Canton Charge Welcome SecureData 365 As Presenting Partner

Canton-Based Data Center Leads group of Partners Added for 2014-15 Season

chargesdlogoCANTONThe Canton Charge, the NBA Development League team owned and operated by the Cleveland Cavaliers, today announced a new multi-year partnership with Canton-based SecureData 365, Ohio’s premier data center company, to be its Presenting Partner beginning with the forthcoming 2014-15 NBA Development League season.

“Our partnership with SecureData 365 is a milestone for the franchise and demonstrates the continued growing support from our local business community,” stated Charge SVP/COO Mike Levy.  “Their commitment to the Charge and the Canton area is important and impactful, and we thank them for that.  We also look forward to working together to extend our brands throughout Northeast Ohio.”

As the Charge’s Presenting Sponsor, the company’s name and logo will be incorporated into a full and dynamic assortment of team marketing and promotional elements.  The partnership will also extend to all other teams in the Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena family, including media and in-arena marketing components with the Cavaliers, Cleveland Gladiators (AFL), and Lake Erie Monsters (AHL).  SecureData 365 is slated to open a facility in downtown Cleveland in the Spring of 2015.

The company, with headquarters in Canton, is Ohio’s premier data center company providing businesses with cloud computing, co-location, disaster recovery, and backup solutions.

“We are thrilled to be able to give back to the business community and citizens of Stark County who have made our tremendous growth possible,” explains Tim Barta, CFO of SecureData 365.  “As a longtime business resident of Canton expanding to Cleveland, we’re thrilled to be able to contribute to our home communities and their sporting institutions,” added Ernie Blood, CEO of SecureData 365.

The Charge also announced the recent additions of new corporate partners including the University of Akron, Consumers National Bank, Two Fat Guys BBQ, Nom Nom Popcorn and Dunkin’ Donuts as well as the extension of Aultman/AultCare, a Founding Partner of the Charge and the team’s official medical provider.

The Charge open the 2014-15 season at home against the Delaware 87ers on Saturday, November 15th at 7:00 p.m. Single game tickets for all 2014-2015 Canton Charge regular season home games are on sale now! To view the 2014-15 Canton Charge home schedule complete with promotions and special deals, head to

2014-15 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale now starting at just $5 per game! Premium Memberships are also available with VIP Club access including food, Budweiser & Pepsi products starting at just $40 per game! Group discounts are available for parties of 20 or more, with Fan Experience Packages such as being a part of the high five tunnel or playing on the Charge court! For 2014-15 Charge Nation Memberships, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to or call 866-444-1944.

About the Charge: The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

About SecureData 365:  SecureData365 is a premier, state-of-the-art data center company headquartered in Canton, Ohio with an additional center in Cleveland, Ohio opening early 2015.  Designed from the ground-up to deliver unwavering power and connectivity thanks to multiple redundant systems, SecureData 365 offers the stability and reliability required by enterprise clients.  SecureData 365 offers protected and safeguarded services including colocation, virtual computing, storage and backup, and business continuity.  More information about SecureData 365 can be accessed online at

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Article by:
Michael Campanelli

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