Edgewebhosting’s CloudPlus Service Attains vCloud® Validation

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Edgewebhosting Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical managed hosting services, today announced that its CloudPlus managed cloud hosting service has achieved VMware vCloud® Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company’s cloud  services are underpinned by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud® Director™.  A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Edge provides its VMware vCloud Powered service as a set of cloud computing services across a common platform, supporting the largest set of existing applications and offering distinctive application mobility uniquely available from VMware.

“We are excited to join the VMware vCloud Powered program and are committed to providing our customers the performance, security and application portability they require to maximize the effectiveness of cloud computing,” said Michael Altman, Chief Operating Officer.

“The VMware vCloud® Powered program was developed to enable our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape,“ said Michael McDonough, Vice President of North America Service Provider Program, VMware. “We look forward to supporting Edge Web Hosting further as it delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in the cloud computing landscape.”

Customers of Edgewebhosting have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.

About Edge Web Hosting

An innovative provider specializing managed hosting solutions, Edge Web Hosting delivers customers 100% uptime with a staff dedicated to 24/7 monitoring. Among the company’s services are cloud, dedicated and cluster hosting, colocation and more. Edge Web Hosting exceeds customer expectations by providing no surprise pricing, ensuring that monthly bills stay free of unexpected charges. Hosting from the company is compliant with industry standards in the areas of PCI, SAS70, HIPAA, FISMA and SSAE16. For more information on Edge Web Hosting, please visit: http://www.edgewebhosting.net/

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