October 25, 2012
CHARLOTTE, NC, Oct. 25 — To support the expanding role of the network in deploying cloud services, Cisco announced today that Peak 10 Inc. has achieved the Cisco Cloud Provider Certification with a Cisco Powered Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) designation.
The Cisco Cloud Provider Certification recognizes Peak 10's investment in building, owning and operating its own data centers to offer cloud services in a multitenant environment to end customers. Additionally, as a Cisco Powered IaaS designation, Peak 10's cloud offering is deployed using Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) infrastructure.
"We are proud to be one of the few selected service providers in the U.S. with this designation," said Jeff Spalding, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Peak 10. "It recognizes our expertise in deploying and managing Cisco cloud infrastructure. The Cisco Powered Cloud Service designation also demonstrates our commitment to building production ready, mission-critical cloud solutions for our clients."
The Cisco Cloud Partner Program empowers channel partners to build end-to-end cloud solutions and professional services practices based on Cisco cloud computing infrastructure. This program offers training based on Cisco best practices, tools, intellectual property as well as one-on-one mentoring to help channel partners as they enhance their competencies in selling and implementing end-to-end cloud services.
About Peak 10 Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Peak 10 provides tailored, reliable cloud solutions and other information technology infrastructure services for mid-market businesses. Services include cost-effective, enterprise-class data center space and a wide range of network and managed services such as application management and managed security. Peak 10 facilities are currently strategically located in 10 U.S. cities, supporting customers around the world. Committed to meeting changing customer needs, Peak 10 continues to invest in current and new facilities, technologies and services. Peak 10 is SSAE 16 audited, and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA).
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