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(Dallas, Texas)TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today Facility Solutions Group (FSG), a premier commercial electrical contractor, has been named as the first OTTO Ready Electrical Contractor. Ranked the No. 15 top electrical contractor in the U.S. in 2019, FSG will be the recommended contractor for companies seeking to install OTTO data center platforms within their facilities, whether new builds or existing operations.

“We first worked with FSG in 2018 when we were building our own headquarters and data center in Plano, Texas,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We trust them to handle our electrical needs daily and, therefore, we trust they can do the same for our customers now, helping them decide upon the best electrical solutions for the installation and creation of ideal environments for their OTTO platforms.”

OTTO’s modularity and self-contained nodes allow the platform to be installed anywhere, including densely populated urban areas, and provides scalability to fit any hypercomputing business needs, creating a more flexible opportunities for infrastructure design. One-tenth the size of traditional data centers, the platform reduces construction time by 50 percent, making the process of electrical installation easier and quicker for companies.

For companies seeking to deploy OTTO-ready facilities to house the platforms, FSG will provide design/build engineering services that will collaborate with the customer’s staff and perform a specific analysis of their electrical distribution system to design the most cost-effective, highest quality and NEC-compliant design for the installation. FSG will also provide project management along with journeyman electricians that have years of mission-critical experience for a safe and seamless installation.

“TMGcore is creating the next step for the data center industry and we are excited to provide electrical contracting work for them and their customers,” said Kevin Altimier, Business Development/Special Projects Director at FSG. “Because OTTO can adapt to fit any environment, the platform’s electrical needs are highly specialized to each individual customer. Our partnership will leverage our decades of experience to help TMGcore’s customers create the best environments for their platforms and provide electrical solutions that fit their business needs.”

To learn more about TMGcore and FSG, visit www.tmgcore.com and www.fsgdfw.com.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based data center hardware manufacturer committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. Launched in 2019, OTTO is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by 80 percent while providing 10 times more processing power per square foot. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About FSG

For more than thirty-five years, our teams of experienced professionals have been designing, fabricating, installing, maintaining, and servicing turn-key solutions for customers in a wide variety of industries. Our clients include large property owners and managers, commercial businesses, retail chains, general contractors, property developers, healthcare, financial, hospitality, educational, government entities, ESCO’s, industrial, high-end residential, and individual consumers.

Within the past 6 years, 2014-2018 FSG has successfully completed electrical construction contracts totaling over $79 million on more than 2.1 million square feet of Mission Critical space.

Our clients include: TMGcore, Cyrus One, Digital Reality, Databank, Bank of America, Exxon Mobil, Rackspace, and the Choctaw Indian Nation.

 In 2019 ENR magazine rated FSG as the 15th largest Electrical Contractor in the nation.

(Dallas, Texas) TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today its partnership with Learning Commons founder, Crossroads Education, to reimagine how schools and universities learn through technology.

“OTTO was designed to be more than just a business solution,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “We will be able to fuel Crossroads Education’s mission and help students learn in ways they haven’t been able to before. OTTO will support Crossroad’s existing technology and hopefully inspire students to take advantage of the power of tech.”

One-tenth of the size of a traditional data center and completely self-contained, OTTO can operate almost anywhere, including on educational campuses. OTTO’s personalized data solutions will provide educational accessibility and processing to all levels of education. With little to no latency, students and tutors can have the entire world at their fingertips in seconds.

In addition to supporting Crossroads’ proprietary software provided in its Learning Commons, students can see the impact of OTTO firsthand. Zero-latency allows for Crossroads’ virtual whiteboard, Nexus, and management tool, Element, to work as if students are all sitting in a class together. Ultimately, OTTO will help Crossroads Education achieve its mission of augmenting education through technology.

“The future of technology is intimately connected to the future and wellbeing of humanity. Technology companies are realizing that they are not just innovators but are intimately connected to the vibrancy of humanity’s ecosystems,” said Dr. Kevin Berkopes, Crossroads Education founder and CEO. “This partnership builds on the understanding that cutting-edge technology can improve education and augment our ability to learn and develop important life skills and capacity. As we move forward together, we intend to reaffirm that technology can help our community become the greatest part of the human experience. We cannot rise unless our communities rise with us.”

OTTO technology will also enable community redevelopment in ways not previously imagined.  Crossroads Education’s sister company, Crossroads Realty Group, is developing the first of its kind mixed-use education facility on the near west side of Indianapolis, IN. OTTO technology will enable Crossroads’ vision of building a scalable network of highly interconnected multi-use educational facilities at a local, regional, and national level.

“The continued advancement and access to high-performance compute and connectivity is rapidly evolving the skillsets required for the workforce. The evolution required of education models to meet this demand requires facility solutions that support highly connected and collaborative programming,” said Andrew Salmon, Principal of Crossroads Realty Group. “The partnership between Crossroads and TMGcore will place this unique technology at the fingertips of communities that historically have not had access to this type of cutting-edge development.  Building OTTO into Crossroads’ facilities will provide the opportunity to generate resources to support our school partners, the surrounding community, and ultimately the future of our children.”

Crossroads Education is an education technology and professional services company that is designed specifically to support students. Focusing on building open-access learning centers known as Learning Commons and providing groundbreaking technology to students, Crossroads helps foster a collaborative learning environment that benefits teachers, admin, and students. TMGcore and Crossroads partnership will provide students with immediately available virtual collaboration spaces that will complement and enhance the education experience. 

To learn more about OTTO and how the technology benefits both businesses and education, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About TMGcore

TMGcore is a U.S.-based data center hardware manufacturer committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. Launched in 2019, OTTO is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center, uses zero water and reduces operational costs by 80 percent while providing 10 times more processing power per square foot. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.

About Crossroads

Crossroads has a portfolio of companies that were built to provide a strategic partnership of co-owned businesses working together to support our partner community’s education and technology needs. Crossroads Education (CRE) is an Indiana-based non-profit that designs and builds Learning Commons, a peer-enabled learning platform for core-curriculum content domains—augmented by a suite of technology delivered by our sister ed-tech company Crossroads Tech (CRT). Crossroads Education also builds vertically integrated solutions aimed at enhancing the capacity of educational institutions to share resources, expertise, and to eliminate redundancies in service.