(The Hosting News) – Standing Cloud, Inc. announced today that it has launched a Partner Program aimed at application specialist Solution Providers. The program is designed to help grow the business of service providers who customize, support and deploy online applications, ranging from CMS systems like Drupal, WordPress and Plone, CRM systems like vTiger and SugarCRM, and other business tools like Status.Net, OpenVBX and 70 other supported applications.
Solution Provider Partners obtain preferential pricing for hosting applications and sites through the Standing Cloud system, as well as membership in the Standing Cloud Application Network (www.standingcloud.com/network).
Specifically, Partners will receive:
- Free listing in our directory of solution providers. An easy way for end users to find specialists who can help them get started.
- Free hosting for one year for one application. This will enable you to try the service with a first customer at no risk.
- Volume pricing on application hosting. Make use of shared resources to achieve cost savings or revenue opportunities for your business.
Pricing and services include Standing Cloud’s signature application management service:
- 24/7 monitoring and backups
- auto-restore and server resizing
- portability from one cloud provider to another in minutes
Standing Cloud previously launched Solution Provider Package pricing, as well as its Standing Cloud Application Network. This new program brings together these opportunities for partners in one place. Interested solution providers may sign up for the program at www.standingcloud.com/solutionproviders.html.
Standing Cloud is an application management software company that makes it easy to deploy and manage applications with reliability and control, using cloud technology. The service supports more than 70 open-source applications and world-class cloud providers and offers one-click installations (including free test drives); round-the-clock monitoring and auto-restore, including restore to another cloud hosting service in the event of downtime; easy access to backup data; and root access. Target customers include SMB users who want to deploy applications on their own, and solution providers or IT professionals who want to save time, money and pain while maintaining a high level of control and reliability.
Standing Cloud is backed by Foundry Group and Avalon Ventures and was founded in 2009 by CEO David J. Jilk, former CEO of Xaffire, an online application monitoring company that was sold to Quest Software in 2005. Board members include Brad Feld of Foundry Group and Rich Levandov at Avalon.