Penske Logistics Completes $8.7 Million Data Center Upgrade

Upgrade to improve operations for Penske’s supply chain customers through improved system performance and advanced logistics production hardware

Reading, Pa.April 9, 2013Penske Logistics’ (of Penske Truck Leasing) multi-million dollar project—which began last November—to upgrade its enterprise-class data center is now completed.

Previously housed on-site at a Penske Logistics facility in Beachwood, Ohio, the new data center is now located a few miles away offsite and includes increased square footage available for future data center expansion.

“This new facility is staffed 24 hours a day by data center experts and provides state-of-the-art redundancy, security, cooling and power for our technology solutions,” said Tom McKenna, Senior Vice President of Logistics Engineering and Technology, Penske Logistics. “Our company is committed to this endeavor to better serve the needs of our customers with the next generation of technology infrastructure. Enhanced disaster recovery tools are an important part of that infrastructure. Our customers will also benefit from improved system performance that comes with the addition of advanced logistics production hardware.” 

This project was jointly executed by the Penske Logistics and Penske Truck Leasing Information Technology departments.  

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