VAZATA Makes Big Impact in an Exploding North Texas Market

As North Texas Corporate Competition Increases, VAZATA is winner of 2018 Corporate Performance Award

McKinney, TX, USA – February 28, 2018 – VAZATA, Inc. a leader in Managed Cloud Hosting, Colocation, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Business Continuity Disaster Recovery and Managed Services, announced today it has been awarded The Corporate Performance Award. The prestigious award was delivered to VAZATA CEO, Lance Black, by The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Chairman Jason Burress, at the 2018 McKinney Community Awards Celebration. The Gala awards ceremony was put on by the McKinney Chamber of Commerce.

Headquartered in McKinney, TX, VAZATA and was founded in 2000, and has always maintained a reputation for outstanding customer service. VP of Infrastructure Services TJ Clements, who relocated to McKinney after VAZATA moved its headquarters, said “Here at VAZATA we have a broad base of talent and experience that we leverage when working with Customers. Our relationship-oriented business model, focuses on the customer’s experience.” Wade Thurman, Chief Operating Officer said, “VAZATA hires and develops highly skilled professionals. Our team has expertise in a wide range of topics from infrastructure virtualization to best practices in secure data center operations and managed services. We are always focused on meeting the challenges of our customers, providing a secure IT environment.”

VAZATA’s customers range from Fortune 500 to start up organizations and US Federal Government Agencies.  Director of Business Development, Karen Hinegardner, said “VAZATA is proud to support over 200 customers across a wide array of industry segments. Our U.S. Federal Government division is entrusted with critical IT functions for agencies like the FDIC and Department of Energy. This same infrastructure that is accredited for high-profile government contracts also supports customers in enterprise sectors including healthcare, non-profit organizations, technology service providers and consumer-facing brands.”

VAZATA has been a Sustaining Partner to the McKinney Chamber of Commerce. The McKinney Chamber is a Five-Star Accredited chamber, and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. With a rich heritage of over 75 years, the Chamber represents over 40,000 employees from more than 1,200 business investors in McKinney and throughout the North Texas region. The Chamber works with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community, to promote, advocate for and expand business.



VAZATA is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) 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 (ATO) as a cloud services technology provider to federal agencies and as of 2016 became FedRAMP certified by the General Services Administration. The backbone of support is its purpose-built IaaS supported by three world class data centers, which have all achieved FISMA and SSAE 18 Type II compliance. VAZATA’s Data centers located in Texas and Northern Virginia.