Cologix Enters Strategic Partnership with Appcore®
Monday, November 5th, 2012
Des Moines, Iowa and Denver, Colorado (November 5, 2012)—Appcore®, provider of the industry’s only complete automated cloud computing platform, and Cologix, a network-neutral colocation and interconnection provider, today announced a partnership to enable customers to deploy Appcore Onsite™ within Cologix’s 11 data centers across North America.
Cologix currently services over 550 customers across nearly every industry, ranging from carrier to managed services, media, content, financial services and enterprise businesses. Leveraging Appcore’s technology solution empowers Cologix customers to implement scalable public or private cloud environments according to their business model or cloud focus.
“Our customers trust us because they require reliable space and power with dense connectivity to support their applications. Many of our customers are also increasingly interested in either providing cloud services or consuming cloud services on some level,” explained Grant van Rooyen, Chief Executive, Cologix, “We partner with best in breed technology providers like Appcore because we do not want to compete with our customers and our belief is that our customers are best served by focusing on what we do best.”
The partnership allows Cologix customers to enhance the benefits of dense connectivity via their Meet-Me-Rooms with streamlined access to Appcore’s turnkey solution, which enables unparalleled speed to market for public facing or private cloud deployments. Appcore is in turn able to offer its customers new options for pre-approved data centers, especially important in this case based on Cologix’s unique footprint and strong Canadian presence.
Appcore’s fully integrated Appstore with Launch to Cloud™ automatic application deployment, provides rapid launch of business services and applications, like Microsoft’s Exchange and SharePoint, Sugar CRM, WordPress, and Drupal, along with numerous server, backup and gaming apps, all architected and optimized for compatibility and reliability in the Appcore cloud environment.
“Appcore Onsite, our integrated stack of hardware, software systems and business services, automates the business of cloud computing,” said Brian Donaghy, Appcore founder and CEO. “Combining flexible, automated resources with densely connected physical locations is a strong proposition that enables our customers to take advantage of the right cost curves and geographic potential of cloud deployments. We are excited to partner with Cologix to make our solutions available within Cologix’s facilities.”
Appcore® automates the business of cloud computing®. Appcore delivers local cloud infrastructure for Enterprise Private Clouds and Service Provider Public Clouds. Appcore Onsite™ is a converged platform of architecture, automation, administration and appstore designed to be roll-in ready, accelerating the deployment and automating the operations of cloud environments. Appcore simplifies the complexity of cloud technology for data centers, telcos, software vendors and enterprises with flexible and scalable best practice solution, backed by end- to-end management and support. Headquartered in Des Moines, IA with offices in Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore, Appcore delivers the business of cloud computing worldwide. In 2012, Appcore was named the fastest-growing company in mid-America by Five Elms Capital. www.appcore.com
About Cologix, Inc.
Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 300 network choices and eleven prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 550 carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support.