Lee Technologies Announces International Expansion
FAIRFAX, VA – July 14, 2008 – Lee Technologies, a leading provider of mission-critical infrastructure solutions that enable commercial enterprises and government agencies to avoid disaster and mitigate risk to their technology facilities, today announced the launch of LTI Services, Ltd. (LTSI). LTI is a Dublin, Ireland-based operation that will deliver mission-critical solutions to global enterprises located throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
In addition, Lee Technologies announced that it has partnered with Zenith Technologies to form LZ Technologies, Ltd., a joint venture also headquartered in Dublin that integrates mission-critical facility and IT data center management services into a powerful single source solution. Zenith Technologies is a leading provider of mission-critical IT and automation solutions to regulated and high-dependency industry sectors. The firm is headquartered in Cork, Ireland, with offices in Dublin, UK, Germany, the U.S., Singapore and India.
“Surging fiber and infrastructure build-out required to deliver cloud computing is driving demand for mission-critical solutions providers with the capability to design, build and operate data centers and other mission-critical facilities on a global scale,” said Lee Kirby, Vice President & GM, Lee Technologies, and the new head of LTI. “After providing mission-critical solutions to leading commercial enterprises and government agencies throughout North America for a quarter-century, LTI represents a tremendous opportunity to extend our capabilities overseas.”
In addition to launching the Dublin office to support the mission-critical needs of global enterprises, the joint venture with Zenith Technologies – named LZ Technologies – combines Lee Technologies’ expertise in providing infrastructure operations and support with Zenith’s managed IT and automation solutions.
“LZ Technologies brings together two companies that have been providing mission-critical infrastructure solutions for more than 25 years, and enables leading commercial enterprises and government organizations to tap the expertise of over 600 global employees,” said John Lee, Chairman and CEO, Lee Technologies. “With offices in key locations such as Ireland, UK, Singapore and India, the newly-formed venture is uniquely positioned with the resources and service offerings to meet the most challenging global mission-critical infrastructure projects.”
LZ Technologies will focus on delivering complete lifecycle support to ensure mission-critical infrastructure meets the ever-changing demands of the businesses that rely on it, including:
-- Site assessments
-- Data center design
-- Construction management
-- Operations & maintenance
-- Equipment procurement
-- On-site technical staffing
-- Remote monitoring
-- IT systems & controls integration
“LZ Technologies represents an unparalleled single source solution for IT systems and control within the mission-critical facility,” said George Newstrom, President and COO, Lee Technologies. “The partnership with Zenith – a firm with extensive channel presence and experience with clients in major overseas markets – enables LZ Technologies to deliver a truly unique end-to-end mission-critical IT and infrastructure services offering.”
About LZ Technologies
LZ Technologies was formed by merging the strengths of Lee Technologies and Zenith Technologies, Ltd. into a joint company – LZ Technologies, Ltd. The combined entity brings over 600 employees together in a company focused on bringing mission-critical infrastructure solutions to a range of sectors.
About Lee Technologies
Lee Technologies is a U.S. based technology solution provider specializing in large-scale data center solutions and professional services to the North American market. Founded in 1983, Lee Technologies designs, builds, operates, monitors and maintains business-critical facilities for some of the most information-reliant private and public sector organizations in the world, including Coca-Cola, Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Department of Defense, Time Warner, Verizon, Harris Corporation, and many others. Ensuring that customer data is always available, reliable and secure, the Lee Technologies team manages more than 700 locations within the U.S. and has eight locations, including its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and regional representation in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
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