(The Hosting News) – SingleHop, a leading provider of on-demand hosted private clouds and managed hosting, today announced its acquisition of Server Intellect, a leading provider of Microsoft managed hosting solutions. The acquisition marks a milestone for SingleHop, enabling it to deploy private clouds powered by both leading hypervisor platforms used by enterprises today. The acquisition reinforces SingleHop’s strategy to offer comprehensive dedicated and virtual private cloud hosting solutions that deliver the advanced automation, speed-to-market, robust security and proven cost-efficiency that today’s enterprises require.
Addressing Market Expansion Through Combined Strength
Over half of the enterprise hypervisor market has already standardized on the VMware platform, but Microsoft’s Hyper-V has been gaining significant ground, climbing to over 30% of hypervisor market as of late 2014, according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker Report. Combined, the VMware and Hyper-V platforms account for over 80% of the global enterprise hypervisor market.