FORTRUST Awarded Contract by Symbia Logistics

Leading 3PL provider selects FORTRUST as data center partner

Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES

DENVER, July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FORTRUST, a leading data center and colocation services provider, announced today that Symbia Logistics, based in Edwards, Colo., has selected FORTRUST as their data center partner. Symbia Logistics is a privately held family business with more than 150 years of combined experience providing facility-based supply chain support to a variety of industries, including aerospace, chemical, dry grocery, health and beauty, industrial goods, kitting, and business-to-consumer fulfillment services across North America.

When Symbia launched their most recent expansion, they saw the need to engage a robust data center partner to support the consistent accessibility requirement for their critical IT applications from their diverse locations. In the past, Symbia had maintained their own in-house data center, but wanted the greater security and high availability that only a professional colocation data center can provide.

Symbia hired a consultant to facilitate their data center selection process, and after much analysis, he recommended FORTRUST in Denver. Symbia toured the facility and, impressed by FORTRUST’s attention to detail, resilient Tier III design, and high level of security, awarded them with a contract.

“With their procedural approach to colocation, it’s apparent that FORTRUST operates on a different level,” says Dillon DeMore, CFO at Symbia Logistics. “From the start of the sales process to the installation of our equipment, everything was top notch and professional. Now we don’t have to worry about that aspect of our business, since we have confidence in our data center partner.”

“As the importance of availability and security grows, we have seen many businesses move away from keeping their critical IT applications in-house,” says Josh Moody, Senior Vice President of Sales at FORTRUST. “Instead, they are choosing to colocate with a high availability data center partner like FORTRUST. We welcome Symbia Logistics and feel honored to have been chosen to be their data center partner.”

FORTRUST is one of the most progressive high-availability data center services providers in North America, serving clients across the globe who depend on colocation services for a critical lifeline of their business. FORTRUST was awarded a Tier III Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability and a Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility by Uptime Institute. FORTRUST Denver is the largest data center in the region. FORTRUST offers agile, reliable, sustainable and secure raised floor and modular data center capacity for any-size enterprise supported by optimal power infrastructure and connectivity to safeguard mission-critical business services.

About Symbia Logistics
Symbia brings logistics back to basics with turnkey supply chain management solutions, an international presence, and a history of cutting costs through lean practices, operations and strategic planning. Together, with our vast network of 3PL and 4PL providers, we consistently exceed customer expectations and establish long-term partnerships. We’ve been developing customized solutions and processes for our clients since day one. As a third-generation family business with over 100 years of combined experience, the Symbia team has provided facility-based supply chain support to a number of industries including aerospace, chemical, dry grocery, health and beauty, industrial goods, kitting, and business-to-consumer fulfillment services. Symbia is the largest WBE-certified international contractor for CHEP Americas, a division of Brambles. At present, Symbia is responsible for managing 17 dedicated service centers for CHEP Americas with a workforce of more than 1,300 associates. Our leadership team has offered logistical support and provide dedicated- and shared- resource facility management to many Fortune 500 companies.


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