DALLAS, TX – Provision Data Services (Provision), a provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the opening of its first data center located in Dallas’ downtown Central Business District (CBD) located at 2020 Live Oak St. Currently, a Fortune 500 telecommunications company serves as the anchor tenant for the 137,000-square-foot data center, occupying 10,000 square feet within the 12-story structure.
The executive team fueling Provision’s strategy and vision is principal founder and Chief Executive Officer, Clay Hill, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, David Tordoff, along with Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, David Marlow.
Prior to launching Provision with Tordoff, Hill was a co-founder of Clearview Management Consultants, later branded Clearview International, LLC. With more than 28 years of experience, Hill has advised companies worldwide on transforming their businesses while gaining maximum value from their IT investments. Hill’s focus on innovative solutions and more efficient operations led to the significant growth of Clearview and its subsidiary, Waco Data Partners. As CEO of Provision, he oversees the company’s corporate direction providing clients with leveraged technology and agile business operations.
In his career, Tordoff has led many data center initiatives, from ground-level build outs to re-engineering facilities into state-of-the-art infrastructures. As co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Provision, he ensures the company’s corporate strategies are aligned with overall market dynamics, customer needs and operational requirements. His extensive knowledge of network-centric data centers provides the team with long-term leadership and management expertise.
Marlow is a 32-year industry veteran with experience in rapid market growth cycles, competing in global markets and overseeing the successful sale of a $35 million manufacturing company. Marlow brings versatile expertise in electronic/semiconductor manufacturing and SAAS/cloud computing driving Provision’s new market development and sales.
“Our vision for Provision Data Services is to provide best-in-class infrastructure technology for Fortune 500 enterprises to small independents,” said Clay Hill, chief executive officer of Provision Data Services. “Dallas-Fort Worth is the hub of connectivity for U.S. bandwidth with users and cloud providers seeking flexible environments with access to internetworked connectivity and reliable operations.”
Provision is the only large-floor space provider with wholesale availability in the Dallas CBD offering users:
- Oncor delivery is a double-contingency system that serves the high-density load in the CDB. Five separate networks serve Provision.
- Double-contingency design assures uninterrupted service in the event of the loss of one or two network feeders or transformers.
- 14 MW of utility power is available with scalability to increased capacity.
- Tier 3 conformal and SAS 70 Type 2, SSAE 16 SOC I, SOC II compliant facility.
- Flexible colocation space for single tenant floors; private, locked cages and suites; build-to-suits for independent data centers; two separate Meet-Me-Rooms; up to 10,000 square feet of contiguous space with wholesale colocation options.
- 24×7 on-site personnel with 12-foot perimeter wall and multi-factor security fencing enclosing generator yard.
The Dallas-Fort Worth market is one of the top data center markets in the country, and the fourth largest MSP in the U.S. The North Texas region offers reliable, cost-effective electricity with high-speed connectivity provided by multiple services providers, as well as attractive tax incentives and a large pool of qualified technical talent.
About Provision Data Services
Provision Data Services provides secure and scalable data center, colocation and interconnection solutions with Tier 3 reliability for enterprise users. Provision’s managed data center services are anchored in densely connected, strategically located facilities. Headquartered in Dallas, the company’s customized IT solutions offer customers advanced IT infrastructures to allocate company resources more efficiently. For more information, visit Provision Data Services’ website at www.provisiondataservices.com.