Companies Combine Strengths to Offer Full Range Of Managed Data Center Services
DENVER, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Securitas (formerly @Lightspeed(TM)), a premier global IT solutions provider, and Raytheon Company"s (NYSE: RTN - news) eCenter Technologies(TM) announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement to jointly provide customers with a full range of defense-grade, secure managed data, hosting and business continuance services. In addition, Raytheon"s eCenter Technologies has chosen Securitas as its primary data center to deploy eCenter Technologies" solutions.
"Enterprises are more interested than ever in outsourcing infrastructure needs that help reduce risk, but remain hesitant to select newer providers where financial stability is not clear,"" said Andrew Schroepfer, president of Tier 1 Research, an Internet infrastructure research and consulting firm. "The combination of service skill sets from the long-standing Raytheon with the rock solid facilities from debt-free Securitas present a compelling value proposition for customers.""
As part of the agreement, Securitas will offer the services of Raytheon"s eCenter Technologies to its customers. The eCenter offerings include managed IT services, storage/backup services, disaster recovery and business continuance services, and enterprise security practices. Raytheon has a 30-year heritage of providing defense-grade data management to the government"s most security-conscious agencies.
Securitas has selected Raytheon as a premier provider in offering secure enterprise IT services through Securitas" next-generation 224,000 square-foot data center. The data center is engineered to extremely high standards featuring a robust, redundant network and power infrastructure, to deliver exceptional performance and security for its customers.
"The combination of Raytheon"s experience delivering mission-critical IT services and Securitas" next-generation data center is formidable,"" said Ray Kolibaba, vice president and site executive for Raytheon"s eCenter Technologies.
"We are excited about this agreement with Raytheon and look forward to delivering our customers safe, flexible and trusted solutions to their IT pains,"" said Ken Monblatt, Securitas CEO and COO. "Backed by the Magness Group, founders of the cable TV pioneer, Telecommunications Inc. (TCI), Securitas is a financially secure, stable and debt-free company that possess the resources and expertise to deliver a complete suite of managed IT solutions.""
Securitas is the next-generation IT solutions provider. Its proven processes, rapid implementation and industry-leading resources make Securitas the safest choice for delivering IT solutions quickly, reliably and securely. With its corporate headquarters in Denver, Colo., Securitas" combination of IT infrastructure, and professional and managed services safeguard mission-critical systems for organizations today and in the future. To reach Securitas sales call toll free (866) 9 POWER 9 (866-976-9379).
About Raytheon Company and eCenter Technologies
An industry leader with a proven track record of building and managing complex mission-critical data centers for over 30 years, Raytheon"s eCenter Technologies in Aurora, Colo. offers unparalleled, world-class facilities, infrastructure and development staff to deliver defense-grade, secure managed data services to the most demanding customers anywhere. This business unit"s experience in network control and resource management includes multiple commercial and government programs.
Securitas is a trademark of Securitas and eCenter Technologies is a trademark of Raytheon Company. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.