Toronto, Ontario -- September 26, 2014 -- Q9 Networks has been selected by Audatex Canada to provide a co-location and managed services solution for its next generation SaaS insurance claims platform powered by AudaNetTM technology. Q9 is hosting the new platform's production and disaster recovery sites in geographically diverse Canadian data centres.
Under the terms of the multi-year contract, Q9 is providing Audatex Canada with a high-availability data centre infrastructure solution consisting of secure physical space, highly reliable power and cooling and a full suite of managed network infrastructure services, including: firewalls, load balancers, switches and bandwidth.
"By outsourcing our data centre requirements to Q9, we are ensuring the highest levels of security and reliability for our next generation private cloud platform while also keeping our Canadian customer data and backups locally," says Anthony Giagnacovo, Managing Director, Audatex Canada. "We take our role as stewards of our customers' information very seriously and have invested heavily in protecting the data entrusted to us. Hosting our new world-class platform in Canada with Q9 means our customers will have the privacy protection and proximity to data they require. Although we evaluated other providers, Q9's 100 per cent uptime guarantee, N+1 redundancy in all critical data centre systems and solid ownership structure demonstrated that they are the best choice for our clients and their customers."
Q9 designs, builds and operates its data centres to meet the most demanding IT infrastructure requirements, including the increased power and cooling demands of today's high density computing devices. Customer equipment and data centre environmental parameters are monitored 7x24 by Q9's Control Centre, staffed by experts versed in all aspects of IT and facilities management.
"We are delighted to be providing Audatex Canada with the security and reliability it requires to provide an exceptional user experience for its customers," says David Ralston, Senior Vice President, Sales, Q9 Networks. "Q9 is a well-known and trusted name in Canada's insurance industry. By selecting Q9, Audatex Canada is assured of a data centre services provider with an exclusive focus on Canada, fibre routes between data centres that stay within Canada, consistent standards across all facilities and an exemplary track record supporting mission critical computing environments spanning almost two decades."