Category Archives: Data Centers

Ford To Invest $1.2B At Three Michigan Plants

DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. says it will invest $1.2 billion at three Michigan plants, among other things, financing the return of the Ford Ranger midsized pickup and the Bronco midsized SUV.

The largest part of the investment, $850 million, will take place at the home of assembly of those two models, the Michgian Assembly Plant in Wayne.

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Secure-24 Reports 84% 6-Month Bookings Growth

SOUTHFIELD — Officials at the Southfield-based managed IT services provider Secure-24 have reported 84 percent year-over-year growth in bookings for the first six months of 2016.

They also reported a current customer satisfaction rating of 98.5 percent.

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Online Tech Offers Lions Indy NFL Giveaway

ANN ARBOR — Online Tech Inc., based in Ann Arbor with data centers in Ann Arbor, Westland and Flint, opened its first data center outside Michigan in Indianapolis in 2014.

Now, the National Football League is giving Online Tech an opportunity to bring Detroit and Indianapolis together — for a football party.

The Lions open their 2016 NFL schedule Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Indianapolis Colts. And Online Tech — along with partners Adapture and Centrics IT — is offering a tailgate party and ticket contest to the game.

To enter to win tickets to the tailgate party and the game, visit  http://web.onlinetech.com/tailgate-with-online-tech-mitechnews.

You won’t need to worry about transportation from the party to the game — Online Tech’s Indanapolis data center is across the street from Lucas Oil Stadium.

Online Tech is Michigan’s oldest private internet service provider, and offers a wide variety of managed services, including colocation, disaster recovery, data security, and more.

ManagedWay Data Centers Now SOC 2 Compliant

TROY — ManagedWay, a Troy-based provider of cloud computing, fiber optic internet and colocation services, has announced that it had completed the SOC 2 Type II audit, a rigorous third-party review of the company’s security, software, people, procedures and infrastructure.

SOC (Service Organizatdion Controls) Type 2 certification focuses on an organization’s non-financial reporting controls as they relate to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and the privacy of a system, as opposed to SOC 1, which focuses on financial reporting controls.

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ManagedWay opens new data center

TROY — ManagedWay, a provider of cloud computing, fiber optic internet, and colocation services, has opened a new data center in Troy.

The company says the new, 45,000-square-foot data center incorporates the latest advancements for business reliability, security, and efficiency.

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