CSD Selects Data Foundry’s Colocation and Networking Services

Solution ensures network availability for mission-critical applications

Austin, Texas – February 5, 2013 – Data Foundry announced today that Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) has selected its colocation and networking services to ensure the availability and performance of their mission-critical systems and applications. Data Foundry’s flagship Texas 1 facility was chosen to host CSD’s next generation voice and video communications platform.

“Data Foundry offered us a tailored solution that perfectly matched our requirements,” said Tony Fortenberry, Chief Technology Officer for CSD. “For us it was clear that Data Foundry has the experience and track record to help us launch our new technology environment and continue to provide high quality solutions for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.”

“We’re pleased that CSD selected Data Foundry,” said Shane Menking, President of Data Foundry. “We pride ourselves on not just providing great technical solutions but on truly understanding customer expectations based on our nearly twenty years in the business.”

Data Foundry’s experience-based data center services have global capabilities for the most demanding application performance, data availability, disaster recovery, and compliance requirements.

About CSD

Founded in 1975, CSD — also known as Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. — is a private, nonprofit, multi-national organization dedicated to creating and provisioning technologies and services that benefit the deaf and hard of hearing community. CSD has been a leading human services and technology innovator from the very beginning, and its staff knows first-hand the needs of the Deaf and hard of hearing. CSD works to fulfill this mission through a wide range of different products and services. Among them, CSD offers a comprehensive call center solution used to create a network of services for the Deaf and hard of hearing. CSD provisions its own network of relay services including Traditional Relay, CapTel, and Video Relay in both the United States and abroad. CSD also oversees equipment distribution programs, provides local community advocacy services, and is the largest provider of sign language interpretation services in the United States. In 2012, CSD created a new Technology+Design Studio in Austin, Texas to pursue web, mobile, and video communications product development.

About Data Foundry

Data Foundry is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services for enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. The company's premier data centers are supported by experienced onsite technicians, security staff and customer support 24 X 7 X 365. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry owns and operates purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centers in Texas and operates a global network with colocation presences for deployments worldwide. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.

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