Denver, CO – June 30, 2014 — Peak® (formerly PeakColo), an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud provider for channel partners, announces that FusionStorm, a global IT solution provider, is boosting its cloud computing service by integrating Peak’s secure cloud infrastructure and NetApp storage platform. FusionStorm is leveraging Peak’s cloud nodes located in Chicago, Ill., and Santa Clara, Calif.
With clients in more than 30 countries, FusionStorm has a long history of solving business issues for clients by providing expertise in core data center technologies, networking, communication and collaboration. FusionStorm offers logistical capabilities and customs knowledge to enable the delivery of multivendor technology solutions around the world. Its global engineering team provides a full suite of professional services, coordinating the efforts of local engineering resources for onsite implementation and 24×7 support.
As a global IT solution provider and Avnet Technology Solutions’ partner, FusionStorm was introduced to Peak through Avnet, one of the largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. Avnet’s cloud service powered by Peak was announced in 2013 and is based on NetApp® Private Storage for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
“FusionStorm specializes in helping our clients connect their employees, partners and customers by building solid foundations for their IT infrastructure,” states Mike Souza, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for FusionStorm. “We know that the cloud has become a key component in delivering resources, increased capabilities and flexibility to our clients, and Peak’s cloud is unmatched in terms of technology and their hands-on expert support at all levels. Peak’s cloud also allows us to easily integrate a NetApp storage component, which is key for our customers.”
“Partnerships with value-added resellers such as FusionStorm are a testament to the success of Peak’s 100% channel-centric model,” states Luke Norris, CEO and Founder of Peak. “Peak works very closely with our channel partners to understand their business goals in order to design a solid cloud and storage infrastructure to extend to their clients. It’s exciting to see our partners enhance their core offerings and leverage cloud technology to solve business issues.”
Peak’s dedicated private cloud is based on a flexible, pay-as-you-go model, allowing partners on-demand scalability and high performance backed by a 100% performance SLA. As a Platinum-level NetApp Service Provider, Peak’s storage environment is one of the most robust nationally in terms of size, scale and volume.
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Peak® is an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud service provider to channel partners. White-labeling Peak’s cloud services as their own, resellers and agents rapidly enter the cloud marketplace under their own brand without capital expenditure, enjoying a faster route to profitability. Peak operates Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 1 & 2 compliant cloud nodes in eight geographies across the United States and in Europe (Silicon Valley, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, Atlanta, and the United Kingdom). Its VMware vCloud® Powered cloud environment contains tens of thousands of virtual machines and multiple petabytes of storage for public, private, hybrid and disaster recovery solutions. Peak offers both Cisco UCS and Open Compute platforms, and is a Platinum-level NetApp Service Provider. For more information, visit www.poweredbypeak.com call (855) 532-4734; or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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FusionStorm is a provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and 24×7 cloud/managed services for enterprises of all sizes around the globe. The company assists organizations by providing complete solutions for system infrastructure, storage, networking, IP communications, security, database and disaster recovery, both onsite and in the cloud.
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