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TMCNet:  Virtacore Upgrades Chicago Data Center Site

[January 22, 2014]

Virtacore Upgrades Chicago Data Center Site

STERLING, Va. --(Business Wire)--

Virtacore, a leading cloud services provider specializing in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions utilizing VMware, announced the upgrade of its Chicago data center site. Virtacore's Chicago facility now features a fully meshed and redundant Cisco (News - Alert) UCS stack with virtually unlimited CPU and RAM, along with Nimble Flash Storage devices and multi-GIG point-to-point connectivity to Virtacore's flagship data center in Ashburn, Virginia.

Bill Thompson, Virtacore's Vice President - Engineering, noted, "By standardizing our enterprise platform across all data centers, we can offer the most resilient network architecture and massively scalable cloud infrastructure nationwide to better serve and support Virtacore's enterprise customers 24x7. There are very few providers, if any, who have enabled a multi-site enterprise fabric leveraging Cisco UCS, Nimble (News - Alert) and VMware vCloud Suite. Our customers are demanding proximity in order to improve performance, increase SLAs and reduce latency. We now have broader reach across the nation for private cloud production environments and disaster recovery and replication servics."

George Naspo, Virtacore's Chief Executive Officer, added, "Our motto is: 'Your Cloud, Our Infrastructure.' We are in the business of making the large financial investments into enterprise IaaS compute and optimized storage that our clients no longer want to make or manage. Virtacore's enterprise IaaS platform is built for clients to achieve scale, and gain better and more reliable IT performance so they can focus on their business growth, drive operational efficiencies and increase competitiveness. It's a win-win."

Virtacore has top-tier data center facilities in Ashburn, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; and Los Angeles, California.

About Virtacore

Virtacore is a leading cloud services provider specializing in virtual infrastructure solutions utilizing VMware and built on best-of-class cloud enterprise platform technologies including Cisco's UCS Flexpod and Nimble Storage. With over twelve years of experience in cloud and Internet services, Virtacore has a long history of providing cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions to meet the critical needs of clients. Based in Sterling, Virginia, Virtacore is wholly owned by IKANO Communications and backed by Insight Venture Partners. To learn more about Virtacore, visit www.virtacore.com or follow us on twitter @virtacore.


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