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Flexential® Named to the CRN® Data Center 50 List

March 4, 2020

Charlotte, N.C., March 4, 2020 Flexential, a leading provider of data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Flexential on its 2020 Data Center 50 list, which represents an elite group of suppliers who expertly support data centers within the IT landscape.

CRN’s Data Center 50 list is a trusted resource for solution providers in search of the best offerings to meet their data center needs. When considering technology suppliers for this annual list, CRN editors weigh multiple factors, including the company’s overall impact, its influence on the channel, and the services it brings to the market. These technology suppliers offer best-in-class solutions and services for premier data center management, protection and support.

“On behalf of our team, I want to congratulate the elite technology suppliers named to CRN’s 2020 Data Center 50 list,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “These companies consistently drive efficiencies and innovative solutions for their partners. Their commitment to ongoing R&D, customization and security for data center infrastructure is driving significant technology advancements for solution providers to leverage with their customers.”

Flexential has a 3.1 million square foot data center footprint in more than 20 markets, including seven of the ten fastest-growing states in the U.S. as identified by the U.S. Census Bureau. The company’s geographically dispersed national platform provides broad reach to serve the needs of current and future deployments, fulfilling edge and near-edge requirements. Flexential also goes beyond the four walls of the data center to offer a highly-connected FlexAnywhere network that delivers high-capacity, low-latency and reliable connectivity, anywhere that is needed.

“At Flexential, we are committed to delivering the highest quality, consultative approach to our customers, and we are proud to be recognized by CRN as best-in-class,” said Chris Downie, CEO, Flexential. “As the only company on the list with ‘flexible’ in our name, we believe our flexibility and tailored solutions will continue to set Flexential apart with our customers and partners. This year marks a pivotal time for the data center market as customers seek hybrid IT and multi-cloud solutions. Flexential is here to partner, offering a unique ability to support high-density AI workloads and with our FlexAnywhere platform, giving customers more connection choices. We do not believe in one-size-fits-all solutions; we work with our customers to empower their IT infrastructure journey to get them to where they need to go today, and as they scale.”

The Data Center 50 list will be featured online at

About Flexential

Flexential offers flexible and essential services that help organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company, co-headquartered in Charlotte and Denver, is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its customers, who trust it to deliver core data center solutions of colocation and connectivity, as well as, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Flexential’s robust suite of assets spans 21 markets and comprises 40 highly redundant and connectivity-rich data centers. For more information on Flexential, please visit Flexential is a registered trademark of the Flexential Corp.

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About The Channel Company

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