Online Tech Honored as One of Michigan’s Leading Technology Companies

Posted 4.15.13 by

The magazine annually honors Michigan companies and educational organizations that are leading the way in science and technology through innovation, research and applied science as well as those who are using digital technology to promote, improve or enhance their enterprises.

Online Tech was one of 40 companies – 21 in the Science & Technology Category – to accept a 2013 award at a recent event at Oakland Community College. Corp! previously honored Online Tech, Michigan’s leader in secure and compliant data center hosting, in 2010 and 2012.

“We’re very proud of the DiSciTech award and all recognition we receive because Online Tech built the leading data center operating com

pany in Michigan during some very difficult economic times,” co-CEO Yan Ness said. “Our people stepped up to the plate, worked a little harder and we’ve earned the loyal support of an expanding list of great clients around the Great Lakes region.”

Already the largest multi-tenant data center operator in Michigan, Online Tech got a boost to its steady growth (averaging more than 30 percent annual growth since 2003) when News-Press & Gazette Company invested $20 million to help it expand into new markets. There are plans to open four new data centers over the next 24 months, joining the company’s two facilities in Ann Arbor and one in Flint.

“With our recent investment, we look forward to continued growth as we expand into additional markets across the Midwest,” Ness said.

About Online Tech

Online Tech, Michigan’s largest managed data center is becoming the largest in the Midwest, expanding into at least four new markets. The “Fort Knox’’ for data is known for complete redundancy – “backups for everything” – from multiple back-up generators and backup systems to locations straddling two power grids and even two CEOs.

Online Tech leads in secure, compliant hosting services including cloud hosting, managed dedicated servers, Michigan colocation and disaster recovery. Online Tech’s Midwest data centers assure mission critical applications are always available, comply with government & industry regulations, and continue operating after a disaster. Backed by independent HIPAA, PCI, SSAE 16, and SOC 2, Online Tech delivers the security, privacy, and availability expected from world class data center operators. For more information, call (877)740-5028, email [email protected] or visit

About the DiSciTech Awards

Michigan companies are leading the way in innovation focused on digital, scientific and technological pursuits. To recognize those companies and individuals pushing the boundaries of science, technology and the digital world – Corp! magazine inaugurated the Business of Science and Technology Awards in 2010 and added a separate Digital Award category the following year.

Press Contact: April Sage, Director or Marketing, Healthcare Vertical, Online Tech, 734.213.2020 x 113 or [email protected]

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