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Nex-Tech venture dives into the data cloud


Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

Nex-Tech's Business Technology Group announced it now offers Private Cloud services through its remote datacenters. Located in separate communities, these high-tech facilities offer the latest in technology innovations with the physical and virtual security and redundant core services necessary to properly store and protect a business' critical applications and data.

Nex-Tech's Private Cloud provides businesses the ability to store, archive and retrieve data in a secure, off-site facility. In addition to storage and disaster recovery, a business has the ability to run specific applications or its entire business system on Nex-Tech's virtual server infrastructure. Combined with multiple high-speed connectivity options, these facilities allow seamless operation for single or multi-site locations.

"Cloud computing is one of the hottest technologies to hit the IT world for quite some time," said Gary Aufdemberge, business technology manager for Nex-Tech. "While the underlying technology for cloud services has been around a long time, it is only recently that all the pieces have come together to provide a truly viable computing solution that is completely off-site. This technology allows businesses to move away from managing and upgrading their own IT infrastructure so they can focus on running their business."

Nex-Tech's datacenters also provide redundant power, cooling and connectivity to allow for maximum uptime.

Trained professionals monitor the datacenters 24/7 to further assure data security. Nex-Tech has chosen to make the investments to give businesses the opportunity to take advantage of technologies they might not be able to pursue on their own. Additionally, businesses are provided the ability to pay as they go, as opposed to making large, upfront capital investments.

"With Nex-Tech, you deal with the same local partner you have come to trust for all of your other business needs," said Steve Riat, sales manager at Nex-Tech. "The same partner that can also provide your connectivity needs. And, unlike Public Cloud offerings, with Nex-Tech, you actually know where your applications and data are stored. Just ask us for a tour. We are always excited to show you the facilities."

Nex-Tech's range of Datacenter Services include server hosting, collocation, off-site data backup, business continuity/disaster recovery and more. Nex-Tech's Business Technology Group also provides business phone systems, wiring, cabling and infrastructure, servers, network security, managed services, mobile radio products and services, tower maintenance and construction, physical security and monitoring, as well as a host of other technology services.

For more information on Nex-Tech's Private Cloud, contact Steve Riat at (877) 625-7872.

Nex-Tech is a subsidiary of Rural Telephone Service Co. Inc. and provides a full line of voice and data services to residential, government, education and commercial clients. In addition to its Competitive Local Exchange Carrier services, Nex-Tech provides a host of other services including long distance, VoIP, Internet, Digital TV and home security.