CLEVELAND, OH, March 13, 2019 — Park Place Technologies is taking proactive steps to serve clients who may be impacted by the record cold temperatures and wind chills of the midweek “Bomb Cyclone,” (Winter Storm Ulmer) an intense winter storm that could bring hurricane-strength winds, blizzard conditions and floods to the U.S. heartland.
According to the Weather Channel:
- Ulmer is intensifying in the Plains where it will produce heavy snow and high winds into Thursday.
- Blizzard warnings have been issued from northeast Colorado to North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.
- Travel conditions will be nearly impossible due to the combination of heavy snow and high winds.
- The Denver metro area will be significantly impacted by snow and wind on Wednesday.
- Widespread high winds will also affect locations not expected to see snow.
Park Place has set up a Command Center in Marlboro, Mass., that is ready to deploy whatever resources clients need. Clients will have immediate access to our supply chain, tech support, field team and suppliers. Our entire field team is on “high alert” and will be ready to deploy in the areas most impacted.
Park Place has been reaching out to critical end-users such as hospitals to ensure they are ready to engage us if they are hit hard.
Park Place has identified customers who could be impacted and has moved additional material into the potential impacted regions. Field Engineers are planning for the worst and hoping for the best. We are also putting our complete Staff on high alert making sure they are ready to deploy.
Park Place has employed this proactive approach for such recent challenges as Winter Storm Harper, wildfires in California and Hurricanes Florence and Michael. By preparing for potential weather-related interruptions of service, Park Place is proactively investing in data center up time to ensure peace of mind for our clients.
Since 1991, Park Place Technologies has provided an alternative to post-warranty storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centers. As the world’s largest post-warranty data center maintenance firm, Park Place supports 15,200+ organizations in 141 countries. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Park Place employs 1,200+ people across the globe.
For further information on service in any impacted areas, please call 800-343-4654.