(The Hosting News)-PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc., a provider of online IT infrastructure announced today its selection of EMC Atmos to implement its new cloud storage service, which will be offered in the first half of 2010. This enhances its existing cloud offerings, which include; SaaSGrid, its software-as-a-service enabler and the CloudXcelerator Program for cloud innovators.
It explains that it has selected EMC Atmos as its foundation because the technology provides a policy driven infrastructure that is capable of managing and distributing petabytes of information globally. In addition, it offers standard web service APIs and provides simple migration across all Atmos-based clouds. The company further states that it is initially deploying EMC Atmos technology in its Atlanta and San Antonio data centers. Its cloud infrastructure will enable instant access to information across distributed geographies and efficiently deliver content and information services over the Web. It avers that it will incorporate EMC Atmos within its 10GB SuperNetworkTM in 2010 to increase overall storage capacity and geographic footprint for customers. In addition to its managed hosting customers, the service will also be available to dedicated hosting customers of ServerBeach.
Tim Varma, Director of Product Management at PEER 1 said, “EMC Atmos is designed specifically to support service providers hosting large data sets that require worldwide content distribution. PEER 1 can now offer high performance cloud storage capabilities for our customers, which further complement our other cloud service offerings. PEER 1’s strategy is to build our infrastructure on best-of-breed technology to exceed our customer’s expectations.”
Jon Martin, Director of Product Management and Marketing, EMC Cloud Infrastructure Group said, “Hosting providers, such as PEER 1, are increasingly leveraging EMC Atmos as a key enabler to their cloud services portfolio, creating a competitive advantage for themselves and benefiting from the operational efficiency, simplified management and cost advantages that are inherent to cloud. EMC is pleased to work with PEER 1 and broaden their portfolio of cloud offerings to customers worldwide to offer a best-in-class storage service.”