January 26, 2011 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Datapipe
, a leading provider of managed services and data center infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, LinkSource Technologies
, a leading provider of telecommunications and IT consulting services, and MASERGY
, a global provider of secure virtualized network services to enterprises, have announced a partnership to deliver a Class of Service (CoS)-enabled Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) connection utilizing Stratosphere™, Datapipe’s global cloud computing platform.
The solution meets the growing demand for private cloud computing and on-demand dynamic bandwidth for network optimization and cost control. Through this partnership, LinkSource will provide consulting, implementation services and day-to-day expertise leveraging Datapipe’s global cloud computing platform, infrastructure and managed services. MASERGY will leverage this partnership to extend its client offerings beyond its IP-based network and provide cloud services with dynamic bandwidth management to its enterprise and multi-location customers.
“Enterprise level clients require hands-on expertise and day to day management of their cloud computing infrastructure, said Mark Cravotta, vice-president of worldwide sales at Datapipe. “Datapipe is bringing our award winning managed services and high performance cloud platform to this partnership to deliver improved secure bandwidth management, access to global connectivity options, and enhanced ROI.”
Clients can utilize Datapipe’s cloud services as additional compute nodes on their private, secure, MASERGY-powered, MPLS network. The partnership’s cloud technology delivers multiple benefits including:
- Security – Allows applications to run on a private network without coding or encryption.
- Flexibility – Permits assignment of applications to a higher service plane for priority applications that must be protected from congestion across the local loop.
- Simplicity – Supports entire enterprise application deployment on a single corporate network.
- Scalability – Allows companies to control bandwidth without adding additional circuits or hardware.
- Performance – Allows companies to prioritize their corporate applications across six unique CoS (Class of Service) levels for improved application transport.
- Expertise and Management – Allows companies to focus on their core competencies while achieving the highest level of performance, security and service.
“We create and provide forward-thinking technology solutions with the highest level of support and service for enterprise and multi-location companies of all sizes,” said Curt Lewis, CEO of LinkSource. “After more than a year of extensive testing and connectivity evaluations, we are confident this partnership delivers a robust and cost-effective private cloud solution for our clients. LinkSource is fully committed to assisting our clients as they transition to this leading edge technology.”
“Enterprises need secure, reliable and scalable network connectivity to ensure the full potential of any cloud computing service,” said Geoff Kreiling, product manager of MASERGY. “This partnership will provide enterprises with seamless connectivity along with enhanced visibility and control of their data and ensure that migrating enterprise data from their current infrastructure to a cloud environment happens smoothly.”
Datapipe offers a single provider solution for managing and securing mission-critical IT services, including cloud computing, hosted servers and storage, colocation and data centers. Datapipe delivers those services from the world's most influential technical and financial markets including New York metro, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
About LinkSource Technologies
Founded in 1998 and based in California and Pennsylvania, LinkSource is a telecommunications solutions company with unmatched support, services and tools - from voice, data and mobility, to cloud computing. LinkSource delivers forward-thinking technology, superior customer support, a solid process model and ROI for customers. The LinkSource team represents some of the most recognized brands in the world - from finance and healthcare to retail and construction. LinkSource is proud to have the capabilities to provide global solutions for enterprise and multi-location companies. The collaborative team supports clients in making informed decisions while optimizing investment and business performance.
MASERGY provides managed, secure virtualized network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. MASERGY’s integrated network and software solutions enable customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications, such as video, voice and data, on a global basis. Serving customers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, MASERGY leverages advanced transport technologies to deliver global Ethernet services across a native MPLS network. The company pioneered customer-controlled network services and the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection. MASERGY's customers include companies from the financial/banking, healthcare, entertainment broadcasting, hospitality/hotels and manufacturing industries.