Northwest. Cloud solutions include private, public and compliant clouds for HIPAA and PCI requirements, as well as disaster recovery (DRaaS) and managed services for AWS and Azure.

“ViaWest’s cloud network leverages enterprise-grade and time-tested hardware and software, as well as N+2 Internet bandwidth providers, to help clients achieve speed, scale and efficiency through a robust network that is safe, secure and compliant,” said Jason Carolan, chief technology officer at ViaWest. “We are pleased to expand our existing presence in Oregon through the addition of these cloud services in Hillsboro.”

ViaWest owns, operates and manages three data centers in Oregon, offering a combined raised floor capacity of 188,000 square feet. The company acquired the Hillsboro I Data Center in 2006. Its Hillsboro II Data Center opened in 2011 and the Brookwood Data Center opened in 2015. ViaWest Oregon data centers are connected to the PGE Sunset Reliability Center substation and have a high diesel fuel priority with PGE’s Dispatchable Standby Generation Program.

“ViaWest’s Oregon cloud now offers a premium option for Hybrid IT that hadn’t existed in this market before,” said Bill Cory, regional vice president at ViaWest. “Not only can clients now tap into a cloud node in their back yard for improved computing capabilities, they also can rely on support by local engineering talent and cloud experts.”

The Hillsboro cloud node is the latest service from ViaWest, adding to its existing network of 30 data centers and multiple nodes across the United States and Canada, and into Europe. For more information regarding ViaWest, the Oregon data centers and cloud node in Hillsboro, additional services or partnership opportunities, please email [email protected] or call 877-448-9378.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is a leading Hybrid IT Solutions provider offering cloud, colocation, compliance services and security solutions, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE: SJR). With more than 17 years of experience, 30 North American data centers and multiple cloud nodes, ViaWest offers IT and infrastructure solutions that solve business challenges while balancing cost, scalability and security requirements. ViaWest delivers tailored solutions designed for maximum reliability and flexibility backed by our 100% uptime commitment.

For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on at LinkedIn and Twitter.

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