June 11, 2012
CHICAGO, June 11 — ServerCentral, Chicago's leading provider of colocation, cloud, network connectivity, and managed services, is launching new cloud capabilities today by rolling out an enterprise-class high performance cloud offering. The multi-tenant infrastructure complements a robust portfolio of data center services employed at ServerCentral's top-of-the-line facilities worldwide.
"Feedback has already been overwhelmingly positive," said Peter Berg, vice president of sales and marketing. "Our customers are not only leveraging our powerful underlying infrastructure to deliver the fast and reliable cloud service they require, they're hearing performance accolades from their own customers ever since moving to our platform."
ServerCentral enters the public cloud space with over twelve years' experience in reliable infrastructure design. The data center professionals are carrying their high standards for versatility, scalability, and performance forward with this new cloud, offering the CPU, network, and disk throughput of high-performance physical servers. Each virtual machine (VM) has dedicated CPU, a generous allocation of memory, and support from a multi-10-Gigabit network. This design allows every VM to run at 1 Gigabit/sec, ensuring data and applications are accessible, protected, and lightning-fast 100% of the time.
Created entirely in-house by ServerCentral's Chicago-based development team, this new service features a web-based provisioning portal in which cloud users can drag and drop computing resources to configure, monitor, and manage their entire infrastructure in minutes. Customer-defined configurations are then displayed on a map to represent how resources are connected to each other and optionally, to the Internet. The portal also includes monitoring systems that allow users to gauge the suitability of their provisions in real time, as well as integration with ServerCentral's ticketing system.
To learn more about ServerCentral's cloud or to set up a demonstration, contact ServerCentral at 888-875-4804 or email@example.com.
ServerCentral provides highly reliable IT infrastructure in secure facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia. Delivering industry leading service levels on colocation, cloud, IP connectivity, and managed services, ServerCentral is a trusted name to a wide range of global companies seeking turnkey data center solutions. For more information, visit www.servercentral.com.
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