From the Wires
Cologix Enters Strategic Partnership with Appcore®
Appcore's automated cloud computing platform to be deployed within Cologix's 11 North American Data Centers
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 5, 2012 04:07 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa and DENVER, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Appcore®, provider of the industry's only complete automated cloud computing platform, and Cologix, a network-neutral colocation and interconnection provider, today announced a partnership to enable customers to deploy Appcore Onsite™ within Cologix's 11 data centers across North America.
Cologix currently services over 550 customers across nearly every industry, ranging from carrier to managed services, media, content, financial services and enterprise businesses. Leveraging Appcore's technology solution empowers Cologix customers to implement scalable public or private cloud environments according to their business model or cloud focus.
"Our customers trust us because they require reliable space and power with dense connectivity to support their applications. Many of our customers are also increasingly interested in either providing cloud services or consuming cloud services on some level," explained Grant van Rooyen, Chief Executive, Cologix, "We partner with best in breed technology providers like Appcore because we do not want to compete with our customers and our belief is that our customers are best served by focusing on what we do best."
The partnership allows Cologix customers to enhance the benefits of dense connectivity via their Meet-Me-Rooms with streamlined access to Appcore's turnkey solution, which enables unparalleled speed to market for public facing or private cloud deployments. Appcore is in turn able to offer its customers new options for pre-approved data centers, especially important in this case based on Cologix's unique footprint and strong Canadian presence.
Appcore's fully integrated Appstore with Launch to Cloud™ automatic application deployment, provides rapid launch of business services and applications, like Microsoft's Exchange and SharePoint, Sugar CRM, WordPress, and Drupal, along with numerous server, backup and gaming apps, all architected and optimized for compatibility and reliability in the Appcore cloud environment.
"Appcore Onsite, our integrated stack of hardware, software systems and business services, automates the business of cloud computing," said Brian Donaghy, Appcore founder and CEO. "Combining flexible, automated resources with densely connected physical locations is a strong proposition that enables our customers to take advantage of the right cost curves and geographic potential of cloud deployments. We are excited to partner with Cologix to make our solutions available within Cologix's facilities."
For more information, visit www.cologix.com and www.appcore.com.
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