PeakColo Honored by NetApp at its Annual Innovation Awards
NetApp celebrates customers who unleash the power of IT
Denver, Colorado – June 13, 2013 – PeakColo, a leading enterprise-class IaaS Cloud service provider for channel partners, announces today it has been selected as a finalist for NetApp’s Annual Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards honor select NetApp customers who unleash the power of IT to accelerate business.
PeakColo is a finalist in the Go Beyond category, which highlights customers with an eye on cloud service innovations that challenge the status quo. PeakColo’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud solution is 100% channel-centric. Resellers and agents white-label the Peak cloud as their own in order to rapidly enter the cloud marketplace. Peak’s cloud allows customers to significantly grow their IT environment and improve operational performance via a consumption-based model, without capital expense. With cloud nodes in six geographies worldwide, Peak offers five tiers of storage, single virtual machines built to 1 TB RAM and 64 cores, and sub 40 ms latency coast to coast.
“It is an honor to be recognized as an innovative leader in the IT community by NetApp,” states Luke Norris, Founder and CEO at PeakColo. “NetApp allows us to meet our customers’ ever-changing service requirements and to deliver mixed workloads in a balanced, non-disruptive way.”
Backed by NetApp® storage, PeakColo delivers on-demand, pay-as-you-go computing and storage resources. Utilizing the NetApp Distributed Content Repository Solution, PeakColo’s object-oriented storage as a service, Mountain-Moving Storage, enables value-added resellers, agents and service providers with an effective way to manage petabyte-scale amounts of data for clients.
Dave Hitz, Co-founder of NetApp, shared his thoughts on PeakColo at VMworld 2012.
PeakColo offers turnkey cloud infrastructure services including private and hybrid clouds, and white label cloud services. For more information about PeakColo’s cloud services engineered specifically for the channel, visit www.peakcolo.com for additional information.
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PeakColo is an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud service provider to channel partners. White-labeling PeakColo’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. With Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 2 compliant data centers in six geographies across the United States and in Europe (Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, and the United Kingdom), PeakColo offers a cloud environment that contains tens of thousands of virtual machines and multiple petabytes of storage for public, private, hybrid and disaster recovery solutions. PeakColo is VMware vCloud® Powered and is a Platinum-level NetApp service provider.
About the NetApp Innovation Awards
In 2004, NetApp introduced the Innovation Awards program to recognize companies and people who are aggressively and innovatively leveraging technology to make IT dramatically more proactive, productive, and essential to creating business value. These organizations and individuals are thinking differently about what is required to compete in the future. Award recipients are honored for achieving positive and effective business results by using NetApp technology, demonstrating creativity and thought leadership in storage best practices and embodying the NetApp “can do” and “create a model company” spirit.
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