|[May 03, 2012]
theCloud and ScaleXtreme Announce VMware vCloud®-based Cloud Service Provider Partnership
SAN MATEO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leading provider of server automation products for the distributed
data center, today announced a partnership with the leading New
Zealand-based hosting company theCloud
through the ScaleXtreme Cloud Service Provider (CSP (News - Alert)) Program. The CSP
Program enables theCloud customers to rapidly deploy and manage cloud
servers on their VMware vCloud® Powered Service, as well as provision
new servers, manage existing servers, configure, monitor and run server
automation jobs directly through their ScaleXtreme account.
"Since announcing our CSP Program we have been overwhelmed by the
interest and excitement around this program," said Nand Mulchandani (News - Alert),
co-founder and CEO of ScaleXtreme. "Having an established, innovative
company like theCloud as a customer solidifies our commitment to
providing cloud service providers with the fastest and highest quality
self-service server management products."
"ScaleXtreme has a turnkey solution which is world class and has enabled
us to rapidly meet the expectations of our customers," said Bruce
Trevarthen, CEO of theCloud Limited. "ScaleXtreme have proven themselves
to be thought leaders in the Cloud industry and that insight and
experience is helpful in our quest to roll out cutting edge solutions to
New Zealand customers."
theCloud customers building virtual servers on their VMware vCloud
Powered Service can use any of ScaleXtreme's three product offerings -
Xpress, Xpert or Xtreme - to provision and manage their servers through
unique management resources and individualized training modules.
SaleXtreme's Dynamic Server Assembly™ technology allows for customers
to use pre-built server templates and launch a variety of applications
without additional coding.
"Cloud computing is a hugely transformative change for IT and business
in general. However, in order to gain the benefits that Cloud can bring,
organizations need to be able to harness the scale and flexibility in
automated ways. By including ScaleXtreme with its core offering,
theCloud is helping to make real the benefits of the cloud for Kiwi
businesses," said Ben Kepes, cloud computing analyst and commentator.
"We are pleased theCloud and ScaleXtreme are supporting each other to
complement theCloud's VMware vCloud® Powered Service," said Joe Andrews,
Director, Cloud Product Marketing, VMware. "Server management is an
essential part of cloud computing and cloud service providers can
integrate ScaleXtreme's products with their VMware vCloud Service
through the VMware vCloud API to deliver additional value for their
The Cloud Service Provider Program consists of a reseller/affiliate
agreement, an integrated API for user and account management, as well as
management resources and training modules designed to enhance the
customer experience. CSPs interested in becoming part of the program can
learn more at www.scalextreme.com/solutions/csp
or apply at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit:
ScaleXtreme provides powerful, cloud-based server automation products
for the modern distributed data center. Built from the ground up to be
simple, scalable and social, IT gets a single unified automation
platform to build and control physical, virtual and public cloud
servers. For more information, visit www.scalextreme.com.
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of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use
of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal
partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
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