Yyotta and RackTop Systems Launch Private Cloud in Quantico

Strategic Agreement Focused On Delivering Secure Purpose-Built Private Cloud and Virtual Desktop Solutions


Stafford, VA – July 12, 2016 — Yyotta, LLC (“Yyotta”), pronounced ‘why yotta’, an emerging Internet exchange point (IXP), datacenter and cloud services company based in Stafford, VA and Racktop Systems of Fulton, Maryland today announced an agreement to deliver its award-winning storage systems and cloud services from the Yyotta IXP. Yyotta will resell and provision cloud service solutions through its iFortressTM modular datacenter, a facility used by U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ clients, and focused on developing a cyber security “community of practice” serving the Commonwealth of Virginia.

“We are thrilled to partner with Yyotta and extend our rapid data storage and cloud ecosystem into Quantico,” said Eric Bednash, CEO RackTop. “The region is a hub for cyber training where speed, agility, and scale are integral to meeting the dynamic challenges of our cyber mission. Together with Yyotta we can immediately deliver that capability in a true multi-tenant setting.”

“We are excited about working with the team at Racktop, they have a proven private cloud and storage ecosystem that is a solid match to the needs of the DoD, Intelligence Community and Systems Integrator community in the Quantico market seeking secure, purpose-built cloud computing and storage services,” said Don Goodwin, Chief Marketing Officer with Yyotta. “The Quantico region is first of many markets we plan to be working with Racktop on the east coast and nationally. Together, we look forward to delivering high quality IT storage, cloud services and solutions to new and existing customers.”

RackTop is providing a secure data ecosystem to enable mission critical operations as well as the perfect environment to enable scalable platforms and solutions in support of the missions and functions served within the Quantico community including Cyber Ranges, skills training, virtual desktops, continuity of operations, research and virtualized infrastructure to support daily operations.

The Yyotta cloud is powered by RackTop’s enterprise class products including BrickStor and vBOX that have been designed with security, scalability, and ease of use as forethoughts and guiding principles. RackTop’s products make it almost effortless to manage, store, protect and utilize your data. Through the cloud offering organizations can take advantage of these products and the ecosystem as a service and reduce their total cost of ownership, increase organizational agility, and quickly engage and leverage the Quantico Community.

Yyotta’s IXP and datacenter consists of two (2) secure data center computer rooms encompassing 2,480 sq. ft. of computer room floor and 500 kW of UPS power capacity. The first computer room is available today. The IXP is the only multi-tenant datacenter in Stafford, offering a highly compliant solution through a concurrently maintainable design. Yyotta’s Quantico Corporate Center customers have the option to choose from a 1Gig, 10Gig, or dark fiber connectivity solutions, delivered over private, low-latency networks to Washington, DC, Ashburn, Middletown and Richmond, VA.

For more information about Yyotta, please visit www.Yyotta.com.


About Yyotta®

Yyotta LLC focuses exclusively on regional acquisition, development and operation of premier edge Internet exchange points (IXP) and datacenter facilities powering next generation cyber security workforce development. The company serves the growing need for mission-critical Internet connectivity and IT services for industry, academic and Government research and development. Each IXP is highly secure, interconnected, carrier-neutral that serves commercial, government and service provider markets. A privately held company headquartered in Northern Virginia, Yyotta LLC currently owns and operates its first edge IXP and datacenter in suburban Washington, D.C metro area with plans to expand into additional markets late 2016. The company is led by industry veterans with significant experience in data center development, operations and marketing; IT managed services; market workforce incubation and development, cyber security education and training. For more information, please visit www.Yyotta.com.


About Racktop Systems®

RackTop Systems, develops a software defined data ecosystem with simplified management, worry free performance and superior data protection. Founded by seasoned IT professionals with vast data, security, and product architecture experience, RackTop’s innovative technology solutions offer organizations the best way to manage, protect, visualize and leverage their data. RackTop products are used every day to service critical functions in the public and private sector. For more information, please visit www.racktopsystems.com.

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