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CBTS to Provide Hosting Services in Support of SAP Software Running on Vblock

CBTS, an enterprise provider of data center and cloud services, today announced an agreement with SAP America, Inc. to become one of the first providers to offer hosting services for SAP® applications running on Vblock™ Infrastructure Packages. CBTS is extending its collaboration with SAP and the Virtual Computing Environment coalition to provide hosting and virtualization services in support of SAP applications that run on Vblock, integrated IT offerings built with best-in-class virtualization, compute, storage, security and management technologies from Cisco, EMC and VMware. The announcement was made at the SAPPHIRE NOW conference, being held simultaneously in Orlando and Frankfurt, Germany, through May 19.

“We are delighted to further our work with SAP and the Virtual Computing Environment coalition to ultimately help customers speed their journey to private cloud computing,” said John Burns, president, CBTS. “CBTS provides best-of-breed virtualization and hosting services that complement SAP’s commitment to deliver solutions that reduce total cost of ownership and increase business agility and flexibility.”

Executives in charge of IT operations at large as well as midsize enterprises are constantly looking to reduce costs, gain operational efficiencies and decrease risk while requiring scale to support growth. SAP customers can now leverage CBTS’ state-of-the-art data centers for hosting SAP applications to meet regulatory compliance requirements and properly protect their long-term viability – all value propositions provided by CBTS’ top-tier offering backed by more than 130 years of experience in communications and technology service delivery.

“We have demonstrated that pervasive virtualization can deliver sustainable operating efficiencies for our customers and speed the journey to the private cloud,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, senior vice president, Business Development and Strategic Alliances, SAP.

Published Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:39 AM by David Marshall
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