Datapipe Partners with Shanghai Data Solution (SDS) to Enhance Service Offering in Mainland China

Jersey City, N.J. – October 20, 2011Datapipe, a global provider of Managed IT Services and Cloud Computing, today announced a strategic partnership with Shanghai Data Solution Co., Ltd. (SDS), a leading provider of data center and network services in China.

The partnership enables Datapipe and SDS to offer a unique combination of services to multinational companies in China, as well as Chinese enterprises overseas. SDS owns and operates fully redundant Tier 4 grade data center facilities with one of the few premier carrier neutral network platforms in China. SDS possesses a full complement of IDC, ISP and ICP licenses to operate such services in China. Datapipe is a trusted provider of IT outsourcing services for mission critical applications, with a strong presence in the US, Europe and Asia.

In 2011 Datapipe was named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting and has continued to gain recognition within the industry. Netcraft, a leading source for insight into a provider’s network uptime, has recognized Datapipe as the most reliable hosting company six times in 2011. Datapipe was also recently recognized as the HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year in the Innovative Partner – Service Provider Category.

“SDS has a strong reputation for delivering a high level of service to multinational corporations, many of which are existing Datapipe clients,” said Robb Allen, CEO. “As a result, we see great potential for this strategic relationship and look forward to providing SDS clients with Datapipe’s enterprise ready, mission-critical IT services.”

“Our team at SDS works hard to fully satisfy our customers with mission critical applications through the reliable and secure IDC and network platforms that SDS has built over the past 12 years.” said Dr. Zhang Jianfeng, CEO of SDS. “Working in partnership with Datapipe, SDS is now able to extend the scope of our services to include a complete solution for IT outsourcing and cloud computing services.”

About Datapipe
Datapipe offers a single provider solution for managing and securing mission-critical IT services, including cloud computing, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, colocation and data centers.  Datapipe delivers those services from the world’s most influential technical and financial markets including New York metro, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. For more information about Datapipe visit www.datapipe.com.

About Shanghai Data Solution
Shanghai Data Solution Co., Ltd. (SDS) is a Hi-Tech Information Technology Company co-invested by Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Development Corp., Shanghai Telecom Industry, DaZhong Transportation and ZiJiang (Group). All investors are public listed companies in China Stock Market. Positioning itself initially in the telecom operation business, SDS is mainly involved in data communication, network access, information value added services and software development. For more information about SDS, please visit SDS’s website: www.shuxun.net.