Latisys Selects HP CloudSystem to Anchor Private Cloud Solution

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Enterprise customers and service providers will benefit from increased control of costs and resources with on-demand provisioning of IT infrastructure services

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Latisys, a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced it has selected HP CloudSystem as the core infrastructure platform for the Latisys Private Cloud – a key component of the firm’s unified architecture that supports highly secure cloud services and enables a hybrid managed hosting cloud.

HP CloudSystem is the most complete, integrated and open platform that enables enterprises and service providers to build and manage services across private, public and hybrid cloud environments. It will empower Latisys customers to rapidly speed provisioning time for IT resources and more easily achieve an improved balance of flexibility, scalability and security. Beyond automating the creation of virtual pools of servers, storage and network resources, the HP CloudSystem platform enables Latisys to fully manage both dedicated and virtualized resources on a single cloud ecosystem—giving customers unprecedented control over infrastructure and applications.

“Today’s CIO seeks solutions that deliver on the promise of cloud computing – on-demand infrastructure, self-service, consumption-based billing, ‘burstability’ and rapid provisioning – without compromising security and reliability,” said Christian Teeft, Vice President, Engineering, Latisys. “The HP CloudSystem goes beyond ‘enterprise-grade’ — delivering a ‘service provider-grade’ solution that enables us to make the private cloud a reality for any organization, regardless of how complex or demanding their infrastructure requirements may be.”

Latisys Private Cloud is designed for both enterprise customers and service providers. By leveraging the HP CloudSystem, Latisys is uniquely positioned to help customers:

  •     Optimize IT Infrastructure & Investment – with a complete lifecycle of enterprise hosting services on a single, fully-managed and cloud-enabling platform, Latisys can tailor a dedicated, virtual or hybrid solution that evolves as business needs change. Customers can fine-tune their IT infrastructure and strike a balance between capital and operating expenses.
  •     Improve Scalability & Do More with Less – by automating the provisioning of servers with storage and networking connections, HP CloudSystem enables Latisys customers to acquire and release compute resources as needed. IT personnel can shift their focus from controlling and configuring hardware to managing and monitoring resource pools and usage.

“Our focus has always been on delivering agile solutions to mid-size businesses, enterprise customers and government agencies,” said Pete Stevenson, CEO, Latisys. ”Expanding the Latisys offering to include the private cloud is a critical extension of that mission because it gives our customers even greater control and flexibility without sacrificing the security, expertise and hands-on support they expect from Latisys.”

With state-of-the-art data center facilities in Northern Virginia, Chicago, Denver and Irvine, California, Latisys delivers coverage across all U.S. time zones – including gateways into the Asia Pacific and Europe – providing unmatched scalability and multi-site redundancy to enterprise customers whether they want to off-premise, off-load, optimize or ‘on-demand’ their IT infrastructure.

About Latisys
Latisys is a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services, disaster recovery and private cloud solutions to medium-sized businesses, enterprise customers and government agencies. With a heritage serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high-density, SAS70 Type II compliant data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. The firm’s new, state-of-the-art Tier III data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia compliments existing facility operations in Chicago, Denver and Irvine, California. As a data center-centric company, Latisys is quickly becoming the hosting and colocation company of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more_'. Call 1-866-956-9594 or visit for additional information.


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