Schlumberger & CyrusOne Team Up

Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS) and CyrusOne have agreed to provide enhanced outsourced IT infrastructure services to the upstream oil and gas industry in North America.

With this agreement, SIS extends its current petrotechnical computing infrastructure solutions to include Tier I data center space, which is the highest level of security, power, connectivity and monitoring infrastructure. The agreement also includes infrastructure and operations management, and managed computing services, including system and network operations management, backed by a 100 percent availability and security guarantee for critical client hosted applications.

"We are committed to leveraging technology to deliver IT solutions that allow our customers to enable their core operational processes. Providing managed computing infrastructure services tailored and optimized for the petrotechnical computing environment is just one example of how SIS is helping our customers meet industry challenges," said Dan Domeracki, business manager, North and South America, SIS. "As the industry's demand for secure, reliable and flexible computing increases, our partnership with CyrusOne positions SIS to provide more flexible cost-effective secure computing solutions to our customers."

Blake McLane, vice president of sales and marketing, CyrusOne, said, "The partnership with SIS is a natural fit for our industry practice. Combining the depth and breadth of services offered by both organizations, uniquely addresses the ever changing and demanding technology requirements of the oil and gas industry. We are confident that the complementary offerings from SIS and CyrusOne will allow our clients to focus on and improve their core operational processes. We look forward to being part of a winning team with SIS."