Managed Service Division of CyrusOne Addresses Ransomware Incident

CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ: CONE) a premier global data center REIT, has announced its managed service division is working to restore availability issues to six managed service customers due to a ransomware program encrypting certain devices, the company said.

The customers are primarily serviced by CyrusOne´s New York Data Center.

CyrusOne´s data center colocation services, including IX and IP Network Services, are not involved in this incident.

Upon discovery of the incident, CyrusOne initiated its response and continuity protocols to determine what occurred, restore systems and notify the appropriate legal authorities. The investigation is ongoing and CyrusOne is working closely with third-party experts to address this matter.

CyrusOne is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. CyrusOne provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including more than 200 Fortune 1000 companies.