TierPoint (Company Profile)

TierPoint (Company Profile)

TierPoint provides a variety of interrelated and complementary IT services including cloud services, colocation, consulting, disaster recovery (DRaaS), managed services, network services, security and compliance.

TierPoint Headquarters and Data Center Locations

This privately held company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (St. Louis County) at 12444 Powerscourt Drive, Suite 450 with data center locations in 20 markets within the United States including:

  • Little Rock, Arkansas (Pulaski County)
  • Waterbury, Connecticut (New Haven County)
  • Jacksonville, Florida (Duval County)
  • Chicago, Illinois (Cook County)
  • Kansas City, Kansas (Wyandotte County)
  • Baltimore, Maryland (Baltimore County)
  • Boston, Massachusetts( Suffolk County)
  • Kansas City, Missouri (Jackson County)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (St. Louis County)
  • Omaha, Nebraska (Douglas County)
  • Hawthorne, New York (Westchester County)
  • Charlotte, North Carolina (Mecklenburg County)
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Wake County)
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County)
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma (Osage County)
  • Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (Lehigh County)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County)
  • Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (Montgomery County)
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Minnehaha County)
  • Nashville, Tennessee (Davidson County)
  • Dallas, Texas (Dallas County)
  • Seattle, Washington (King County)
  • Spokane, Washington (Spokane County)
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Milwaukee County)

Growth of TierPoint Through Acquisitions

Originally known as Cequel Data Centers, the company known today as TierPoint was born out of a 2012 rebranding following Cequel’s acquisition TierPoint's Spokane, Washington facilities.

Similar to other aggressive growth companies in the data center and cloud services industries, TierPoint has growth through a number of strategic acquisitions in recent years including:

  • AdHost
  • AlteredScale
  • Baltimore Technology Park
  • Cosentry
  • CxP Data Centers
  • Perimeter Technology
  • Philadelphia Technology Park
  • Windstream Hosted Solutions
  • Xand

TierPoint’s Executive Team and Board

The company’s executive leadership team and board of directors is comprised of industry veterans with hundreds of years of combined expertise across accounting, engineering, finance, human resources, IT, legal, marketing, operations, sales, security, and strategy including:

  • Jerry Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary Meduski, President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Wendy Knudsen, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • Tony Rossabi, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer
  • Andy Stewart, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
  • Jenny Cooper, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Paul Mazzucco, Chief Security Officer
  • Terry Morrison, Chief Technology Officer
  • Pete Abel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications
  • Rob Carter, Senior Vice President of Solutions Engineering
  • David Foster, Senior Vice President of Operations Intelligence and Client Experience
  • Gus Haug, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Robert Hicks, Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Operations
  • John Holland, Senior Vice President of Sales
  • Keith Markley, Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Octavio Morales, Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Mary Porter, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
  • Chris Scaglione, Senior Vice President of Financial Operations
  • Gerry Cardinale, Managing Partner and CEO at RedBird Capital Partners
  • Bogdan Cenanovic, Managing Director of Private Capital at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Aaron Clark, Managing Director at Stephens Group
  • Jim Cooper, Managing Partner at Thompson Street Capital Partners
  • Rich Lee, Independent Investor
  • Ashvin Malkani, Director of Private Capital at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Ken Schiciano, Managing Director at TA Associates
  • Harry Taylor, Managing Director at TA Associates
  • David Zalaznick, Co-founder and Chairman at Jordan/Zalaznick Advisers

TierPoint’s staff is primarily grouped into ten functional area:

  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Business Development
  • Support
  • Program and Project Management
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Administrative

Product, Services, and Solutions

TierPoint’s core products and services are grouped into six functional areas:

  • Colocation
  • Cloud Platform
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Managed Services
  • Network Services
  • Security And Compliance

TierPoint’s core solutions are grouped into three functional areas:

  • Business Continuity
  • IT Transformation
  • Performance and Availability

Industry Certifications

TierPoint has invested in and continues to maintain a number of leading industry certification credentials including from:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Cisco
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Fortinet
  • ITIL Certified
  • Juniper
  • Microsoft
  • Privacy Shield Framework Certified
  • VMware

Industry Expertise

TierPoint has a varied customer base across many different industries, with heavy concentrations of customer and institutional knowledge in these niches/vertical markets:

  • Accounting Services
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Legal Services

Notable Companies That TierPoint Partners with

Some of the many technology companies that TierPoint partners with include:

  • Akamai
  • Alert Logic
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Cisco
  • Commvault
  • Dell EMC
  • Fortinet
  • HPE
  • Microsoft
  • NetApp
  • Radware
  • VMware
  • Zerto

Notable TierPoint Customers

From the standpoint of number of customers, TierPoint ranks as one of the largest data center and cloud hosting providers in the United States with thousands of customers including:

  • American Customer Care (ACC)
  • Clario
  • Darwin Global LLC
  • Known Host
  • Plaid Pantry Convenience Stores
  • Rochen
  • Simplified Clinical
  • Tailor Made Servers
  • White Star Petroleum

Similar Companies to TierPoint

TierPoint faces varied competition in the different geographic markets that it competes in. SImilar companies to TierPoint include:

  • 1025Connect
  • 111 Town Square Place (formerly 111 Pavonia) (LeFrak)
  • 360 Technology Center Solutions
  • 365 Data Centers (formerly Host.net)
  • Aligned Energy
  • AT&T
  • Atlantic Metro
  • AXON Datacenters
  • ByteGrid
  • Carrier-1 Data Centers
  • Cogent Communications
  • ColoCrossing
  • Cologix
  • ColoGuard Enterprise Solutions
  • CoreSite
  • CoreSpace
  • CyrusOne
  • Cyxtera Technologies (formerly CenturyLink)
  • DataBank
  • DataGryd Data Centers
  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros Technology)
  • EdgeConneX
  • EdgeCore Internet Real Estate
  • Equinix
  • Evocative Data Centers
  • fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547)
  • Flexential (Formerly Peak 10 + ViaWest)
  • Frontline Data Services
  • GigeNET
  • Green House Data
  • H5 COLO
  • HopOne Internet
  • INAP (formerly Internap Network Services Corporation)
  • Iron Mountain (formerly IO Data Centers)
  • Netrality Properties
  • New Continuum Data Centers
  • NJFX (New Jersey Fiber Exchange)
  • NYI (New York Internet)
  • Open Data Centers
  • QTS Data Centers
  • QuadraNet
  • RagingWire Data Centers
  • Sabey Data Centers
  • ServerFarm
  • Skybox Datacenters
  • Steadfast Networks
  • Stream Data Centers
  • Sungard Availability Services
  • T5 Data Centers
  • TELEHOUSE America
  • VAZATA
  • vXchnge
  • Webair
  • Zayo Group (zColo)

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TierPoint maintains an active social media presence across several channels including:

 

Find Out How TierPoint Compares to Other Data Center Providers in the Greater New York City Area

TierPoint is one of 36 companies analyzed in the Greater New York City Data Center Market Opportunity Report, which sets out to answer: “Which colocation and wholesale data centers in the Greater New York City area are the most digitally-savvy?”

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Find Out How TierPoint Compares to Other Data Center Providers in the Chicago Metropolitan Area

TierPoint is one of 29 companies analyzed in the Chicago Data Center Market Opportunity Report, which sets out to answer: “Which colocation and wholesale data centers in the Chicago Metropolitan area are the most digitally-savvy?”

To learn more about which outsourced data centers in the Chicago Metropolitan area are best positioned to compete and win in a digital-first world, download a free 10-page excerpt from the Chicago Data Center Market Opportunity Report.

 

Find Out How TierPoint Compares to Other Data Center Providers in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex

TierPoint is one of 29 companies analyzed in the Dallas / Fort Worth Data Center Market Opportunity Report, which sets out to answer: “Which colocation and wholesale data centers in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex are the most digitally-savvy?”

To learn more about which outsourced data centers in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex are best positioned to compete and win in a digital-first world, download a free 10-page excerpt from the Dallas / Fort Worth Data Center Market Opportunity Report.