Dataplace 10 years, let us look back for a moment... In 2009 Gerben van der Veen, together with Peter Batenburg, realised their dream of building the 'perfect' datacenter
'It was then when many companies were taking the step of having their servers hosted externally. The experience we gained over many years as customers of various large data centers, and the ideas and wishes that resulted, formed a clear vision. We wanted nothing less than 100% uptime and 100% customer satisfaction. Personal contact with customers has always been important to me. They entrust us with their critical IT infrastructure, their lifeline, and they only do so if they truly believe we are worthy of that trust, says Gerben.
And so it happened, on 15 February 2011 Dataplace in Alblasserdam was officially opened.
Today, 10 years later, Dataplace has expanded to become a national data centre operator with six regional data centres across the Netherlands and in 2016 became part of the Eurofiber Group. In 2021, Dataplace will make the transition to a digital infrastructure partner.
"It is not only this growth that makes us proud. Also the pleasant collaborations we have with many partners, customers and suppliers, the steps we have taken in the field of sustainable operations and of course the positive reactions we have received from our customers. Ultimately, that is what we are passionate about every day. That is what fuels our sustainable growth every day. I am incredibly proud of all Dataplace colleagues who make this possible every day and on behalf of #teamdataplace I would like to thank all our customers, partners and suppliers for their trust and collaboration over the past 10 years!", Gerben concludes.
Through the video we would like to kick off Dataplace's anniversary year. Keep you posted! #Dataplace10years