VAZATA Extends Multi-Year Contract with the Exchange (AAFES)

Plano, Texas, January 10, 2013 – VAZATA, a full service cloud infrastructure, managed services and colocation provider, today announced that it has successfully renewed a multi-year data center services contract with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (

VAZATA will continue to provide secure and reliable infrastructure for AAFES’s retail transactions through its retail stores, catalog, and online retail services used by active duty and retired US military personnel and their families worldwide.

“We’re honored to be awarded this extended multi-year contract for ongoing data center and infrastructure services,” said Lance Black, CEO of VAZATA. “AAFES is a legacy customer who has been with us since 2008. Our goal is to build sustainable, longstanding partnerships through quality solutions and support. Since 2008, we’ve strived to provide quality service, expand our U.S. government customer portfolio and meet critical federal compliancy requirements to ensure that we remain the right, credible partner for leading entities like AAFES.”

VAZATA operates three Tier III, SSAE 16 Type 2, FISMA compliant data centers located in the DFW Metroplex and Northern Virginia regions. In addition to traditional data center services and colocation, the company also provides a migration path for customers implementing cloud initiatives through its vStructure™, a proprietary virtualization platform.

About VAZATA VAZATA is a complex managed hosting, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and colocation provider serving Global 1000 businesses, U.S. Federal Government Agencies and Mid-Market Enterprises. The company provides highly secure, stable, and scalable technology solutions that meet the challenges of its global customers using a proprietary cloud architecture called vStructure™. The vStructure™ IaaS platform allows for enhanced computing capabilities, accessibility, and fiscal viability in solutions designed to grow with organizations of all sizes. VAZATA’s IaaS architecture supports customers in their hosting needs and also provides solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity for mission critical applications. In 2011, VAZATA was the first company to receive an Authority to Operate as a cloud services technology provider to federal agencies. The backbone of support is its purpose built IaaS supported by three world class data centers, which have all achieved FISMA and SSAE 16 Type II compliance. Data centers are located in Texas and Northern Virginia.