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Bit Refinery Selects Digital Fortress Colocation Service for Hadoop Hosting

Bit Refinery Selects Digital Fortress Colocation Service for Hadoop® Hosting™

Bit Refinery to leverage Digital Fortress’s robust data center facility in Seattle, Wash.

Seattle, Washington – July 30, 2013 – Digital Fortress Inc., a Seattle-based colocation services provider, today announced that Bit Refinery, a provider of cloud infrastructure as a service, has chosen Digital Fortress’s state-of-the-art Seattle data center to host its newly launched Hadoop® Hosting™ solution.

The new dedicated service from Bit Refinery provides companies with the ability to store massive amounts of data through a low-cost solution. Hadoop Hosting delivers a complete set of features such as fully dedicated servers, private high-speed network and full console control. In addition, because of the architecture of Hadoop in this hosted environment, organizations’ data is replicated to other “nodes” so their data is safe.

“Hadoop Hosting will provide Bit Refinery’s customers with an affordable way to get up and running with this new technology,” said Paul Gerrard, CEO, Digital Fortress. “With Digital Fortress as its colocation partner, customers are assured the highest standard of uptime and full redundancy backed by a dedicated technical staff on-site 24x7x365, among other value-add services.”
“We selected Digital Fortress as our colocation partner for our newly launched service because the company was able to support our need for mission-critical infrastructure,” said Brandon Hieb, managing partner, Bit Refinery. “In this environment we can support our customers need to store and analyze vast amounts of data while ensuring their data is replicated and secure.”

Learn more about Bit Refinery’s Hadoop Hosting at

Media Contacts:

Paul Gerrard, CEO
Digital Fortress

Lisa McCausland
Geneva Street Marketing for Bit Refinery

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