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UnitedLayer, Inc. featured in SFBusinessTimes

UnitedLayer, Inc. is featured in the San Francisco Business Times online section:

“… The San Francisco-based company — which offers a type of data center that allows customers to locate network, storage and server equipment in one place where they can connect to numerous telecommunications providers — currently has 25 employees. It expects to hire as many as 10 more full-time employees by the end of the year, as well as numerous part-timers. Khalili said open positions will include operations, engineering, sales and marketing. …”

For the full story please visit http://sanfrancisco.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2009/07/27/smal… .

UnitedLayer, LLC. ANNOUNCES

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UnitedLayer, LLC. ANNOUNCES

UnitedLayer, LLC. (UL-LLC), a leading San Francisco Bay Area Internet Infrastructure company, today unveiled that it has expanded its data center and network operations into 200Paul Street XO Data Center in San Francisco. UL is leveraging over 11 years of experience in the IP industry Services to build a state of the art regional Network into its existing and operational 200 Paul infrastructure.

UL expansion includes a private cage consisting of 25 cabinets with expansion capability of up to 100 cabinets. Part of its data center expansion UL has added dual Redundant Dark Fiber Rings that connects 200 Paul 5th and 2nd floors to its other data carrier neutral data centers 60 Federal Street, 365 Main and 1019 Mission Street facility. This expansion also includes the completion of the dual Cisco 12000 series routers at 200 Paul Street. This expansion enables UL to offer Layer 2 VLAN and Layer 3 IP services to all clients located in any of the data centers that UL maintains a presence. With this expansion UL is the only company that can provide Layer 2/3 services between the most important carrier neutral Data Centers in the SF Bay Area, namely 200 Paul and 365 Main.

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“We believe that XO?s facility at 200Paul is one of the best data center in the west coast. 200 Paul is one of the few buildings that has a dual 12000 Amps 480V 3 Phase Power feed from the power company, PG&E. The facility was designed with N+2 up time and includes a row of 2 MW generators, multiple 300KVA UPSes, up to 120 BTU of HVAC. We are thrilled to have expanded our data center operations in the most important carrier neutral facility in northern California” said Arman Khalili, CEO/Founder, UnitedLayer, LLC, “We now can offer VLAN and IP services starting at 2 Mbps up to 2 Gbps of bandwidth. The UL backbone rivals that of Large Telecommunication companies. UL controls dark fiber, Wave Lengths and Wireless based connectivity within the city of San Francisco and leases wavelengths when cost effective for long haul circuits including SONET services.”

“The expansion is part of our continued efforts to improve our network, data center operations and our services. Starting in Q1 2005 UL will expand its network to the east coast for peering and better network connectivity. We believe that long term success in the IP industry is only achievable through excellent and honest customer service, reliable network and great team work” said Tim Pozar, COO, UnitedLayer, LLC.

UnitedLayer Opens Cutting Edge Datacenter in Los Angeles

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UnitedLayer Opens Cutting Edge Datacenter in Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO, CA- August 15, 2007 – UnitedLayer expands into a 3,000 square foot datacenter in Los Angeles adding to their growing list of strategically placed datacenters located throughout North America.

UnitedLayer, founded in 2001, is a North American internet enabler offering a suite of internet infrastructure services including managed bandwidth, colocation and infrastructure services. Choosing to entrust your technology to an outside vendor is not an overnight decision. UnitedLayer is unique in that they have established a team of recognized industry experts with the rare mix of technical and business acumen to enable customers and partners to realize their internet business goals.

According to Richard Donaldson, UnitedLayer`s VP of Sales, Marketing and Development, “Our expansion in our 530 West 6th facility is part of our ongoing commitment to providing expanded service options to our customers. Given the demand for datacenter space, we are excited to have this facility operational and open for business.”

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UnitedLayer knows that power delivery and environmental controls are crucial to the success of their datacenters. During the recent power event in San Francisco UnitedLayers’ customers did not experience any downtime. UnitedLayer has partnered with DPAir Corporation, the leading provider of datacenter design, build and maintenance in the west to provide state-of-the art HVAC, cooling tower and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment for the new datacenter. DPAir recently installed two 20-ton HVAC units and modified ductwork to optimize airflow. DPAir also provided consultation on the installation of the center’s new UPS and maintenance bypass equipment to ensure the facility’s round-the-clock operation.

“UnitedLayer’s focus on proven cooling and heat rejection technologies places their new facility in Los Angeles on the cutting-edge of data centers today,” said Mark Taylor, California regional manager for DPAir. “The company’s attention to the infrastructure’s detail will ensure its clients benefit from the most up-to-date data center equipment protecting its servers today and in the future.”

About UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer, Inc. is a North American Internet infrastructure service and colocation company offering: IP transit managed colocation and managed infrastructure services in multiple datacenters strategically located throughout North America. UnitedLayer’s mission is to help educate and empower businesses of all sizes to make smarter decisions with the infrastructure needed to start, build, scale and optimize their online business presence.

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UnitedLayer Announces COO Promotion

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UnitedLayer Announces COO Promotion

UnitedLayer, a San Francisco based Colocation and Internet Infrastructure company is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard Donaldson to Chief Operating Officer effective January 2008. In this position, Richard will oversee all business operations and continue to drive UnitedLayer’s explosive growth thru the optimization of services provisioning and automation.

Mr. Donaldson joined UnitedLayer in January 2006 as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Development through a merger with leading application service provider and IT consultancy firm, ASPExtra. Since then, he has re-positioned UnitedLayer’s brand image thru the introduction of the “technocratic oath”, has doubled the revenue and nearly tripled the headcount of the firm thru 2007. “Richard has been an influential leader on this UnitedLayer team and brought a level of vision and execution that made this an easy decision. He has truly shown his talent and earned the right to run the day-to-day business,” said Arman Khalii, CEO of UnitedLayer.

As COO, Mr. Donaldson will be responsible for directly managing UnitedLayer’s growth and expansion profitably while keeping the company on course to achieve its stated corporate goals.
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“It has been exciting to be a part of UnitedLayer’s growth over the last two years,” said Donaldson. “We have organized the company at the onset of 2008 to be even more service oriented, established our core team that can drive UnitedLayer to the next level and are poised to become a significant player in this explosive space. As we shake our entrepreneurial skin and grow into a scalable business, we will meet the ever growing demand for managed colocation and infrastructure services with our technocratic oath and ‘do no technical harm’.”

About UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer, Inc. is a North American Internet infrastructure service and colocation company offering: IP transit managed colocation and managed infrastructure services in multiple datacenters strategically located throughout North America. UnitedLayer’s mission is to help educate and empower businesses of all sizes to make smarter decisions with the infrastructure needed to start, build, scale and optimize their online business presence.

CONTACTS:
marketing@unitedlayer.com

UnitedLayer expands Management Team with New Hire

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UnitedLayer expands Management Team with New Hire

San Francisco, CA – January 22, 2008 – UnitedLayer, a San Francisco based Internet Infrastructure company is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its management team – Vice President of Business Services and Development, Derek Garnier. UnitedLayer is excited to have Mr. Garnier, a proven professional who will help guide the company’s continued growth.

“Derek Garnier is an enormous asset to the UnitedLayer team,” said founder and CEO Arman Khalili. “His experience and knowledge in the networking and managed infrastructure space provide an important facet to our management team.”
Derek brings over 20 years of experience in the areas of sales, engineering and management. As Vice President of Business Services and Development at UnitedLayer, Derek is charged with overseeing business development and sales strategies, pursuing opportunities in new markets and managing the existing client base.

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“UnitedLayer is positioning itself to provide a full service offering with the addition of its Managed Services Platform,” said Derek. “This offering, combined with UnitedLayer’s reputation and momentum in the services space creates a combination that will move UnitedLayer to a new level.”

Prior to UnitedLayer, Derek held sales and management positions at AboveNet Communications where his duties included managed services sales, sales engineering and partnerships. He joined AboveNet through its acquisition of managed services startup SiteSmith where he was on the initial sales management team.

About UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer, Inc. is a North American Internet infrastructure service and colocation company offering: IP transit managed colocation and managed infrastructure services in multiple datacenters strategically located throughout North America. UnitedLayer’s mission is to help educate and empower businesses of all sizes to make smarter decisions with the infrastructure needed to start, build, scale and optimize their online business presence.

CONTACTS:
marketing@unitedlayer.com