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ViaWest Builds Integrated Cloud Service with Xsigo Systems
Xsigo Systems, Inc., the leader in I/O virtualization, today announced that ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center and managed services providers in North America, has deployed Xsigo virtual I/O in their KINECTed Cloud services data centers. As a result, ViaWest achieved 4X more bandwidth for greater application performance, and gained the broad interoperability needed to enable a new class of cloud services that allows customers to combine ViaWest’s services, including colocation, complex hosting, managed services and cloud services, within a single, consolidated offering.

“ViaWest’s KINECTed Cloud service offers our customers a complete hybrid solution that provides cost-effective managed services for day-to-day needs and capacity-on-demand cloud services to satisfy peak requirements, all within a single services and support framework,” said Jason Carolan, Vice President of Product Development at ViaWest. “Xsigo’s virtual I/O provides the dynamic connection point that allows us to combine resources – our data center capacity plus our customer’s capacity – to address within minutes the customer’s immediate business challenges. Xsigo offers the flexibility to seamlessly interoperate with all of our customers varied resources and furthermore delivers performance that is 4X faster than10G Ethernet.”

With 22 data centers, ViaWest provides colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to thousands of customers. With the KINECTed Cloud service, ViaWest offers its customers the ability to dynamically add compute resources to accommodate demand as needed.

“ViaWest capitalized on two core Xsigo benefits – performance and open systems interoperability – to provide their customers with an innovative service offering,” said Lloyd Carney, CEO of Xsigo Systems. “This is an example of business innovation in the cloud, and demonstrates what is possible when customer-focused providers such as ViaWest deploy innovative technologies like Xsigo’s to solve their client’s most challenging problems.”
Published Friday, November 11, 2011 7:00 AM by David Marshall
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