Park Place Technologies Preparing Resources to Serve Clients in Path of major multi-state winter storm
February 15, 2021
CLEVELAND, OH, Feb. 15 — Park Place Technologies is taking proactive steps to serve clients who may be impacted by a major winter storm. Over 150 million Americans are currently under Winter Storm Warnings, Ice Storm Warnings, Winter Storm Watches, or Winter Weather Advisories as impactful winter weather continues from coast-to-coast, according to the National Weather Service.
- Major winter storm to spread heavy snow and significant ice accumulations from the Southern Plains and Ohio Valley to the Northeast.
- Additional winter weather is expected for the Northwest this morning, spreading south and east through Tuesday.
- Frigid Arctic air and dangerously cold wind chills to persist in the
- Heartland through a good part of the week.
- Severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, and warm temperatures are expected for southern Georgia and Florida.
- Heavy snow and freezing rain are forecast to advance northeastward today from the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys to the Northeast. A large swath of 6 to 12 inches of snow is forecast from the Ohio Valley and eastern Great Lakes to northern New England.
- South of the heavy snow axis, freezing rain is expected to cause a plethora of problems with over a tenth of an inch of ice in the forecast from far east Texas northeastward to southern New England.
- Significant ice amounts of a quarter to a half inch are expected in portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Mid-South leading to dangerous travel conditions, numerous power outages, and extensive tree damage.
- Precipitation will likely stay rain for the southern Mid-Atlantic and Southeast where cold air is more limited.
Park Place has set up a Command Center in Marlboro, MA, 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.
Park Place Technologies simplifies the management of complex technology environments worldwide. Our network of parts to support data centers is stored regionally, locally and on-site to allow for fast parts distribution and service to drive Uptime. Park Place created a new technology service category – Discover, Monitor, Support, Optimize (DMSO) – a fully integrated approach to managing critical infrastructure. Our industry-leading and award-winning services include ParkView™ Managed Services, Entuity software, and our Enterprise Operations Center. For more information, visit us at www.parkplacetechnologies.com.
For further information on service in any impacted areas, please call 800-343-4654.