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Verio and Citrix to Power New Cloud Service Offering

Verio Inc.,the leading provider of online business solutions to SMBs worldwide, today announced they have aligned with Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) to offer its CloudStack™ platform as part of their new CloudnCloud service offering. Cloudn is also available in Japan via Verio’s parent company NTT Communications.

Currently available exclusively for Partners, Verio’s Cloudn integrates the Citrix CloudStack software platform with Verio’s award-winning infrastructure to provide a highly reliable and flexible Cloud solution optimized for small-to-medium businesses. Partners can utilize Cloudn to extend their service offerings and capitalize on the significant growth opportunities in Cloud services.

“As the industry continues to move to Cloud-based solutions, we focused on developing offerings that help partners leverage the rapid growth taking place in this segment, while also bringing the benefits of Cloud to small and medium businesses,” said Steve Renda, senior vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Verio. “By partnering with Citrix and utilizing the CloudStack platform, we have been able to easily integrate with our existing service environment, expedite time to market and develop highly reliable solutions to expand our partners’ business opportunities.”

About Verio’s Cloudn

In addition to providing partners with the ability to pay only for the services that they use and quickly adjusting their Cloud environment to best meet the real-time needs of their customers, Verio’s Cloudn also provides the following benefits:

  • The creation of multiple virtual machines (servers) that belong to a Partner’s own respective “Cloud” network.
  • A catalog of predefined, optimized VM images, or the flexibility to create custom images and update or copy them - seeing changes within minutes.
  • An easy-to-use portal providing one place to view and manage virtual machines and server configurations.
  • The ability to add and remove resources or create a snapshot of a current virtual machine in minutes – directly from an easy-to-use administration control panel.
  • Virtually unlimited computing power that can be used on-demand, and billed by actual usage.
  • The robust and efficient Cloudn infrastructure including NTT Communications global IP network can:
    • Simplify moving traditional on-premise services to the Cloud
    • Be used to create new bundled packages for a complete business solution
    • Eliminate up-front hardware costs
  • Rapid implementation to quickly engage clients and achieve ROI faster.
  • Delivery via Verio’s global network infrastructure and state-of-the-art data centers and backed by a 99.99% uptime guarantee.
  • Free inbound and outbound bandwidth for a limited time.

“Our growing roster of some of the largest cloud providers in the world is testament to the power of our cloud computing solution,” said Sameer Dholakia, group vice president and GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix. “For organizations like Verio that are looking to deliver automated, elastic, self-service clouds to global customers, Citrix CloudStack delivers efficient, limitless scale and fast deployment – all on an open source software platform. As a result, Verio’s partners of any size can quickly and easily expand and innovate their business in the cloud.”

AVAILABILITY

Verio’s Cloudn solution is now available exclusively for partners. For more information including detailed technical specifications, pricing and more, visit http://www.viaverio.com/?page_id=5666.

About Citrix CloudStack

Citrix CloudStack is the world’s most successful platform for public clouds, powering over $1B in revenue for more than 85 large scale production clouds, including some of the biggest brands in the industry. CloudStack is a key component of the Citrix cloud computing portfolio, providing customers with solutions that make it easy to build new clouds, connect to existing cloud services, and deliver any cloud with the best security, performance and reliability. CloudStack seamlessly integrates with existing data center infrastructure without modification, special-purpose hardware or reconfiguration, making it possible for customers to instantly realize the benefits of the cloud. Through the implementation of common cloud frameworks, CloudStack provides an open environment that interoperates with a user’s existing cloud initiatives, bringing interoperability and extensions to users’ existing cloud deployments.

About Verio Inc.

Verio is the leading provider in delivering online business solutions to SMBs worldwide. Distributed through its global network of Service Provider and viaVerio channel partners, Verio’s solutions provide Cloud, web hosting, application hosting and SaaS that enables SMBs to drive online success. Verio is a subsidiary of NTT Communications and supports its operations with their highly reliable and scalable Global Tier-1 IP Network. Through this network, Verio provides partners and customers with access to business solutions in more than 120 datacenters worldwide. For more information, join us on Twitter @Verio, Facebook Verio or www.verio.com.

Verio, viaVerio and the Verio logo are registered trademarks and/or service marks of Verio Inc. in the United States and other countries. Citrix® and CloudStack™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered marks of their respective owners.

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