RightScale Opens its Management Platform to User-Developed Cloud Images


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Cervalis Opens 168,000-Square-Foot Data Center in Norwalk

Norwalk, Shelton and Stamford, Conn. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014

Cervalis, a premier and trusted provider of technology and IT services, announced today the opening of a 168,000-square-foot high-availability data center in Fairfield County, Conn. The data center is a secure facility offering colocation, managed hosting, business continuity and disaster recovery, and cloud computing services.

I am very pleased Cervalis has established such a unique, outstanding facility in Connecticut, said Michael Boccardi, President and CEO of Cervalis. This unparalleled operations center can serve as a primary production data center, a backup data center or a hybrid solution for firms that rely on active-active computing environments. Many New York City firms have joined our New England-based clients at our other Connecticut facility, and I expect that trend to continue.

As a company built by IT veterans for the IT organization, Cervalis understands the importance of security, accessibility, scalability and reliability in helping businesses achieve their goals. Conveniently located near I-95, the Merritt Parkway and between Metro Norths East Norwalk and Westport stations, Cervalis newest facility features 75,000-square-feet of raised-floor data center space (above the 500 year flood zone) and 30,000-square-feet of dedicated disaster recovery seating with 16 MW of redundant power, uniquely powered by two separate utility companies and 3,500 tons of cooling capacity — all just 40 miles from New York City. Cervalis newest data center ensures business resilience.

In recent years, many Connecticut businesses have battled not only natural disasters Snowtober, Hurricane Sandy but also the significant business interruptions that followed, Boccardi said. Cervalis is committed to protecting businesses against these costly interruptions, and we designed our Norwalk facility to allow businesses continuity through access to dedicated work area recovery. During these challenging events, Cervalis maintained 100% uptime and supported thousands of clients in its work area recovery seats and data centers. We expect these unusual weather patterns to continue, and the demand for these offerings remains high.

Home to many leading financial services companies, Cervalis Fairfield County data center offers mission-critical security in a cutting-edge facility. All of Cervalis data centers are SSAE 16 Type 2 and PCI compliant, as well as U.S.-EU Safe Harbor certified. In each facility, security is a top priority and so Cervalis has a comprehensive, multi-layered program in place to protect customer environments. Other clients include first-class companies in the legal, healthcare, insurance, telecommunications, media and high tech industries, all of whom partner with Cervalis to achieve a higher level of business resilience.

For more information about Cervalis newest Fairfield County data center in Norwalk, visit http://www.cervalis.com.

About Cervalis

Cervalis offers a comprehensive suite of IT infrastructure solutions including managed hosting and storage, business continuity and disaster recovery, colocation and cloud computing services in an enterprise class environment. The companys skilled professionals, world-class facilities and outstanding customer support provide clients with a secure IT environment that ensures business resilience. Cervalis state-of-the-art and fault-tolerant operations and recovery centers total more than 500,000-square-feet of space. The company offers world-class customer support with the technology needed to scale complex environments reliably and cost effectively. Cervalis is compliant with SSAE 16 Type 2 and PCI, as well as U.S.-EU Safe Harbor certified. To learn more about the Cervalis advantage and the companys data centers, please visit http://www.cervalis.com or call toll-free 1-866-602-2020 to schedule a tour.







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WebRunners Opens Southern California’s Newest Data Center in Irvine


Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013

WebRunners Inc., an Orange County-based hosting, cloud and IT services provider today announced its new data center located in the heart of the high-tech Irvine Spectrum area and less than a mile from major highways. Situated in the 8001 Irvine Center Drive high-rise building overlooking the Irvine Spectrum Center, the new data center offers high-availability colocation, cloud and managed hosting to businesses globally. N+1 redundant systems and on-premise fiber make it the newest carrier class data center in Southern California. Tours may be arranged by contacting WebRunners at this link.

Key data center facts:

3,000 sq ft carrier class data center in high-tech Irvine Spectrum tower building
Colocation, cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service, storage and managed hosting options
Carrier neutral with multiple on-premise fiber providers, including Cox, AT&T and TW Telecom
N+1 redundancy on all systems and equipment
Fully meshed network
All equipment and hardware fully maintained
Redundant Powerware battery backup systems
On-site data center-dedicated diesel generator
Redundant Data Aire cooling systems
Multiple fire suppression and early smoke detection systems
Biometric and keycard access control systems with video surveillance

“Were excited to open a new data center in such a great location for local businesses,” said Blake Folgner, founder and COO of WebRunners. This fully-built facility, combined with our IT expertise and flexibility will provide a strong solution for businesses looking for high-availability hosting and cloud services.

The WebRunners Irvine data center is the newest and southmost carrier neutral data center in Orange County, perfectly located to serve customers both locally and nationwide. As an alternative to other Orange County and Los Angeles data centers, it is easily accessible and located less than a mile from the 5, 405, 133 and 241 freeways. More info on the WebRunners Irvine data center is available here.

About WebRunners Inc.

WebRunners is an Orange County-based hosting company specializing in hosting, cloud and professional IT services. Since 1998, the company has provided high-availability hosting solutions using enterprise-class hardware to customers both locally and nationwide. More info available at http://www.webrunners.com.







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MrMail.com Opens Critical Awareness Registration for Cloud Hosting Security Education Series


(PRWEB UK) 30 November 2012

Responding to the market demand for easier access to integrated hosting, communication and Internet applications, MrMail.com has actively introduced SME clients to the potential of cloud computing to provide these solution. VMWare Zimbra Premium has become the option of choice for its scalability and intuitive user interface. Now as more clients have begun to the transition from traditional hosting and communication services, MrMail.com has responded to the security issue concerns with a series of whitepapers focused on the applications SMEs use daily such as electronic mail, WordPress and instant messaging.

The appeal of cloud hosting and communication services to SMEs is the on-demand facility of the services that are beyond their reach in a traditional hosting environment. However although security measures are a priority for both cloud and traditional hosting, the methods and implementations are different. MrMail has compiled the measures that SMEs need take to secure their business website applications, financial transactions and data communications online in the Cloud Hosting Security Education Series with the first set of whitepapers to be distributed in December.

Oliver Bross, CEO of MrMail.com commented on the security education initiative: As Internet technology continues to advance, quite often on the benefits are revealed to potential clients. For example, financial transactions via smart phone mobile devices are currently being promoted by banking institutions using their secure channel. However small business owners are unaware that this is not a built-in feature of cloud hosting. The Cloud Hosting Security Education Series will give them the facts they need to responsibly take the additional steps required to secure the mobile channel on their website that is used for financial transactions. Without these security measures in place, these small business owners cannot meet the compliance regulations set by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.

Protecting both their Internet assets and their customers sensitive financial data is paramount for all companies transacting business online. Because cloud hosting is structured differently than traditional hosting, it also has specific security issues that differ greatly from traditional hosting. The goal of the Cloud Hosting Security Education Series is to increase the SMEs ability to limit the vulnerability of their business website to the more sophisticated types of scripting attacks that are aimed at compromising their database and transactional business forms that customers use on their website.

The Cloud Hosting Security Education Series is focused on the four major areas where SMEs are most at risk; communications, applications, databases and hosting servers. The whitepapers include a comprehensive overview of the PCI standards and certification process for financial transactions as well as the best business practices to secure website and database application from the risk of identity theft. The goals is to provide SME with the practical information they need to access their website operations and adjust their usage of Email Clients and Content Management Systems so that they can protect their information.

There is no charge to register for the Cloud Hosting Security Education Series. The first set of whitepapers will be delivered on December 15th. More information and registration forms are available on MrMail.com.

About MrMail

The main headquarters of Mr Mail Ltd is in the United Kingdom, This Internet services company has provided secure email hosting along with cloud based web hosting and related business solutions to businesses around the globe since 1996. For more information on MrMail Cloud Hosting services visit: http://www.mrmail.com/zimbra-packages/







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GigeNET Cloud Opens New Location in LA for Cloud Servers — New Location Adds Redundancy to Already Proven Product!


Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) May 11, 2011

GigeNET, the Illinois-based Cloud provider has announced the opening of its new Los Angeles, California location. The new location features state of the art cooling, redundant power, global connectivity, and a multitude of bandwidth providers.

The newest version of the GigeNETCloud control panel is a complete rebuild that has fixed all of our issues by design and intuitive thinking, states Ameen Pishdadi, GigeNET CTO. Lighter, leaner, well thought out, all of these attribute to our new interface that is designed with the user in mind. Our goal is to provide a more involved feature rich user experience, and this is just the portal to get us there.

GigeNET has chosen TelX for their new venture and in doing so secured their ranks among the elite providers in the Los Angeles area. Security, density, flexibility are all requirements for what GigeNET has been looking to achieve with their Cloud Servers product and have continued to hold the bar high with Los Angeles.

Asian connectivity is one of GigeNET’s number one goals in Los Angeles and they have achieved setting up a low-latency and high-capacity connection with Asia and the rest of the western hemisphere. Connectivity from nLayer, HighWinds, Level3, GBLX, Cogent are all available to each instance brought on-line in Los Angeles. Cloud instances will be available in both Chicago and Los Angeles, with private connectivity coming right around the corner.

There are a number of features that are expected of a hosting service provider and GigeNET meets them all. Outstanding support, redundant networking, highly available hardware, these are just a few of the great features customers are accustomed to seeing daily with GigeNET’s Cloud offering. Watch for GigeNETCloud to continue to make waves by leading the Cloud market and taking us all into the future of Cloud computing.

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SolveForce Opens Markets for Oregon MPLS Service Providers, Ethernet Fiber Networks, VoIP SIP Phones, Internet T1 Line and T3 Broadband Services in OR


Salem, Oregon (PRWEB) October 01, 2012

SolveForce is launching their business services in Oregon. They will bring their quality service and professional expertise to the area. There are a number of business solutions and services for customers to select. Businesses will be able to take advantage of innovative technologies and competitive T1 quotes and telecom prices.

Portland businesses can benefit from VPN and VPLS services. These are networks that are exclusive to one business. One of the advantages of these private networks is that it will cut down Bandwidth Internet fees. This will save the company a considerable amount of money. The transfers of information will be faster and more secure due to the fact that the lines are not shared.

Businesses in Salem can use VoIP, DSL and Satellite Internet. Voice over IP will allow companies to handle all their phone services over the Internet. This will decrease management costs and it will also be cheaper to run phones online. DSL and Satellite Internet services are also cheaper than other Internet access solutions. These online services can be used to connect local or rural offices.

Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet are coming to Eugene businesses. Ethernet over Fiber and Ethernet over Copper technologies will ensure fast and effective Internet services. These are useful for businesses that need faster online access connections. They can be used for larger amounts of data as they will transfer up to 1 Gigabits of information in 1 second.

Gresham companies can have dedicated services like a T1 Line or T3 Line. These are good for companies that need to transfer both voice and regular data. They use technologies like Point to Point Lines. The advantage to businesses of these exclusive services is that the lines are more secure and faster because they are not shared. These lines can be partial with just a few ports or a T3 line that’s equal to 28 T-1 lines at 45 Mbps.

Companies from Beaverton can take advantage of Metro Ethernet and Oregon MPLS technologies. This service has the ability to provide online services to a large number of locations in a city environment. The businesses can connect to all their local offices. They also have the option of upgrading to MPLS service, which will ensure greater reliability and speed. For MPLS availability you can visit one their websites or give them a call toll free.

Other services provided in Oregon that revolve around Cloud Computing include Desktop as a Service (DaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and much, much more.

SolveForce has been a leader in cutting edge technology since 2004. It has continued serving its customers with quality and knowledgeable service. the companys sales performance earned it the Telarus Partner top ranking sales award. SolveForce also earned a nomination for the TA customer choice award. There is a calculator on their website that shows customers how much they will pay for a service. This allows them to compare prices and select the best provider for their company.

A company officer was heard to say SolveForce is number one in quality service and low prices. Word in the office is Internet service just got better with SolveForces great service and selection. Another company spokesperson said SolveForce is the leading service in the telecommunications industry.

SolveForce.com LLC can be reached at (888) 765-8301 via toll free or visit their website at Oregon Telecom Services. Especially if an entity is interested in their expertise, best of all there is no charge to the customer.







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Nomadesk Opens New Office in Austin, Texas


Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 28, 2012

Nomadesk, the leading developer of business-class file sharing software, happily relocated offices in Austin, Texas this September to the classy Westech 360 building complex on Capital of Texas Highway.

We added a lot of new staff in the US, and we were almost sitting on top of each other at one point in our old office, says Darren Trumeter, Nomadesk CEO. Moving an entire office is never an easy process, but it was well worth the effort. Our team is really happy with the new space, and they deserve the upgrade.

Nomadesks new office has almost tripled their floor space to make room for many new employees hired over the last six months. Located in northwest Austin, it is an open layout with views of the Steck Valley Park. The space is newly furnished in a modern theme, a large break room with two refrigerators, and plans for a Ping-Pong table for entertainment.

With the growing number of virtual offices and traveling workers, there is an increased need for mobility of data and the ability to share files online. Unlike most cloud computing applications, Nomadesk users can view and edit files on-the-go, even with no internet connection. Nomadesks private cloud option provides intuitive software for employees to use, without losing control over company data. The on-premises solution gives enterprises a superior level of flexibility and security, as well as added functionality with customizable features.

Nomadesk is a leading provider of file sharing software, including private cloud for businesses, that enables users to share files virtually with unlimited storage. Customers can access, share, synchronize and safeguard files from any location, whether online or offline. With offices in Ghent, Belgium, Austin, Texas and Singapore, Nomadesk delivers their product around the globe. Nomadesk offers a comprehensive partnership program for software sales firms, and provides on premises cloud solutions for some of the largest business consulting firms in the world.







Cartika Comes Home! Cartika Inc Launches cartika.caA Canadian Company Opens its First Canadian Data Facility


Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 28, 2011

Clustered Linux and Windows Hosting Solutions, Multi Platform and Multi Country Reseller Hosting Solutions, a 100% Canadian Based Public/Private Cloud to compliment the existing Public/Private Cloud solutions in the United States. Additional offerings launched in the new Toronto facility to match the offerings in the United States facilities include extensive Managed and Utility based Virtualization solutions, Dedicated solutions and full clustering capabilities across a diverse set of infrastructure. Cartika offers complete management services, predictive failure analysis, Citrix Xenserver Technology, NetApp and ZFS based Cloud Storage Systems, Citrix Netscaler Load Balancing Technology, CDP backup and recovery solutions and CloudLinux Operating System deployments.

Cartika.ca Key Features

Cartika.ca features a Tier4 Toronto based data centre, completely redundant at every level and SAS70 Type II certified. Cartika offers its complete suite of offerings from this facility including clustered Linux and Windows hosting solutions, Managed and Self Managed VPS servers, Managed and Self Managed Public Clouds as well as Managed and Self Managed Private Cloud solutions. Completely redundant and self healing infrastructure with 100% network uptime SLA’s. Customers requiring data to be hosted explicitly in Canada, or customers who have a requirement to host data in both the US and Canada need look no further then Cartika’s multi platform multi country solutions. Data can be replicated between data centres for absolute redundancy and disaster planning and disaster recovery solutions.

Complete PCI DSS, HIPAA and SOX certified hosting solutions are enabled in both the Toronto, Canada and Dallas, Texas facilities.

Andrew Rouchotas, Cartika’s CEO describes the impact and the benefit of the new facility being opened in Toronto.

“Our new Toronto facility allows customers to choose which country their data is located and served in. It also allows our partners and resellers to centrally manage a fleet of servers and services across both the United States and Canada and allows them to service both markets natively with a wide array of comprehensive services. Our resellers, in a white label capacity, are able to sell Clustered Linux and Windows hosting solutions, VPS servers, Cloud servers, Dedicated servers and even complex clusters – right from a central interface – and allocate these services in the United States or Canada. Simply the most advanced reseller hosting program available anywhere.”

Founded in Toronto in May 2000, Cartika Inc has established itself as a leader in Application Hosting and hosting technologies. Advanced web hosting facilities and technologies, combined with intricate knowledge in several best of breed Open Source and Commercial Applications, Cartika web enables your business.

For more information on the new Cartika.ca facility and offerings, please visit http://www.cartika.ca and http://www.cartika.com

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GreenButton Opens Offices in USA to Support Increased Demand for High-Performance Cloud Computing Services

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2011

GreenButton, a New Zealand-based software company specializing in high performance cloud computing, today announced it has officially created a separate subsidiary in the United States opening offices in Palo Alto, California and Seattle, Washington to support the expansion of its technology business in the US. Additionally, the company has announced the appointment of Mark Canepa to its board of directors.

Our presence in Silicon Valley and Seattle is critical to our success both are large, diverse and highly literate technology communities, said Scott Houston, CEO of GreenButton. This set of moves is in response to the increased demand for our services by both ISVs and their users in the US market. We are growing organically and intend to ‘follow the sun’ to serve our clients better and having the US-based offices gives GreenButton the opportunity to provide always on, always available sales and technical support to our customer base in the US.

The GreenButton platform acts as a personal supercomputer, giving software vendors, the enterprise, and end users an end-to-end solution for the cloud market. It enables the managed transition from the desktop or offline world to the online world, ensuring that both the software vendors and software user gain cloud benefits with minimal risk and effort. The GreenButton model allows ISVs to leverage their investment in high end desktop software.

GreenButton currently offers solutions for digital media rendering, oil and gas, bio-informatics, manufacturing and financial services markets. Earlier this year GreenButton was recognized as a leader in cloud computing by winning Microsofts 2011 Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Award and also New Zealand Software Exporter of the Year at the 2011 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards.

“Cloud computing has the potential to enable scientists and engineers to achieve greater levels of insight and innovation, by providing access to computational tools beyond what they can afford or manage internally,” said Addison Snell of Intersect360 Research. “These high-performance computing users already spend over half a billion dollars per year worldwide for resources on public clouds, and we expect consumption will exceed $ 1 billion by 2015.”

New Appointee to Board of Directors

GreenButton also announced the appointment of industry veteran, Mark Canepa, to the Board of Directors for the US subsidiary. Mark is the former chief executive officer of Extreme Networks. Prior to that position he was Executive Vice President of the Data Management Group for Sun Microsystems. He was with the company for ten years, having joined Sun in October 1996 and rising to his position as Executive Vice President five years later in 2001. He served in multiple vice president and general manager roles in the organization during his tenure at the company. Previously Mark held several general manager positions in Hewlett-Packard, including development and marketing of the firm’s workstation division.

Cloud Computing is changing the dynamics of the IT industry and GreenButton is leading the enablement of cloud applications, said Mr. Canepa. GreenButton is ideally positioned to accelerate the adoption of enterprise cloud computing, while simultaneously improving access to critical information. I look forward to working with GreenButtons management team and helping them capitalize on what is a very large and growing market opportunity.

Useful Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegreenbutton

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GreenButton

Blog: http://forum.greenbutton.com/blog.php

About GreenButton

GreenButton, an award winning global software company that specializes in high performance cloud computing. The company provides a cloud platform for development and delivery of software and services that enables independent software vendors (ISVs) to move to the cloud and for their users to access cloud resources. GreenButton delivers on the promise of rapid application development to enable companies to focus on application innovation rather than the software and infrastructure behind it. GreenButton abstracts high performance computing (HPC) workloads from the desktop application and runs these jobs on the Cloud at the push of a button. GreenButton is offered as both a hosted service and as a licensed platform.

ISVs and Resellers can leverage the GreenButton Partner Programs, making it easy to develop and deploy cloud business applications under any brand or identity using either the GreenButton Hosted Cloud or by deploying the GreenButton Private Cloud to dedicated or cloud servers of your choosing, or a hybrid mix.

GreenButton is Microsofts 2011 Global winner for Windows Azure and 2011 ISV Partner of the Year. The company is dually headquartered in Wellington New Zealand and Palo Alto, California with a sales office in Seattle, WA. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.greenbutton.com.

Media Contacts:

Vivian Morresey, Chief Marketing Officer

GreenButton Limited

Email: Viv(at)greenbutton(dot)com

Ph: +64 21 866774

Beth Trier

Trier and Company

Ph: +1 415.285.6147

Email: beth(at)triercompany(dot)com

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