Sonic Healthcare USA Chooses Data Foundry for Colocation Needs

Mar 24, 2009

Austin, TX – Sonic Healthcare USA, the United States operations of parent company Sonic Healthcare Limited (ASX: SHL), announced they have chosen Data Foundry® to fulfill their Data Center outsourcing needs. Sonic Healthcare USA will house their mission-critical server operations in one of Data Foundry’s fault-tolerant Data Centers.

Sonic Healthcare USA, a leader in the medical diagnostics industry, chose Data Foundry after researching numerous data centers across Texas. “Throughout our search, our goal was to find the premier data center in the Central Texas corridor which would comply with both the security and infrastructure redundancy needs of our clients,” said Judy Denney, Chief Information Officer of Sonic Healthcare USA. “Data Foundry has proven to be the ideal data center resource for us.”

“Sonic Healthcare is another example of the growing number of healthcare companies choosing to colocate their servers within a high security data center. With uptime being so important to most companies today, the security and advanced features of our data centers give our customers the peace of mind that, no matter what, their servers are safe and secure,” said Mark Noonan, Vice President of Sales at Data Foundry.

About Sonic Healthcare

Sonic Healthcare is one of the world’s largest medical diagnostics companies, providing laboratory and radiology services to medical practitioners, hospitals, community health services, and their collective patients. The company is structured as a decentralized federation of medically-led diagnostic practices, with the head office located in Sydney, Australia. Sonic Healthcare employs over 20,000 people in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and the USA. Sonic Healthcare USA (SHUSA) was formed in 2007 as the umbrella organization overseeing Sonic Healthcare Ltd’s operation in the United States. At present there are seven independent regional medical laboratories in SHUSA.

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