Data Center Leader Hosts Web Site for Annual Breast Cancer Race
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (February 18, 2009) -- Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, is proud to announce its sponsorship and support of the Second Annual 26.2 with Donna, a marathon benefitting breast cancer research and care. Peak 10 donated its data center services for the marathon's official Web site,www.breastcancermarathon.com, which was developed by IT consulting and technology solutions firm Idea Integration. The site is hosted within Peak 10�s secure, state-of-the-art Jacksonville facility.
The marathon took place Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009 from 4:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. with additional events lasting throughout the weekend. Thousands of racers took to the course which began near the Mayo Clinic Campus in Jacksonville, Fla. and wound through the unique beach communities of Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach, Fla.
"The 26.2 with Donna brought together the Jacksonville community and individuals far and wide to support a cause of extreme importance," said Allen Skipper, Peak 10�s regional vice president of market operations. �At Peak 10, we are committed to supporting the local communities we serve, and for this particular event we were honored to work with such prominent Jacksonville organizations as The Donna Foundation and Idea Integration.�
All proceeds from the marathon go directly to The Donna Foundation and the Mayo Clinic, two organizations dedicated to ending breast cancer. Marathon founder and event chairman, Donna Deegan, is a two-time breast cancer survivor and marathon enthusiast having completed several races after her cancer diagnosis.
"The marathon Web site is a vital resource for race participants and those who wish to learn more about the event," said Donna Deegan. "It has been a great recruitment tool and allows for easy online registration. We are grateful to Peak 10 and Idea Integration for ensuring that our site accessible and up-to-date so that we could make this the biggest marathon event yet!"
Peak 10 Jacksonville'�s managed IT and data center services improve reliability, increase revenue growth, lower costs and maximize internal resources for customers while keeping their valuable information technology assets close to the business. The company combines its secure network, high-tech data centers and portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. Peak 10 owns and operates multiple data centers in nine key markets that include Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.
About 26.2 with Donna
26.2 with Donna, The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer, is the only U.S. marathon dedicated solely to raising funds to finish breast cancer. The inaugural race included more than 7,000 runners and over $800,000. All proceeds from 26.2 with Donna go toward the marathon�s goal of finishing breast cancer. Seventy percent goes to Mayo Clinic and is earmarked specifically for breast cancer research, while thirty percent goes to the Donna Foundation which meets the critical needs of underserved women living with breast cancer on the First Coast.
About Idea Integration
Idea Integration is the IT consulting and interactive marketing unit of MPS Group. Its clients are a mix of Fortune 100, mid-market and public sector entities. Idea's services include interactive marketing, on-line branding, IT consulting, business intelligence and analytics, web design and development, security, and infrastructure solutions. Idea provides services to clients throughout the U.S. and in seven other countries. For more information on Idea Integration, please visit www.ideaii.com.
About Peak 10, Inc.
Peak 10 is the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. The company combines multiple data centers and its portfolio of managed services with localized engineering and support to serve market-leading companies including LendingTree, Rivals.com, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. Peak 10 is SAS70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit www.peak10.com.