Toronto and Oakville, ON – March 5, 2014 — / — Stage2Data, Canada’s Premier Cloud Service Provider, has announced an exciting new partnership with Orion Research and Innovation Optical Network.

Orion is an Ontario based company dedicated to connecting and supporting research, education and innovation customers through leadership and critical infrastructure. Orion boasts one of the fastest research and education networks in the world which enables users to be connected to a world of possibilities. When it was time to partner with a Cloud Solution Provider, Stage2Data was chosen as one of the successful vendors based on the strength of their suite of products and services.

During the announcement late last week, Stage2Data CEO, Jeff Collier stated that “Our team of experts will be deploying physical infrastructure on Orion’s network which will add value to customers and team members alike. We are proud to be partnering with such an extraordinary organization and we look forward to helping ensure their data security and protection.”

Orion’s CEO and President Darin Graham echoed the sentiments of Stage2Data saying, “Stage2Data aligns perfectly with ORION’s focus on providing cost­ effective, easy ­to ­use services for our connected institutions”. Graham added, “This partnership makes fully managed data backup and recovery solutions accessible directly through our network, along with Stage2Data’s stellar 24 x 7 customer service support. It has never been easier for our connected institutions to affordably manage their data.”

The partnership is being celebrated at Stage2Data as it coincides with the launch of their new website and a more aggressive stand in the market. Stage2Data is a 100% Canadian owned and operated company and has earned the title of Canada’s Premier Cloud Solutions Provider by bringing over 60 years of combined experience in the Data Protection space. Leveraging the power and proven ability of Attix5, the Stage2Data team is bringing a suite of solutions to Orion’s current and future clients giving them even broader and far reaching benefits of the network.

For more information, please contact:
Jeffrey Fretz
Affinity Partner Team

Elizabeth Moyer
Director, Business Development and Strategic Alliances
Orion Research and Innovation Optical Network
(416) 507­9860 x 228

Source: Stage2Data


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