Pandell's Hosted Solutions Get a Major Technology Upgrade
Calgary, AB – (Sep 03, 2015) We are pleased to announce the completion of a $500k hosting infrastructure upgrade that was undertaken to support the aggressive growth of our energy client base. Over the course of several months, new hardware was purchased and installed in our customer data hosting facility, Q9 Networks Inc., located in Calgary. The upgrade ensures our ongoing ability to deliver hosted solutions with maximum capacity, reliability, and performance.
The major technology upgrade included the addition of eight new high-end Dell Blade servers, 10 TB of disk storage, 10 TB of solid state drive storage, 100TB in backup capability, and redundant Cisco network switching. Our IT team spent hundreds of hours purchasing, architecting, installing, configuring, and seamlessly transitioning our clients over to the new environment. In operation now for over a month, the new high performance application hosting environment is expected to support growth of our customer base for the next three to five years.
About Q9 Networks
Q9 Networks Inc. is Canada's leading provider of outsourced data centre infrastructure for organizations with mission-critical IT operations. Q9's data centres and network are backed by an industry leading SLA that guarantees 100 per cent network and power availability. Q9 services, including: co-location, bandwidth, dedicated servers, firewalls, load balancing, virtual private networking (VPN) and back-up/restore, enable the rapid provisioning and scalability of client infrastructure. Q9 Networks is owned by an investor group comprising Canada's largest communication company, BCE Inc., and some of the largest and most experienced North American pension and private equity funds, including: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
Pandell is an industry leader in delivering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to 500+ energy companies in Canada, the USA, and abroad. Our customers range from startups to major enterprises across energy sectors including oil & gas, pipelines, utilities, mining, and renewable energy. Our cloud-hosted product suite helps finance, land, and field operations run their business more effectively; while our enterprise division builds and manages large-scale web portal applications that facilitate work across organizations. Combining the strength of our industry experience, Lithium™ technology, and practical software subscription model, we are Crafting the Future of Energy Software.