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Heartland Picks Peak 10

LOUISVILLE, Ken. -- Peak 10, the largest independent data center operator and managed services provider in the eastern United States, today announced that Heartland Payment Systems has chosen Peak 10s Louisville data center to supply colocation space, redundant power and bandwidth for its mission-critical customer support functions. Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY) provides credit and debit card, payroll, and related payment processing services to more than 140,000 merchants nationwide.

“We’re thrilled to have Heartland Payment Systems as a customer and we look forward to partnering with them as we support their crucial technology infrastructure,” said Greg Aaron, vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Louisville. “Heartland’s decision to use Peak 10 is an affirmation of our people and reputation as a trusted technology partner in the Louisville business community.”

Peak 10 Louisville provides managed colocation, enterprise hosting, reliable bandwidth and a wide range of managed services including disaster recovery, storage, monitoring and management, security and data protection. The company’s world-class facility is staffed by skilled engineers and support personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Peak 10 Louisville has a growing and diverse portfolio of clients in the Louisville market including MaximumASP, Sullivan University, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Appriss, Inc., E.ON U.S. and Zirmed.

“Credit and debit card processing is mission critical to most businesses today. As such, no business can afford to have its system down, unable to accept card payments. To protect our merchants, we support them with best-in-class customer service 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” said Jeff Scott, network administrator for Heartland Payment Systems’ Jeffersonville, Ind. service center. “We selected Peak 10 because it provides the proven redundancy and recovery we need to ensure business continuity for our customers. Peak 10 also offers a robust infrastructure and state-of-the-art data center.”

Peak 10 enables companies to increase revenue growth, improve service levels, meet regulatory compliance and lower costs by maximizing internal IT resources and ensuring the security and availability of complex technology infrastructure. The company offers customers the advantages of owning their own data center and the benefits of outsourcing to an industry leader. Peak 10 owns and operates ten state-of-the-art data centers in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C.; Jacksonville and Tampa, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Richmond, Va.; and Louisville.

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