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Verio and Citrix to Power New Cloud Service Offering
Verio Inc.,the leading provider of online business solutions to SMBs worldwide, today announced they have aligned with Citrix to offer its CloudStack platform as part of their new Cloudn Cloud service offering. Cloudn is also available in Japan via Verio’s parent company NTT Communications.

Currently available exclusively for Partners, Verio’s Cloudn integrates the Citrix CloudStack software platform with Verio’s award-winning infrastructure to provide a highly reliable and flexible Cloud solution optimized for small-to-medium businesses. Partners can utilize Cloudn to extend their service offerings and capitalize on the significant growth opportunities in Cloud services.

“As the industry continues to move to Cloud-based solutions, we focused on developing offerings that help partners leverage the rapid growth taking place in this segment, while also bringing the benefits of Cloud to small and medium businesses,” said Steve Renda, senior vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Verio. “By partnering with Citrix and utilizing the CloudStack platform, we have been able to easily integrate with our existing service environment, expedite time to market and develop highly reliable solutions to expand our partners’ business opportunities.”

About Verio’s Cloudn

In addition to providing partners with the ability to pay only for the services that they use and quickly adjusting their Cloud environment to best meet the real-time needs of their customers, Verio’s Cloudn also provides the following benefits:

  • The creation of multiple virtual machines (servers) that belong to a Partner’s own respective “Cloud” network.
  • A catalog of predefined, optimized VM images, or the flexibility to create custom images and update or copy them - seeing changes within minutes.
  • An easy-to-use portal providing one place to view and manage virtual machines and server configurations.
  • The ability to add and remove resources or create a snapshot of a current virtual machine in minutes -- directly from an easy-to-use administration control panel.
  • Virtually unlimited computing power that can be used on-demand, and billed by actual usage.
  • The robust and efficient Cloudn infrastructure including NTT Communications global IP network can: -- Simplify moving traditional on-premise services to the Cloud
  • Be used to create new bundled packages for a complete business solution
  • Eliminate up-front hardware costs
  • Rapid implementation to quickly engage clients and achieve ROI faster.
  • Delivery via Verio’s global network infrastructure and state-of-the-art data centers and backed by a 99.99% uptime guarantee.
  • Free inbound and outbound bandwidth for a limited time.

“Our growing roster of some of the largest cloud providers in the world is testament to the power of our cloud computing solution,” said Sameer Dholakia, group vice president and GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix. “For organizations like Verio that are looking to deliver automated, elastic, self-service clouds to global customers, Citrix CloudStack delivers efficient, limitless scale and fast deployment -- all on an open source software platform. As a result, Verio’s partners of any size can quickly and easily expand and innovate their business in the cloud.”

AVAILABILITY

Verio’s Cloudn solution is now available exclusively for partners. For more information including detailed technical specifications, pricing and more, visit http://www.viaverio.com/?page_id=5666

Published Tuesday, April 10, 2012 6:24 PM by David Marshall
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