–- Cloud computing company PeakColo (www.peakcolo.com) announced on Monday it has achieved the VMware vCloud Powered designation for its cloud service offerings.
The move comes a week after PeakColo joined the Partner Program for Service Providers operated by storage solutions vendor NetApp.
The accreditation makes PeakColo one of the first cloud infrastructure companies in North America to achieve this designation within the VMware Service Provider Program.
VMware vCloud Powered is a technology certification for VSPP partners where PeakColo provides them with public/hybrid cloud solutions based on VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud Director through a web portal and Application Programming Interface.
PeakColo’s support of Open Virtualization Format 1.0 lets customers to seamlessly migrate to the cloud.
The company’s RedCloud, WhiteCloud and BlueCloud solution offerings, which feature self-provisioning capabilities, are VMware vCloud Powered. These services complement PeakColo’s private cloud service offerings.
VMware vCloud Director allows companies to deploy hundreds of virtual machines in minutes on enterprise-grade hardware from NetApp, Brocade and Dell within the PeakColo facilities.
PeakColo delivers VMware vCloud Powered cloud-based offerings designed to simplify implementations, including an infrastructure as a service solution, white labeled program and disaster recovery/business continuity services.
“PeakColo provides cost-effective public, private and hybrid cloud services to our direct and channel customers,” says Luke Norris, president and CEO of PeakColo. “PeakColo’s VMware vCloud Powered badge gives our customers and our channels customers confidence in our secure VMware software-based private, public and hybrid clouds within our SAS70 Type II, multi-facility environments.”