LOS ANGELES, CA - (NewMediaWire) - November 23, 2015 - GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) exhibited its dependability and redundancy during a planned power outage at its WebRunners data center at the Spectrum Center, in Irvine, CA November 15 & 16. Scott Kettle, CEO of GAWK, said, "Our high technological standards were tested recently and we passed with great success, showing how the Company's investment in infrastructure strength and service make us invaluable to our clients."
Henry Clarke, CEO of WebRunners, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of GAWK, stated, "We faced a difficult environment by a planned outage quite a bit longer than our normal testing and maintenance programs. The Irvine Company and Edison upgraded their power infrastructure due to continuing expansion of commercial space. Their planned time was 10pm - 6am. The building was completely cut off from utility power. Our systems were challenged, but all reacted as designed and anticipated with an immediate automated fail over to our redundant battery backup systems the entire power load was then shifted to the standby generator. We also placed small UPS units with 4 hours of capacity to insure key in-building clients were not affected by the outage. No customers were affected by the outage."
Kettle continued, "GAWK is ready for any emergency, natural or man-made, by being on a separate power grid. The WebRunners data center operates on our own power infrastructure inside of the building systems. We are completely isolated. Our entire data center can continue to operate for approximately 3 days without the need for additional fuel."
GAWK is building toward a national chain of data centers, with international expansion. The Company has a presence in 21 countries, and 31 major cities, (16 cities in the U.S.) The Company posted the best quarter since its inception recently, reporting that revenue was up 952%, and recently announced that the Company has signed a letter of intent to acquire all of the assets of Connexum, LLC, which will, on execution, bring GAWK's annual revenue to approximately $6 million.
About GAWK, Inc.
Gawk, Inc. offers a suite of cloud communications, cloud connectivity, cloud computing, and managed cloud-based applications solutions to small, medium, and large businesses; and offers domestic and international voice services to communications carriers worldwide. It offers a suite of advanced data center and cloud-based services, including fault tolerant, high availability cloud servers, which comprise platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and a content delivery network; managed network services that converge voice and data applications, structured cabling, wireless, and security services, as well as include Internet access via Ethernet or fiber at speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps; and data center solutions, including cloud services, colocation services, and business continuity services, such as storage and security. www.gawkinc.com
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