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Healthcare IT Executive, Nav Ranajee, to Develop and Implement Data Center Hosting and Managed Service Provider's Customer Growth Strategy

MT. PROSPECT, Ill., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago data center service provider, CoreLink Data Centers, LLC ( has further strengthened its growing vertical operations with the selection of Nav Ranajee as Director of Healthcare Markets. Ranajee brings to CoreLink, a leading provider of flexible and scalable critical data center infrastructure services, nearly 18 years of healthcare IT industry experience developing innovative technology services in senior management roles at companies including Siemens Medical Solutions, Bank of America and Fifth Third Bank.

In his prior executive positions, which also included stints at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and Arthur Andersen, he developed innovative services to automate healthcare payment processes as well as one of the first Health Savings Accounts banking products.

Ranajee will leverage his strong healthcare experience to further enhance CoreLink's medical and healthcare IT solutions services that are delivered on a robust state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technology platform from the company's five data center facilities in Chicago, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Seattle.

"The healthcare industry has continued to outperform the rest of the economy over the past few years, and we're seeing increasingly strong demand for data center hosting and managed services from this sector. The healthcare industry's growing need for disaster recovery and secured content exchange solutions is driven by both technological advances and increasing regulatory requirements such as HIPAA compliance," explained Charles Picasso, CoreLink Chairman and CEO. "Nav Ranajee, throughout his career, has demonstrated the foresight and vision to anticipate trends and quickly develop customer solutions that differentiate and enhance the healthcare industry's operations."

"His broad experience and knowledge in this space will be a tremendous asset to our company and our growing roster of client companies in the healthcare IT space," Picasso said.

Ranajee has augmented his industry knowledge as a frequent speaker at major industry conferences, addressing topics including payment reform, consumer directed healthcare and data analytics. He has also written extensively for publications including Healthcare Financial Management, HealthLeaders and Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's Financial Edge.

"Healthcare over the next several years is poised to experience exponential growth in digital data handling, storage, and back-up as organizations adopt technologies such as Electronic Health Records," Ranajee said. "Healthcare IT infrastructures, without adequate support, will undergo severe strain to keep up with increased demand for bandwidth. To meet this growing need, CoreLink offers a full suite of data center hosting solutions including managed security and data services, business continuity solutions and disaster recovery and network connectivity services.  All CoreLink solutions are designed to meet and exceed the healthcare market's demands for security, scalability and continuous availability."

CoreLink provides all its customers with the following benefits: 

  •     100 percent uptime Service Level Agreements for mission critical applications;
  •     The ability to scale up or down without the usual data center constraints;
  •     Reduced operating costs due to outsourcing;
  •     CoreLink's state-of-the-art data center design and industry expertise.

Contact CoreLink Data Centers for more information about Chicago data center services, including managed services and enterprise hosting for healthcare IT, or call 866-435-2375.

About CoreLink:

CoreLink is a leading data center hosting and managed services provider of critical infrastructure services delivered on a "state of the art," robust and environmentally friendly technology platform. By leveraging data centers in Chicago, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Seattle with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, CoreLink delivers small, medium and large enterprise customers and service providers with high quality and uniquely agile, data center services. CoreLink's focus on aligning customer needs with the proper solution, combined with a relentless focus on service, provides the flexibility and peace of mind all businesses require from a data center provider.

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